SandRidge Energy, Inc. Updates Shareholders on Operations and Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter and First Six Months of 2014 Reported Adjusted Earnings of $0.06 per Diluted Share and Adjusted EBITDA of $210 Million for the Second Quarter

Q2 Featured Strong Well Results, Multilateral Drilling Successes, and Positive Chester Oil Results

Record Low Drilling and Operating Costs Achieved in the Mid-Continent

Permian Trust Well Performance and Mid-Continent Power Disruptions Revise Production Growth Guidance to a 19% - 23% Range

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) today announced financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Additionally, presentation slides will be available on the company's website, www.sandridgeenergy.com, under Investor Relations/Events at 7am EDT on August 7.

  • Mid-Continent production grew 11% to 56.3 MBoe per day in the second quarter and 19% year-over-year. Pro forma company production grew to 69.8 MBoe per day, an 8% quarter-over-quarter growth.
  • 122 Q2 Mid-Continent laterals had an average 30-day IP of 412 Boe per day (30% above type curve).
  • Delivered seven laterals with 30-day IPs over 1,000 Boe per day during the quarter across four counties.
  • Strong Chester performance from nine wells delivered an average 30-day IP of 365 Boe per day (69% oil). A three rig program is planned through the remainder of 2014.
  • Achieved record low Mid-Continent average lateral cost of $2.85 million and LOE of $6.69 per Boe during the second quarter.
  • Multilateral success achieved on three dual stacked laterals and a single co-planar well in Grant, Alfalfa, and Harper counties during the quarter. These four wells averaged $2.5 million per lateral (83% of type curve cost) and the laterals averaged 108% of the type curve 30-day IP. Six rigs are currently planned to drill multilateral wells through the second half of the year.
  • Rapid development in Garfield County delivered 21 wells to sales during the quarter that had an average 30-day IP of 407 Boe per day (54% oil). Net production ramped 400% from 1,000 Boe per day to 5,000 Boe per day in the first half of 2014. A seven rig program is planned through the remainder of 2014.
  • A portion of final area available for development in the Permian trust encountered high water saturations which is estimated to result in a total shortfall of 350 MBoe (95% liquids) for 2014. Mid-Continent well performance continues to be strong, but power and weather disruptions late in the second quarter resulted in 250 MBoe of production deferment. As a result, the company is introducing a 28.0 – 29.0 MMBoe guidance range which equates to a 19% - 23% pro forma growth range.

James Bennett, SandRidge's Chief Executive Officer and President, commented, "Our commitment to the Mid-Continent has been rewarded with strong and improving drilling results and lower expenses, giving us year-over-year second quarter pro forma EBITDA growth of 30% and supporting our three year plan to grow production at a 20% - 25% CAGR. Mississippian initial production rates for the quarter were the highest in two years, our Chester results continue to exceed expectations and the addition of Garfield County to our focus area, which we announced last quarter, has proven to be a success. Reflecting on innovation, the multilateral program continues to perform exceptionally well both in terms of costs and deliverability, and looking forward we will work towards broader application of the approach. At the same time, we were challenged by power disruptions in the second quarter and underperformance of our remaining Permian trust program, all of which we are firmly addressing.  With the continued strength of our drilling program, results of our Chester and Woodford zones, and a broader application of our multilateral program, we are positioned for a very strong back half of the year."

Key Financial Results

Second Quarter

  • Adjusted EBITDA, pro forma for divestitures and net of Noncontrolling Interest, was $210 million in the second quarter of 2014 compared to $162 million in the second quarter of 2013, 30% year-over-year growth.
  • Adjusted operating cash flow of $187 million for second quarter 2014 compared to $176 million in second quarter 2013.
  • Adjusted net income of $34.2 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, for second quarter 2014 compared to adjusted net income of $44.6 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, in second quarter 2013.

Six Months

  • Adjusted EBITDA, pro forma for divestitures and net of Noncontrolling Interest, was $387 million in the first six months of 2014 compared to $274 million in the first six months of 2013, 41% year-over-year growth.
  • Adjusted operating cash flow of $323 million for first six months of 2014 compared to $358 million in first six months of 2013. Included in the first six months of 2014 results is $70 million of cash paid to unwind hedges related to the Gulf of Mexico divestiture.
  • Adjusted net income of $78.1 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, for first six months of 2014 compared to adjusted net income of $49.9 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, in first six months of 2013.

Adjusted net income available to common stockholders, pro forma adjusted EBITDA and adjusted operating cash flow are non-GAAP financial measures. Each measure is defined and reconciled to the most directly comparable GAAP measure under "Non-GAAP Financial Measures" beginning on page 9.

Additional Financial Information

  • The company ended the second quarter with $1.7 billion in liquidity ($919 million cash) and a leverage ratio of 3.2x.
  • During recent price increases for long-dated crude oil contracts, the company added 1.66 million barrels of 3-way collars in 2015 and 1.82 million barrels of 3-way collars in 2016.

