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PARKER DRILLING CO /DE/ FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Financial Statements and Exhibits

May 7, 2014

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Parker Drilling Company's Annual Meeting of Stockholders was held on May 1, 2014. Set forth below are descriptions of the matters voted on and the results of the votes taken at the meeting.

1. To elect three nominees (listed below) as Class III directors, each for a

three-year term.

Director Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld Broker Non-Votes Robert L. Parker, Jr. 81,693,009 3,779,489 20,014,216 Roger B. Plank 65,456,487 20,016,011 20,014,216 Gary G. Rich 81,555,266 3,917,232 20,014,216 Peter C. Wallace 84,232,355 1,240,143 20,014,216

2. To approve, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation of the named

executive officers.

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 83,087,810 2,185,861 198,827 20,014,216

3. To consider and act upon a proposal for the ratification of the selection made

by our Audit Committee reappointing KPMG LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2014.

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 104,566,201 855,969 64,544


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits. Exhibit Number Description 99.1 Press Release announcing election of Gary G. Rich as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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