ESP Resources Awarded $2 Million Petrochemical Business for Major Operator in Eagle Ford Shale

ESP Resources Awarded $2 Million Petrochemical Business for Major Operator in 
Eagle Ford Shale 
Award Follows Successful Completion of Tests 
THE WOODLANDS, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/13 --  ESP Resources,
Inc. (OTCBB: ESPI), an oil and gas services company, announced today
that it has been awarded production chemical work anticipated to be
in excess of $2 million in 2013. 
The company recently completed successful testing for a major oil and
gas operator with significant drilling and production operations in
the Eagle Ford Shale area in South Texas. 
ESP Resources President David Dugas said, "With this successful test,
we proved again the superior performance of our production chemicals
as we continue to build our customer base. We are working on
additional testing of our production chemical product line with other
prospective customers and look forward to increasing our chemical
sales within the South Texas region." 
Based on forecasted market demand for oil and gas reserves worldwide
and the company's unique position, ESP Resources is expecting
substantial ongoing growth in the U.S. and abroad. The company
reported $11 million in revenue in 2011 and $18.1 million in revenue
in 2012. 
The company has not provided specific guidance for 2013 revenue, but
if current growth rates can be maintained, revenues could be in
excess of $30 million. These estimates are subject to change and
represent good faith targets, not forecasts of actual results. 
About ESP Resources, Inc.
 ESP Resources, Inc. is a publicly traded
oil and gas services company (OTCBB: ESPI) headquartered in The
Woodlands, Texas. Through its subsidiaries, the Company manufactures,
blends, distributes and markets specialty chemicals and analytical
services to the oil and gas industry and also provides services for
the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the energy
industry, including new construction, major modifications to
operational support for onshore and offshore production, gathering,
refining facilities and pipelines designed to optimize performance
and increase operators' return on investment. The Company's senior
management has over 100 years of combined operating experience in the
oil and gas services industry. More information is available on the
Company's Website at 
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Frank N. Hawkins, Jr.
Hawk Associates
(305) 451-1888 
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