Drilling and Operational Activities

David Lawler, SandRidge's Chief Operating Officer remarked, "While we had production challenges, the second quarter featured record setting capital efficiency improvement along with the continued expansion of our multi-zone oil developments. In the Permian trust program, a portion of the final area available for development encountered high water saturations, which we expect to reduce full year volumes by 350 MBoe (95% liquids). Mid-Continent power disruptions and weather late in the quarter deferred another 250 MBoe. To address power related production deferment, we are adding a new substation and upgrading transformers, and installing automatic restart functionality for wells with electric submersible pumps. At the same time, our talented teams delivered premium results during the quarter. Mid-Continent well performance was exceptional with the average 30-day IP reaching 412 Boe per day, the highest rate in two years. In addition, our teams delivered a record low average lateral cost of $2.85 million during the quarter, and operating cost also reached a record low of $6.69 per Boe. Most importantly, three stacked dual lateral wells and one co-planar dual lateral well (eight laterals total) were drilled and completed for an average per lateral cost of $2.5 million and delivered an average 30-day IP of 341 Boe per day (8% above type curve). These multilaterals are projected to generate an IRR of approximately 100%. These innovative well designs will be applied to 18% of the laterals scheduled for the last half of 2014."

Operational Highlights

  • Geologic and commercial success achieved with a new Woodford well in Grant County. The well had a 30-day IP of 360 Boe per day (84% oil). This was the first well utilizing our new geologic model and a second well targeting the same model will be completed in the third quarter.
  • Well value optimization through artificial lift conversions continued to yield positive results. During the quarter, 55 artificial lift conversions were completed including 44 wells to ESP and 11 wells to rod pump. In total, the conversions increased gross production of the converted wells by 344 barrels of oil per day and 1,872 Boe per day (a 43% increase in Boe rate).

Mid-Continent: During the second quarter of 2014, SandRidge drilled 130 laterals: 87 in Oklahoma and 43 in Kansas. The company averaged 31 horizontal rigs operating in the play: 20 in Oklahoma and 11 in Kansas. Additionally, the company averaged three rigs drilling disposal wells. The company's Mid-Continent assets produced 56.3 MBoe per day during the second quarter (37% Oil, 13% NGLs, 50% Natural Gas).

Permian Basin: In the company's Permian properties, 70 wells were drilled during the second quarter of 2014, all for SandRidge Permian Trust. The company's Permian Basin assets produced 5.9 MBoe per day during the quarter (88% Oil, 8% NGLs, 4% Natural Gas).

Other Operating Areas: During the second quarter, SandRidge's legacy west Texas properties produced approximately 5.9 MBoe per day (1% Oil, 99% Natural Gas). Additionally, its legacy Mid-Continent assets produced 1.7 MBoe per day in the quarter (13% Oil, 11% NGLs, 76% Natural Gas).

Royalty Trusts: At June 30, 2014, the company was obligated to drill nine development wells for SandRidge Mississippian Trust II (SDR) and 76 development wells for SandRidge Permian Trust (PER). The company expects to complete its drilling obligations for SDR and PER in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Operational and Financial Statistics

Information regarding the company's production, pricing, costs and earnings is presented below:






Three Months Ended June 30,


Six Months Ended June 30,






2014


2013


2014


2013

Production









Oil (MBbl)


2,398


3,568


5,283


7,530

NGL (MBbl)


748


551


1,390


1,031

Natural gas (MMcf)


19,240


25,233


40,833


52,554

Oil equivalent (MBoe)


6,353


8,325


13,479


17,320

Daily production (MBoed)


69.8


91.5


74.5


95.7













Production - Pro forma (1)









Oil (MBbl)


2,398


2,340


4,610


4,351

NGL (MBbl)


748


394


1,338


556

Natural gas (MMcf)


19,240


17,853


37,258


34,396

Oil equivalent (MBoe)


6,353


5,709


12,158


10,640

Daily production (MBoed)


69.8


62.7


67.2


58.8













Average price per unit









Realized oil price per barrel - as reported


$100.02


$  95.77


$  98.39


$  95.04

Realized impact of derivatives per barrel


(3.11)


5.22


(2.05)


4.33

Net realized price per barrel


$  96.91


$100.99


$  96.34


$  99.37













Realized NGL price per barrel - as reported


$  36.41


$  32.87


$  39.44


$  33.44

Realized impact of derivatives per barrel


-


-


-


-

Net realized price per barrel


$  36.41


$  32.87


$  39.44


$  33.44













Realized natural gas price per Mcf - as reported


$    3.78


$    3.74


$    4.18


$    3.47

Realized impact of derivatives per Mcf


(0.29)


(0.06)


(0.40)


(0.04)

Net realized price per Mcf


$    3.49


$    3.68


$    3.78


$    3.43













Realized price per Boe - as reported


$  53.50


$  54.57


$  55.29


$  53.83

Net realized price per Boe - including impact of derivatives


$  51.44


$  56.62


$  53.30


$  55.59













Average cost per Boe









Lease operating 


$    9.21


$  14.03


$  11.65


$  14.39

Production taxes


1.23


0.79


1.16


0.92













General and administrative










General and administrative, excluding stock-based compensation


$    4.26


$  14.50


$    4.36


$  10.41


Stock-based compensation


0.76


6.31


0.86


4.18


Total general and administrative


$    5.02


$  20.81


$    5.22


$  14.59













General and administrative - adjusted










General and administrative, excluding stock-based compensation (2)


$    4.14


$    4.63


$    3.82


$    4.66


Stock-based compensation (3)


0.72


0.86


0.72


1.12


Total general and administrative - adjusted


$    4.86


$    5.49


$    4.54


$    5.78













Depletion (4)


