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PHX Energy Announces Strongest Fourth Quarter and Year End Results In Its History

PHX Energy Services Corp.
PHX Energy Services Corp.

Capital Expenditures

Capital Expenditures
Capital Expenditures

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Fourth Quarter Highlights

  • For the three-month period ended December 31, 2022, PHX Energy generated consolidated revenue of $157.8 million, the highest level of quarterly revenue in the Corporation’s history and an increase of 54 percent from the fourth quarter of 2021.

  • Adjusted EBITDA(1) from continuing operations increased to $33.9 million, 21 percent of consolidated revenue(1). This is also PHX Energy’s highest level of quarterly adjusted EBITDA and all-time record as a percentage of consolidated revenue. Included in the 2022-quarter’s adjusted EBITDA is $6.9 million in cash-settled share-based compensation expense. Excluding cash-settled share-based compensation expense, adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations(1) in the fourth quarter of 2022 was $40.8 million, 26 percent of consolidated revenue.

  • Earnings from continuing operations doubled to $20.3 million in the 2022-quarter from $9.3 million in the 2021 three-month period.

  • PHX Energy’s strong momentum in the US continued, with the Corporation’s US division generating its highest quarterly revenue for the fourth consecutive quarter. US revenue was $125.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2022, representing 80 percent of consolidated revenue.

  • The US dollar remained strong and continued to have a favorable impact to the 2022-quarter’s financial results. In the 2022 three-month period, the average US dollar to Canadian dollar foreign exchange rate was 1.36 compared to 1.26 in the 2021-period.

  • The Corporation generated excess cash flow(2) of $14.3 million, a 119 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2021.

  • In the 2022-quarter, PHX Energy paid $5.1 million in dividends which is double the dividends paid in the same 2021-quarter. On December 15, 2022, the Corporation declared a dividend of $0.15 per share or $7.6 million, paid on January 16, 2023 to shareholders of record on December 30, 2022.

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Year End Highlights

  • For the year ended December 31, 2022, PHX Energy generated consolidated revenue of $535.7 million, the highest level of annual revenue in the Corporation’s history and an increase of 58 percent from 2021.

  • Adjusted EBITDA(1) from continuing operations increased to $92.7 million, 17 percent of consolidated revenue(1). This is also PHX Energy’s highest level of annual adjusted EBITDA. Included in the 2022-year’s adjusted EBITDA is $24.6 million in cash-settled share-based compensation expense. Excluding cash-settled share-based compensation expense, adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations(1) in the 2022-year was $117.3 million, 22 percent of consolidated revenue.

  • Earnings from continuing operations increased to $44.3 million in the 2022 twelve-month period from $23.3 million in the comparative 2021-period, a 90 percent increase. This is an all-time record level of annual earnings for the Corporation.

  • The Corporation maintained a strong financial position with working capital(2) of $94.3 million and net debt(2) of $4.5 million with credit facility capacity in excess of $57 million as at December 31, 2022.

PHX Energy achieved these financial results despite continued constraints in activity and equipment utilization that resulted from ongoing supply chain challenges and inflation. The resulting increased costs and component shortages with certain suppliers are expected to have less of an impact in 2023 and the Corporation will continue to leverage its strong market position and implement strategies to mitigate the impacts to its operations.

Financial Highlights
(Stated in thousands of dollars except per share amounts, percentages and shares outstanding)

Three-month periods ended December 31,

 

 

Years ended December 31,

 

 

2022

 

2021

 

% Change

 

 

2022

 

2021

 

% Change

 

Operating Results – Continuing Operations

(unaudited)

 

(unaudited)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

157,758

 

102,296

 

54

 

 

535,745

 

339,946

 

58

 

Earnings

20,333

 

9,330

 

118

 

 

44,311

 

23,318

 

90

 

Earnings per share – diluted

0.39

 

0.18

 

117

 

 

0.87

 

0.45

 

93

 

Adjusted EBITDA (1)

33,874

 

17,410

 

95

 

 

92,719

 

60,164

 

54

 

Adjusted EBITDA per share – diluted (1)

0.66

 

0.34

 

94

 

 

1.83

 

1.16

 

58

 

Adjusted EBITDA as a percentage of
    revenue (1)

21%

 

17%

 

 

 

17%

 

18%

 

 

Cash Flow – Continuing Operations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from operating activities

8,970

 

12,968

 

(31

)

 

38,338

 

45,548

 

(16

)

Funds from operations (2)

25,068

 

13,772

 

82

 

 

72,482

 

51,211

 

42

 

Funds from operations per share – diluted (3)

0.49

 

0.27

 

81

 

 

1.43

 

0.99

 

44

 

Dividends paid per share (3)

0.10

 

0.05

 

100

 

 

0.300

 

0.125

 

140

 

Dividends paid

5,078

 

2,505

 

103

 

 

15,148

 

6,291

 

141

 

Capital expenditures

21,474

 

11,122

 

93

 

 

73,525

 

35,281

 

108

 

Excess cash flow (2)

14,268

 

6,513

 

119

 

 

21,113

 

22,850

 

(8

)

Financial Position, December 31,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Working capital (2)

 

 

 

 

94,339

 

57,872

 

63

 

Net debt (Net cash) (2)

 

 

 

 

4,484

 

(24,829

)

n.m.

 

Shareholders’ equity

 

 

 

 

176,878

 

134,432

 

32

 

Common shares outstanding

 

 

 

 

50,896,175

 

47,978,662

 

6

 

n.m. – not meaningful

Outlook

2022 was undoubtedly the strongest year in our history, as we set many all-time financial records, and built upon our position as a market leader while maintaining our balance sheet strength. With the high level of performance achieved, we are positioned to continue to leverage our operational strength to create further growth while upholding our commitment to reward shareholders.

  • In 2023, we anticipate that the accelerated growth in industry activity will stabilize, plateauing at an average of 1,000 active rigs per day in North America. We believe that this will be the result of a weakening in commodity prices, but even with these lower rates the industry will remain in a healthy position that will support further growth, particularly in our US division.

  • Through 2022 our premium technology remained in high demand and our fleet operated at capacity, even as new assets were brought online, as this demand outpaced our supply with climbing rig counts. Supply chain product and component shortages delayed the delivery of some of the 2022 capital expenditures, and we anticipate receiving these deliveries in the first half of 2023.

