FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

BlackRock Inc.
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
3/6/2020 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

KEY ENERGY SERVICES INC [NA]
(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

55 EAST 52ND STREET
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                          ___X___ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)        _____ Other (specify below)
(Street)

NEW YORK, NY 10055      

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(MM/DD/YYYY)
 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)

_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock 2245994 I SEE FOOTNOTE (1)(2)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
(1) The registered holders of the shares of common stock reported in this Form 3 are the following funds and accounts under management by investment adviser subsidiaries of BlackRock, Inc: (i) TCP Waterman CLO, LLC, (ii) Tennenbaum Energy Opportuntities Co, LLC, (iii) Tennenbaum Enhanced Yield Operating I, LLC, (iv) Tennenbaum Senior Loan Fund V, LLC, and (v) Tennenbaum Senior Loan Operating III, LLC (collectively, the "Direct Holders"). None of the Direct Holders beneficially owns in excess of 5% of the outstanding common stock of the Issuer. BlackRock, Inc. is the ultimate indirect parent holding company of the investment advisors of the Direct Holders and may be deemed to have indirect beneficial ownership of such shares.
(2) (Continued from footnote 1) On behalf of such Direct Holders, the applicable portfolio managers, as managing directors (or in other capacities) of such entities, and/or the applicable investment committee members of such funds and accounts, have voting and investment power over the shares held by the funds and accounts which are the registered holders of the referenced shares. Such portfolio managers and/or investment committee members expressly disclaim beneficial ownership of all shares held by such funds and accounts. The address of such funds and accounts, such investment adviser subsidiaries and such portfolio managers and/or investment committee members is either 55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10055 or 2951 28th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director10% OwnerOfficerOther
BlackRock Inc.
55 EAST 52ND STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10055

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Signatures
By: /s/ David Maryles Authorized Signatory3/16/2020
**Signature of Reporting PersonDate


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