$  15.48


$  17.86


$  16.27


$  18.25













Lease operating cost per Boe









Mid-Continent


$    6.69


$    7.38


$    7.70


$    8.19

Offshore


-


22.99


26.53


21.94













Earnings per share









Earnings (loss) per share applicable to common stockholders










Basic


$   (0.08)


$   (0.07)


$   (0.37)


$   (1.10)


Diluted


(0.08)


(0.07)


(0.37)


(1.10)













Adjusted net income per share available to common stockholders










Basic


$    0.04


$    0.06


$    0.10


$    0.05


Diluted


0.06


0.08


0.14


0.09













Weighted average number of common shares outstanding (in thousands)










Basic


485,318


479,154


485,059


478,494


Diluted (5)


577,412


569,481


577,789


572,212













(1)

Excludes production attributable to Permian properties (sold first quarter 2013) and Gulf of Mexico properties (sold first quarter 2014).

(2)

Excludes transaction costs, severance and consent solicitation costs totaling $0.8 million and $82.2 million for the three-month periods ended June 30, 2014 and 2013, respectively, and $7.4 million and $99.5 million for the six-month periods ended June 30, 2014 and 2013, respectively.

(3)

Excludes approximately $0.3 million and $45.4 million for the three-month periods ended June 30, 2014 and 2013, respectively, and $2.0 million and $53.0 million for the six-month periods ended June 30, 2014 and 2013, respectively, for the accelerated vesting of certain stock awards.

(4)

Includes accretion of asset retirement obligation.

(5)

Includes shares considered antidilutive for calculating earnings per share in accordance with GAAP for certain periods presented.

 

Capital Expenditures

The table below summarizes the company's capital expenditures for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014 and 2013:






Three Months Ended June 30,


Six Months Ended June 30,






2014


2013


2014


2013






(in thousands)













Drilling and production










Mid-Continent


$241,037


$224,319


$406,888


$458,645


Permian Basin


64,282


50,699


106,474


111,594


Gulf of Mexico/Gulf Coast


-


61,915


22,975


113,992


WTO/Other


-


-


-


-






305,319


336,933


536,337


684,231

Leasehold and seismic










Mid-Continent


53,444


27,825


80,036


39,085


Permian Basin


423


195


539


555


Gulf of Mexico/Gulf Coast 


-


629


159


1,349


WTO/Other


1,856


1,039


5,111


1,907






55,723


29,688


85,845


42,896













Inventory


(4,475)


(8,067)


(1,402)


(11,033)













Total exploration and development


356,567


358,554


620,780


716,094













Drilling and oil field services


6,655


883


7,275


1,515

Midstream


5,809


15,111


11,766


30,332

Other - general 


7,907


12,610


12,889


27,929













Total capital expenditures, excluding acquisitions


376,938


387,158


652,710


775,870













Acquisitions


14,201


3,554


16,553


8,602













Total capital expenditures


$391,139


$390,712


$669,263


$784,472

 

Derivative Contracts

The table below sets forth the company's consolidated oil and natural gas price swaps and collars for the years 2014 through 2016 as of August 1, 2014 and include contracts that have been novated to or the benefits of which have been conveyed to SandRidge sponsored royalty trusts.





Quarter Ending





3/31/2014


6/30/2014


9/30/2014


12/31/2014












Oil (MMBbls):











Swap Volume



1.36


0.67


0.94


1.11


Swap



$ 95.85


$ 100.72


$ 99.44


$ 98.78













Three-way Collar Volume



1.96


1.93


2.07


2.07


Call Price



$ 100.00


$ 100.00


$ 100.00


$ 100.00


Put Price



$90.21


$ 90.22


$ 90.20


$ 90.20


Short Put Price



$70.00


$ 70.00


$ 70.00


$ 70.00












Natural Gas (Bcf):











Swap Volume



14.68


13.65


13.80


11.04


Swap



$ 4.23


$ 4.25


$4.25


$ 4.31













Collar Volume



0.23


0.23


0.24


0.24


Collar: High



$ 7.78


$ 7.78


$7.78


$ 7.78


Collar: Low



$ 4.00


$ 4.00


$4.00


$ 4.00



























Year Ending







12/31/2014


12/31/2015


12/31/2016














Oil (MMBbls):











Swap Volume



4.08


5.59


-




Swap



$ 98.28


$ 92.44


-















Three-way Collar Volume



8.03


4.58


1.82




Call Price



$ 100.00


$ 103.48


$ 103.50




Put Price



$ 90.21


$ 90.28


$ 90.00




Short Put Price



$ 70.00


$ 76.47


$ 84.40














Natural Gas (Bcf):











Swap Volume



53.17


15.40


-




Swap



$ 4.26


$ 4.50


-















Collar Volume



0.94


1.01


-




Collar: High



$ 7.78


$ 8.55


-




Collar: Low



$ 4.00


$ 4.00


-



 

Balance Sheet

The company's capital structure at June 30, 2014 and December 31, 2013 is presented below (in thousands):






June 30, 


December 31,






2014


2013















Cash and cash equivalents


$          918,758


$       814,663









Current maturities of long-term debt


$                      -


$                   -

Long-term debt (net of current maturities)






