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Total Energy Services Inc. Announces Receipt of Notice of Allowance for Canadian Patent

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Total Energy Services Inc. Announces Receipt of Notice of Allowance for Canadian Patent15:54 EDT Tuesday, June 14, 2011CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 14, 2011) -Total Energy Services Inc. (TSX:TOT) ("Total") is pleased to announce that it has been granted a Notice of Allowance from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office accepting its Canadian patent application for its proprietary NOMAD™ line of large horsepower mobile natural gas compression packages. The NOMAD™ line of mobile compression brings significant operational efficiencies and cost savings to end users by introducing portability to large horsepower compression applications. In 2010 Total received a United States patent in respect of this technology and patents are pending in other international jurisdictions. Total is a growth oriented energy services corporation involved in contract drilling services, drilling and production rentals and natural gas compression equipment fabrication, sales, rental and service. The common shares of Total are listed and trade on the TSX under the symbol "TOT". FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Mark KearlTotal Energy Services Inc.Vice President Finance & CFO(403) 216-3920investorrelations@totalenergy.cawww.totalenergy.caThe Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained herein.