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TSX SYMBOL: TDG; TDG.DB
CALGARY, Oct. 19 /CNW/ - Trinidad Drilling Ltd. ("Trinidad" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that they will release their third quarter 2009 results prior to market open on Wednesday, November 4, 2009. The news release will provide consolidated third quarter operating information and financial statements.
A conference call and webcast to discuss the results will be held for the investment community the same day beginning at 9:00 a.m. MT (11:00 a.m. ET). To participate, please dial (800) 796-7558 (toll-free in North America) or (416) 644-3433 approximately 10 minutes prior to the conference call. An archived recording of the call will be available from approximately 12:00 p.m. MT on November 4 until midnight November 11, 2009 by dialing (877) 289-8525 or (416) 640-1917 and entering replay access code 4175959 followed by the pound sign.
A live audio webcast of the conference call will also be available via Trinidad's website, www.trinidaddrilling.com.
Trinidad is a growth-oriented corporation that trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol TDG and TDG.DB. Trinidad's divisions operate in the drilling, well-servicing, coring and barge-drilling sectors of the North American oil and natural gas industry. Trinidad has 119 land drilling rigs ranging in depths from 1,000 - 6,500 metres and operations in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Chile. In addition to its land drilling rigs, Trinidad has 23 service rigs, 20 pre-set and coring rigs and 4 barge rigs operating in the Gulf of Mexico. Trinidad is focused on providing modern, reliable, expertly designed equipment operated by well-trained and experienced personnel. Trinidad's drilling fleet is one of the most adaptable, technologically advanced and competitive in the industry.
This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the shares in any jurisdiction. The shares offered will not be and have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to a United States person, absent registration, or an applicable exemption therefrom.
SOURCE Trinidad Drilling Ltd.
For further information: For further information: Lyle Whitmarsh, President and Chief Executive Officer, (403) 265-6525; Brent Conway, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, (403) 265-6525; Lisa Ciulka, Director of Investor Relations, (403) 294-4401, email: firstname.lastname@example.org