Senior credit facility


-


-


Senior Notes







8.75% Senior Notes due 2020, net


445,062


444,736



7.5% Senior Notes due 2021


1,178,708


1,178,922



8.125% Senior Notes due 2022


750,000


750,000



7.5% Senior Notes due 2023, net


821,395


821,249



  Total debt 


3,195,165


3,194,907









Stockholders' equity






Preferred stock


8


8


Common stock


485


483


Additional paid-in capital


5,304,064


5,294,551


Treasury stock, at cost


(7,295)


(8,770)


Accumulated deficit


(3,640,679)


(3,460,462)



Total SandRidge Energy, Inc. stockholders' equity


1,656,583


1,825,810










Noncontrolling interest


1,273,619


1,349,817









Total capitalization


$       6,125,367


$    6,370,534

 

During the second quarter of 2014, the company's debt, net of cash balances, increased by approximately $260 million as a result of funding the company's drilling program. On August 1, 2014, the company had no amount drawn under its $775 million senior credit facility. The company was in compliance with all applicable covenants contained in its debt instruments during the second quarter and through and as of the date of this release.

2014 Operational Guidance:  The company is updating its 2014 guidance.





Projection as of


Projection as of





August 6, 2014


May 7, 2014

Production





Oil (MMBbls)

10.7 - 11.3


12.0


Natural Gas Liquids (MMBbls)

3.5 - 3.6


3.7


Total Liquids (MMBbls)

14.2 - 14.9


15.7


Natural Gas (Bcf)

82.6 - 84.6


83.6


Total (MMBoe)

28.0 - 29.0


29.6








Price Realization





Oil (differential below NYMEX WTI)

$2.75


$2.50


Natural Gas Liquids (realized % of NYMEX WTI)

36%


35%


Natural Gas (differential below NYMEX Henry Hub)

$0.75


$1.00








Costs per Boe





Lifting 

$11.15 - $13.15


$11.15 - $13.15


Production Taxes

1.15 - 1.35


1.15 - 1.35


DD&A - oil & gas

15.00 - 17.00


15.30 - 17.30


DD&A - other

2.20 - 2.40


2.20 - 2.40


Total DD&A

$17.20 - $19.40


$17.50 - $19.70


G&A - cash

3.60 - 4.00


3.60 - 4.00


G&A - stock

0.65 - 0.80


0.65 - 0.80


Total G&A

$4.25 - $4.80


$4.25 - $4.80








EBITDA from Oilfield Services and Other ($ in millions) (1)

$30


$20

Adjusted Net Income Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest ($ in millions) (2)

$110


$120

Adjusted EBITDA Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest ($ in millions)  (3)

$145


$155








Corporate Tax Rate

0%


0%

Deferral Rate

0%


0%








Capital Expenditures ($ in millions)





Exploration and Production

$1,230


$1,230


Land and Seismic

120


120


Total Exploration and Production

$1,350


$1,350


Oil Field Services

15


15


Electrical/Midstream

60


60


General Corporate

50


50


Total Capital Expenditures (excluding acquisitions)

$1,475


$1,475








(1)

EBITDA from Oilfield Services and Other is a non-GAAP financial measure as it excludes from net income interest expense, income tax expense and depreciation, depletion and amortization. The most directly comparable GAAP measure for EBITDA from Oilfield Services and Other is Net Income from Oilfield Services and Other. Information to reconcile this non-GAAP financial measure to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure is not available at this time, as management is unable to forecast the excluded items for future periods and/or does not forecast the excluded items on a segment basis.

(2) 

Adjusted Net Income Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest is a non-GAAP financial measure as it excludes gain or loss due to changes in fair value of derivative contracts and gain or loss on sale of assets. The most directly comparable GAAP measure for Adjusted Net Income Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest is Net Income Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest. Information to reconcile this non-GAAP financial measure to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure is not available at this time, as management is unable to forecast the excluded items for future periods.

(3) 

Adjusted EBITDA Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest is a non-GAAP financial measure as it excludes from net income interest expense, income tax expense, depreciation, depletion and amortization, gain or loss due to changes in fair value of derivative contracts and gain or loss on sale of assets. The most directly comparable GAAP measure for Adjusted EBITDA Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest is Net Income Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest. Information to reconcile this non-GAAP financial measure to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure is not available at this time, as management is unable to forecast the excluded items for future periods.

 

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Adjusted operating cash flow, adjusted EBITDA, pro forma adjusted EBITDA, adjusted net income and adjusted net income attributable to noncontrolling interest are non-GAAP financial measures.

The company defines adjusted operating cash flow as net cash provided by operating activities before changes in operating assets and liabilities and adjusted for cash received (paid) on financing derivatives. It defines EBITDA as net loss before income tax expense, interest expense and depreciation, depletion and amortization and accretion of asset retirement obligations. Adjusted EBITDA, as presented herein, is EBITDA excluding asset impairment, interest income, loss (gain) on derivative contracts net of cash (paid) received on settlement of derivative contracts, loss (gain) on sale of assets, transaction costs, legal settlements, consent solicitation costs, severance, loss on extinguishment of debt and other various non-cash items (including non-cash portion of noncontrolling interest and stock-based compensation). Pro forma adjusted EBITDA, as presented herein, is adjusted EBITDA excluding adjusted EBITDA attributable to properties or subsidiaries sold during the period.