  • We believe the 2023 capital expenditure program will allow us to meet the ongoing demand for our premium technology as operators continue to seek technologies, like ours, that increase the speed at which they drill. In 2023, we anticipate growing our market share as the industry activity flattens and we will see the full benefit from the record level of net capital expenditures in 2022 and expenditures planned for 2023.

  • We will continue to diligently act to protect our operating margins as inflation continues to be a prominent factor in all aspects of our business. Our supply chain department will work proactively to control costs and inventory levels, and as in the previous year, we will strive to implement purchasing and marketing strategies to offset further cost increases.

  • The strength of our US operations led to all-time record divisional revenue being achieved in 2022, and even with this growth we only touched 10 percent of rigs in the US land market with our technology, including full service work and motor rentals. There is another 90 percent of this market that we believe we can gain a portion of, leveraging our strong brand and premium technologies to generate opportunities for greater revenue streams with attractive margins. Additionally, similar opportunities continue to exist in select international markets.

  • We are committed to maintaining one of the strongest balance sheets in the sector with minimal or no net debt, remaining disciplined in our approach to capital spending, and focused on profitability while providing shareholders attractive total return. We intend to continue to do so through our Return of Capital Strategy (“ROCS”) which will potentially allow us to return up to 70 percent of excess cash flow to shareholders through both base dividend, and the possibility of special dividends (more information on the ROCS can be found in the Return of Capital Strategy section of this document).

We believe we are strategically positioned to continue our successes and remain the leader in our sector in 2023. We employ an exceptional team of people who embody a culture of superior customer service and operational excellence. We believe their unwavering focus on utilizing our industry-leading technology and expertise to deliver faster, more efficient drilling operations will continue to generate strong revenue and profitability in the upcoming year. We will remain diligent in leveraging these operational strengths to maintain our healthy financial position and to allow us to execute on strategies that will fulfill our commitment to shareholder returns, as described in the ROCS.

Michael Buker, President        
February 28, 2023

Overall Performance

In the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, PHX Energy achieved the highest level of quarterly and annual revenue and adjusted EBITDA(1) in its history.

In the fourth quarter of 2022, the Corporation generated consolidated revenue of $157.8 million, an increase of 54 percent as compared to $102.3 million in the 2021-quarter. Consolidated operating days grew by 24 percent to 7,509 days from 6,070 days in the corresponding 2021-quarter. For the year ended December 31, 2022, the Corporation’s consolidated revenue increased by 58 percent to $535.7 million from $340 million in 2021. PHX Energy’s activity levels grew by 33 percent with consolidated operating days increasing to 28,368 days in 2022 from 21,310 days in 2021. Revenue growth in both the 2022-quarter and year were primarily driven by: stronger industry activity; increased capacity in the Corporation’s high performance technologies, in particular, the Atlas High Performance motors (“Atlas”), Velocity Real-Time systems (“Velocity”), and PowerDrive Orbit Rotary Steerable Systems (“RSS”); and pricing increases that were achieved as a result of the strong demand for PHX Energy’s premium technologies and targeted marketing efforts to help mitigate inflationary costs.

For the fourth consecutive quarter, PHX Energy’s US operations generated its highest quarterly revenue in the Corporation’s history. In the 2022 three-month period, US revenue grew by 57 percent to $125.7 million (2021 - $79.9 million) while US operating days increased by 28 percent to 4,843 (2021 – 3,783). In the 2022-quarter, revenue from the Corporation’s US division represented 80 percent of consolidated revenue (2021 – 76 percent).

The Corporation’s Canadian division also experienced growth in the quarter generating revenue of $30.7 million, a 37 percent increase from $22.5 million in the same 2021-quarter. PHX Energy’s Canadian segment recorded 2,571 operating days in the 2022-quarter, a 12 percent increase from the 2,287 operating days realized in the comparable 2021-period.

Throughout 2022, the Corporation implemented strategies to mitigate the negative impacts of supply chain challenges and inflationary pressures. These strategies, together with growth in revenue and activity, helped yield record results in profitability. In the fourth quarter of 2022, adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations increased by 95 percent to $33.9 million (21 percent of revenue) from $17.4 million (17 percent of revenue) in the same 2021-quarter, while earnings from continuing operations doubled to $20.3 million from $9.3 million in the comparable 2021-period. For the year ended December 31, 2022, PHX Energy realized adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $92.7 million (17 percent of revenue), a 54 percent improvement compared to the $60.2 million (18 percent of revenue) reported in the 2021-year. Earnings from continuing operations for the 2022-year increased to $44.3 million from $23.3 million in the 2021-year. Included in the 2021-year adjusted EBITDA and earnings from continuing operations is $8.8 million of government grants compared to $0.3 million included in the 2022-year. Also included in the 2022 three and twelve-month period adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations is cash-settled share-based compensation expense of $6.9 million (2021 - $3 million) and $24.6 million (2021 - $12.9 million), respectively. Excluding cash-settled share-based compensation expense, adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations for the three and twelve-month period ended December 31, 2022 is $40.8 million (2021 - $20.4 million) and $117.3 million (2021 - $73.1 million), respectively.

The Corporation continued to maintain a strong financial position with working capital of $94.3 million and net debt of $4.5 million with available credit facilities in excess of $57 million.

Dividends
In November 2022, the Board approved another increase to the Corporation’s quarterly dividend to $0.15 per common share from $0.10 per common share, which commenced with the dividend payable January 16, 2023 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 30, 2022. An aggregate of $7.6 million was paid on January 16, 2023. This is the fourth dividend increase since its re-instatement in December 2020 and is a 500 percent increase from the dividend payable on December 31, 2020.

Return of Capital Strategy
In the fourth quarter of 2022, PHX Energy’s Board approved a Return of Capital Strategy (“ROCS”) that establishes the Corporation’s intention for creating unprecedented shareholder returns. Highlights of the ROCS include:

  • Maintaining a strong balance sheet with little to no bank debt.

  • Growth capital expenditures will be available for expanding the fleet in the most attractive basins.

  • Base dividends will remain a focus.

  • Special dividends may be considered with available excess cash.

  • Share buy backs may be considered if deemed accretive.

The Return of Capital Strategy approved by the Board will potentially allow up to 70 percent of 2023 excess cash flow(2) to be used for shareholder returns.

