Albemarle to release fourth quarter and full year 2012 earnings results on January 22, 2013

  Albemarle to release fourth quarter and full year 2012 earnings results on
                               January 22, 2013

Conference call to be held on January 23, 2013 at 9:00 am ET

PR Newswire

BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 7, 2013

BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:
ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today
that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2012 earnings after the
NYSE closes on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.

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The company will hold its conference call to discuss fourth quarter and full
year 2012 results on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 9:00am ET. This call is
being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Albemarle Corporation's
website at or by phone at the following number:

Dial-In #: 800-638-4930
International Dial-In #: 617-614 - 3944
Participant Passcode: 29909204

A replay of this call will be available beginning at 11:00am ET January 23,
2013 and will play until January 30, 2013 at the following number:

Dial-In #: 888-286-8010
International Dial-In #: 617-801-6888
Participant Passcode: 58606904

The webcast is being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network and
can be accessed at Institutional investors can also access
the call via Thomson's password-protected event management site, StreetEvents

About Albemarle
Albemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading
global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of highly-engineered specialty
chemicals for consumer electronics, petroleum refining, utilities, packaging,
construction, automotive/transportation, pharmaceuticals, crop protection,
food-safety and custom chemistry services. The company is committed to global
sustainability and is advancing its eco-practices and solutions in its three
business segments, Polymer Solutions, Catalysts and Fine Chemistry. Corporate
Responsibility Magazine selected Albemarle to its prestigious "100 Best
Corporate Citizens" list for 2010 and 2011. Albemarle employs approximately
4,000 people and serves customers in approximately 100 countries. Albemarle
regularly posts information to, including notification of
events, news, financial performance, investor presentations and webcasts,
Regulation G reconciliations, SEC filings, and other information regarding the
company, its businesses and the markets we serve.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995: Statements in this press release regarding Albemarle Corporation's
business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that
involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and
uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained
in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual
Report on Form 10-K.

SOURCE Albemarle Corporation

Contact: Media Contact: Ashley Mendoza, +1-225-388-7137,; or Investor Relations Contact: Lorin Crenshaw,
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