Adjusted operating cash flow and adjusted EBITDA are supplemental financial measures used by the company's management and by securities analysts, investors, lenders, rating agencies and others who follow the industry as an indicator of the company's ability to internally fund exploration and development activities and to service or incur additional debt. The company also uses these measures because adjusted operating cash flow and adjusted EBITDA relate to the timing of cash receipts and disbursements that the company may not control and may not relate to the period in which the operating activities occurred. Further, adjusted operating cash flow and adjusted EBITDA allow the company to compare its operating performance and return on capital with those of other companies without regard to financing methods and capital structure. These measures should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for net cash provided by operating activities prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP"). Adjusted EBITDA should not be considered as a substitute for net income, operating income, cash flows from operating activities or any other measure of financial performance or liquidity presented in accordance with GAAP. Adjusted EBITDA excludes some, but not all, items that affect net income and operating income and these measures may vary among other companies. Therefore, the company's adjusted EBITDA may not be comparable to similarly titled measures used by other companies.

Management also uses the supplemental financial measure of adjusted net income, which excludes tax expense resulting from divestiture/acquisition, asset impairment, loss (gain) on derivative contracts net of cash (paid) received on settlement of derivative contracts, loss (gain) on sale of assets, transaction costs, legal settlements, consent solicitation costs, loss on extinguishment of debt, severance and other non-cash items from loss applicable to common stockholders. Management uses this financial measure as an indicator of the company's operational trends and performance relative to other oil and natural gas companies and believes it is more comparable to earnings estimates provided by securities analysts. Adjusted net income is not a measure of financial performance under GAAP and should not be considered a substitute for loss applicable to common stockholders.

The supplemental measure of adjusted net income attributable to noncontrolling interest is used by the company's management to measure the impact on the company's financial results of the ownership by third parties of interests in the company's less than wholly-owned consolidated subsidiaries. Adjusted net income attributable to noncontrolling interest excludes the portion of asset impairment, loss on derivative contracts net of cash (paid) received on settlement of derivative contracts, legal settlement and loss on sale of assets attributable to third-party ownership in less than wholly-owned consolidated subsidiaries from net loss attributable to noncontrolling interest. Adjusted net income attributable to noncontrolling interest is not a measure of financial performance under GAAP and should not be considered a substitute for net income attributable to noncontrolling interest.

The tables below reconcile the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures to operating cash flow, EBITDA and adjusted EBITDA, adjusted net income available to common stockholders and adjusted net income attributable to noncontrolling interest.

Reconciliation of Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities to Adjusted Operating Cash Flow






Three Months Ended June 30,


Six Months Ended June 30,






2014


2013


2014


2013






(in thousands)













Net cash provided by operating activities


$140,341


$263,226


$230,792


$384,683













Add (deduct)










Cash received (paid) on financing derivatives


-


2,520


(44,128)


5,728


Changes in operating assets and liabilities


47,042


(89,526)


136,510


(32,605)













Adjusted operating cash flow


$187,383


$176,220


$323,174


$357,806

 

Reconciliation of Net Loss to EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA and Pro Forma Adjusted EBITDA






Three Months Ended June 30,


Six Months Ended June 30,






2014


2013


2014


2013






(in thousands)













Net loss


$ (24,439)


$ (20,436)


$(152,454)


$(499,776)













Adjusted for










Income tax (benefit) expense


(1,194)


508


(1,067)


4,937


Interest expense (1)


62,018


61,809


124,341


150,643


Depreciation and amortization - other


15,411


16,022


30,933


31,358


Depreciation and depletion - oil and natural gas


97,267


138,903


212,452


296,429


Accretion of asset retirement obligations


1,065


9,800


6,811


19,579

EBITDA


150,128


206,606


221,016


3,170














Asset impairment


3,133


15,643


167,912


15,643


Interest income


(155)


(650)


(435)


(1,179)


Stock-based compensation


3,987


6,322


8,572


17,634


Loss (gain) on derivative contracts


85,292


(103,654)


127,783


(62,757)


Cash (paid) received upon settlement of derivative contracts (2)


(13,097)


17,062


(26,827)


30,560


Other non-cash (income) expense


(786)


2,555


(1,577)


51


Loss (gain) on sale of assets (3)


36


(349)


17


397,825


Transaction costs


210


1,005


237


1,629


Legal settlements


23


(97)


23


1,081


Consent solicitation costs


38


7,356


177


20,819


Effect of Annual Incentive Plan adoption


-


14,735


-


14,735


Severance


813


107,720


8,922


118,118


Loss on extinguishment of debt


-


-


-


82,005


Non-cash portion of noncontrolling interest (4)


(19,308)


(6,694)


(65,112)


(101,921)













Adjusted EBITDA


$210,314


$267,560


$ 440,708


$ 537,413













Pro forma adjustments






















Less EBITDA attributable to











Permian properties (sold 2013)


-


-


-


(50,574)



Gulf of Mexico (sold 2014)


-


(105,494)


(53,376)


(212,519)













Pro forma adjusted EBITDA


$210,314


$162,066


$ 387,332


$ 274,320













(1)

Excludes unrealized gains on interest rate swaps of $2.4 million for the six-month period ended June 30, 2013.

(2)

Excludes amounts paid upon early settlement of derivative contracts.

(3)

Includes loss on the Permian divestiture of approximately $399.1 million for the six-month period ended June 30, 2013.

