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EX-99.1 - EXHIBIT 99.1 - NEWPARK RESOURCES INCex99-1.htm

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): November 13, 2012

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 1-2960 72-1123385
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission (IRS Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
2700 Research Forest Drive, Suite 100  
The Woodlands, TX 77381
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (281) 362-6800
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

Newpark Resources, Inc. (“Newpark”) has prepared presentation materials (the “Presentation Materials”) that management intends to use from time to time after November 12, 2012 in presentations about Newpark’s operations and performance.  Newpark may use the Presentation Materials, possibly with modifications, in presentations to current and potential investors, lenders, creditors, insurers, vendors, customers, employees and others with an interest in Newpark and its business.
The information contained in the Presentation Materials is summary information that should be considered in the context of Newpark’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and other public announcements that Newpark may make by press release or otherwise from time to time.  The Presentation Materials speak as of the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K.  While Newpark may elect to update the Presentation Materials in the future or reflect events and circumstances occurring or existing after the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K, Newpark specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.  The Presentation Materials are furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference. The presentation materials will also be posted in the Investor Information section of Newpark’s website, for 90 days.

The information referenced under Item 7.01 (including Exhibit 99.1 referenced in Item 9.01 below) of this Current Report on Form 8-K is being “furnished” under “Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure” and, as such, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section.  The information set forth in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1 referenced in Item 9.01 below) shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement, report or other document filed by Newpark pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01                      Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)   Exhibits.

99.1           Presentation Materials.




      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.
Dated: November 13, 2012
/s/ Gregg S. Piontek  
    Gregg S. Piontek, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer  
    (Principal Financial Officer)  

Exhibit No.   Description 
99.1   Presentation Materials.