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EX-99.1 - EXHIBIT 99.1 - EARNINGS RELEASE - UNIT CORPex991pressrelease.htm






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 31, 2012

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

7130 South Lewis, Suite 1000, Tulsa, Oklahoma
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (918) 493-7700

Not Applicable
(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:

  Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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Section 2 - Financial Information.
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On July 31, 2012, the Company issued a press release announcing its results of operations for the three and six month periods ending June 30, 2012. A copy of that release is furnished with this filing as Exhibit 99.1.
The information included in this report and in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in the filing.
The press release furnished as an exhibit to this report includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Those forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, as disclosed by the Company from time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As a result of these factors, the Company's actual results may differ materially from those indicated or implied by the forward-looking statements. Except as required by law, we disclaim any obligation to publicly update or revise forward looking statements after the date of this report to conform them to actual results.
Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.
Press release dated July 31, 2012

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Unit Corporation
  Date: July 31, 2012 By: /s/ David T. Merrill
David T. Merrill
Chief Financial Officer
and Treasurer



Exhibit No.        Description.

Press release dated July 31, 2012