UNITED STATES
                             WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549


                                    FORM 8-K


                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

         Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 14, 2005

                                    RPC, INC.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


          Delaware                    1-8726              58-1550825
(State or Other Jurisdiction      (Commission File       (IRS Employer
      of Incorporation)               Number)          Identification No.)

                 2170 Piedmont Road, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30324
               (Address of principal executive office) (zip code)

       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (404) 321-2140

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Item 8.01  Other Events.

On July 14, 2005,  RPC,  Inc.  issued a press  release  entitled  "RPC,  Inc. To
Announce  Second  Quarter 2005 Financial  Results and Host a Conference  Call on
July 27,  2005," that  announced the date that RPC, Inc. will release its second
quarter  2005  financial  results.   This  release  also  provided  the  related
conference call information.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

      (c)   Exhibits.

      Exhibit 99 - Press Release dated July 14, 2005.



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

                                                  RPC, Inc.

Date: July 14, 2005                               /s/ BEN M. PALMER
                                                  Ben M. Palmer
                                                  Vice President,
                                                  Chief Financial Officer and