Eco-Stim Energy Solutions Expands Its Board of Directors

Eco-Stim Energy Solutions Expands Its Board of Directors

HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eco-Stim Energy Solutions, Inc.
(OTC:ESES) ("EcoStim" or the "Company") announced today that its Board of
Directors (the "Board") has approved an increase in the size of its Board from
five members to six members and the appointment of Mr. Christopher A. Krummel
to the Company's Board. 

Mr. Krummel currently serves as Vice President, Controller and Chief
Accounting Officer for Cameron International Corporation where he is
responsible for all accounting functions, including consolidated financial
reporting and SEC filings. He joined Cameron in October 2007 and was named to
his current position in April 2008. Previously, he was with Enventure Global
Technology, a private equity backed startup, serving most recently as Chief
Financial Officer. Prior to Enventure, he held financial leadership roles with
Petroleum Geo-Services ("PGS") and Price Waterhouse. He holds an undergraduate
degree in accounting from Creighton University and an MBA from The Wharton
School of the University of Pennsylvania.

EcoStim's President and CEO Chris Boswell stated, "As a new public company, we
are honored to have someone with such high integrity and relevant public
company experience join our Board.Chris has worked in this industry for many
years and has been responsible for financial reporting, strong internal
controls and cross border transaction structuring for several oilfield service
companies.In addition, he has extensive merger and acquisition experience
which may prove to be a valuable asset to the Company as we pursue our growth
strategy.In addition to his role as a member of the Board, he will serve as
the head of our Audit Committee. "

About the Company

Eco-Stim Energy Solutions is an environmentally-focused oilfield service and
technology company providing proprietary field management technologies and
well stimulation and completion services to oil and gas producers drilling in
the rapidly expanding international unconventional shale market. EcoStim's
proprietary methodology and technology offers the potential to decrease the
number of stages stimulated in shale plays through a unique process that
predicts high probability production zones while confirming those production
zones using the latest generation down-hole diagnostic tools.In addition,
EcoStim offers its clients completion techniques that can dramatically reduce
horsepower requirements, emissions, surface footprint and water usage. EcoStim
seeks to deliver well completion services with better technology, better
ecology and significantly improved economics for unconventional oil and gas
producers worldwide.

Forward-Looking Statements:

The foregoing contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934.All statements, other than statements of historical
facts, included in this press release that address activities, events or
developments that the Company expects, believes or anticipates will or may
occur in the future are forward-looking statements.These statements are based
on certain assumptions made by the Company based on management's experience,
expectations and perception of historical trends, current conditions,
anticipated future developments and other factors believed to be
appropriate.Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of
performance.Although the Company believes the expectations reflected in its
forward-looking statements are reasonable and are based on reasonable
assumptions, no assurance can be given that these assumptions are accurate or
that any of these expectations will be achieved (in full or at all) or will
prove to have been correct.Moreover, such statements are subject to a number
of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control
of the Company, which may cause actual results to differ materially from those
implied or expressed by the forward-looking statements.These include the
factors discussed or referenced in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's
8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 17, 2013 and
risks relating to expected continued development of fracturing operations and
unconventional activity in Argentina, expected financial results for past and
future periods; the effects of government regulation, permitting and other
legal requirements, including new legislation or regulation of hydraulic
fracturing; drilling and operating risks; the adequacy of our capital
resources and liquidity including, but not limited to; difficult and adverse
conditions in the domestic and global capital and credit markets; risks
related to the concentration of our operations in the South America; shortages
of oilfield and frac service equipment, services and qualified personnel and
increases in costs for such equipment, services and personnel; uncertainties
about our ability to successfully execute our business and financial plans and
strategies; general economic and business conditions, either internationally
or domestically or in the jurisdictions in which we operate; competition in
the oil and natural gas industry; uncertainty concerning our assumed or
possible future results of operations; our existing indebtedness; and other
important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those projected.

Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such
statement is made and the Company undertakes no obligation to correct or
update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

CONTACT: Alexander Nickolatos, CFO
         anickolatos@ecostim-es.com
         281-531-7200

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