Total Energy Services Trust

Total Energy Services Trust

November 13, 2008 09:51 ET

Total Energy Services Trust Enters Australian Natural Gas Compression Market

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 13, 2008) - Total Energy Services Trust ("Total") (TSX:TOT.UN) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Bidell Equipment LP ("Bidell"), has appointed Champion Compressors Pty Ltd. ("Champion") as exclusive distributor of Bidell natural gas compression equipment in Australia. Champion is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation. The appointment of Champion as a Bidell distributor will provide Bidell with significant sales and service infrastructure within the growing Australian natural gas market from which to market Bidell natural gas compression equipment, including Bidell's proprietary large horsepower mobile compressor packages.

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

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