Quintana Energy Services Announces New Reportable Business Segment Structure and Associated Cost Savings
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintana Energy Services Inc. (NYSE: QES)(“QES” or the “Company”) today announced a change to the structure of its reportable business segments, effective for the quarter ending March 31, 2020. This change, reducing the number of reportable segments, was made to appropriately reflect recent changes in how the Company manages its business, reviews and assesses operating performance and allocates resources. QES estimates the associated recurring annual cost savings to be approximately $3.0 to $5.0 million once personnel, systems and facility migrations are fully implemented.
Effective for the first quarter of 2020, the Company will begin reporting results under two reportable segments: Drilling and Completions. Previously, results for the Pressure Pumping segment, Pressure Control segment and Wireline segment were disclosed as three separate segments and will now be combined into the new Completions segment. In addition, the associated operational, administrative and support functions, including regional leadership, accounting, IT, HSE, among others, will also be consolidated.
The two-segment structure is designed to enhance operational synergies, better position QES to address industry trends, and provide customers with a comprehensive all-in-one completion solution. In addition, as part of QES’ new senior leadership structure, the Company now operates within new decision-making parameters. The Company will begin reporting its financial results under the new reportable segments with the filing of its Form 10-Q for the first quarter ending March 31, 2020.
Keefer Lehner, QES’ Chief Financial Officer, stated, “The restructuring of our business segments is part of our ongoing strategic initiative to align our cost structure with the current and anticipated market conditions for U.S. onshore oilfield service providers. Once completed in mid-2020, we are confident these changes will dramatically improve the way in which our management team analyzes performance and allocates resources, generate material cost savings, position QES to continue delivering market leading execution for our customers and successfully compete in any market environment.”
QES will retrospectively reclassify two years of historical financial results for previously reported quarterly and annual periods for fiscal 2017 and 2018 and recast those results to reflect the two new business segments. The Company’s unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements will be made available by the filing of a Form 8-K in conjunction with filing Form 10-Q for the first quarter ending March 31, 2020.
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About Quintana Energy Services
QES is a growth-oriented provider of diversified oilfield services to leading onshore oil and natural gas exploration and production companies operating in both conventional and unconventional plays in all of the active major basins throughout the United States. QES’ primary services include: directional drilling, pressure pumping, pressure control and wireline services. The Company offers a complementary suite of products and services to a broad customer base that is supported by in-house manufacturing, repair and maintenance capabilities. More information is available at www.quintanaenergyservices.com.
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Released January 6, 2020