Forbes Energy Services Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates for 2012 Third Quarter Results

ALICE, Texas, Nov. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forbes Energy Services Ltd. (Nasdaq:FES) (TSX:FRB) announced today it will release 2012 third quarter results after the close of U.S. financial markets on Monday, November 12th, 2012. Company management will conduct an investor conference call starting at 10 a.m. EST (9a.m. CST) on Tuesday, November 13th, 2012. The Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q will be filed thereafter on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012.

Investors can participate in the call by phone, or listen to the call via audio webcast, as follows:

Via phone

Please dial the toll free number at (877) 303-1298 and provide the Conference ID: 69433283. To access the replay of the call dial (855) 859-2056.

Via webcast

Visit and click on "Investor Relations," then "Events and Presentations." Shortly after the conclusion of the call, a webcast replay will be made available for a period of 21 days on the same page of the company's investor relations website.

About Forbes Energy

Forbes Energy Services Ltd. is an independent oilfield services contractor that provides a broad range of drilling-related and production-related services to oil and natural gas companies, primarily onshore in Texas, Mississippi and Pennsylvania. More information on the company can be found by visiting

CONTACT: Preston Graham Investor Relations 214-987-4121Source:Forbes Energy Services Ltd.