EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 19, 2015) - North American Energy Partners Inc. ("NAEP" or the "Company") (TSX:NOA)(NYSE:NOA) today announced the results of its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on May 13, 2015.

Shareholders voted and approved the appointment of KPMG LLP as the independent auditors of the Company and election of directors of the Company. Shareholders also voted their approval of unallocated options under the share option plan. The following seven nominees were elected as directors of the Company to hold office until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the Company, or until their successors are elected or appointed. The results of the vote were as follows:

Nominee Number of Votes For Percentage of Votes For
Martin R. Ferron 21,531,710 99.74%
Ronald A. McIntosh 19,808,140 91.76%
William C. Oehmig 17,274,263 80.02%
Allen R. Sello 19,805,840 91.75%
Jay W. Thornton 19,829,905 91.86%
K. Rick Turner 19,979,299 92.55%
Bryan Pinney 19,986,324 92.58%

About the Company

North American Energy Partners Inc. (www.nacg.ca) is the premier provider of heavy construction and mining services in Western Canada. For more than 50 years, NAEP has provided services to large oil, natural gas and resource companies, with a principal focus on the Canadian Oil Sands. The Company maintains one of the largest independently owned equipment fleets in the region.

Contact Information:

North American Energy Partners Inc.
David Brunetta, CMA
Director, Investor Relations
(780) 969-5574