Western Energy Services Corp. Announces Annual Meeting Board of Director Election Results

CALGARY, May 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Western Energy Services Corp. ("Western" or the "Corporation") (TSX: WRG) today announces the final director election results from its 2014 annual and special meeting of shareholders held on May 6, 2014. According to the proxies received and ballots cast at the meeting, the following six nominees were elected as directors to hold office until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed, unless such office is earlier vacated in accordance with the by-laws of the Corporation.

Nominee # Votes For % Votes For # Votes Withheld % Votes Withheld
Thomas M. Alford 48,101,887 87.85 6,650,154 12.15
Donald D. Copeland 53,488,647 97.69 1,263,394 2.31
Lorne A. Gartner 51,520,747 94.11 3,222,294 5.89
Alex R.N. MacAusland 53,647,081 97.98 1,104,960 2.02
Ronald P. Mathison 53,172,498 97.12 1,579,543 2.88
John R. Rooney 53,498,171 97.71 1,253,870 2.29

Western is an oilfield service company which provides contract drilling services in Canada through its division Horizon Drilling and in the United States through its wholly-owned subsidiary Stoneham Drilling Corporation. In Canada, Western also provides well servicing through its division Eagle Well Servicing and provides oilfield rental services through its division Aero Rental Services.

SOURCE Western Energy Services Corp.

For further information:

Alex R.N. MacAusland
President and CEO
403.984.5932
amacausland@wesc.ca

Jeffrey K. Bowers
Senior VP Finance and CFO
403.984.5933
jbowers@wesc.ca