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Precision Drilling Corporation Statement on Recent Trading Activity

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Precision Drilling Corporation Statement on Recent Trading Activity

11:31 EST Thursday, December 05, 2013

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 5, 2013) - Today, Alberta Investment Management Company ("AIMCo") sold its entire equity position in Precision Drilling Corporation (TSX:PD) (NYSE:PDS), approximately 56 million shares, in an overnight marketed transaction. AIMCo acted independently of Precision in both its decision to exit its position and the facilitation of the overnight marketed transaction.

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, coiled 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".

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Contact Information:
Precision Drilling Corporation
Carey Ford
Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations
403.716.4575
403.716.4755 (FAX)


Precision Drilling Corporation
800, 525 - 8th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 1G1
www.precisiondrilling.com

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