Rowan Schedules Release of First Quarter Results and Conference Call

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Rowan Companies, Inc.

    HOUSTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:   RDC) will
 host a conference call on Wednesday, April 11, 2001 at 8:30 a.m. (CDT) to
 discuss its operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2001, which
 will be released earlier that morning.
     Persons wishing to participate in the conference call by telephone should
 dial (800) 289-0436 or (913) 981-5507 approximately 5-10 minutes prior to the
 start time.  The access code is 515068.  Callers will be asked to provide
 their name, affiliation and phone number.  The conference call is expected to
 last 30 minutes.  A replay of the recorded conference call will be available
 beginning at 10:30 a.m. (CDT) on Wednesday, April 11, 2001 by dialing
 (888) 203-1112 or (719) 457-0820 (access code 515068).
     The conference call will also be broadcast live via the internet.  You may
 listen to the conference call by logging on to Rowan's website at
 www.rowancompanies.com.  You should connect to our website prior to the
 conference call to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be
 needed to hear the web cast.
     Rowan Companies, Inc. is a major provider of international and domestic
 offshore contract drilling and aviation services.  The Company also operates a
 mini-steel mill, a manufacturing facility that produces heavy equipment for
 the mining, timber and transportation industries, and a marine division that
 has designed or built about one-third of all mobile offshore jack-up drilling
 rigs, including all 22 operated by the Company.  The Company's stock is traded
 on the New York Stock Exchange and the Pacific Exchange Stock & Options.
 Common Stock trading symbol: RDC.  Contact: William C. Provine, Vice President
 - Investor Relations, 713-960-7575.  Website:  www.rowancompanies.com.
 
 

SOURCE Rowan Companies, Inc.
    HOUSTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:   RDC) will
 host a conference call on Wednesday, April 11, 2001 at 8:30 a.m. (CDT) to
 discuss its operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2001, which
 will be released earlier that morning.
     Persons wishing to participate in the conference call by telephone should
 dial (800) 289-0436 or (913) 981-5507 approximately 5-10 minutes prior to the
 start time.  The access code is 515068.  Callers will be asked to provide
 their name, affiliation and phone number.  The conference call is expected to
 last 30 minutes.  A replay of the recorded conference call will be available
 beginning at 10:30 a.m. (CDT) on Wednesday, April 11, 2001 by dialing
 (888) 203-1112 or (719) 457-0820 (access code 515068).
     The conference call will also be broadcast live via the internet.  You may
 listen to the conference call by logging on to Rowan's website at
 www.rowancompanies.com.  You should connect to our website prior to the
 conference call to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be
 needed to hear the web cast.
     Rowan Companies, Inc. is a major provider of international and domestic
 offshore contract drilling and aviation services.  The Company also operates a
 mini-steel mill, a manufacturing facility that produces heavy equipment for
 the mining, timber and transportation industries, and a marine division that
 has designed or built about one-third of all mobile offshore jack-up drilling
 rigs, including all 22 operated by the Company.  The Company's stock is traded
 on the New York Stock Exchange and the Pacific Exchange Stock & Options.
 Common Stock trading symbol: RDC.  Contact: William C. Provine, Vice President
 - Investor Relations, 713-960-7575.  Website:  www.rowancompanies.com.
 
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