Trinidad Drilling Ltd. reports voting results of the annual general and special meeting of shareholders

 Trinidad Drilling Ltd. reports voting results of the annual general and  special meeting of shareholders  /NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION  IN THE UNITED STATES./  TSX SYMBOL:  TDG  CALGARY, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - In respect of the annual general and special  meeting of shareholders of Trinidad Drilling Ltd. ("Trinidad") held on May 8,  2014 (the "Meeting"), the following sets forth a brief description of the  matters which were voted upon at such Meeting and the outcome of the voting on  each matter:                                                                Outcome of Vote     1. The fixing of the number of directors of Trinidad to      Approved        be elected at the meeting at        seven (7)                                                                   2. The election of the following seven individuals to serve as        directors of Trinidad until        the date of the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their        successors are        duly elected or appointed:                                                                                  Director             For               Withheld                         Michael E. Heier  99.32%                 0.68%            Approved              Brian Bentz       98.65%                 1.35%            Approved              Jim Brown         99.29%                 0.71%            Approved              Brian Burden      98.67%                 1.33%            Approved              David Halford     99.54%                 0.46%            Approved              Kenneth Stickland 98.11%                 1.89%            Approved              Lyle Whitmarsh    99.83%                 0.17%            Approved                                                                                   3. The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP,            Approved        Chartered Accountants, as the        auditors of Trinidad until the next annual meeting        of shareholders or until a        successor is appointed and that the directors of        Trinidad be authorized to fix their        remuneration                                                                             4. The ordinary resolution to approve all unallocated        Approved        incentive stock options        ("Incentive Options") under Trinidad's incentive        For: 80.13%        option plan (the "Incentive Option        Plan")                                               Against: 19.87%                                                                             5. The ordinary resolution approving the Incentive           Approved        Option Plan together with certain        amendments thereto, as more particularly described      For: 83.61%        in the information circular of        Trinidad dated March 27, 2014 (the "Information      Against: 16.39%        Circular")                                                                             6. The ordinary resolution reconfirming the shareholder      Approved        rights plan of Trinidad        together with certain amendments thereto and            For: 95.07%        approving the execution of an        Amended and Restated Shareholder Rights Plan         Against: 4.93%        Agreement, as more particularly        described in the Information Circular  Trinidad is a corporation focused on sustainable growth that trades on the  Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TDG. Trinidad's divisions operate in  the drilling and barge-drilling sectors of the North American oil and natural  gas industry with operations in Canada, the United States and Mexico. In  addition, through a joint venture, Trinidad has the opportunity to operate  drilling rigs in other international markets such as Saudi Arabia and Mexico.  Trinidad is focused on providing modern, reliable, expertly designed equipment  operated by well-trained and experienced personnel. Trinidad's drilling fleet  is one of the most adaptable, technologically advanced and competitive in the  industry.  This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of  an offer to buy the shares in any jurisdiction.  The shares offered will not  be and have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933  and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to a United States  person, absent registration, or an applicable exemption therefrom.    SOURCE  Trinidad Drilling Ltd.  Lisa Ottmann Vice President, Investor Relations (403) 294-4401  email:lottmann@trinidaddrilling.com  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2014/08/c7483.html  CO: Trinidad Drilling Ltd. ST: Alberta NI: OIL 2575 WNEWS