Seventy Seven Energy Sells Frac Sand Subsidiary, Undisclosed Sum

Seventy Seven Energy (SSE), an oilfield services company with major operations in the northeast, is the old Chesapeake Oilfield Operating division of Chesapeake–spun off into its own company on July 1, 2014 (see Long Labor & Delivery: Seventy Seven Energy Born Yesterday). Each quarter we report on the performance of this public company, and each quarter it’s the same story: red ink (see our stories here). In May of 2015 Seventy Seven sold one of its assets, a trucking operation, in an effort to raise money (see Seventy Seven Energy Sells Trucking Subsidiary for Undisclosed Sum). Also in May the company secured a $100 million loan to stay afloat (see Seventy Seven Energy Secures $100M Loan to Keep on Drillin’). We’ve just learned that a few days before Christmas Seventy Seven sold off a Wisconsin frac sand operation. Like the trucking sale earlier this year, terms of the deal were not disclosed. In fact, Seventy Seven hasn’t said anything about the sale–it was the buyer, Emerge Energy Services, who issued a press release about it…

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