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August 12, 2014
06:35 EDTBASBasic Energy reports July basic's well servicing rig count remains at 421
Basic Energy Services reported selected operating data for the month of July 2014. Basic's well servicing rig count remained unchanged at 421. Well servicing rig hours for the month were 73,300 producing a rig utilization rate of 69%, compared to 74% and 71% in June 2014 and July 2013, respectively. During the month, Basic's fluid service truck count increased by three to 1,019. Fluid service truck hours for the month were 214,900 compared to 205,300 and 189,000 in June 2014 and July 2013, respectively. Drilling rig days for the month were 331 producing a rig utilization of 89%, compared to 88% and 77% in June 2014 and July 2013, respectively.
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08:44 EDTBASBasic Energy sees Q1 revenue down 32%-34%
Roe Patterson, Basic's president and CEO, stated, "The operating environment continues to be challenging and we are reacting quickly to our customers' requests for lower pricing for our services. Stimulation services pricing concessions have increased to 25%-30%, which is up from the 15%-20% range we experienced earlier in the first quarter. Pricing concessions for our other services remain consistent with what we reported in our January operating update. We continue to maximize utilization and protect market share with rate reductions when and where possible. We continue our efforts to reduce costs and scale down our operations to match customer activity. Negotiations to lower costs for sand, chemicals, fuel, supplies, etc. with our vendors and suppliers are ongoing, and we continue to make progress. Preserving liquidity is our main focus and our efforts to reduce capital spending have been successful. Our headcount is now down by 14% since its peak in November 2014 and we continue to adjust personnel costs to mitigate pricing concessions. Adverse weather has affected activity to date in March throughout our footprint. With the weather impact we experienced in February, and so far in March, combined with the increase in price concessions for stimulation services, we now expect first quarter revenue to be 32%-34% lower sequentially compared to our previous guidance of 21%-26% lower."
06:04 EDTBASBasic Energy reports Feb. well servicing rig count unchanged at 421
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