Basic Energy Services, Inc.
April 13, 2017
We hereby consent to the filing of this opinion as Exhibit 5.1 to the Registration Statement
and to the reference to this firm under the caption Legal Matters in the prospectus included in the Registration Statement. In giving this consent, we do not thereby admit that we are included in the category of persons whose consent is
required under Section 7 of the Securities Act or the rules and regulations of the SEC issued thereunder.
Our opinion is rendered as
of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to update or supplement our opinion to reflect any change of fact, circumstance or law after such time.
Very truly yours,
/s/ Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP