SECURE Energy Services Announces Closing of Strategic Acquisition

CALGARY, June 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Secure Energy Services Inc. ("Secure" or the "Corporation") (TSX – SES) is pleased to announce today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the operating assets (excluding working capital) of PetroLama Energy Canada Inc. ("PetroLama") for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $53.5 million, subject to any post-closing adjustments. The purchase price at closing was paid with $47.6 million in cash and the issuance of 664,972 common shares of Secure valued at $8.85 per share. Secure also purchased PetroLama's inventory on hand at closing.


Secure is a TSX publicly traded energy services company that provides safe, innovative, efficient and environmentally responsible fluids and solids solutions to the oil and gas industry. The Corporation owns and operates midstream infrastructure and provides environmental services and innovative products to upstream oil and natural gas companies operating in western Canada and certain regions in the United States ("U.S.").

The Corporation operates three divisions:

Processing, Recovery and Disposal Division ("PRD"): The PRD division owns and operates midstream infrastructure that provides processing, storing, shipping and marketing of crude oil, oilfield waste disposal and recycling. More specifically these services are clean oil terminalling and rail transloading, custom treating of crude oil, crude oil marketing, produced and waste water disposal, oilfield waste processing, landfill disposal, and oil purchase/resale service.  Secure currently operates a network of facilities throughout Western Canada and in North Dakota, providing these services at its full service terminals ("FST"), landfills, stand-alone water disposal facilities ("SWD") and full service rail facilities ("FSR").

Drilling and Production Services Division ("DPS"): The DPS division provides equipment and product solutions for drilling, completion and production operations for oil and gas producers in Western Canada. The drilling service line comprises the majority of the revenue for the division which includes the design and implementation of drilling fluid systems for producers drilling for oil, bitumen and natural gas. The drilling service line focuses on providing products and systems that are designed for more complex wells, such as medium to deep wells, horizontal wells and horizontal wells drilled into the oil sands. The production services line focuses on providing equipment and chemical solutions that optimize production, provide flow assurance and maintain the integrity of production assets. 

Onsite Services Division ("OS"): The operations of the OS division include Environmental services which provide pre-drilling assessment planning, drilling waste management, remediation and reclamation assessment services, Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material ("NORM") management, and waste container services; Integrated Fluid Solutions ("IFS") which include water management, recycling, pumping and storage solutions; and Projects which include pipeline integrity (inspection, excavation, repair, replacement and rehabilitation); demolition and decommissioning, and reclamation and remediation of former wellsites, facilities, commercial and industrial properties, and environmental construction projects (landfills, containment ponds, subsurface containment walls, etc.). 

SOURCE SECURE Energy Services Inc.

For further information: Secure Energy Services Inc.: Rene Amirault, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Phone: (403) 984-6100, Fax: (403) 984-6101; Allen Gransch, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Phone: (403) 984-6100, Fax: (403) 984-6101, Website:; TSX Symbol: SES


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