Chesapeake Energy ebitda increased 77%
Adjusting for items not typically included in earnings estimates by securities analysts, Chesapeake reported adjusted net income available to common stockholders of $334 million, or $0.51 per fully diluted share, which compares to adjusted net income available to common stockholders of $3 million, or $0.06 per fully diluted share, in the 2012 second quarter.
The company reported adjusted ebitda of $1.424 billion, an increase of 77% year over year. Operating cash flow, which is cash flow provided by operating activities before changes in assets and liabilities, was $1.370 billion, an increase of 53% year over year.
"Chesapeake reported a strong quarter operationally and financially. I am very excited and energized by what I have seen during my first six weeks with the company. Chesapeake has an exceptionally broad and deep asset base, which offers tremendous opportunity for value creation," said chief executive officer Doug Lawler.
Chesapeake's daily production for the 2013 second quarter averaged approximately 4.1 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (bcfe), an increase of 7% from the 2012 second quarter and an increase of 2% from the 2013 first quarter.
The company's average daily production consisted of approximately 3.1 billion cubic feet (bcf) of natural gas and approximately 168,000 barrels (bbls) of liquids, comprised of approximately 116,000 bbls of oil and approximately 52,000 bbls of natural gas liquids (NGL). ■