Smith International, Inc. Announces First Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call Information

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Smith International, Inc.

    HOUSTON, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith International, Inc. (NYSE:   SII)
 announced that it plans to release quarterly financial results for the period
 ended March 31, 2001 on Wednesday, April 18, 2001, before the market opens.
 The earnings release will be followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m.
 Central Time, which is open to the public.  The conference call will include a
 discussion of the quarterly results and a brief question and answer session.
     Participants may join the conference call by dialing (712) 271-3237.
 Participants should request the Smith International call hosted by Doug Rock
 and provide the passcode "earnings".  A replay of the conference call will
 also be available through Tuesday, April 24, 2001 by dialing (402) 220-0319
 and entering the passcode "4281".
     A live broadcast of the conference call will be available on the Internet
 with an archived version accessible after the call.  Further information on
 the broadcast can be found on Smith's website at
 http://www.smith.com/conferencecall.
     Smith International, Inc. is a leading worldwide supplier of premium
 products and services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry,
 the petrochemical industry and other industrial markets through its four
 principal business units -- M-I, Smith Bits, Smith Services and Wilson.
 
 

SOURCE Smith International, Inc.
    HOUSTON, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith International, Inc. (NYSE:   SII)
 announced that it plans to release quarterly financial results for the period
 ended March 31, 2001 on Wednesday, April 18, 2001, before the market opens.
 The earnings release will be followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m.
 Central Time, which is open to the public.  The conference call will include a
 discussion of the quarterly results and a brief question and answer session.
     Participants may join the conference call by dialing (712) 271-3237.
 Participants should request the Smith International call hosted by Doug Rock
 and provide the passcode "earnings".  A replay of the conference call will
 also be available through Tuesday, April 24, 2001 by dialing (402) 220-0319
 and entering the passcode "4281".
     A live broadcast of the conference call will be available on the Internet
 with an archived version accessible after the call.  Further information on
 the broadcast can be found on Smith's website at
 http://www.smith.com/conferencecall.
     Smith International, Inc. is a leading worldwide supplier of premium
 products and services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry,
 the petrochemical industry and other industrial markets through its four
 principal business units -- M-I, Smith Bits, Smith Services and Wilson.
 
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