SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 17, 2011
PIONEER DRILLING COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (210) 828-7689
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
From time to time, senior management of Pioneer Drilling Company (the Company) meets with groups of investors and business analysts. The slides attached to this report have been prepared in connection with managements participation in such meetings and participation in the Jefferies & Company Conference on May 17, 2011. The slides provide an update on the Companys operations and certain recent developments and are included in Exhibit 99.1 to this report and are incorporated herein by reference. The slides are available on the Companys website at www.pioneerdrlg.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
Statements contained in Exhibit 99.1 to this report that state the Companys or its managements expectations and assumptions about future events are forward-looking statements intended to be covered by the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. It is important to note that the Companys actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that could affect those results include, among others, those mentioned in the Companys annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010 which has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: May 17, 2011