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Essential Energy Services Announces Addition to Its Board of Directors

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Essential Energy Services Announces Addition to Its Board of Directors

09:00 EDT Tuesday, June 18, 2013

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 18, 2013) - Essential Energy Services Ltd. (TSX:ESN) ("Essential") is pleased to announce Robert B. Michaleski has joined the Board of Directors.

Mr. Michaleski is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Pembina Pipeline Corporation ("Pembina"), a position he has held since 2000. Pembina is a multi-billion dollar Canadian, TSX listed, energy transportation and service provider. Mr. Michaleski has been with Pembina in various senior management and executive capacities for over 30 years. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Degree from the University of Manitoba and received his Chartered Accountant Designation in 1978. Mr. Michaleski is also a director of a private company.

"We feel fortunate to have an executive of Bob's caliber and expertise join the Essential board," said Jim Banister, Chairman of the board of directors of Essential. "Bob's many years of experience in the Canadian energy industry and in running a growing, successful public corporation will bring valuable skills and insights to Essential as it continues to emerge as a leading energy services company," said Garnet Amundson, President and Chief Executive Officer.


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

The TSX has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this news release.


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

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