Flint announces new Vice President of Flint Transco

    (TSX: FES)

    CALGARY, Jan. 7 /CNW/ - Bill Lingard, President and CEO of Flint Energy
Services Ltd. (Flint, the Company), is pleased to announce the appointment of
Joel Jarding as Vice President of Flint Transco. Mr. Jarding assumed his new
role at Flint Transco on December 15, 2008.
    As Vice President of Flint Transco, Mr. Jarding will be responsible for a
fleet of approximately 500 power units and 1200 trailers operating out of 12
locations in western Canada.
    Mr. Jarding will report to Shawn Carry, the Senior Vice President of
Flint's newly reorganized Oilfield Services division.
    Flint Transco, an operating unit of Flint's newly created Oilfield
Services division, provides drill rig and service rig moving, and light
hauling services for upstream oil and gas activities. The Oilfield Services
division also provides fluid handling, pressure and vacuum services,
industrial and chemical cleaning services, coiled tubing and flush-by
services, and specialized module hauling across western Canada.
    Mr. Jarding has more than 26 years of experience in the oil and gas
services sector, including 25 years with Baker Hughes both nationally and
internationally in increasingly senior management positions. In addition to
his extensive experience, Mr. Jarding has a Bachelor of Science Degree in
Mechanical Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology,
and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Phoenix.

    Flint Energy Services Ltd. is a market leader providing an expanding
range of integrated products and services for the oil and gas industry
including: production services; field construction; oilfield transportation;
process equipment design and manufacturing; and tubular management services.
Flint provides this unique breadth of products and services through over 62
strategic locations in the oil and gas producing areas of western North
America, from Inuvik in the Northwest Territories to Mission, Texas on the
Mexican border. Flint is a preferred provider of infrastructure construction
management, module fabrication, and maintenance services for upgrading and
production facilities in Alberta's fast growing oil sands sector.


    Certain statements in this news release are "forward-looking statements",
which reflect current expectations of the management of Flint regarding future
events or Flint's future performance. All statements other than statements of
historical fact contained in this news release may be forward-looking
statements. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to
differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements.
Flint believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking
statements are reasonable, but no assurance can be given that these
expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements
should not be unduly relied upon. The forward-looking statements are expressly
qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking
statements are made as of the date of this news release and Flint assumes no
obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances,
except as expressly required by applicable securities law. Further information
regarding risks and uncertainties relating to Flint and its securities can be
found in the disclosure documents filed by Flint with the securities
regulatory authorities, available at www.sedar.com.

For further information:

For further information: Guy Cocquyt, Director of Investor Relations,
Flint Energy Services Ltd., Telephone: (403) 218-7195,
gcocquyt@flintenergy.com, Website: www.flintenergy.com

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