Forbes Energy Services Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates for 2012 Third Quarter Results

Forbes Energy Services Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates
for 2012 Third Quarter Results

ALICE, Texas, Nov. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forbes Energy Services Ltd.
(Nasdaq:FES) (TSX:FRB) announced today it will release 2012 third quarter
results after the close of U.S. financial markets on Monday, November 12^th,
2012. Company management will conduct an investor conference call starting at
10 a.m. EST (9a.m. CST) on Tuesday, November 13^th, 2012. The Company's
Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q will be filed thereafter on Wednesday, November
14^th, 2012.

Investors can participate in the call by phone, or listen to the call via
audio webcast, as follows:

Via phone

Please dial the toll free number at (877) 303-1298 and provide the Conference
ID: 69433283. To access the replay of the call dial (855) 859-2056.

Via webcast

Visit www.ForbesEnergyServices.com and click on "Investor Relations," then
"Events and Presentations." Shortly after the conclusion of the call, a
webcast replay will be made available for a period of 21 days on the same page
of the company's investor relations website.

About Forbes Energy

Forbes Energy Services Ltd. is an independent oilfield services contractor
that provides a broad range of drilling-related and production-related
services to oil and natural gas companies, primarily onshore in Texas,
Mississippi and Pennsylvania.More information on the company can be found by
visiting www.ForbesEnergyServices.com.

CONTACT: Preston Graham
         Investor Relations
         214-987-4121
 
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