CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Total Energy Services Inc. (TSX:TOT) (“Total Energy”) announced today that it has filed a Notice with the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) to undertake a normal course issuer bid that will expire on October 1, 2019. Total Energy has been informed that the TSX has accepted its notice to make the normal course issuer bid. All purchases of common shares (the “Shares”) will be effected through the facilities of the TSX and one or more of the Canadian alternative trading systems and all Shares purchased will be cancelled by Total Energy.
As of today, there are 46,063,700 Shares issued and outstanding. In connection with the normal course issuer bid, which will commence on October 2, 2018, Total Energy may purchase up to 500,000 Shares, being 1.1% of the total number of outstanding Shares, during the period from October 2, 2018 to October 1, 2019, subject to a maximum daily purchase limit of 5,697 Shares based on an average daily trading volume for the last six calendar months of 22,971 Shares.
From time to time, purchases of Shares may be undertaken at prices that represent an attractive investment opportunity for Total Energy. Total Energy expects that the purchase of Shares will benefit the remaining shareholders of Total Energy by increasing their proportionate equity investment in Total Energy.
On September 28, 2017, Total Energy announced its intention to undertake a normal course issuer bid, which remains in effect during the 12-month period ending October 1, 2018. Under that normal course issuer bid, as of the date hereof, Total Energy purchased a total of 230,936 Shares, at an average price of .77 per Share.
Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Total Energy provides contract drilling services, rentals and transportation services, well servicing and compression and process equipment and service to oil and natural gas producers operating in North America, Australia and other international markets. The common shares of Total Energy are listed and trade on the TSX under the symbol TOT.