Capital Spending
For the year ended December 31, 2022, the Corporation spent $73.5 million in capital expenditures, of which $48.5 million was spent on growing the Corporation’s fleet of drilling equipment (2021 - $23.1 million) and the remaining $25 million was spent on maintaining capacity in the Corporation’s fleet of drilling and other equipment and replacing equipment lost downhole during drilling operations (2021 - $12.2 million). With proceeds on disposition of drilling and other equipment of $27.5 million, the Corporation’s net capital expenditures(2) for the 2022-year were $46.1 million (2021 - $22.9 million). Capital expenditures in the 2022-year were primarily directed towards Atlas motors, Velocity systems, and RSS. PHX Energy funded capital spending primarily using cash flows from operating activities, proceeds on disposition of drilling equipment, and its credit facilities when required.

The approved capital expenditure budget for the 2022-year was $85 million. Due to global supply chain disruptions, the Corporation received only $73.5 million of drilling and other equipment in 2022. The remaining $11.5 million from the 2022 budget has been carried forward into the 2023 capital expenditure budget. As a result of this carry over, PHX Energy now anticipates spending $61.5 million, previously announced $50 million, in capital expenditures during 2023. Of the total expenditures, $41.8 million is expected to be allocated to growth capital and the remaining $19.7 million is expected to be allocated towards maintenance of the existing fleet of drilling and other equipment and replacement of equipment lost downhole during drilling operations. The maintenance capital amount could increase throughout the year should there be more downhole equipment losses than forecasted. These increases would likely be funded by proceeds on disposition of drilling equipment.

As at December 31, 2022, the Corporation has capital commitments to purchase drilling and other equipment for $43.3 million, $19.6 million of which is growth capital and includes $14.4 million for performance drilling motors and $5.2 million for other equipment.   Equipment on order as at December 31, 2022 is expected to be delivered within the first half of 2023.

The Corporation currently possesses approximately 647 Atlas motors, comprised of various configurations including its 5.13", 5.25", 5.76", 6.63", 7.12", 7.25", 8" and 9" Atlas motors, 112 Velocity systems, and 51 PowerDrive Orbit RSS, the largest independent fleet in North America.

Supply Chain Disruptions and Inflation
Throughout 2022, industry and economic conditions continued to improve as most of the COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted by governments. However, supply chain challenges escalated and continued to create shortages and inflation related to the products and services required within the energy sector, including those within the Corporation’s supply chain. These shortages resulted in increased turn-around times for servicing the Corporation’s premium technologies and in turn limited equipment utilization and constrained activity growth. Inflationary pressures led to overall cost increases and have negatively impacted the Corporation’s margins.

PHX Energy has been proactive with efforts to lessen the supply chain disruptions’ impact on its operations. Specifically, the Corporation has maintained higher minimum safety stock levels and taken advantage of pre-ordering materials to manufacture technology and obtain bulk discounts, and as a result, inventory levels have increased by 72 percent from $36.7 million at the end of 2021 to $63.1 million at December 31, 2022. In addition, to mitigate the impact of inflationary costs and to protect its margins, the Corporation also continues to pursue pricing increases where possible.

Additional information regarding certain material risks and uncertainties, and their impact on the Corporation’s business can be found throughout this document, including under the headings “Capital Spending”, “Operating Costs and Expenses”, and “Outlook”.

Shares Held in Trust
During the 2022-year, the Corporation equity settled a portion of its outstanding Retention Awards (“RA”) granted under its Retention Award Plan (the “RAP”). Pursuant to RA settlements, 2,277,875 common shares were released from the independent trustee in 2022 to settle $14.6 million in RAP liabilities. The independent trustee acquires common shares on the open market from time-to-time for the potential settlement of future share-based compensation obligations of the Corporation. For the twelve-month period ended December 31, 2022, the trustee purchased 626,400 common shares for a total cost of $4.1 million. As at December 31, 2022, 11,064 common shares were held in trust for purposes of the RAP.

Normal Course Issuer Bid
During the third quarter of 2022, the TSX approved the renewal of PHX Energy’s Normal Course Issuer Bid (“NCIB”) to purchase for cancellation, from time-to-time, up to a maximum of 3,622,967 common shares, representing 10 percent of the Corporation’s public float of Common Shares as at August 3, 2022. The NCIB commenced on August 16, 2022 and will terminate on August 15, 2023 or such earlier time as the NCIB is completed or terminated by PHX Energy. Purchases of common shares are to be made on the open market through the facilities of the TSX and through alternative trading systems. The price which PHX Energy is to pay for any common shares purchased is to be at the prevailing market price on the TSX or alternate trading systems at the time of such purchase.

For the year ended December 31, 2022, the Corporation did not repurchase shares through its previous or current NCIB. Pursuant to the previous NCIB, 1,499,900 common shares were purchased during the 2021-year by the Corporation and cancelled.

Non-GAAP and Other Financial Measures

Throughout this document, PHX Energy uses certain measures to analyze financial performance, financial position, and cash flow. These Non-GAAP and other specified financial measures do not have standardized meanings prescribed under Canadian generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) and include Non-GAAP Financial Measures and Ratios, Capital Management Measures and Supplementary Financial Measures (collectively referred to as “Non-GAAP and Other Financial Measures”). These non-GAAP and other specified financial measures include, but are not limited to, adjusted EBITDA, adjusted EBITDA per share, adjusted EBITDA as a percentage of revenue, gross profit as a percentage of revenue excluding depreciation and amortization and government grants, selling, general and administrative (“SG&A”) costs excluding share-based compensation as a percentage of revenue, funds from operations, funds from operations per share, excess cash flow, net capital expenditures, net debt, and working capital. Management believes that these measures provide supplemental financial information that is useful in the evaluation of the Corporation’s operations and are commonly used by other oil and natural gas service companies. Investors should be cautioned, however, that these measures should not be construed as alternatives to measures determined in accordance with GAAP as an indicator of PHX Energy’s performance. The Corporation’s method of calculating these measures may differ from that of other organizations, and accordingly, such measures may not be comparable. Please refer to the “Non-GAAP and Other Financial Measures” section of this document for applicable definitions, rationale for use, method of calculation and reconciliations where applicable.

