Seventy Seven Energy 2Q15: Red Ink Continues to Flow Heavy

red inkSeventy Seven Energy, 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). Yesterday the company released their second quarter 2015 results. The red ink continues to flow like the Mississippi at Seventy Seven. While revenues were down 6% from 1Q14 to 1Q15, revenues tanked in the second quarter, down 46%. Looking at revenue and expenses, Seventy Seven’s net income (actually net loss) doubled from 1Q14 to 1Q15 (net loss of $37.6 million). In the second quarter, it got worse. They had a net loss from 2Q14 to 2Q15 of 444%, losing $74.7 million in 2Q15. Ouch. The company used a $100 million “accordion loan” to keep operating. Here’s the red news…

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