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Halliburton Announces Second Quarter 2019 Results

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  • Reported net income of $0.09 per diluted share
  • Adjusted net income of $0.35 per diluted share, excluding impairments and other charges

 

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) announced today net income of $75 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2019. This compares to net income for the first quarter of 2019 of $152 million, or $0.17 per diluted share. Adjusted net income for the second quarter of 2019, excluding impairments and other charges, was $303 million, or $0.35 per diluted share. This compares to adjusted net income for the first quarter of 2019 of $201 million, or $0.23 per diluted share. Reported operating income was $303 million during the second quarter of 2019, compared to reported operating income of $365 million in the first quarter of 2019. Excluding impairments and other charges, adjusted operating income was $550 million for the second quarter of 2019 compared to $426 million for the first quarter of 2019.

"Halliburton's execution in the second quarter was outstanding and I am pleased with our results. We continue to build on the growth momentum internationally and successfully manage the market dynamics in North America," commented Jeff Miller, Chairman, President and CEO.

"Total company revenue was $5.9 billion and adjusted operating income was $550 million, representing increases of 3% and 29%, respectively, compared to the first quarter of 2019.

"International revenue increased 6% sequentially, confirming our expectation of high single-digit international growth for all of 2019. Momentum is building internationally and activity improvement should continue into 2020. Halliburton has the footprint and the expanded technology portfolio to capitalize on this international growth.

"I'm pleased with how Halliburton performed in North America in the second quarter. Both of our divisions made meaningful contributions to growing North America revenue and margins in the second quarter. We are successfully executing our strategy of controlling what we can control and managing our business to perform well in any market conditions.

"As international growth continues and North American unconventionals mature, we remain focused on delivering consistent execution, generating superior financial performance and providing industry-leading shareholder returns," concluded Miller.

Operating Segments

Completion and Production

Completion and Production revenue in the second quarter of 2019 was $3.8 billion, an increase of $143 million, or 4%, when compared to the first quarter of 2019, while operating income was $470 million, an increase of $102 million, or 28%. These improvements were primarily driven by increased cementing activity and completion tool sales internationally, higher artificial lift activity in North America, increased stimulation activity in North America and Middle East/Asia, and increased pipeline services in Europe/Africa/CIS. This was offset by reduced stimulation activity in Latin America.

Drilling and Evaluation

Drilling and Evaluation revenue in the second quarter of 2019 was $2.1 billion, an increase of $50 million, or 2%, when compared to the first quarter of 2019, while operating income was $145 million, an increase of $22 million, or 18%. These improvements were primarily driven by increased wireline activity globally, improved drilling activity in North America, Latin America and Europe/Africa/CIS, and higher project management activity in Middle East/Asia. Partially offsetting these increases were reduced fluids activity in Latin America and North America and lower software revenue globally.

Geographic Regions

North America

North America revenue in the second quarter of 2019 was $3.3 billion, a 2% increase when compared to the first quarter of 2019. Improvements were primarily driven by higher stimulation, artificial lift and wireline activity in North America land and higher drilling activity in the Gulf of Mexico. These improvements were partially offset by lower software revenue across the region and reduced fluids activity in the Gulf of Mexico.

International

International revenue in the second quarter of 2019 was $2.6 billion, a 6% increase when compared to the first quarter of 2019, resulting primarily from higher completion tool sales and increased cementing, project management, and fluids activity in the Eastern Hemisphere, coupled with improved stimulation activity in Middle East/Asia and higher wireline activity across all regions. These improvements were partially offset by reduced fluids activity in Latin America and lower software revenue internationally.

Latin America revenue in the second quarter of 2019 was $571 million, a 3% decrease sequentially, resulting primarily from lower software revenue and reduced fluids activity throughout the region and reduced stimulation activity in Argentina. These reductions were partially offset by increased drilling and wireline activity in Mexico and higher cementing activity and completion tool sales in Argentina.

Europe/Africa/CIS revenue in the second quarter of 2019 was $823 million, a 10% increase sequentially, primarily driven by higher activity across multiple product service lines in the North Sea and increased well construction services in Russia, partially offset by reduced software revenue throughout the region.

Middle East/Asia revenue in the second quarter of 2019 was $1.2 billion, a 7% increase sequentially, largely resulting from higher completion tool sales and increased pressure pumping, wireline, and project management activity throughout the region, coupled with improved drilling activity in Asia. These improvements were partially offset by lower drilling activity in the Middle East.

