Flint Energy Services Ltd. Announces Suncor Energy Contract Award

    (TSX: FES)

    CALGARY, Sept. 14 /CNW/ - Flint Energy Services Ltd. ("Flint" or "the
company") announced today the company has been awarded contracts for
construction work at Suncor Energy's oil sands facilities near Fort McMurray,
Alberta. The contracts are in the form of multiple work releases to the
Supplier of Choice agreement between Flint and Suncor valued at approximately
$450 million. Construction on the major contract components will extend
through mid-2009.
    Bill Lingard, President and Chief Executive Officer said, "Flint is very
pleased to have been selected by Suncor for this work. Flint was involved in
the construction of Suncor's Firebag I and II, and we have developed a strong
relationship with Suncor based upon safety, efficiency and keeping to the
schedule. With the award of this work, Flint currently has approximately
$1 billion in oil sands construction backlog."

    Flint is a market leader providing an expanding range of integrated
products and services for the oil and gas industry including: production
services, facility infrastructure, oilfield transportation, tubular management
services, process equipment design and manufacturing, and plant maintenance.
Flint provides this unique breadth of products and services through over 60
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. Flint Energy
Services Ltd. is a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the symbol "FES".


    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: W.J. (Bill) Lingard - President and Chief
Executive Officer, Paul M. Boechler - Chief Financial Officer, or Guy Cocquyt
- Director, Investor Relations, Telephone: (403) 218-7100, Fax: (403)
215-5481, Website: www.flintenergy.com

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