Essential Energy Services Announces Election of Board of Directors

Essential Energy Services Announces Election of Board of Directors 
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/13 -- Essential Energy
Services Ltd. (TSX:ESN) ("Essential" or the "Company") held its
annual meeting of shareholders on May 9, 2013. A total of 70,430,628
common shares ("Shares") representing 56.8% 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 the
Company by a resolution passed via ballot.  The results of the ballot
were as follows: 

Nominee                                          Number of Shares for      %
Garnet K. Amundson                                         64,446,177  96.3%
James A. Banister                                          64,443,112  96.3%
Michael J. Black                                           64,146,413  95.9%
Robert T. German                                           64,542,412  96.5%
Nicholas G. Kirton                                         64,446,727  96.3%
Andrew B. Zaleski                                          64,541,962  96.5%

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. 
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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