Global Link Data Solutions Ltd.

Global Link Data Solutions Ltd.

February 28, 2005 09:00 ET

Global Link Data Solutions Ltd. Announces an Agreement Between Trican Well Service Ltd. and Western Pump Solutions Ltd.


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FOR: GLOBAL LINK DATA SOLUTIONS LTD.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: GLK

FEBRUARY 28, 2005 - 09:00 ET

Global Link Data Solutions Ltd. Announces an Agreement
Between Trican Well Service Ltd. and Western Pump
Solutions Ltd.

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 28, 2005) - Derek Begin President
& CEO of Global Link Data Solutions Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:GLK) ("Global
Link") is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement between
Western Pump Solutions Ltd. ("WPS") and Trican Well Service Ltd.
("Trican") - (TSX - TCW). Global Link is a partner in WPS and has an
agreement for the worldwide distributor rights for the product lines.
WPS has an exclusive licence from a principal on certain patents through
which a unique hydraulic submersible pump system has been developed
which extends the longevity and effectiveness of pump applications in
Coal Bed Methane (CBM), Tight Gas, Shale Gas, Tight Sands and in water
prone zones.

The agreement encompasses the running of the proprietary hydraulic
operated positive displacement submersible downhole pump developed for
use in Coal Bed Methane (CBM) wells with further application in Tight
Gas, Shale Gas, Tight Sands and Oil Wells.

The pump is run exclusively on Trican's Coiled Tubing Units with
proprietary pump hanging assembly developed by Trican. The pump is run
on three (3) independent coiled tubing strings.

The term of the agreement is for two (2) years and is to include Trican
marketing WPS downhole pumps.

Global Link Data Solutions Ltd. is a leading provider of complete
integrated communications and data/system management solutions for the
oil & gas industry. Global Link provides the latest wireless
technologies, managed computer systems including all offerings from
satellite and cellular providers. Global Link also provides a multi
sensor wireless gas detection services to the oil & gas industry.
Through Global Link's investment in Western Pump Solutions Ltd., it is
expanding on product offerings to the oil & gas and specifically the CBM
industry. Global Link's ongoing investment in our fleet of rental assets
and a commitment to working with our clients to provide innovative
solutions to their needs has resulted on Global Link becoming a
strategic partner to many of the oil & gas sections leading firms.

TSX-V: "GLK" - Close: $0.50

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Global Link Data Solutions Ltd.
    Derek M. Begin
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 243-0820
    Email: dbegin@global-Link.com
    or
    Global Link Data Solutions Ltd.
    Don Jorgensen
    VP Finance & CFO
    (403) 243-0820
    (403) 243-3425 (FAX)
    or
    Global Link Data Solutions Ltd.
    #10, 5920 - 11th Street S.E.
    Calgary, Alberta T2H 2M4
    Website: www.global-link.com
    or
    Trican Well Service Ltd.
    Rob Cox
    Product Development Manager
    (403) 215-1977
    (403) 237-7716 (FAX)
    Email: rob.cox@trican.ca
    or
    Trican Well Service Ltd.
    2900, 645 - 7th Avenue SW
    Calgary, Alberta T2P 4G8
    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.