CARBO Ceramics Announces Fourth Quarter 2009 Dividend

Jan 19, 2010, 16:00 ET from CARBO Ceramics Inc.

HOUSTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE: CRR), announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the payment of a dividend on February 16, 2010, of $0.18 per share to shareholders of record on February 1, 2010.

CARBO is the world's largest supplier of ceramic proppant, the provider of the world's most popular fracture simulation software, and provides leading fracture design and consulting services. The Company also provides a broad range of technologies for spill prevention, containment and geotechnical monitoring.

The statements in this news release that are not historical statements, including statements regarding our future financial and operating performance, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws.  All forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations and estimates, which involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements.  Among these factors are changes in overall economic conditions, changes in demand for our products, changes in the demand for, or price of, oil and natural gas, risks of increased competition, technological, manufacturing and product development risks, loss of key customers, changes in government regulations, foreign and domestic political and legislative risks, the risks of war and international and domestic terrorism, risks associated with foreign operations and foreign currency exchange rates and controls; weather-related risks and other risks and uncertainties described in our publicly available filings with the SEC.  We assume no obligation to update forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

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