Total Energy Services Inc.

Total Energy Services Inc.

February 09, 2010 12:28 ET

Total Energy Services Inc. Announces Management Appointment and Receipt of United States Patent

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 9, 2010) - Total Energy Services Inc. (TSX:TOT) ("Total") is pleased to announce that Sean Ulmer has been appointed President of Bidell Equipment L.P. ("Bidell"), Total's natural gas compression business. Mr. Ulmer will be commencing his duties on or about March 1, 2010. Mr. Ulmer is currently an Associate Partner in the Transaction Services department of a multinational accounting firm. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Ulmer was Vice President, Production Services with Enerflex Systems Ltd., which included roles responsible for their global rental fleet and North American mechanical service divisions. From 2000 to the time it was acquired by Enerflex in 2002, Mr. Ulmer held senior management positions with the low horsepower natural gas compression division of a public company. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Ulmer held various accounting and corporate finance positions. Mr. Ulmer obtained his Bachelor of Commerce in 1994, his Chartered Accountant designation in 1997 and his Chartered Business Valuator designation in 1999.

Mr. Ulmer will be succeeding Warren Craddock, who has served as General Manager of Bidell since Total acquired Bidell in 1998. Mr. Craddock will be continuing with Bidell in a senior technical and advisory role. Under Mr. Craddock's leadership, Bidell has grown to be a significant participant in the Canadian natural gas compression industry. Total appreciates the significant contributions that Mr. Craddock has made to the growth and development of Bidell.

Total is also pleased to announce that it has received a United States Patent for its proprietary NOMAD™ line of large horsepower mobile natural gas compression packages. The NOMAD™ line of portable compression brings significant operational efficiencies and cost savings to end users by introducing portability to large horsepower compression applications. 

Total is a growth oriented energy services corporation involved in contract drilling services, drilling and production rentals and natural gas compression equipment fabrication, sales, rental and service. The common shares of Total are listed and trade on the TSX under the symbol "TOT". 

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