CALGARY, March 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Ridgeline Energy Services Inc. (TSX-V: RLE; OTCQX: RGDEF) ("Ridgeline" or the "Company"), an energy services and water treatment company, announces the board of directors has approved Stock Option Grants of 1,100,000 share awards to certain directors of the Corporation under the terms of the Share Award Plan of the Corporation approved by shareholders on February 10, 2012 (the "Plan"). The share awards are granted in tandem and may be exercised by the recipient as a stock option or a stock appreciation rights in accordance with the provisions of the Plan. The share awards are subject to vesting provisions as established by the Corporation's Compensation Committee.
About Ridgeline Energy Services Inc.
Ridgeline Energy Services Inc. is an energy services and water treatment company. Through its subsidiary Ridgeline Water Inc., the Company is applying proprietary technology to treat the large volumes of contaminated water generated by oil and gas production. The Company is working with energy majors in the application of its technology for the recycle and reuse of; produced and hydraulic stimulation flowback water; enhanced recovery chemical flood water; and oil sands process water. As well the Company is applying its technology in the testing and treatment of commercial and industrial waste water. Through its environmental consulting and remediation subsidiaries, Ridgeline Environment Inc. and Ridgeline GreenFill Inc., the Company has built a reputation as an established provider of environmental services to North America's oil and gas industry. The Company trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "RLE" and the OTCQX as "RGDEF". Additional information is available on the Company's website at: www.ridgelinecanada.com.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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For further information:
Ryan Johnson of Ridgeline Energy Services Inc.
(604) 566-8066 ext. 3 (Vancouver)
David Waldman at Crescendo Communications
(212) 671-1021 (New York)