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S&P Capital IQ Initiates Coverage on Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. in Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Reports

Friday, April 20, 2012

S&P Capital IQ Initiates Coverage on Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. in Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Reports09:17 EDT Friday, April 20, 2012 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- S&P Capital IQ announced today that it has commenced Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Report coverage on Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. (TSX: CEU; OTCQX: CESDF) (''CES'' or ''the company'') engages in designing and implementing technically advanced drilling fluid systems, and production and well stimulation fluid systems in Canada and the United States. The company offers drilling fluid systems for drilling horizontal wells, vertical, and directional wells. It also provides environmental and drilling fluids waste disposal services and trucks and trailers to off-highway oilfield work. CES has operations in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) and in various basins of the United States, through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, AES Drilling Fluids, LLC (“AES”). Canadian Energy Services' current client base consists of approximately 300 oil and gas entities that represent a cross-section of the Canadian and US oil and gas industry from junior oil and gas exploration and production entities to large multinational producers. Drilling fluid, also referred to as ''drilling mud'', is a term that includes most fluids used in the drilling business to facilitate the drilling of oil and gas wells. The designed drilling fluid encompasses the functions of cleaning the hole, stabilizing the rock drilled, controlling subsurface pressures, enhancing drilling rates and protecting potential production zones while conserving the environment in the surrounding surface and subsurface area. Canadian Energy Services' drilling fluid systems are designed to be adaptable to a broad range of complex and varied drilling scenarios, to help clients eliminate inefficiencies in the drilling process and to assist them in meeting operational objectives and environmental compliance obligations. CES operates three separate laboratory facilities and works with various third party chemical laboratories to design and continually improve a suite of drilling fluid systems focused on the geological formations and drilling methods employed in North America. The company's key suite of proprietary drilling fluid systems consists of the following: it's patented Seal-AX and PolarBond lines along with its proprietary ABS40, PureStar, and Liquidrill/Tarbreak products. The company was formerly known as Canadian Energy Services LP. and through a corporate conversion transaction completed in January 2010, wherein it acquired Nevaro Capital Corporation, it changed its name to Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. is headquartered in Calgary, Canada, and AES is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Report coverage on Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp will also be accessible on an ongoing basis to the investment community by scores of buy-side institutions and sell-side firms that utilize S&P Capital IQ research and information platforms daily. Millions of self-directed investors also have access to the report via their e-brokerage accounts. Please visit www.canadianenergyservices.com for additional information. About Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Reports Currently profiling over 500 issuers, Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Reports, produced by S&P Capital IQ, increase market awareness of issuers in the investment community with insightful commentary and key statistics and information. Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Reports provide factual research coverage about company fundamentals and business prospects, thereby enabling information about covered companies to reach a wide investor audience of Buy and Sell-side investors. Updated weekly with the latest pricing, trading volume, and other data, the reports include recent developments, a financial review, key operating information, industry and peer comparisons, institutional holdings analysis, Street Consensus and opinions, performance charts, business summary, fundamental data, and news. Because coverage of these reports is underwritten by the issuer, S&P Capital IQ does not offer investment opinions concerning the advisability of investing in these stocks. Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Reports are produced separately from any other analytic activity of S&P Capital IQ or related organizations. S&P Capital IQ does not trade on its own account. About S&P Capital IQ S&P Capital IQ, a brand of the McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), is a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment advisors and wealth managers around the world. We provide a broad suite of capabilities designed to help track performance, generate alpha, identify new trading and investment ideas, and perform risk analysis and mitigation strategies. Through leading desktop solutions such as Capital IQ, Global Credit Portal and MarketScope Advisor desktops; enterprise solutions such as S&P Securities Evaluations, Global Data Solutions, and Compustat; and research offerings including Leveraged Commentary & Data, Global Market Intelligence, and company and fund research, S&P Capital IQ sharpens financial intelligence into the wisdom today's investors need. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50246827&lang=en Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp.Tom Simons, 403-269-2800President and Chief Executive OfficerorCraig F. Nieboer, CA, 403-269-2800Chief Financial Officeror by email at: info@ceslp.caorS&P Capital IQCustomersRichard Albanese, 212-438-3647richard_albanese@standardandpoors.comorMedia RelationsMichael Privitera, 212-438-6679michael_Privitera@standardandpoors.com