Revenue

(Stated in thousands of dollars)

Three-month periods ended December 31,

Years ended December 31,

 

2022

2021

% Change

 

2022

2021

% Change

Revenue

157,758

102,296

54

 

535,745

339,946

58

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, PHX Energy achieved its highest-ever quarterly and annual revenue, surpassing the previous records set in the fourth quarter and year ended 2014. For the three-month period ended December 31, 2022, consolidated revenue increased by 54 percent to $157.8 million compared to $102.3 million in the corresponding 2021-quarter. For the year ended December 31, 2022, consolidated revenue was $535.7 million, an increase of 58 percent, compared to $340 million in 2021. In the 2022-quarter and year, PHX Energy continued to expand its fleet capacity to address the strong growing demand for its premium technologies as the North American industry’s rig count continued to improve with the support of robust commodity prices.

During the fourth quarter of 2022, the Western Texas Intermediate (“WTI”) crude oil price was 7 percent higher than in the 2021-quarter averaging USD $83/bbl (2021-quarter – USD $77/bbl) and the Western Canadian Select (“WCS”) oil prices declined by 7 percent, averaging CAD$74/bbl (2021-quarter – CAD $79/bbl) (Source: Peters & Co. Limited, Energy Update, 01-23-23). Industry activity levels in both Canada and the US improved quarter-over-quarter. In the US, the 2022 fourth quarter average number of rigs operating per day was 776 (2021-quarter – 559 rigs) while in Canada, the average for the same period was 199 (2021-quarter – 159 rigs) (Source: Baker Hughes, North American Rotary Rig Count, Jan 2000 - Current, https://rigcount.bakerhughes.com/na-rig-count). In comparison, the Corporation’s consolidated operating days grew by 24 percent to 7,509 days in the 2022 three-month period from 6,070 days in the corresponding 2021-period. For the year-ended December 31, 2022, there were 28,368 consolidated operating days recorded which is 33 percent more than the 21,310 days in the 2021-year.

The record quarterly and annual revenue achieved in 2022 were also supported by pricing increases realized during these periods and the favorable impact of the US dollar strengthening in the 2022-periods relative to 2021. Average consolidated revenue per day(3), excluding the motor rental division in the US, for the three-month period ended December 31, 2022, was $19,974 an increase of 24 percent as compared to $16,122 in the 2021-quarter. The 2022 annual average consolidated revenue per day, excluding the motor rental division in the US, was $18,097 compared to $15,298 in 2021, an 18 percent increase.

Operating Costs and Expenses

(Stated in thousands of dollars except percentages)

 

Three-month periods ended December 31,

 

Years ended December 31,

 

 

2022

 

2021

 

% Change

 

 

2022

 

2021

 

% Change

 

Direct costs

121,906

 

82,138

 

48

 

 

426,107

 

270,637

 

57

 

Depreciation & amortization drilling and other equipment (included in direct costs)

8,876

 

6,898

 

29

 

 

32,119

 

25,860

 

24

 

Depreciation & amortization right-of-use asset (included in direct costs)

805

 

837

 

(4)

 

 

3,235

 

3,336

 

(3)

 

Gross profit as a percentage of revenue excluding depreciation & amortization and government grants(1)

29%

 

27%

 

 

 

27%

 

27%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct costs are comprised of field and shop expenses and include depreciation and amortization on the Corporation’s equipment and right-of-use assets. For the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, direct costs increased by 48 and 57 percent, respectively. Higher direct costs in both periods were largely driven by activity growth, greater depreciation and amortization expenses on drilling and other equipment, and rising costs related to personnel, repair parts, and equipment rentals as a result of inflation. In the 2022-year, PHX Energy’s equipment rental costs increased to 7 percent of consolidated revenue from 6 percent in 2021.

The Corporation’s depreciation and amortization on drilling and other equipment for the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, increased by 29 percent and 24 percent, respectively with a significant number of fixed assets received throughout 2022 as the capital expenditure program was increased to help mitigate supply chain challenges and increase capacity to meet growing demand.

In the three and twelve-month periods of 2022, gross profit as a percentage of revenue excluding depreciation and amortization and government grants was 29 percent and 27 percent, respectively, compared to 27 percent in both corresponding 2021 periods. Included in the 2021-year’s direct costs are $6.5 million in government grants. Despite the negative impacts of inflation, PHX Energy was able to sustain and improve profitability levels through effective implementation of various strategies to soften the impact of rising costs, including but not limited to, volume discounts and continuous efforts to achieve cost efficiencies across all major aspects in the Corporation’s operations.

(Stated in thousands of dollars except percentages)

 

Three-month periods ended December 31,

Years ended December 31,

 

2022

 

2021

 

% Change

 

2022

 

2021

 

% Change

Selling, general and administrative (“SG&A”) costs

19,365

 

13,044

 

48

 

68,901

 

44,982

 

53

Cash-settled share-based compensation (included in SG&A costs)

6,938

 

2,972

 

133

 

24,568

 

12,889

 

91

Equity-settled share-based compensation (included in SG&A costs)

58

 

49

 

18

 

451

 

384

 

17

SG&A costs excluding share-based compensation as a percentage of revenue(1)

8%

 

10%

 

 

 

8%

 

9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, SG&A costs were $19.4 million and $68.9 million, respectively, as compared to $13 million and $45 million in the corresponding 2021-periods. In both 2022-periods, higher SG&A costs were primarily a result of greater personnel costs necessary to support activity growth and increased compensation expenses related to cash-settled share-based awards. SG&A costs in the 2021-year also included $1.9 million of government grants.

Cash-settled share-based compensation relates to the Corporation’s retention awards and are measured at fair value. For the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, the related compensation expense recognized by PHX Energy was $6.9 million (2021 - $3 million) and $24.6 million (2021 - $12.9 million), respectively. Changes in cash-settled share-based compensation expense in the 2022-periods were mainly driven by increases in the Corporation’s share price period-over-period. There were 2,845,191 retention awards outstanding as at December 31, 2022 (2021 – 3,267,579). Excluding share-based compensation, SG&A costs as a percentage of revenue for the 2022 three and twelve-month periods improved to 8 percent in both periods as compared to 10 percent and 9 percent, respectively, in the corresponding 2021-periods.

