Helix Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information

  Helix Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Date and Conference
  Call Information

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- January 31, 2013

Helix Energy Solutions Group (NYSE: HLX) will issue a press release reporting
its financial and operational results for the fourth quarter of 2012 on
Wednesday, February 20, 2013. After its issuance, a copy of the press release
will be available on Helix's website, www.HelixESG.com, by clicking on
"Investor Relations" and choosing "Press Releases".

Helix will host a conference call to review its fourth quarter results on
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time. Investors and
other interested parties are encouraged to listen to the call via an audio
webcast from the "Investor Relations" page of our website, www.HelixESG.com.
Investors and other interested parties wishing to listen to the conference via
telephone may join the call by dialing 800-757-8529 for persons in the United
States and +1-212-231-2921 for international participants. The passcode is
"Tripodo".

Investors and other interested parties will be able to obtain the conference
call slide presentation prior to the conference call from the "Investor
Relations" page at www.HelixESG.com by clicking on "Investor Relations" and
then choosing "Presentations". A replay of the conference will be available
under "Investor Relations" by selecting the "Audio Archives" link from the
same page beginning approximately two hours after the completion of the
conference call.

About Helix

Helix Energy Solutions Group, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an
international offshore energy company that provides key life of field services
to the energy market as well as to its own oil and gas business unit. For more
information about Helix, please visit our website at www.HelixESG.com.

Contact:

Helix Energy Solutions Group
Terrence Jamerson, 281-618-0400
Director, Finance & Investor Relations