Universal Compression Announces Upcoming Earnings and Webcast

May 16, 2001

HOUSTON, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Compression Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UCO), will release financial results for its fiscal 2001 fourth quarter and year-end on Wednesday, May 23, 2001, before the market opens.

The Company will broadcast its fourth quarter conference call for investors over the Internet at www.vcall.com on Wednesday, May 23, 2001, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern (8:00 a.m. Pacific). To listen to the live call, please log on to the website at least 15 minutes early to register, download and install any necessary audio software. A replay of the call will remain available at the site for seven days.

Universal is headquartered in Houston, Texas and is the second largest natural gas compression services company in the world in terms of horsepower. The Company provides a full range of rental, sales, operations, maintenance and fabrication services and products to the domestic and international natural gas industry.


SOURCE Universal Compression Holdings, Inc.
Web site: http: //www.vcall.com
CONTACT: David Oatman, Director, Investor Relations at Universal Compression Holdings, Inc., 713-335-7460, or General Inquiries, Jeff Wilhoit at The Financial Relations Board BSMG Worldwide, 312-640-6757