This excerpt taken from the HP 8-K filed Jul 30, 2009.
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. is primarily a contract drilling company. As of June 30, 2009, the Companys existing fleet included 210 U.S. land rigs, 32 international land rigs and nine offshore platform rigs.
Helmerich & Payne, Inc.s conference call/webcast is scheduled to begin this morning at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT) and can be accessed at http://www.hpinc.com under Investors. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived for a year on H&Ps website indicated above.
Statements in this release and information disclosed in the conference call and webcast that are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. For information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with the Companys business, please refer to the Risk Factors and Managements Discussion & Analysis of Results of Operations and Financial Condition sections of the Companys 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.