Horizon Announces 2001 Fiscal First Quarter Conference Call and Webcast

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Horizon Offshore, Inc.

    HOUSTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOFF) is
 pleased to announce that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its
 first quarter earnings ending March 31, 2001, on Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at
 2:00 p.m. Central Time (3:00 p.m. Eastern Time) to be hosted by Bill Lam,
 president and chief executive officer.  Also participating in the call will be
 David Sharp, chief financial officer, and Clay Etheridge, chief operating
 officer.
     To listen to the call, dial 1-877-493-2983 (US/Canada) and 1-706-679-0133
 (International) ten minutes before the call begins and ask for the Horizon
 conference call using the pass code of "Horizon Offshore".  A telephonic
 replay will also be available shortly after the conclusion of the call until
 May 4, 2001.  To access the telephonic replay, dial 800-642-1687 (US/Canada)
 and 706-645-9291 (International) using the pass code of 651531.
     Investors will have the opportunity to listen to the conference call over
 the Internet through Streetfusion at http://www.streetfusion.com.  To listen
 to the live call, please go to the Web site at least 15 minutes early to
 register, download, and install any necessary audio software.  For those who
 cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be posted shortly after the
 call through Streetfusion at http://www.streetfusion.com until May 4, 2001.
     Horizon Offshore provides marine construction services to the offshore oil
 and gas industry.  The company's fleet is used to perform a wide range of
 marine construction activities, including installation of marine pipelines to
 transport oil and gas from newly installed production platforms and other
 subsea production systems, and the installation and abandonment of production
 platforms.
     This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the
 meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which involve
 known and unknown risk, uncertainties and other factors.  Among the factors
 that could cause actual results to differ materially are: industry conditions
 and volatility; prices of oil and gas; the company's ability to obtain and the
 timing of new projects; changes in competitive factors; and other material
 factors that are described from time to time in the company's filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission.
     Actual events, circumstances, effects and results may be materially
 different from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied
 by the forward-looking statements.  Consequently, the forward-looking
 statements contained herein should not be regarded as representations by
 Horizon or any other person that the projected outcomes can or will be
 achieved.
 
 

SOURCE Horizon Offshore, Inc.
    HOUSTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOFF) is
 pleased to announce that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss its
 first quarter earnings ending March 31, 2001, on Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at
 2:00 p.m. Central Time (3:00 p.m. Eastern Time) to be hosted by Bill Lam,
 president and chief executive officer.  Also participating in the call will be
 David Sharp, chief financial officer, and Clay Etheridge, chief operating
 officer.
     To listen to the call, dial 1-877-493-2983 (US/Canada) and 1-706-679-0133
 (International) ten minutes before the call begins and ask for the Horizon
 conference call using the pass code of "Horizon Offshore".  A telephonic
 replay will also be available shortly after the conclusion of the call until
 May 4, 2001.  To access the telephonic replay, dial 800-642-1687 (US/Canada)
 and 706-645-9291 (International) using the pass code of 651531.
     Investors will have the opportunity to listen to the conference call over
 the Internet through Streetfusion at http://www.streetfusion.com.  To listen
 to the live call, please go to the Web site at least 15 minutes early to
 register, download, and install any necessary audio software.  For those who
 cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be posted shortly after the
 call through Streetfusion at http://www.streetfusion.com until May 4, 2001.
     Horizon Offshore provides marine construction services to the offshore oil
 and gas industry.  The company's fleet is used to perform a wide range of
 marine construction activities, including installation of marine pipelines to
 transport oil and gas from newly installed production platforms and other
 subsea production systems, and the installation and abandonment of production
 platforms.
     This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the
 meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which involve
 known and unknown risk, uncertainties and other factors.  Among the factors
 that could cause actual results to differ materially are: industry conditions
 and volatility; prices of oil and gas; the company's ability to obtain and the
 timing of new projects; changes in competitive factors; and other material
 factors that are described from time to time in the company's filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission.
     Actual events, circumstances, effects and results may be materially
 different from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied
 by the forward-looking statements.  Consequently, the forward-looking
 statements contained herein should not be regarded as representations by
 Horizon or any other person that the projected outcomes can or will be
 achieved.
 
 SOURCE  Horizon Offshore, Inc.