IROC Energy Services Corp. appoints a new Chief Financial Officer

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CALGARY, Jan. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - IROC Energy Services Corp. ("IROC" or the "Company") (TSX Venture Exchange: "ISC") announces that effective immediately Ryan Michaluk, CFO, is no longer with the Company.

IROC is pleased to also announce the appointment of Brian Peters CA, as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Peters is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry.  Most recently Mr. Peters was the Chief Financial Officer for EnerMAX Services Inc., a large oilfield fluid hauling contractor, and prior thereto he was the Chief Financial Officer of each of Pure Energy Services Ltd. and Technicoil Corporation.

Mr. Tom Alford, President and CEO of IROC commented that, "we are excited about Brian joining our organization. We feel Brian's experience in the oilfield services business will be a great asset for the Company going forward."

Mr. Peters' appointment as an officer of IROC is subject to the acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About IROC Energy Services Corp.

IROC Energy Services Corp. is an Alberta oilfield services company that, through the IROC Energy Services Partnership, provides services and equipment to the oil and gas industry that is among the newest and most innovative in the WCSB.  IROC Energy Services Partnership operates under the business names of Eagle Well Servicing, Aero Rental Services and Helix Coil Services.  IROC combines cutting-edge technology with depth of experience to deliver equipment and services offerings in the following core areas: well servicing & equipment, rental services and coil tubing services. For more information on IROC Energy Services Corp., visit our website at www.iroccorp.com.

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SOURCE: IROC Energy Services Corp.

For further information:

IROC Energy Services Corp.
Mr. Thomas M. Alford, President and CEO
Telephone:  (403) 263-1110 email: investorrelations@iroccorp.com