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Essential Energy Services Announces Election of Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/08/14 -- Essential Energy Services Ltd. (TSX:ESN) ("Essential") held its annual meeting of shareholders on May 8, 2014. A total of 63,303,768 common shares ("Shares") representing 50.4% of Essential's issued and outstanding Shares were voted in connection with the meeting. All nominees proposed as directors were duly elected as directors of Essential by a majority of votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy at the meeting as follows:

Nominee                                                Votes For       % For
Garnet K. Amundson                                    60,292,191       99.4%
James A. Banister                                     59,761,484       98.5%
Michael J. Black                                      47,368,285       78.1%
Robert T. German                                      60,295,493       99.4%
Nicholas G. Kirton                                    59,763,384       98.5%
Robert B. Michaleski                                  60,305,419       99.4%
Andrew B. Zaleski                                     60,304,019       99.4%


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 46 coil tubing rigs and a fleet of 55 service rigs. Essential also sells, rents and services downhole tools and equipment including the Tryton Multi-Stage Fracturing System (Tryton MSFS®). Further information can be found at

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