ALICE, Texas, May 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forbes Energy Services Ltd. (Nasdaq:FES) announced today that it will host an earnings call at 10 a.m. EDT (9 a.m. CDT) on Wednesday, May 15 th 2013 to discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter of 2013.

Investors can participate in the call by phone, or listen to the call via audio webcast, as follows:

Via phone

Please dial the toll free number at (877) 303-1298 and provide the Conference ID: 68902700. At the conclusion of the call, a replay will be available until May 28 th 2013. To access the replay of the call dial (855) 859-2056 and provide the same Conference ID.

Via webcast

Visit and click on "Investor Relations," then "Events and Presentations." Shortly after the conclusion of the call, a webcast replay will be available until May 28 th 2013 on the same page of the company's investor relations website.

About Forbes Energy

Forbes Energy Services Ltd. is an independent oilfield services contractor that provides a broad range of drilling-related and production-related services to oil and natural gas companies, primarily onshore in Texas, Mississippi and Pennsylvania. More information on the company can be found by visiting
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