SOURCE: Blaze Energy

January 09, 2008 08:00 ET

Blaze Energy Corporation Announces Production

First Wells Connected to Pipeline

BOISE, ID--(Marketwire - January 9, 2008) - Blaze Energy Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BLZE), a majority-owned subsidiary of Environmental Energy Services, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EESV), today announced it has connected two wells in the Fayetteville Shale to the pipeline for production. The first well was connected on December 24, 2007, before year's end as the management team had anticipated and previously reported. Specific numbers will be released at a later date as part of an operations update.

"I am pleased to announce to our shareholders that we have now become a production company, not just an exploration company," said A. Leon Blaser, Ph.D., company Chairman and CEO. "We are especially pleased that we were able to meet our commitment to our shareholders by beginning production before year's end."

Drilling continues on other wells in the Fayetteville Shale play, and further connections are expected to be announced later this month.

About Blaze Energy

Blaze Energy Corp. (BLZE) is a natural gas exploration and production company. Blaze Energy Corp. is primarily engaged in the Fayetteville Shale gas project in Arkansas, through working interests it owns in acreage blocks in Van Buren, Cleburne and Conway counties. Blaze Energy Corp. is a majority-owned subsidiary of Environmental Energy Services, Inc. (EESV). For more information please visit www.blazeenergy.net.

About Environmental Energy Services, Inc. (EESV)

Environmental Energy Services, Inc. (EESV) is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. It analyzes extensive, in-depth research to acquire hydrocarbon energy resources for development and production. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, EESV through its various holdings and subsidiaries participates in projects and controls resources throughout North America. To learn more about EESV, please visit www.eesvinc.com.

This press release includes forward-looking statements as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 relating to matters such as prospects, anticipated operating and financial performance. Actual prospects and performance may differ from anticipated results due to economic conditions and other risks, uncertainties and circumstances partly or totally outside the control of the company, including risks of production variances from expectations, market volatility, the level of capital expenditures required to fund ongoing drilling initiatives and the ability of the company to execute its business strategy. These and other risks are described in the company's reports filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this communication and both EESV and BLZE undertake no obligations to update or revise these forward-looking statements.

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