(Stated in thousands of dollars)

 

Three-month periods ended December 31,

Years ended December 31,

 

2022

2021

% Change

 

2022

2021

% Change

Research and development expense

1,184

1,049

13

 

3,723

2,774

34

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Throughout the 2022-year with the increase in activity levels and the capacity of the premium technology fleet, PHX Energy’s research and development (“R&D”) department worked on a greater number of initiatives to improve the reliability of equipment, reduce costs to operations, and develop new technologies. To support these initiatives, greater personnel related costs and prototype expenses were necessary. For the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, PHX Energy’s R&D expenditures increased to $1.2 million and $3.7 million, respectively, from $1 million and $2.8 million in the corresponding 2021-periods. R&D expenses in the 2022 twelve-month period included $0.2 million of government grants (2021 – $0.4 million).

(Stated in thousands of dollars)

 

Three-month periods ended December 31,

Years ended December 31,

 

 

2022

2021

% Change

 

2022

2021

% Change

 

Finance expense

487

115

n.m.

 

1,360

494

175

 

Finance expense lease liabilities

525

516

2

 

2,032

2,125

(4

)

n.m. – not meaningful

Finance expense mainly relates to interest charges on the Corporation’s credit facilities. For the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, finance expense increased to $0.5 million (2021 - $0.1 million) and $1.4 million (2021 - $0.5 million), respectively, primarily due to higher drawings on the credit facilities that were used to fund PHX Energy’s capital spending. Rising variable interest rates on the Corporation’s operating and syndicated facilities also contributed to the increase in finance expense in both 2022-periods.

Finance expense lease liabilities relate to interest expenses incurred on lease liabilities. For both the three and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2022, finance expense lease liabilities were relatively flat at $0.5 million and $2 million, respectively (2021 - $0.5 million and $2.1 million, respectively).

(Stated in thousands of dollars)

Three-month periods ended December 31,

 

 

Years ended December 31,

 

 

 

2022

 

2021

 

 

2022

 

2021

 

Net gain on disposition of drilling equipment

 

(8,693

)

(3,483

)

 

(19,492

)

(7,746

)

Foreign exchange loss

 

5

 

100

 

 

287

 

85

 

Recovery of bad debts

 

(11

)

(2

)

 

(13

)

(281

)

Other

 

-

 

-

 

 

(512

)

-

 

Other income

 

(8,699

)

(3,385

)

 

(19,730

)

(7,942

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, the Corporation recognized other income of $8.7 million and $19.7 million, respectively (2021 - $3.4 million and $7.9 million, respectively). The increases from the 2021-periods were mainly due to higher net gain on disposition of drilling equipment realized in both 2022-periods.

Net gain on disposition of drilling equipment is comprised of gains on disposition of drilling equipment and proceeds from insurance programs. The recognized gain is net of losses, which typically result from asset retirements that were made before the end of the equipment’s useful life. In both 2022-periods, as drilling activity grew, more instances of downhole equipment losses occurred as compared to the corresponding 2021-periods, resulting in a higher net gain on disposition of drilling equipment. The Corporation will use capital expenditure funds, including the proceeds from disposition of drilling equipment, to replace this equipment and these amounts will be added to the expected capital expenditures in 2023.

(Stated in thousands of dollars except percentages)

Three-month periods ended December 31,

 

 

Years ended December 31,

 

 

2022

 

2021

 

 

2022

 

2021

 

Provision for (Recovery of) income taxes

2,657

 

(511

)

 

9,042

 

3,559

 

Effective tax rates(3)

12%

 

(6%

)

 

17%

 

13%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, the Corporation reported income tax provisions of $2.7 million (2021 - $0.5 million recovery) and $9 million (2021 - $3.6 million), respectively. Higher provisions in the 2022-periods were mainly a result of improved taxable profits in the US.

(Stated in thousands of dollars except per share amounts and percentages)

Three-month periods ended December 31,

Years ended December 31,

 

2022

 

2021

 

% Change

 

2022

 

2021

 

% Change

Operating Results – Continuing Operations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings

20,333

 

9,330

 

118

 

44,311

 

23,318

 

90

Earnings per share – diluted

0.39

 

0.18

 

117

 

0.87

 

0.45

 

93

Adjusted EBITDA (1)

33,874

 

17,410

 

95

 

92,719

 

60,164

 

54

Adjusted EBITDA per share – diluted (1)

0.66

 

0.34

 

94

 

1.83

 

1.16

 

58

Adjusted EBITDA as a percentage of revenue (1)

21%

 

17%

 

 

 

17%

 

18%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the three-month period ended December 31, 2022, the Corporation’s adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations as a percentage of revenue increased to 21 percent from 17 percent in the 2021-period while earnings from continuing operations increased to $20.3 million as compared to $9.3 million in the 2021-quarter. These substantial improvements in the Corporation’s profitability were achieved primarily as a result of activity growth and effective cost control measures and strategies implemented to shelter margins from the adverse effects of inflationary pressures and supply chain challenges.

For the year ended December 31, 2022, adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations as a percentage of revenue decreased slightly to 17 percent from 18 percent in the corresponding 2021-period while earnings from continuing operations increased by 90 percent to $44.3 million from $23.3 million in 2021. Adjusted EBITDA and earnings from continuing operations in the comparative 2021-period included $8.8 million of government grants. Excluding the impact of government grants, 2022 adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations shows an improvement to 17 percent of revenue from 15 percent in the 2021-year.

Segmented Information

The Corporation reports three operating segments on a geographical basis throughout the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and Manitoba; throughout the Gulf Coast, Northeast and Rocky Mountain regions of the US; and internationally, in Albania.

Canada

(Stated in thousands of dollars)

Three-month periods ended December 31,

Years ended December 31,

 

2022

2021

 

% Change

 

2022

2021

% Change

Revenue

30,705

22,335

 

37

 

108,544

67,354

61

Reportable segment profit (loss) before tax (i)

771

(1,319

)

n.m.

 

8,700

3,489

149

n.m. – not meaningful
(i) Includes adjustments to intercompany transactions.

In the three and twelve-month periods of 2022, PHX Energy’s Canadian operations realized significant improvements in its activity levels and average revenue per day as the Canadian industry continued to recover with higher volume of active rigs in 2022.

