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Wavefront Announces First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/14 -- Wavefront Technology Solutions Inc. (Wavefront or the Corporation) (TSX VENTURE:WEE)(OTCQX:WFTSF) a leading-edge provider of fluid injection processes primarily for mature field revitalization (Enhanced Oil Recovery or "EOR") as well as oil and gas well stimulation announces its financial results for the first quarter ending November 30, 2013.

Wavefront's business operates in a market where there is increasing demand to bring economically beneficial solutions to exploration and production companies (or "E&P" companies) to maximize oil and gas productivity. Central to Wavefront's broad portfolio of technologies is the fluid delivery process, Powerwave(TM) that encompasses the life cycle of a client's post exploration operations.

Wavefront is uniquely positioned to capitalize on significant growth opportunities. The Corporation believes that no competitor has a similar, diverse portfolio of unique fluid injection methodologies and tools. By leveraging Powerwave across multiple oil industry applications including EOR; well stimulation; and, drilling among other applications, Wavefront is seeking to minimize technology risk and accelerate commercialization timelines.

The financial highlights for the three months ended November 30, 2013 include:


--  Revenues for the three months ended November 30, 2013 were $1,646,640,
    an increase of $117,055 over the comparative period in 2012 that
    recognized revenues of $1,529,585. 

--  Revenue attributed only to Powerwave product lines were $1,408,624, an
    increase of $289,554 or 25.9% increase over revenues in the comparative
    period of $1,119,070. 

--  Expenses for the three months ended November 30, 2013 decreased by
    $120,258 to $2,464,936 from $2,585,194 from the comparative period in
    2012. 

--  For the three months ended November 30, 2013, the gross profit margin(1)
    for Powerwave was 68.5% compared to 83.4% for the comparative period due
    to the heavier weighting on international projects. For the three months
    ended November 30, 2013, the gross profit margin for Powerwave
    Performance Drilling was 61.5% (2012 - n/a) as the product line is still
    being introduced to industry partners. Primawave's gross profit margin
    was 74.9% compared to 90.6% for the comparative period, and tubing pumps
    and bailers was 70.4% compared to 48.9% in the comparative period. 

--  The basic and diluted net loss for the quarter ended November 30, 2013
    decreased by $221,672 to $783,391 ($0.0094 per share), compared to
    $1,005,061 ($0.0121 per share) in 2012. This quarter represents the
    first quarter that the Company's net loss per share was less than one
    cent, a trend that management is focused on continuing. 

--  Cash used in operating activities(2) decreased $365,988 from fiscal year
    end 2013 to $800,846. However, funds used in operations increased by
    only $97,784 to $301,246 from the funds used in operations for prior
    quarter, i.e., the three months ended August 31, 2013, of $203,462.
    Management believes that over time, the funds used in operations should
    decrease as revenue grows and as it focuses expenditures on nearer term
    revenues. Wavefront continues to strive toward sustainability while
    endeavouring to accelerate revenue growth in its core focus marketing
    regions. 

--  Total assets decreased by $828,635 to $23,664,861 from the prior year
    end. Of the net decrease, $986,045 relates to a reduction of cash
    resource, of which $118,695 was used for the acquisition of additional
    Powerwave tools and equipment, $66,504 relates to the acquisition of
    intellectual property licences and patents, and $800,846 was used to
    fund operations. Non-current assets included a decrease of $163,342 in
    property, plant and equipment, which is principally composed of:
    $281,096 relating to depreciation and $118,695 relating to purchases.
    Non-current assets also included a decrease of $61,669 in intangible
    assets to $3,885,909, which is principally composed of: $128,430
    relating to amortization and $66,504 relating to purchases. 

The above financial highlights should be read in conjunction with the audited consolidated financial statements and management discussion and analysis of results for Wavefront for the first quarter ended November 30, 2013, which were filed on SEDAR on January 29, 2014.

"Wavefront remains on track with initiatives to refocus its marketing strategy and we are pleased to see continued progress in the Corporation's primary marketing regions," said Wavefront President and CEO Brett Davidson.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

WAVEFRONT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS INC.

D. Brad Paterson, CFO & Director

About Wavefront:

Wavefront is a technology based world leader in fluid injection technology for improved/enhanced oil recovery and groundwater restoration. Wavefront publicly trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol WEE and on the OTCQX under the symbol WFTSF. The Company's website is www.onthewavefront.com.

Cautionary Disclaimer - Forward Looking Statement

Certain statements contained herein regarding Wavefront and its operations constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Canadian securities laws and the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements that are not historical facts, including without limitation statements regarding future estimates, plans, objectives, assumptions or expectations or future performance, are "forward-looking statements". In some cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "may", "will", "should", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "predict", "potential", "believe", "continue" or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology. We caution that such "forward-looking statements" involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Such factors include fluctuations in the acceptance rates of Wavefront's Powerwave and Primawave Processes, demand for products and services, fluctuations in the market for oil and gas related products and services, the ability of Wavefront to attract and maintain key personnel, technology changes, global political and economic conditions, and other factors that were described in further detail in Wavefront's continuous disclosure filings, available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Wavefront expressly disclaims any obligation to up-date any "forward-looking statements", other than as required by law.

©2013 Wavefront Technology Solutions Inc. All rights reserved. From Bit To Last Drop(TM), Powerwave(TM) and Primawave(TM) are registered trademarks of Wavefront Technology Solutions Inc.

NEITHER TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER (AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN THE POLICIES OF THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE) ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.

(1) The Corporation uses both IFRS and non-generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP") measure under International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") to make strategic decisions and set targets and believes that these non-GAAP measures under IFRS provide useful supplemental information to investors. "Gross profit margin" is a measure used by the Corporation that does not have a standard meaning prescribed by IFRS and may not be comparable under GAAP under IFRS or to similar measures used by other companies. Gross profit is calculated by deducting cost of sales which includes direct costs, such as direct materials, direct labour, travel related expenditures, sub-contractors, shipping, duties and taxes, from gross revenue. Gross profit margin is calculated by dividing the gross profit by gross revenue.

(2) Cash flow used in operating activities is a measure of the total cash generated from the Corporation's operations and is calculated by adding back amortization, share based payments and other non-cash items to net income and then adjusting for changes in working capital. Cash flow used in operating activities is a component of the IFRS consolidated statement of cash flows.

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