(4)

Represents depreciation and depletion, impairment, loss on sale of Permian Properties (2013), loss on commodity derivative contracts net of cash (paid) received on settlement, legal settlement and income tax expense attributable to noncontrolling interests.

 

Reconciliation of Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities to Adjusted EBITDA






Three Months Ended June 30,


Six Months Ended June 30,






2014


2013


2014


2013






(in thousands)













Net cash provided by operating activities


$140,341


$263,226


$230,792


$384,683













Changes in operating assets and liabilities


47,042


(89,526)


136,510


(32,605)

Interest expense (1)


62,018


61,809


124,341


150,643

Cash (received) paid on early settlement of derivative contracts


-


(655)


25,434


28,968

Transaction costs


210


1,005


237


1,629

Legal settlements


23


(97)


23


1,081

Consent solicitation costs


38


7,356


177


20,819

Effect of Annual Incentive Plan adoption


-


14,735


-


14,735

Severance


521


62,306


6,943


65,087

Noncontrolling interest - SDT (2)


(5,154)


(11,965)


(11,691)


(23,268)

Noncontrolling interest - SDR (2)


(10,099)


(20,089)


(23,050)


(37,016)

Noncontrolling interest - PER (2)


(19,696)


(19,743)


(39,938)


(34,843)

Noncontrolling interest - Other (2)


-


(17)


(4)


5

Other non-cash items


(4,930)


(785)


(9,066)


(2,505)













Adjusted EBITDA


$210,314


$267,560


$440,708


$537,413













(1)

Excludes unrealized gains on interest rate swaps of $2.4 million for the six-month period ended June 30, 2013.

(2)

Excludes depreciation and depletion, impairment, loss on sale of Permian Properties (2013), loss on commodity derivative contracts net of cash (paid) received on settlement, legal settlement and income tax expense attributable to noncontrolling interests.

 

Reconciliation of Loss Applicable to Common Stockholders to Adjusted Net Income Available to Common Stockholders






Three Months Ended June 30,


Six Months Ended June 30,






2014


2013


2014


2013






(in thousands)

























Loss applicable to common stockholders


$(38,320)


$(34,317)


$(180,217)


$(527,539)













Benefit expense resulting from divestiture/acquisition


-


(344)


-


4,015

Asset impairment (1)


3,133


15,643


138,039


15,643

Loss (gain) on derivative contracts (1)


72,627


(93,459)


109,112


(59,236)

Cash (paid) received upon settlement of derivative contracts (1)


(9,778)


15,172


(22,580)


26,678

Loss (gain) on sale of assets (1)


36


(349)


17


326,085

Transaction costs


210


1,005


237


1,629

Legal settlements (1)


23


(49)


23


729

Consent solicitation costs


38


7,356


177


20,819

Effect of Annual Incentive Plan adoption


-


14,735


-


14,735

Severance


813


107,720


8,922


118,118

Loss on extinguishment of debt


-


-


-


82,005

Other non-cash income


(556)


(69)


(1,687)


(2,550)

Effect of income taxes


(7,953)


(2,290)


(1,722)


1,001













Adjusted net income available to common stockholders


20,273


30,754


50,321


22,132

Preferred stock dividends


13,881


13,881


27,763


27,763













Total adjusted net income


$ 34,154


$ 44,635


$   78,084


$   49,895













Weighted average number of common shares outstanding






















Basic


485,318


479,154


485,059


478,494


Diluted (2)


577,412


569,481


577,789


572,212













Total adjusted net income










Per share - basic


$     0.04


$     0.06


$      0.10


$      0.05


Per share - diluted


$     0.06


$     0.08


$      0.14


$      0.09













(1)

Excludes amounts attributable to noncontrolling interests.

(2)

Weighted average fully diluted common shares outstanding for certain periods presented includes shares that are considered antidilutive for calculating earnings per share in accordance with GAAP.

 

Reconciliation of Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest to Adjusted Net Income Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest






Three Months Ended June 30,


Six Months Ended June 30,






2014


2013


2014


2013






(in thousands)













Net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interest


$15,642


$45,121


$  9,572


$ (6,798)













Asset impairment


-


-


29,873


-

Loss on sale of assets - Permian


-


-


-


71,740

Legal settlement


-


(48)


-


352

Loss (gain) on derivative contracts


12,665


(10,195)


18,671


(3,521)

Cash (paid) received on settlement of derivative contracts


(3,319)


1,890


(4,247)


3,882














Adjusted net income attributable to noncontrolling interest


$24,988


$36,768


$53,869


$65,655

 

Conference Call Information

The company will host a conference call to discuss these results on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 8:00 am CDT. The telephone number to access the conference call from within the U.S. is 877-546-5019 and from outside the U.S. is 857-244-7551. The passcode for the call is 30169357. An audio replay of the call will be available from August 7, 2014 until 11:59 pm CDT on September 6, 2014. The number to access the conference call replay from within the U.S. is 888-286-8010 and from outside the U.S. is 617-801-6888. The passcode for the replay is 94093970.

A live audio webcast of the conference call will also be available via SandRidge's website, www.sandridgeenergy.com, under Investor Relations/Events.  The webcast will be archived for replay on the company's website for 30 days.

