Rowan Schedules First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

 Rowan Schedules First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, April 4, 2013

HOUSTON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the
"Company") (NYSE: RDC) plans to report financial results for the first quarter
ended March 31, 2013 on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, before the open of the
financial markets in the United States. Following the earnings report, the
Company will conduct a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Central Time to discuss
its operating results. Interested parties can listen to the conference call
by telephone or over the Internet.


Individuals who wish to participate on the conference call by telephone should
dial-in approximately five to 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time,
using one of the numbers provided.

877-869-3847 (U.S. and Canada)
201-689-8261 (International)

In addition, the conference call will be simulcast through a listen-only
broadcast over the Internet and can be accessed by logging on at the Company's
website at You should connect to the Company's
website at least 15 minutes prior to the conference call to register, download
and install any necessary software. A replay will be available through the
Internet and can be accessed at the Company's website.

Rowan Companies plc is a major provider of international and domestic contract
drilling services with a leading position in high-specification jack-up rigs.
The Company's fleet of 31 jack-up rigs is located worldwide, including the
Middle East, the North Sea, Trinidad, Egypt, Southeast Asia and the Gulf of
Mexico. Rowan will enter the ultra-deepwater market with four
high-specification drillships expected to be delivered starting in late 2013.
The Company's Class A Ordinary Shares are traded on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol "RDC". For more information on the Company, please

SOURCE Rowan Companies plc

Contact: Suzanne M. Spera, Director, Investor Relations, (713) 960-7517,
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