Precision Drilling Corporation Sets Record and Meeting Date for Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders

March 11, 2013

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Mar 11, 2013) - Precision Drilling Corporation (PD.TO) (PDS) ("Precision") announced today that April 3, 2013 is the Record Date for the determination of shareholders entitled to receive notice and to vote at Precision''s Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders. The Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders will be held in the McMurray Room of the Calgary Petroleum Club, 319 - 5 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta commencing at 3:00 p.m. MT on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

About Precision

Precision is a leading provider of safe and High Performance, High Value services to the oil and gas industry. Precision provides customers with access to an extensive fleet of contract drilling rigs, directional drilling services, well service & snubbing rigs, coil tubing services, camps, rental equipment, and water treatment units 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".