Houston, TX - October 8, 2014 - Rapid Rod Service is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Rod Rig / Flush By equipment assets of Essential Energy Services Ltd. ("Essential") today. This acquisition is comprised of the Rod Rig division assets of Essential and will move equipment and resources immediately into the Rapid Rod Service organization. 7 single rod rigs, 6 double rod rigs, 2 TMXs, and 4 pump trucks were acquired in the transaction. The business is currently working out of locations in Red Deer, Drayton Valley, Brooks, Medicine Hat and Swift Current. The employees of Essential's Production Services Division will be offered employment at Rapid Rod.

This acquisition will make Rapid Rod the largest single purpose Rod Rig / Flush By supplier in Canada, allowing us to satisfy the demands of our customers. This advancement will allow Rapid Rod the ability to service new market areas and develop specialized well servicing capabilities.

About Rapid Rod Service

Rapid Rod Service is a high growth, privately owned oil-field service company with Canadian headquarters located in Calgary, Alberta and United States headquarters in San Antonio, Texas. Since Rapid Rod's inception in 2008, the company has built an extensive fleet of equipment, providing conventional rod and coiled rod service and maintenance to meet the well-site production needs of our customers. Rapid Rod provides truck mounted handling equipment to service conventional or continuous sucker rods in pumping wells. Driven by their dedicated team and safety efforts, Rapid Rod is committed to investing in the best equipment and continually adding value to their customers.

For Information visit our website: http://rapidrodservice.com

SOURCE Rapid Rod Servicing Cell

For further information:

Canadian Contact:

Brad Smith

Rapid Rod Service, Canadian Headquarters

403 690 8603



United States Contact:

Lee Rowe

Rapid Rod Service, United States Headquarters

801 244 4760



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