November 11, 2008

Pioneer Drilling to Present at The Bank of America 2008 Energy Conference on November 13

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pioneer Drilling Company announced today that the Company will present on Thursday, November 13, at the Bank of America 2008 Energy Conference to be held in Key Biscayne, Florida.

Wm. Stacy Locke, Pioneer Drilling's President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at 10:40 a.m. EST. The audio presentation and accompanying slides will be broadcast live over the Internet and will also be available for replay. To access the presentation, visit the Company's website at

About Pioneer Drilling

Pioneer Drilling Company provides land contract drilling services to independent and major oil and gas operators in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, the Rocky Mountain region and internationally in Colombia though it's Pioneer Drilling Services Division. The Company also provides workover rig, wireline and fishing and rental services to producers in the U.S. Gulf Coast, Mid-Continent and Rocky Mountain regions through its Pioneer Production Services Division. Its fleet consists of 69 land drilling rigs that drill at depths of 6,000 and 18,000 feet, 70 workover rigs (65 550-horsepower rigs, four 600-horsepower rigs and one 400-horsepower rig), 55 wireline units, and fishing and rental tools.

   Contacts:  William Hibbetts, Interim CFO              Pioneer Drilling Company              (210) 828-7689               Lisa Elliott / [email protected]              Anne Pearson / [email protected]              DRG&E / 713-529-6600  

Pioneer Drilling Company

CONTACT: William Hibbetts, Interim CFO, Pioneer Drilling Company,+1-210-828-7689; or Lisa Elliott, [email protected], or Anne Pearson,[email protected], both of DRG&E, +1-713-529-6600, for Pioneer DrillingCompany

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