For the three-month period ended December 31, 2022, PHX Energy’s Canadian division generated $30.7 million in revenue, an increase of 37 percent compared to $22.3 million in the 2021-quarter. Canadian operating days in the 2022 three-month period rose by 12 percent to 2,571 days compared to 2,287 days in the same 2021-quarter. In comparison, industry horizontal and directional drilling activity, as measured by drilling days, increased by 21 percent to 16,813 in the fourth quarter of 2022 from 13,947 in the 2021-quarter (Source: Daily Oil Bulletin, hz-dir days 221231).   The difference between the industry’s rate of growth and the Corporation’s mainly relates to customer mix, the Corporation’s strategies to protect profit margins and the competitive nature of the directional drilling sector.

For the year ended December 31, 2022, PHX Energy’s Canadian division’s revenue increased by 61 percent to $108.5 million from $67.4 million in the 2021-year. Drilling activity in the Canadian segment improved by 35 percent from 7,269 operating days in 2021 to 9,823 days in 2022. In comparison, for the year ended December 31, 2022, there were 60,276 horizontal and directional drilling days realized in the Canadian industry, compared to the 45,624 days realized in 2021, a 32 percent improvement (Source: Daily Oil Bulletin, hz-dir days 221231). PHX Energy’s Canadian operating segment remains a leader in this market being among the top three service providers. During the 2022-year, the Corporation was active in the Duvernay, Montney, Glauconite, Frobisher, Cardium, Viking, Bakken, Torquay, Colony, Clearwater, Deadwood, and Scallion basins.

In the 2022 three and twelve-month periods, PHX Energy’s Canadian division achieved higher levels of profitability despite the Canadian market remaining highly competitive and the challenges faced in relation to inflation, labour shortages, and supply chain difficulties. For the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, the Corporation’s Canadian division recognized reportable segment profit before tax of $0.8 million (2021 - $1.3 million of reportable segment loss before tax) and $8.7 million (2021 - $3.5 million), respectively. The improvements in segment profits in both periods were achieved mainly through greater volumes of activity and pricing increases negotiated with customers to help curtail rising costs.

United States

(Stated in thousands of dollars)

Three-month periods ended December 31,

Years ended December 31,

 

2022

2021

% Change

 

2022

2021

% Change

Revenue

125,693

79,861

57

 

423,083

272,492

55

Reportable segment profit before tax (i)

23,643

14,511

63

 

64,030

43,636

47

(i) Includes adjustments to intercompany transactions.

In the fourth quarter of 2022, PHX Energy’s US operations once again achieved its highest quarterly revenue in its history. This marks the first year where consecutive all-time record revenue was generated in each quarter and as a result of this cumulative success, the 2022 annual US revenue is the highest on record. For the three-month period ended December 31, 2022, US revenue increased by 57 percent to $125.7 million as compared to $79.9 million in the 2021-quarter. For the year ended December 31, 2022, US revenue grew 55 percent to $423.1 million from $272.5 million in 2021.

In the fourth quarter of 2022, the Corporation’s US drilling activity increased by 28 percent to 4,843 days from 3,783 days in the same 2021-quarter while US industry horizontal and directional rig count in the fourth quarter of 2022 increased by 41 percent quarter-over-quarter with an average of 752 active horizontal and directional rigs per day compared to an average of 533 active horizontal and directional rigs per day in the 2021-quarter (Source: Baker Hughes, North American Rotary Rig Count, Jan 2000 - Current, https://rigcount.bakerhughes.com/na-rig-count). For the year-ended December 31, 2022, the US segment’s operating days were 18,248 days, compared to 14,041 days in the 2021-year; an increase of 30 percent. In comparison, the US industry activity, as measured by the average number of horizontal and directional rigs running on a daily basis, grew by 53 percent to 698 rigs in 2022 from 456 rigs in 2021 (Source: Baker Hughes, North American Rotary Rig Count, Jan 2000 - Current, https://rigcount.bakerhughes.com/na-rig-count). Horizontal and directional drilling continues to represent the majority of rigs running on a daily basis during the fourth quarter and year ended 2022. During the 2022-year, Phoenix USA was active in the Permian, Scoop/Stack, Marcellus, Utica, Bakken, and Niobrara basins.

Despite significant additions to the fleet that aided stronger activity levels, the Corporation’s US growth was constrained by fleet capacity that could not keep up with demand given the supply chain environment. The Corporation’s fleet of premium technology operated at maximum capacity during the year, and with this strong demand and targeted marketing efforts, PHX Energy’s US division realized price increases in both 2022-periods. For the three-month period ended December 31, 2022, average revenue per day (3), excluding the Corporation’s US motor rental division, rose by 22 percent to $24,348 from $19,895 in the 2021-quarter. For the year ended December 31, 2022, average revenue per day, excluding the Corporation’s US motor rental division, grew by 19 percent to $21,958 from $18,413 in 2021. The strengthening of the US dollar in both 2022-periods also supported the increases in average revenue per day. Omitting the impact of foreign exchange, the average revenue per day, excluding the Corporation’s motor rental division, increased by 14 percent quarter-over-quarter and 15 percent year-over-year.

For the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, the US segment realized reportable segment income before tax of $23.6 million and $64 million, respectively, compared to the corresponding 2021-periods when the US segment had reportable segment profit before tax of $14.5 million and $43.6 million, respectively. The improved profitability in both 2022-periods was mainly due to growth in activity levels and revenue per day, and effective strategies implemented to mitigate the impacts of inflation.

International – Continuing Operations

(Stated in thousands of dollars)

Three-month periods ended December 31,

Years ended December 31,

 

2022

2021

 

% Change

 

2022

2021

 

% Change

Revenue

1,360

100

 

n.m.

 

4,118

100

 

n.m.

Reportable segment profit (loss) before tax

631

(61

)

n.m.

 

1,412

(1,161

)

n.m.

n.m. – not meaningful

The Corporation’s international segment revenue is mainly comprised of revenue from Albania. For the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2022, the international segment’s revenue was $1.4 million (2021-quarter - $0.1 million) and $4.1 million (2021 - $0.1 million), respectively. Albania operations were suspended in 2021 and resumed late in the first quarter of 2022 with one rig.

With the resumption of activity in 2022, the international segment generated reportable segment profit before tax of $0.6 million in the 2022 three-month period compared to reportable segment loss before tax of $0.1 million in the 2021-period. For the year-ended December 31, 2022, the international segment realized reportable segment profit before tax of $1.4 million from a loss of $1.2 million in the corresponding 2021-year.