Conference Participation

SandRidge Energy, Inc. will participate in the following upcoming events:

  • September 3, 2014 - Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference; New York, NY

At 8:00 am Central Time on the day of each presentation, the corresponding slides and any webcast information will be accessible on the Investor Relations portion of the company's website at www.sandridgeenergy.com. Please check the website for updates regularly as this schedule is subject to change. Also, please note that SandRidge Energy, Inc. intends for its website to be used as a reliable source of information for all future events in which it may participate as well as updated presentations regarding the company. Slides and webcasts (where applicable) will be archived and available for at least 30 days after each use or presentation.

Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call

November 5, 2014 (Wednesday) – Earnings press release after market close
November 6, 2014 (Thursday) – Earnings conference call at 8:00 am CDT

 

SandRidge Energy, Inc. and Subsidiaries

Consolidated Statements of Operations

(in thousands, except per share data)








Three Months Ended June 30,


Six Months Ended June 30,







2014


2013


2014


2013







(Unaudited)

Revenues










Oil, natural gas and NGL

$339,906


$454,282


$ 745,222


$ 932,299


Drilling and services

18,852


16,078


35,932


33,448


Midstream and marketing

14,874


15,198


32,784


28,230


Construction contract

-


23,253


-


23,253


Other

1,082


4,176


3,832


7,447



Total revenues

374,714


512,987


817,770


1,024,677














Expenses










Production

58,498


116,811


157,033


249,312


Production taxes

7,840


6,564


15,647


16,003


Cost of sales

10,469


15,348


22,950


31,665


Midstream and marketing

13,254


14,927


29,254


26,730


Construction contract

-


23,253


-


23,253


Depreciation and depletion - oil and natural gas

97,267


138,903


212,452


296,429


Depreciation and amortization - other

15,411


16,022


30,933


31,358


Accretion of asset retirement obligations

1,065


9,800


6,811


19,579


Impairment

3,133


15,643


167,912


15,643


General and administrative

31,102


65,541


61,531


134,587


Employee termination benefits

813


107,720


8,922


118,118


Loss (gain) on derivative contracts

85,292


(103,654)


127,783


(62,757)


Loss (gain) on sale of assets

36


(349)


17


397,825



Total expenses

324,180


426,529


841,245


1,297,745



Income (loss) from operations

50,534


86,458


(23,475)


(273,068)














Other income (expense)









Interest expense

(61,863)


(61,159)


(123,906)


(147,069)


Loss on extinguishment of debt

-


-


-


(82,005)


Other income (expense), net

1,338


(106)


3,432


505



Total other expense

(60,525)


(61,265)


(120,474)


(228,569)

(Loss) income before income taxes

(9,991)


25,193


(143,949)


(501,637)

Income tax (benefit) expense 

(1,194)


508


(1,067)


4,937

Net (loss) income

(8,797)


24,685


(142,882)


(506,574)


Less: net income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interest

15,642


45,121


9,572


(6,798)

Net loss attributable to SandRidge Energy, Inc.

(24,439)


(20,436)


(152,454)


(499,776)

Preferred stock dividends 

13,881


13,881


27,763


27,763



Loss applicable to SandRidge Energy, Inc. common










stockholders

$ (38,320)


$ (34,317)


$(180,217)


$(527,539)

Loss per share









Basic



$    (0.08)


$    (0.07)


$     (0.37)


$     (1.10)


Diluted



$    (0.08)


$    (0.07)


$     (0.37)


$     (1.10)

Weighted average number of common shares outstanding









Basic



485,318


479,154


485,059


478,494


Diluted



485,318


479,154


485,059


478,494

 

SandRidge Energy, Inc. and Subsidiaries

Consolidated Balance Sheets

(in thousands, except per share data)








June 30,


December 31,







2014


2013







(Unaudited)



ASSETS


Current assets





Cash and cash equivalents

$   918,758


$       814,663

Accounts receivable, net

333,300


349,218

Derivative contracts

115


12,779

Costs in excess of billings and contract loss


3,435


4,079

Prepaid expenses


12,337


39,253

Other current assets

21,671


21,831



Total current assets


1,289,616


1,241,823

Oil and natural gas properties, using full cost method of accounting





Proved 

10,807,088


10,972,816


Unproved

309,043


531,606


Less: accumulated depreciation, depletion and impairment

(6,138,833)


(5,762,969)







4,977,298


5,741,453

Other property, plant and equipment, net


564,521


566,222

Derivative contracts


2,826


14,126

Other assets


78,558


121,171



Total assets


$6,912,819


$    7,684,795










LIABILITIES AND EQUITY




Current liabilities





Accounts payable and accrued expenses


$   631,658


$       812,488

Derivative contracts

56,728


34,267

Asset retirement obligations

-


87,063

Other current liabilities


19,171


-



Total current liabilities


707,557


933,818

Long-term debt


3,195,165


3,194,907

Derivative contracts


5,533


20,564

Asset retirement obligations


55,210


337,054

Other long-term obligations


19,152


22,825



Total liabilities


3,982,617


4,509,168

Commitments and contingencies





Equity







SandRidge Energy, Inc. stockholders' equity





Preferred stock, $0.001 par value, 50,000 shares authorized





8.5% Convertible perpetual preferred stock; 2,650 shares issued and outstanding at June 30,





 2014 and December 31, 2013; aggregate liquidation preference of $265,000

3


3


6.0% Convertible perpetual preferred stock; 2,000 shares issued and outstanding at June 30,





