Source: Essential Energy Services Ltd.

Essential Energy Services Announces Election of Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) - Essential Energy Services Ltd. (TSX:ESN) ("Essential" or the "Company") held its annual meeting of shareholders on May 9, 2013. A total of 70,430,628 common shares ("Shares") representing 56.8% of Essential's issued and outstanding Shares were voted in connection with the meeting. All nominees proposed as directors were duly elected as directors of the Company by a resolution passed via ballot. The results of the ballot were as follows:

Nominee Number of Shares for %
Garnet K. Amundson 64,446,177 96.3%
James A. Banister 64,443,112 96.3%
Michael J. Black 64,146,413 95.9%
Robert T. German 64,542,412 96.5%
Nicholas G. Kirton 64,446,727 96.3%
Andrew B. Zaleski 64,541,962 96.5%


Essential is a growth-oriented, dividend paying corporation that provides oilfield services to producers in western Canada for producing wells and new drilling activity. Essential operates the largest coil tubing well service fleet in Canada with 44 coil tubing rigs and a fleet of 56 service rigs. Essential also sells, rents and services downhole tools and equipment including the Tryton Multi-Stage Fracturing System. Further information can be found at

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Contact Information:

Essential Energy Services Ltd.
Garnet K. Amundson
President and CEO
(403) 513-7272

Essential Energy Services Ltd.
Karen Perasalo
Investor Relations
(403) 513-7272