Discontinued Operations – Russia

On June 30, 2022, the Corporation disposed of the Russian division operating under the entity, Phoenix TSR. Accordingly, for the three and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2022, the Russian operations and loss on disposition have been presented as discontinued operations.

The results of the disposed Phoenix TSR operations are as follows:

(Stated in thousands of dollars)

Three-month periods ended December 31,

 

 

Years ended December 31,

 

 

2022

2021

 

 

2022

 

 

2021

 

Revenue

-

3,133

 

 

7,443

 

 

9,974

 

Expenses

-

(2,633

)

 

(5,781

)

 

(9,390

)

 

-

500

 

 

1,662

 

 

584

 

Reclassification of foreign currency translation loss on disposition of Phoenix TSR

-

-

 

 

(10,561

)

 

-

 

Loss on disposition of Phoenix TSR

-

-

 

 

(3,496

)

 

-

 

Impairment and other write-offs

-

-

 

 

(1,967

)

 

-

 

Loss on remeasurement

-

(1,178

)

 

 

 

(1,178

)

Loss from discontinued operations

-

(678

)

 

(14,362

)

 

(594

)

Income tax (recovery) from discontinued operations

-

(1

)

 

196

 

 

(1

)

Loss from discontinued operations, net of taxes

-

(677

)

 

(14,558

)

 

(593

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Investing Activities

Net cash used in investing activities for the year ended December 31, 2022 was $47.3 million as compared to $23.6 million in 2021. During 2022, the Corporation spent $73.5 million (2021 - $35.3 million) on capital expenditures directed towards drilling and other equipment and received proceeds of $27.5 million (2021 - $12.3 million) primarily from involuntary disposal of drilling equipment in well bores.

(Stated in thousands of dollars)

Three-month periods ended December 31,

 

 

Years ended December 31,

 

 

2022

 

2021

 

 

2022

 

2021

 

Growth capital expenditures

15,252

 

7,182

 

 

48,457

 

23,078

 

Maintenance capital expenditures from downhole equipment losses and asset retirements

6,222

 

3,940

 

 

25,068

 

12,203

 

Total capital expenditures

21,474

 

11,122

 

 

73,525

 

35,281

 

Deduct:

 

 

 

 

 

Proceeds on disposition of drilling equipment

(12,005

)

(5,236

)

 

(27,459

)

(12,340

)

Net capital expenditures(2)

9,469

 

5,886

 

 

46,066

 

22,941

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 2022-year capital expenditures comprised of:

  • $31.7 million in downhole performance drilling motors;

  • $38.2 million in MWD systems and spare components and RSS; and

  • $3.6 million in machinery and equipment and other assets.

The capital expenditure program undertaken in the year was primarily financed from cash flows from operating activities, proceeds on disposition of drilling equipment, and the Corporation’s credit facilities when required. Of the total capital expenditures in the 2022-year, $48.5 million was used to grow the Corporation’s fleet of drilling equipment and the remaining $25 million was used to maintain capacity in the Corporation’s fleet of drilling and other equipment and replace equipment lost downhole during drilling operations. With proceeds on disposition of drilling and other equipment of $27.5 million, the Corporation’s net capital expenditures for the 2022-year was $46.1 million.

Capital Expenditures

Capital Expenditures
Capital Expenditures


In 2022, the Corporation’s capital spending was the highest in its history, while its net debt remained minimal. The Corporation leveraged its strong financial position to proactively order materials and equipment to mitigate the impacts of supply chain challenges and inflation. The 2022 capital expenditures were primarily directed towards expanding the Corporation’s fleet of high-performance technologies, including its Atlas motors, Velocity systems, and PowerDrive Orbit RSS tools, to address the growing demand as robust commodity prices and growing industry activity continued.

Financing Activities

For the year ended December 31, 2022, net cash generated from financing activities was $2.7 million as compared to $22.7 million used in financing activities in 2021. In the 2022-year:

  • dividends of $15.1 million were paid to shareholders;

  • 626,400 common shares were purchased by an independent trustee in the open market for $4.1 million and held in trust for the use of potential future settlements of restricted awards granted under the Corporation’s RAP;

  • payments of $3.3 million were made towards lease liabilities;

  • 1,266,038 common shares were issued from treasury for proceeds of $2.5 million upon the exercise of share options; and

  • $22.7 million net in drawings were taken against the Corporation’s syndicated credit facility.

Capital Resources

As of December 31, 2022, the Corporation had CAD $22.7 million drawn on its Canadian credit facilities, nothing drawn on its US operating facility, and a cash balance of $18.2 million. As at December 31, 2022, the Corporation had CAD $42.3 million and USD $15 million available from its credit facilities. The credit facilities are secured by substantially all of the Corporation’s assets and mature in December 2025.

As at December 31, 2022, the Corporation was in compliance with all its financial covenants as follows:

Ratio

Covenant

 

As at December 31, 2022

Debt to covenant EBITDA(i)

<3.0x

 

0.27

Interest coverage ratio(i)

>3.0x

 

62.40

(i) Definitions for these terms are included in the credit agreement filed on SEDAR

Under the syndicated credit agreement, in any given year, the Corporation’s distributions (as defined therein) cannot exceed its distributable cash flows as defined in the Corporation’s syndicated credit agreement. Distributions include, without limitation, dividends declared and paid, as well as cash used for common shares purchased by the independent trustee in the open market and held in trust for potential settlement of outstanding RAs. For the year ended December 31, 2022, the Corporation’s distributions were 29 percent of its distributable cash flows.

Cash Requirements for Capital Expenditures

Historically, the Corporation has financed its capital expenditures and acquisitions through cash flows from operating activities, proceeds on disposition of drilling equipment, debt and equity. In order to continue the advantageous strategy of placing advanced orders in a robust industry environment and continue to mitigate the supply chain issues expected to continue into 2023, the Board has approved a 2023 capital expenditure program of $61.5 million. Of the 2023 capital expenditures, $19.7 million is expected to be allocated to maintain capacity in the existing fleet of drilling and other equipment and replace equipment lost downhole during drilling operations, and $41.8 million is expected to be allocated to growth capital. The amount expected to be allocated towards replacing equipment lost downhole could increase should more downhole equipment losses occur throughout the year.  