 2014 and December 31, 2013; aggregate liquidation preference of $200,000

2


2


7.0% Convertible perpetual preferred stock; 3,000 shares issued and outstanding at June 30,





 2014 and December 31, 2013; aggregate liquidation preference of $300,000

3


3


Common stock, $0.001 par value, 800,000 shares authorized; 495,687 issued and 494,546 outstanding at 





June 30, 2014 and 491,609 issued and 490,290 outstanding at December 31, 2013

485


483

Additional paid-in capital

5,307,814


5,298,301

Additional paid-in capital - stockholder receivable

(3,750)


(3,750)

Treasury stock, at cost

(7,295)


(8,770)

Accumulated deficit

(3,640,679)


(3,460,462)



Total SandRidge Energy, Inc. stockholders' equity

1,656,583


1,825,810

Noncontrolling interest


1,273,619


1,349,817



Total equity


2,930,202


3,175,627



Total liabilities and equity


$6,912,819


$    7,684,795

 

SandRidge Energy, Inc. and Subsidiaries

Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

(in thousands)








Six Months Ended June 30, 







2014


2013







(Unaudited)

CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES





Net loss

$(142,882)


$  (506,574)


Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by operating activities






Depreciation, depletion and amortization


243,385


327,787



Accretion of asset retirement obligations


6,811


19,579



Impairment


167,912


15,643



Debt issuance costs amortization


4,703


5,369



Amortization of discount, net of premium, on long-term debt

258


789



Loss on extinguishment of debt


-


82,005



Deferred income tax provision


-


4,015



Loss (gain) on derivative contracts


127,783


(62,757)



Cash paid on settlement of derivative contracts

(52,261)


(6,075)



Loss on sale of assets


17


397,825



Stock-based compensation


11,625


72,415



Other


(49)


2,057



Changes in operating assets and liabilities 

(136,510)


32,605





Net cash provided by operating activities

230,792


384,683

CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES





Capital expenditures for property, plant and equipment

(656,699)


(828,585)


Acquisitions of assets


(16,553)


(8,602)


Proceeds from sale of assets


707,799


2,563,886





Net cash provided by investing activities

34,547


1,726,699

CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES





Repayments of borrowings


-


(1,115,500)


Premium on debt redemption


-


(61,997)


Debt issuance costs


-


(91)


Proceeds from sale of royalty trust units


22,119


-


Noncontrolling interest distributions


(103,142)


(98,716)


Acquisition of ownership interest


(2,730)


-


Stock-based compensation excess tax benefit

2


-


Purchase of treasury stock


(5,602)


(28,468)


Dividends paid - preferred


(27,763)


(27,763)


Cash (paid) received on settlement of financing derivative contracts

(44,128)


5,728





Net cash used in financing activities


(161,244)


(1,326,807)

NET INCREASE IN CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS

104,095


784,575

CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS, beginning of year

814,663


309,766

CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS, end of period

$ 918,758


$1,094,341










Supplemental Disclosure of Cash Flow Information





Cash paid for interest, net of amounts capitalized

$(120,339)


$  (156,800)


Cash paid for income taxes


$    (1,932)


$      (2,525)










Supplemental Disclosure of Noncash Investing and Financing Activities





Deposit on pending sale


$             -


$  (255,000)


Change in accrued capital expenditures

$     3,989


$      52,715


Asset retirement costs capitalized


$     1,944


$        2,421

 

For further information, please contact:

Duane M. Grubert
EVP – Investor Relations and Strategy
SandRidge Energy, Inc.
123 Robert S. Kerr Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-6406
(405) 429-5515

Cautionary Note to Investors - This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including, but not limited to, the information appearing under the heading "Operational Guidance." These statements express a belief, expectation or intention and are generally accompanied by words that convey projected future events or outcomes. The forward-looking statements include projections and estimates of net income and EBITDA, drilling plans, oil and natural gas production, derivative transactions, pricing differentials, operating costs, general and administrative costs, capital spending, tax rates, and descriptions of our development plans and appraisal programs. We have based these forward-looking statements on our current expectations and assumptions and analyses made by us in light of our experience and our perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors we believe are appropriate under the circumstances. However, whether actual results and developments will conform with our expectations and predictions is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including the volatility of oil and natural gas prices, our success in discovering, estimating, developing and replacing oil and natural gas reserves, actual decline curves and the actual effect of adding compression to natural gas wells, the availability and terms of capital, the ability of counterparties to transactions with us to meet their obligations, our timely execution of hedge transactions, credit conditions of global capital markets, changes in economic conditions, the amount and timing of future development costs, the availability and demand for alternative energy sources, regulatory changes, including those related to carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emissions, and other factors, many of which are beyond our control. We refer you to the discussion of risk factors in Part I, Item 1A - "Risk Factors" of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013. All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements. The actual results or developments anticipated may not be realized or, even if substantially realized, they may not have the expected consequences to or effects on our company or our business or operations. Such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

SandRidge Energy, Inc. is an oil and natural gas company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with its principal focus on exploration and production. SandRidge and its subsidiaries also own and operate gas gathering and processing facilities and conduct marketing operations. In addition, Lariat Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SandRidge, owns and operates a drilling rig and related oil field services business. SandRidge focuses its exploration and production activities in the Mid-Continent region of the United States. SandRidge's internet address is www.sandridgeenergy.com.

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