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DRESSER NAMES TWO NEW DIRECTORS

 DALLAS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Dresser Industries, Inc. (NYSE: DI), announced today that Lawrence S. Eagleburger, secretary of state in the Bush Administration, and A. Kenneth Pye, president of Southern Methodist University, have been elected to the company's board of directors.
 John J. Murphy, chairman and chief executive officer, said, "These distinguished gentlemen bring a wealth of experience and expertise in international affairs, law and higher education to the Dresser board of directors. We are indeed fortunate to have them as outside directors."
 Mr. Eagleburger was designated Secretary of State by President Bush in 1992 after serving for more than three years as deputy secretary of state. Prior to that time, Mr. Eagleburger had served in such capacities as president of Kissinger Associates, Inc. and under secretary of state for political affairs. In 1992, he received the Department of State's Distinguished Service Award, the department's highest honor. He has Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Wisconsin.
 Dr. Pye has been president of Southern Methodist University since August, 1987. Before assuming that position, he served as Samuel Fox Mordecai Professor of Law, Duke University, from 1982 to 1987, director, Center for International Studies and Comparative Area Studies at Duke University from 1982 to 1984, Chancellor of Duke University from 1976 to 1982 and dean of the Duke University School of Law from 1973 to 1976. He received his Doctor of Laws, Master of Laws and Juris Doctor from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude) from the University of Buffalo.
 Headquartered in Dallas, Dresser is a leading supplier of highly engineered products and services utilized in hydrocarbon energy-related activities throughout the world.
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 /CONTACT: Kenneth C. Rueckert of Dresser Industries, Inc., 214-740-6757/
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