GASFRAC Energy Services Inc.

TSX : GFS


GASFRAC Energy Services Inc.

March 18, 2014 19:44 ET

GASFRAC Announces Equipment Sale

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - March 18, 2014) - GASFRAC (TSX:GFS) announced today the sale of certain of its parked equipment for proceeds of $9.3 million resulting in a book gain. Jim Hill, Chief Executive Officer stated, "The equipment sold was in excess to our current needs and the funds will be used to pay down outstanding bank debt providing improved financial flexibility for the Company as we increase our Hybrid LPG capacity and expand our fluid systems capabilities. After completion of the sale the Company has 125,000 HHP, providing sufficient capacity for growth of our operations in Canada and the USA. Our focus in 2014 is to leverage the new capabilities we introduced during 2013 to increase customer trials and conversions. We have completed work with five new customers so far during the first quarter of 2014, demonstrating the early success of this initiative."

GASFRAC Energy Services, Inc is an oil and gas technology and service company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta and the sole provider of gelled LPG fracturing technology in North America.

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