These planned expenditures are expected to be financed from cash flow from operating activities, proceeds on disposition of drilling equipment, cash and cash equivalents, and the Corporation’s credit facilities, if necessary. However, if a sustained period of market uncertainty and financial market volatility persists in 2023, the Corporation’s activity levels, cash flows and access to credit may be negatively impacted, and the expenditure level would be reduced accordingly where possible. Conversely, if future growth opportunities present themselves, the Corporation would look at expanding this planned capital expenditure amount.

As at December 31, 2022, the Corporation has commitments to purchase drilling and other equipment for $43.3 million. Delivery is expected to occur within the first half of 2023.

About PHX Energy Services Corp.

PHX Energy is a growth oriented, public oil and natural gas services company. The Corporation, through its directional drilling subsidiary entities provides horizontal and directional drilling services to oil and natural gas exploration and development companies principally in Canada and the US. In connection with the services it provides, PHX Energy engineers, develops and manufactures leading-edge technologies. In recent years, PHX Energy has developed various new technologies that have positioned the Corporation as a technology leader in the horizontal and directional drilling services sector.

PHX Energy’s Canadian directional drilling operations are conducted through Phoenix Technology Services LP. The Corporation maintains its corporate head office, research and development, Canadian sales, service and operational centers in Calgary, Alberta. In addition, PHX Energy has a facility in Estevan, Saskatchewan. PHX Energy’s US operations, conducted through the Corporation’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Phoenix Technology Services USA Inc. (“Phoenix USA”), is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Phoenix USA has sales and service facilities in Houston, Texas; Casper, Wyoming; Midland, Texas; and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Internationally, PHX Energy has sales offices and service facilities in Albania, and administrative offices in Nicosia, Cyprus and Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. The Corporation also operates in the Middle East regions through an arrangement with National Energy Services Reunited Corp.

The common shares of PHX Energy trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol PHX.

For further information please contact:
John Hooks, CEO;
Michael Buker, President; or
Cameron Ritchie, Senior Vice President Finance and CFO

PHX Energy Services Corp.
Suite 1600, 215 9th Avenue SW, Calgary Alberta T2P 1K3
Tel: 403-543-4466 Fax: 403-543-4485 www.phxtech.com

Consolidated Statements of Financial Position

 

 

 

 

 

(Adjusted)

 

 

December 31, 2022

 

 

December 31, 2021

 

ASSETS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$

18,247,376

 

 

$

24,828,830

 

 

Trade and other receivables

 

 

125,836,273

 

 

 

76,478,093

 

 

Inventories

 

 

63,119,489

 

 

 

36,691,141

 

 

Prepaid expenses

 

 

3,024,166

 

 

 

2,814,272

 

 

Current tax assets

 

 

-

 

 

 

346,554

 

 

Total current assets

 

 

210,227,304

 

 

 

141,158,890

 

Non-current assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drilling and other long-term assets

 

 

115,945,060

 

 

 

76,363,001

 

 

Right-of-use asset

 

 

29,336,163

 

 

 

25,708,177

 

 

Intangible assets

 

 

15,668,180

 

 

 

16,137,024

 

 

Investments

 

 

3,000,500

 

 

 

3,000,500

 

 

Other long-term assets

 

 

993,112

 

 

 

-

 

 

Deferred tax assets

 

 

53,869

 

 

 

126,133

 

 

Total non-current assets

 

 

164,996,884

 

 

 

121,334,835

 

Total assets

 

$

375,224,188

 

 

$

262,493,725

 

LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current liabilities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trade and other payables

 

$

104,688,901

 

 

$

77,571,887

 

 

Dividends payable

 

 

7,636,085

 

 

 

2,482,060

 

 

Lease liability

 

 

2,906,708

 

 

 

3,232,503

 

 

Current tax liabilities

 

 

656,499

 

 

 

-

 

 

Total current liabilities

 

 

115,888,193

 

 

 

83,286,450

 

Non-current liabilities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lease liability

 

 

36,768,003

 

 

 

32,638,819

 

 

Loans and borrowings

 

 

22,731,389

 

 

 

-

 

 

Deferred tax liability

 

 

18,496,619

 

 

 

9,346,426

 

 

Other

 

 

4,461,531

 

 

 

2,789,786

 

 

Total non-current liabilities

 

 

82,457,542

 

 

 

44,775,031

 

Equity:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Share capital

 

 

251,344,809

 

 

 

235,463,414

 

 

Contributed surplus

 

 

7,044,317

 

 

 

9,462,091

 

 

Deficit

 

 

(112,120,484

)

 

 

(121,721,790

)

 

Accumulated other comprehensive income

 

 

30,609,811

 

 

 

11,228,529

 

 

Total equity

 

 

176,878,453

 

 

 

134,432,244

 

Total liabilities and equity

 

$

375,224,188

 

 

$

262,493,725

 


Condensed Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income

Three-month periods ended December 31,

 

 

Years ended December 31,

 

 

 

 

2022

 

 

2021

 

 

 

2022

 

 

2021

 

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

 

 

(Re-presented)

 

Revenue

 

$

157,758,297

 

$

102,295,822

 

 

$

535,744,879

 

$

339,946,067

 

Direct costs

 

 

121,906,394

 

 

82,137,785

 

 

 

426,106,571

 

 

270,636,934

 

Gross profit

 

 

35,851,903

 

 

20,158,037

 

 

 

109,638,308

 

 

69,309,133

 

Expenses:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selling, general and administrative expenses

 

 

19,364,769

 

 

13,044,314

 

 

 

68,901,204

 

 

44,982,155

 

Research and development expenses

 

 

1,183,578

 

 

1,048,545

 

 

 

3,722,513

 

 

2,773,559

 

Finance expense

 

 

486,984

 

 

114,746

 

 

 

1,360,429

 

 

494,287

 

Finance expense lease liability

 

 

524,909

 

 

515,614

 

 

 

2,031,549

 

 

2,125,017

 

Other income

 

 

(8,698,806

)

 

(3,384,400

)

 

 

(19,730,307

)

 

(7,942,246

)

 

 

 

12,861,434

 

 

11,338,819

 

 

 

56,285,388

 

 

42,432,772

 

Earnings from continuing operations before income taxes

 

 

22,990,469

 

 

8,819,218

 

 

 

53,352,920

 

 

26,876,361

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provision for (recovery of) income taxes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current

 

 

363,172

 

 

(17,348

)

 

 

759,822

 

 

(235,944

)

Deferred