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): January 25, 2006

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


          Delaware                       1-8726                58-1550825
(State or Other Jurisdiction    (Commission File Number)      (IRS Employer
      of Incorporation)                                    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 January 24, 2006,  RPC,  Inc.  issued a press  release  entitled  "RPC,  Inc.
Announces  Increased  Fourth Quarter Cash Dividend and Plans to Announce  Fourth
Quarter and Annual 2005 Financial  Results during a Conference  Call on February
15, 2006." The press release  announced that the Board of Directors  declared an
increased quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share and also announced the date that
RPC, Inc.  will release its Fourth  Quarter and Annual 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 January 24, 2006.



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: January 24, 2006                          /s/ BEN M. PALMER
                                                Ben M. Palmer
                                                Vice President,
                                                Chief Financial Officer and