Helmerich & Payne, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter Conference Call on the Web

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. Invites You to Join Its First Quarter Conference Call
on the Web

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In conjunction with Helmerich
& Payne, Inc.'s (NYSE:HP) first quarter earnings release, you are invited to
listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on
Thursday, January 31, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. (ET) with Hans Helmerich, Chairman
and CEO; John Lindsay, President and COO; and Juan Pablo Tardio, Vice
President and CFO.

What:      Helmerich & Payne, Inc.'s First Quarter Earnings Release. Other
           material developments may also be discussed.
When:      11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT), Thursday, January 31, 2013
Where:     http://www.hpinc.com
How:       Log on to http://www.hpinc.com then click on "Investor Relations
           Main Page"
Questions: Investor Relations, 918-588-5207

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. is primarily a contract drilling company. As of
December 31, 2012, the Company's existing fleet included 293 U.S. land rigs,
29 international land rigs and nine offshore platform rigs.

If you are unable to listen during the live webcast, the call will be archived
on Helmerich & Payne, Inc.'s website at http://www.hpinc.com under "Audio
Archives" on the Investor Relations Main Page for one year.

This release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the
Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and such
statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject
to risks and uncertainties. All statements other than statements of historical
facts included in this release, including, without limitation, statements
regarding the registrant's future financial position, business strategy,
budgets, projected costs and plans and objectives of management for future
operations, are forward-looking statements. For information regarding risks
and uncertainties associated with the Company's business, please refer to the
"Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion & Analysis of Results of
Operations and Financial Condition" sections of the Company's SEC filings,
including but not limited to, its annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly
reports on Form 10-Q. As a result of these factors, Helmerich & Payne, Inc.'s
actual results may differ materially from those indicated or implied by such
forward-looking statements.We undertake no duty to update or revise our
forward-looking statements based on changes in internal estimates,
expectations or otherwise, except as required by law.

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