Ridgeline Energy Services Inc.
TSX VENTURE : RLE

Ridgeline Energy Services Inc.

April 25, 2011 16:24 ET

Ridgeline Retains Crescendo Communications as Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Advisor

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 25, 2011) - Ridgeline Energy Services Inc. ("Ridgeline" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:RLE) announces that it has that it has retained Crescendo Communications, LLC ("Crescendo") as its investor relations firm to help broaden awareness of the Company within the North American financial markets.

"We are impressed with the Ridgeline's business model and achievements to date. Ridgeline has built a growing and profitable core consulting business, upon which they plan to leverage their strong industry and technological expertise by introducing disruptive, low-cost and proven technologies for treating oil and gas wastewater. These technologies address a sizable and largely underserved market for oil and gas frac flowback water, drilling wastewater, oil sands process water, and more," said David Waldman, President of Crescendo. "We are pleased to represent Ridgeline and look forward to launching a comprehensive investor communications campaign within the North American capital markets."

"The team at Crescendo has unique expertise within the energy, environmental and clean technology sectors, as well as a successful track record advising small cap public companies," said Tony Ker, CEO of Ridgeline Energy Services Inc. "We are confident that Crescendo will help us more proactively communicate our business model and the important steps we are taking to become a leading player in the environmental services and clean technology industries."

The investor relations agreement is for a renewable one-year term and may be terminated by either party by giving 30 days' written notice of such termination. The agreement shall automatically renew for each subsequent 12 month period subject to either party giving 30 days' written notice of termination. The Company will pay a monthly retainer fee to Crescendo of $6,000 per month plus approved expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. The retainer fee shall increase to $10,000 per month upon the Company completing its previously announced $3,000,000 private placement.

The Company has also granted Crescendo 200,000 incentive options to purchase common shares of the Company at a price of $0.51 per share for a period of 5 years. The options are subject to following vesting period: 25% at six months after the date of grant and 25% every six months thereafter. The options will be granted in accordance with the Company's stock option plan and as set forth by TSX Venture Exchange policy. Both the options and the investor relations consulting agreement are subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

The Company would like to thank Hamza Thindal Capital Corp. for their investor relations services that are terminating at the end of April 2011.

About Crescendo Communications, LLC

Crescendo Communications, LLC, headquartered in New York City with offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Moscow, is an emerging leader within the investor relations industry. The firm was founded on a strategic and professional approach to investor relations that builds awareness of public companies through tailored outreach programs that target institutional investors, analysts, and the financial media. The firm's approach is centered around properly educating investors and cultivating trust in order to uphold and protect management's long-term credibility and reputation on Wall Street and within the global capital markets. David Waldman is the President and the sole member and owner of Crescendo.

About Ridgeline Energy Services Inc.

Ridgeline Energy Services Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RLE) is an environmental technology and consulting company focused on waste management in the oil and gas industry. Through its subsidiary Ridgeline Water Inc., the Company is developing proprietary technology capable of efficiently treating large volumes of contaminated water generated by oil and gas producers operating in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. The Company is working with energy majors in the application of proprietary technology for effective onsite treatment of produced water, hydraulic fracturing flowback water and oil sands process water (tailings ponds) and to recycle the water used in these oil and gas industry applications. Through its environmental consulting and remediation subsidiaries, Ridgeline Environment Inc. and Ridgeline GreenFill Inc., the Company has built a reputation as an established player in the provision of environmental services to Western Canada's large and growing oil and gas industry. The Company trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "RLE". Additional information is available on the Company's website at: http://www.ridgelinecanada.com .

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