CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 5, 2011) -

Precision Drilling Corporation ("Precision") intends to release its 2011 first quarter results before the market opens on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 and has scheduled a conference call and webcast to begin promptly at 12:00 Noon MT (2:00 p.m. ET) on the same day.

The conference call dial in numbers are 877-240-9772 or 416-340-9531

A live webcast of the conference call will be accessible on Precision's website at by selecting "Investor Centre", then "Webcasts". Shortly after the live webcast, an archived version will be available for approximately 30 days.

An archived recording of the conference call will also be available approximately one hour after the completion of the call until May 3, 2011 by dialing 1-800-408-3053 or 905-694-9451, passcode 5064823.

About Precision

Precision is a leading provider of safe and High Performance, High Value services to the North American oil and gas industry. Precision provides customers with access to an extensive fleet of contract drilling rigs, service rigs, camps, snubbing units, waste water treatment units and rental equipment backed by a comprehensive mix of technical support services and skilled, experienced personnel.

Precision is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Precision is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "PD" and on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "PDS".

Contact Information: Precision Drilling Corporation
David Wehlmann
Executive Vice President, Investor Relations
403.716.4755 (FAX)
Precision Drilling Corporation
4200, 150 - 6th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 3Y7