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Goodrich Petroleum Second Quarter 2020 Results

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   |    Tuesday,August 11,2020

Goodrich Petroleum Corp. reported its Q2 2020 results.

Highlights:

  • Adjusted EBITDA: Adjusted EBITDA was $15.4 million in the quarter.
  • Discretionary Cash Flow was $14.5 million and Capital Expenditures totaled $10.2 million in the quarter;
  • Net Loss: Net Loss was $15.7 million in the quarter. Factoring into the net loss for the quarter were a mark-to-market loss representing the change of the fair value of our open natural gas and oil derivative contracts of $9.0 million and an impairment charge of $6.8 million.
  • Production: Production averaged approximately 138,000 Mcfe per day for the quarter. The Company completed 1 gross (0.8 net) wells in the quarter.
  • Cash Expenses: Per unit cash expense was $1.09 per Mcfe for the quarter, with $1.01 in cash operating expense and $0.08 per Mcfe in cash interest expense. Per unit cash operating expense was broken out as follows:
    • Lease operating expense ("LOE") was $0.26 per Mcfe
    • Production and other taxes were $0.07 per Mcfe
    • Transportation and processing expense was $0.43 per Mcfe
    • General and Administrative ("G&A") expense payable in cash was $0.25 per Mcfe

Haynesville Acreage

The Company has recently entered into an agreement to develop certain acreage in the vicinity of the Company's Bethany-Longstreet area, which increases its Haynesville acreage to approximately 24,000 net acres. The Company has now added approximately 2,000 net acres this year on a drill to earn basis, with no upfront consideration.

2Q20 Financials

Cash Flow

Adjusted EBITDA was $15.4 million in the quarter and discretionary cash flow ("DCF"), defined as net cash provided by operating activities before changes in working capital, was $14.5 million in the quarter, versus Adjusted EBITDA of $21.5 million and DCF of $20.6 million in the prior year period.

Income / Loss

The Company announced a net loss of $15.7 million ($1.25 per basic and fully diluted share) in the quarter, versus net income of $11.8 million ($0.96 per basic and $0.82 per fully diluted share) in the prior year period. Net loss for the quarter, as adjusted for the Company's mark-to-market loss on unsettled derivatives of $9.0 million and $6.8 million of impairment expense, was an adjusted income of $0.1 million.

Production

Production totaled approximately 12.6 Bcfe in the quarter, or an average of approximately 138,000 Mcfe (98% natural gas) per day, versus 12.6 Bcfe, or an average of approximately 138,200 Mcfe (98% natural gas) per day, in the prior year period.

Revenues

Oil and natural gas revenues adjusted for cash settled derivatives of $7.3 million was $27.8 million. Oil and natural gas revenues prior to cash settled derivatives was $20.5 million. Oil and gas revenues including cash settled derivatives was $33.9 million in the prior year period. Average realized price per unit was $1.63 per Mcfe ($1.54 per Mcf of gas and $40.41 per barrel of oil) in the quarter, versus $2.54 per Mcfe in the prior year period ($2.35 per Mcf of gas and $65.00 per barrel of oil). Average realized price per unit when incorporating the Company's settled derivatives, including $1.8 million received for July 2020 natural gas positions settled at the end of the quarter, was $2.21 per Mcfe.

Operating Expenses

Lease operating expense ("LOE") was $3.2 million, or $0.26 per Mcfe, in the quarter, versus $3.0 million, or $0.24 per Mcfe, in the prior year period. LOE for the quarter included $0.5 million, or $0.04 per Mcfe, for workovers, versus $0.2 million, or $0.02 per Mcfe, in the prior year period. Lease operating expense for the quarter excluding workovers was $2.7 million, or $0.22 per Mcfe, versus $2.8 million, or $0.22 per Mcfe in the prior year period.

Production and other taxes were $0.9 million in the quarter, or $0.07 per Mcfe, versus $0.6 million, or $0.05 per Mcfe, in the prior year period. The increase year over year is the result of reaching the end of the severance tax abatement period on certain wells since last year.

Transportation and processing expense was $5.4 million, or $0.43 per Mcfe, in the quarter, versus $5.8 million, or $0.46 per Mcfe, in the prior year period.

Depreciation, depletion and amortization ("DD&A") expense was $11.9 million, or $0.95 per Mcfe, in the quarter, versus $13.3 million, or $1.06 per Mcfe, in the prior year period.

General and administrative expense was $4.5 million, or $0.36 per Mcfe, in the quarter, versus $4.9 million, or $0.39 per Mcfe, in the prior year period. G&A expense payable in cash was $3.2 million, or $0.25 per Mcfe, versus $3.4 million or $0.27 per Mcfe, in the prior year period.

Impairment expense was $6.8 million in the quarter as a result of our full cost ceiling test due to low natural gas prices over the trailing twelve months, while we recorded no impairment charge in the prior year period.

Operating Income / Loss

Operating loss adjusted for cash settled derivatives was $4.9 million for the quarter, which included $7.3 million received for cash settled derivatives. Operating loss, defined as revenues minus operating expenses, totaled $12.3 million in the quarter prior to cash settled derivatives. Operating income adjusted for cash settled derivatives was $6.3 million in the prior year period, which included $2.0 million received for cash settled derivatives. Operating income totaled $4.4 million in the prior year period prior to cash settled derivatives.

Interest Expense

Interest expense totaled $1.7 million in the quarter, which included interest payable in cash of $1.0 million incurred on the credit facility and non-cash interest of $0.7 million incurred primarily on the Company's second lien notes, which included $0.5 million paid in-kind interest and $0.2 million amortization of debt discount and issuance costs. Interest expense for the prior year period was $3.4 million, which included interest payable in cash of $1.0 million incurred on the credit facility and non-cash interest of $2.4 million incurred on the Company's second lien notes, which included $1.4 million paid in-kind interest and $1.0 million amortization of debt discount and issuance costs.

Capital Expenditures

Capital expenditures totaled $10.2 million in the quarter, of which a majority was spent on drilling and completion costs, versus $25.0 million in the prior year period, of which $24.5 million was spent on drilling and completion costs and $0.5 million on other expenditures. The Company conducted drilling operations on 6 gross (2.2 net) wells in the quarter and added 1 gross (0.8 net) wells to production. The Company had 13 gross (4.7 net) wells in the drilling or completion process at the end of the quarter, which the Company plans to complete in the future.

Balance Sheet

The Company exited the quarter with $1.6 million of cash, $95.4 million outstanding under the Company's credit facility, and total principal debt outstanding, including the credit facility and second lien notes, of $109.3 million.

Hedges

The Company had a loss of $1.7 million on its derivatives not designated as hedges in the quarter, which was comprised of a gain of $7.3 million on cash settlements and a $9.0 million loss representing the change of the fair value of our open natural gas and oil derivative contracts, versus a gain of $12.7 million on its derivatives not designated as hedges in the prior year period, which was comprised of a gain of $10.7 million representing the change of the fair value of our open natural gas and oil derivative contracts as well as a $2.0 million gain on cash settlement.


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