DIVERGENT Energy Services Announces Shares for Interest Transaction

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CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  DIVERGENT Energy Services Corp. (the Corporation) (DVG: TSX-V) announces that it has elected to satisfy the interest obligation in the amount of $144,931.51 due on December 31, 2018 (the “Interest Obligation“) by the delivery of 2,898,629 common shares of the Corporation (“Common Shares“) at a deemed price of $0.05 per Common Share to the holders of Debentures.

The transaction is subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV“), and is pursuant to its right to satisfy its interest obligation owed on the debentures of the Corporation (the “Debentures“).  Of the Common Shares issued to satisfy the Interest Obligation, 694,159 Common Shares will be issued to Directors and/or Officers of the Corporation.  The Common Shares issued pursuant to the Interest Obligation are subject to the minimum pricing rules of the TSXV and a hold period of four months and one day in accordance with applicable securities legislation and the TSXV requirements.


Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, DIVERGENT Energy Services Corp. provides an array of Artificial Lift products and services that are used in the oil and gas industry.  Products include Electromagnetic Pumps, Electric Submersible Pumps, and Electric Submersible Progressing Cavity Pumps.

For Further Information Contact:  Ken Berg, President and Chief Executive Officer; or Scott Hamilton, Chief Financial Officer.

DIVERGENT Energy Services Corp., 1500, 715 – 5th Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 2X6, (403) 543-0060, (403) 543-0069 (fax), www.divergentenergyservices.com


This press release contains forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements pertaining to the receipt of TSXV approval and operational updates.  All statements included herein, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking information and such information involves various risks and uncertainties.  There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information.  A description of assumptions used to develop such forward-looking information and a description of risk factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking information can be found in the Corporation’s disclosure documents on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com.  Forward-looking statements are based on estimates and opinions of management of the Corporation at the time the information is presented.  The Corporation may, as considered necessary in the circumstances, update or revise such forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, but the Corporation undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable securities laws.

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