Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 6, 2011
Basic Energy Services, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation )
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
500 W. Illinois, Suite 100
Midland, Texas

(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (432) 620-5500
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions ( see General Instruction A.2. below):
o   Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
o   Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
o   Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
o   Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))



Item 5.02   Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
     Effective April 6, 2011, Thomas M. “Roe” Patterson, who previously held the position of Senior Vice President — Rig and Truck Operations, was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Basic Energy Services, Inc. (“Basic”). Mr. Patterson, age 36, has served as Basic’s Senior Vice President of Rig and Truck operations since September 2008, and has been the Vice President of various different groups within Basic since February 2006. Prior to joining us, he was president of his own manufacturing and oilfield service company, TMP Companies, Inc., from 2000 to 2006. He was a Contracts/Sales Manager for the Permian Division of Patterson Drilling Company from 1996 to 2000. He was an Engine Sales Manager for West Texas Caterpillar from 1995 to 1996. Mr. Patterson graduated with a B.S. degree in Biology from Texas Tech University.
     Mr. Patterson is party to an employment agreement with Basic dated effective as of November 21, 2008, which is filed as Exhibit 10.2 to Basic’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on November 24, 2008 and incorporated herein by reference.



     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
  Basic Energy Services, Inc.
Date: April 12, 2011  By:   /s/ Alan Krenek    
    Name:   Alan Krenek   
    Title:   Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary