Savanna Energy Services Corp. Elects New Board



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    CALGARY, May 29 /CNW/ - At the Annual General Meeting of Savanna Energy
Services Corp. ("Savanna" or the "Corporation") held yesterday, May 28, 2009,
shareholders elected the following individuals as directors of the
Corporation:

    
    James Saunders - Chairman (President & CEO, Twin Butte Energy Ltd.)
    John Hooks (Chairman, President & CEO, Phoenix Technology Income Fund)
    Kevin Nugent (President, Livingstone Energy Management Ltd.)
    Tor Wilson (President & CEO, Badger Income Fund)
    Ken Mullen (President & CEO of the Corporation)
    

    Prior to the Annual General Meeting, Victor Buffalo advised the
Corporation that he would not stand for re-election. This decision was based
on Mr. Buffalo's personal circumstances, including his extensive involvement
in the Canadian Aboriginal community as a whole, as well as a number of
business ventures he has recently become actively involved in. Mr. Buffalo has
agreed to act as a special advisor to the Corporation in respect of its
Aboriginal relationships, and to continue assisting the Corporation in
expanding its Aboriginal partnership model both in Canada and internationally.
The Corporation is thankful for Mr. Buffalo's services as a director, and
looks forward to its continuing association with him as an advisor.

    Savanna is a leading North American contract drilling and oilfield
services company providing a broad range of drilling, well servicing and
related services with a focus on fit for purpose technologies for the North
American market and industry-leading aboriginal relationships.






For further information:

For further information: Savanna Energy Services Corp., Ken Mullen,
President and CEO; Brad Stastook, Investor Relations Co-ordinator, Tel: (403)
503-9990, Fax: (403) 267-6749, www.savannaenergy.com

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