CALGARY, AB , Jan. 10,
2023 /CNW/ - Western Energy Services Corp. ("Western"
or the "Company") (TSX: WRG) is pleased to announce that it has,
through its Eagle Well Servicing division, entered into a business
relationship agreement with Infinity Métis Corp. ("IMC"). IMC
is the business arm of the McMurray Métis Local 1935 and a wholly
owned Indigenous business. IMC creates strategic partnerships
with companies servicing the Wood Buffalo Region and beyond,
advancing its vision to create work opportunities and support the
social well being for the McMurray Métis members.
The purpose of the business relationship is to foster a
long-term, cooperative relationship between Western and IMC by
exploring and identifying opportunities for participation in
employment, training and procurement in the area surrounding
Fort McMurray, Alberta for the
mutual benefit of the parties and fostering a positive
relationship. The initial term of the arrangement is for five
years and may be extended by mutual agreement.
Alex MacAusland, President and
CEO of Western, said: "Our new relationship with IMC reflects our
commitment to work collaboratively with members of the communities
in which we operate, and in particular with members of local
Indigenous communities. We look forward to working with IMC
in and around Fort McMurray to
explore the avenues that IMC oﬀers to further increase our
expertise and provide services to our customers in the area."
Western is a progressive energy service company which provides
contract drilling services through its division, Horizon Drilling
in Canada, and its wholly owned
subsidiary, Stoneham Drilling Corporation in the United States. Additionally, Western
provides production services in Canada through its division, Eagle Well
Servicing which provides well servicing and its division Aero
Rental Services which provides oilfield rental services.
SOURCE Western Energy Services Corp.