ProPetro Announces Credit Expansion and Extension to 2028
MIDLAND, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ProPetro Holding Corp. ("ProPetro" or "the Company") (NYSE: PUMP) today announced the expansion and extension of its existing asset-based loan facility (the “Amended ABL”) to a new five-year term and an expansion of commitments from $150 million to $225 million. The Amended ABL will extend the maturity from 2027 to 2028 and, through updated advance formulas and other provisions, provide enhanced availability and liquidity for the Company.
David Schorlemer, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, commented, “We want to recognize and thank our blue-chip financial partners for their continued support of ProPetro and the oil and gas industry as we help our customers produce affordable, safe, and reliable energy for the world. We believe that in today's environment of limited capital, our ABL credit facility provides the lowest cost and most desirable capital source, along with a strong equity base, to support our long-term business strategy. We believe this facility, along with our working capital and cash flow from operations, will continue to provide strong liquidity to support ProPetro's business into the future.”
Barclays will continue to serve as the agent of the Amended ABL along with other participants, namely, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and Goldman Sachs.
ProPetro Holding Corp. is a Midland, Texas-based oilfield services company providing premium completions services to leading upstream oil and gas companies engaged in the exploration and production of North American unconventional oil and natural gas resources. We help bring reliable energy to the world. For more information visit www.propetroservices.com.
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Although forward-looking statements reflect our good faith beliefs at the time they are made, forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause actual events and results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include the volatility of oil prices, the operational disruption and market volatility resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the global macroeconomic uncertainty related to the Russia-Ukraine war, general economic conditions, including the impact of continued inflation, central bank policy actions, bank failures, and the risk of a global recession, and other factors described in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, particularly the “Risk Factors” sections of such filings, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). In addition, the Company may be subject to currently unforeseen risks that may have a materially adverse impact on it, including matters related to shareholder litigation. Accordingly, no assurances can be given that the actual events and results will not be materially different than the anticipated results described in the forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements and are urged to carefully review and consider the various disclosures made in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other filings made with the SEC from time to time that disclose risks and uncertainties that may affect the Company’s business. The forward-looking statements in this news release are made as of the date of this news release. ProPetro does not undertake, and expressly disclaims, any duty to publicly update these statements, whether as a result of new information, new developments or otherwise, except to the extent that disclosure is required by law.
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Released June 5, 2023