Helmerich & Payne, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter Conference Call on the Web

Jan 13, 2010, 16:37 ET from Helmerich & Payne, Inc.

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with Helmerich & Payne, Inc.'s (NYSE: HP) First Quarter earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, January 28, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. (ET) with Hans Helmerich, President and CEO; John Lindsay, Executive Vice President, U.S. and International Operations; Alan Orr, Executive Vice President, Engineering and Development; Doug Fears, Executive Vice President and CFO; and Juan Pablo Tardio, Director, Investor Relations of Helmerich & Payne, Inc.


Helmerich & Payne, Inc.'s First Quarter Earnings Release and other material developments may be discussed.


11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT), Thursday, January 28, 2010




Log on to http://www.hpinc.com  then click on "Investor Relations Main Page"


Juan Pablo Tardio, Director, Investor Relations: 918-588-5383

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. is primarily a contract drilling company.  As of December 31, 2009, the Company's existing fleet included 210 U.S. land rigs, 39 international land rigs and nine offshore platform rigs.  In addition, the Company is scheduled to complete another three new H&P-designed and operated FlexRigs®* during fiscal 2010 under long-term contracts with customers.  Upon completion of these commitments, the Company's global land fleet will include a total of 190 FlexRigs.

If you are unable to listen during the live webcast, the call will be archived on PR Newswire's website at http://www.prnewswire.com and also on Helmerich & Payne, Inc.'s website at http://www.hpinc.com under "Audio Archives" on the Investor Relations Main Page.

Statements in this release that are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties.  For information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with the Company's business, please refer to the "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion & Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" sections of the Company's SEC filings, including but not limited to, its annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.  As a result of these factors, Helmerich & Payne, Inc.'s actual results may differ materially from those indicated or implied by such forward-looking statements.

* FlexRig® is a registered trademark of Helmerich & Payne, Inc.

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