Calgary, Alberta — October 1st, 2009

3esi, a world class supplier of Business Planning and Capital Management Software for the Oil and Gas industry, today announced that it has won a coveted Companies-to-Watch Award, one of four separate awards categories that make up the 2009 Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ Awards, the preeminent technology awards program in Canada.

“Companies-to-Watch award winners frequently go on to score high rankings in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ once they have a fi ve-year track record,” said John Ruffolo, National Leader, Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry Group, Deloitte. “3esi has quickly distinguished itself for its innovative technology and entrepreneurship and this award recognizes its potential as a future leader in the Canadian technology industry.”

“Being recognized as one of Deloitte’s Companies-to-Watch is validation of our work. We are very proud that we are able to supply quality software to the Oil and Gas industry. Our flagship product esi.manage™ enables our customers to improve their work processes which results, in bringing value to their organizations. This recognition proves that we are on the right course.” said Wayne Sim, CEO and founder of 3esi.

The majority of Companies-to-Watch winners are potential global leaders in technology sectors that didn’t even exist five years ago. To win the award, companies must display the kind of management expertise and superior technology that mark a successful early-stage company poised for continued growth. To qualify for the Companies-to-Watch Award, candidates must have been operating less than fi ve years. They must also be headquartered in Canada and devote a significant portion of their operating revenues to creating proprietary technology and/or intellectual property. For more information visit:

About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards pro- gram. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features four distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50™ Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies in business less than fi ve years, with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ candidate,) Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership in four industry subcategories: hardware/semiconductor, software, telecommunications and emerging technologies) and the Deloitte Technology Green 15™ Awards (Canada’s leading GreenTech companies that promote a more efficient use and re-use of the earth’s resources in industrial production and consumption.) Program sponsors include Deloitte, Gowlings, GrowthWorks, RBC, Wellington Financial, Stonewood Group, HKMB Hub, CATAAlliance, CleanTech Group, IGLOO, ITAC, MaRS and Microsoft.

About 3esi

3esi is an international E&P software and services company committed to serving the Oil and Gas industry by creating Integrated Business Planning and Capital Management Software Solutions. 3esi is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with offi ces in Europe, Latin America and the US. For more information, please visit


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