High Arctic Declares Monthly Dividend

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CALGARY, Aug. 20, 2014  /CNW/ - High Arctic Energy Services Inc. (TSX: HWO) ("High Arctic" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has approved a monthly dividend payment of $0.015 per share to holders of common shares. The dividend is payable on September 12, 2014, to holders of High Arctic common shares of record at the close of business on August 29, 2014. The ex-dividend date is August 27, 2014. The dividend is designated as an "eligible dividend" for Canadian Income Tax purposes. 

About High Arctic

High Arctic is a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "HWO".  The Corporation's principal focus is to provide drilling and specialized well completion services, equipment rentals and other services to the oil and gas industry.

High Arctic's largest operation is in Papua New Guinea where it provides drilling and specialized well completion services and supplies rig matting, camps and drilling support equipment on a rental basis.  The Canadian operation provides snubbing services, nitrogen supplies and equipment on a rental basis to a large number of oil and natural gas exploration and production companies operating in Western Canada. 

SOURCE High Arctic Energy Services Inc.

For further information: Ken Olson, Chief Financial Officer, Phone: 403 508 7836 ext 103, Email: ken.olson@haes.ca