February 19, 2015, Calgary, Alberta – (TSX Venture: LEA) – Leader Energy Services Ltd. (“LEA” or the “Company”) today filed a Notice of Intention to File a Proposal in accordance with 50.4(1) of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. Pursuant to the filing the Company has received temporary protection from its creditors, other than its senior lender, as it attempts to restructure.

MNP Ltd. of Calgary, Alberta (www.mnp.ca) is Proposal Trustee and Range Corporate Advisors Inc. (www.rangeadvisors.com) is financial advisor and sales agent.

It is expected the Company’s business will continue to operate during the proposal process and Company management will remain responsible for day to day operations.

LEA also announces today it has received the resignation of all of its Directors other than Rodney Hauser, who will remain Director and CEO of the Company.

For further information contact:

Scott Sinclair

Managing Director

Range Corporate Advisors


(416) 844-7682


Forward-looking Information:

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