Corporate and Other Events

Halliburton recognized company-wide impairments and other charges during the second quarter of 2019 of $247 million, pre-tax. These charges consisted primarily of asset impairments and severance costs, as the company continues to adjust its cost structure and footprint to the current operating environment.

During the second quarter of 2019, Halliburton repurchased approximately 4.5 million shares of common stock at a total cost of $100 million.

Selective Technology & Highlights

  • Halliburton acquired the PROMORE downhole pressure gauge business. PROMORE is a leader in the application of permanent well monitoring systems and will be a part of Halliburton's Intelligent Completions group. The addition of PROMORE technologies aligns with the strategic focus within Halliburton Completion Tools on sensors and digitalization.
  • Halliburton released Flex™ Managed Pressure Drilling System (MPD), a scalable and mobile technology that can be configured to address specific operator challenges and deliver greater rig efficiency. The tiered system allows operators to select the right level of service to help maximize the cost/benefit of managed pressure drilling services.
  • The Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (SKK Migas), an institution established by the government of the Republic of Indonesia, selected Halliburton's Landmark software technology for end-to-end workflow solutions. SKK Migas adopted the DecisionSpace® suite of software to improve exploration and production efficiency through data analytics, integration and cross-disciplinary collaboration.
  • Halliburton introduced the Elect® frac sleeve, a monobore sleeve solution that enables unlimited stage count in multistage fracturing operations. The Elect frac sleeve is an evolutionary step in completion sleeves, supporting greater flexibility for highly optimized reservoir access with pinpoint well stimulation options.
  • Halliburton announced the execution of an integrated offshore drilling services contract with Kuwait Oil Company for six high-pressure high-temperature exploration wells on two jack-up rigs in the Arabian Gulf. Under the contract, which includes a three-year term with a six-month extension option, Halliburton will provide well construction, well testing, coring, coiled tubing, and the majority of offshore logistical services.

About Halliburton

Founded in 1919, Halliburton celebrates its 100 years of service as one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With approximately 60,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities in more than 80 countries, the company helps its customers maximize value throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production throughout the life of the asset. Visit the company's website at www.halliburton.com. Connect with Halliburton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

NOTE: The statements in this press release that are not historical statements, including statements regarding future financial performance, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. These statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the company's control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from the results expressed or implied by the statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the continuation or suspension of our stock repurchase program, the amount, the timing and the trading prices of Halliburton common stock, and the availability and alternative uses of cash; changes in the demand for or price of oil and/or natural gas; potential catastrophic events related to our operations, and related indemnification and insurance matters; protection of intellectual property rights and against cyber-attacks; compliance with environmental laws; changes in government regulations and regulatory requirements, particularly those related to oil and natural gas exploration, radioactive sources, explosives, chemicals, hydraulic fracturing services, and climate-related initiatives; the impact of federal tax reform, compliance with laws related to income taxes and assumptions regarding the generation of future taxable income; risks of international operations, including risks relating to unsettled political conditions, war, the effects of terrorism, foreign exchange rates and controls, international trade and regulatory controls and sanctions, and doing business with national oil companies; weather-related issues, including the effects of hurricanes and tropical storms; changes in capital spending by customers; delays or failures by customers to make payments owed to us; execution of long-term, fixed-price contracts; structural changes and infrastructure issues in the oil and natural gas industry; maintaining a highly skilled workforce; availability and cost of raw materials; agreement with respect to and completion of potential acquisitions and integration and success of acquired businesses and operations of joint ventures. Halliburton's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018, Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, recent Current Reports on Form 8-K and other Securities and Exchange Commission filings discuss some of the important risk factors identified that may affect Halliburton's business, results of operations, and financial condition. Halliburton undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.

HALLIBURTON COMPANY

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations

(Millions of dollars and shares except per share data)

(Unaudited)

 

Three Months Ended

 

June 30

 

March 31

 

2019

 

2018

 

2019

Revenue:

 

 

 

 

 

Completion and Production

$

3,805

 

 

$

4,164

 

 

$

3,662

 

Drilling and Evaluation

2,125

 

 

1,983

 

 

2,075

 

Total revenue

$

5,930

 

 

$

6,147

 

 

$

5,737

 

Operating income:

 

 

 

 

 

Completion and Production

$

470

 

 

$

669

 

 

$

368

 

Drilling and Evaluation

145

 

 

191

 

 

123

 

Corporate and other

(65

)

 

(71

)

 

(65

)

Impairments and other charges (a)

(247

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