August 20, 2008
Forbes Energy Services Reports Selected Operating Data for July 2008
ALICE, Texas, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forbes Energy Services Ltd. (TSX: FRB) today announced its rig and trucking hours billed for the month of July 2008.
For the month ending July 31, 2008 June 30, 2008 July 31, 2007 Working days 22 21 21 Rig hours 35,665 32,803 15,115 Truck hours 100,969 102,194 57,577
Forbes Energy Services cautions that several factors other than those discussed above may impact the Company's operating results and that a particular trend regarding the factors above may or may not be indicative of the Company's current or future financial performance.Forbes Energy Services is an independent oilfield services contractor that provides a broad range of drilling-related and production-related services to oil and natural gas companies, primarily onshore in Texas.
Contacts: Forbes Energy Services Ltd. L. Melvin Cooper, SVP & CFO 361-664-0549 DRG&E Ken Dennard, Managing Partner Ben Burnham, AVP 713-529-6600
Forbes Energy Services Ltd.
CONTACT: L. Melvin Cooper, SVP & CFO of Forbes Energy Services Ltd.,+1-361-664-0549; or Ken Dennard, Managing Partner, or Ben Burnham, AVP, bothof DRG&E, +1-713-529-6600, for Forbes Energy Services Ltd.