MIDLAND, Texas, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Basic Energy Services,
Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") announced today that H.H. Wommack, III has resigned
from the Board of Directors, effective June 3, 2009, in order to avoid a
conflict of interest with his other business interests. He submitted his
resignation to S.P. Johnson, Jr., chairman of the Nominating and Governance
Committee of the Basic Board of Directors.
Mr. Wommack was the founder of Basic and served as chairman of the board
from the inception of Basic in 1992 through January 2001. He was currently a
member of the Nominating and Governance Committee.
"We want to thank Tripp for his many years of distinguished service and
his contributions in helping grow the company over the years," said Ken
Huseman, chief executive officer and president.
Basic Energy Services provides well site services essential to maintaining
production from the oil and gas wells within its operating area. The company
employs more than 4,100 employees in more than 100 service points throughout
the major oil and gas producing regions in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New
Mexico, Arkansas, Kansas and the Rocky Mountain States.
Additional information on Basic Energy Services is available on the
Company's website at http://basicenergyservices.com.
Alan Krenek, Chief Financial Officer
Basic Energy Services, Inc.
Jack Lascar/Sheila Stuewe
DRG&E / 713-529-6600
SOURCE Basic Energy Services, Inc.
Web Site: http://basicenergyservices.com