Profitable 3Q for BW Offshore
- Business & Finance
BW Offshore, an Oslo-based provider of floating production units, has reported that its net profit for 3Q 2013 was $18.0 million, compared with net loss of $57.5 million recorded in the same period od 2012.
Operating revenues for Q3 2013 amounted to USD 238.4 million, compared to USD 255.1 million in Q2 2013 and $235.9 million in Q3 2012.
EBITDA for Q3 2013 amounted to USD 115.5 million, compared to USD 107.7 million in Q1 2013. The increase in EBITDA is reflecting stable operation in the quarter from the fleet as well as no further changes to the cost estimate for the completion of the Papa Terra project.
Operating profit for Q3 2013 amounted to USD 48.6 million compared to USD 41.5 million in the previous quarter. Net profit amounted to USD 18.0 million for the quarter compared to USD 22.3 million in the previous quarter.
Total equity at 30 September 2013 amounted to USD 1,141.4 million. The equity ratio was 34.3% at the end of the quarter, up from 34.0% last quarter.
Total available liquidity as of 30 September 2013 amounted to USD 400.7 million. During the quarter the Company successfully completed a USD 284.6 million financing facility related to BW Joko Tole. Net debt amounted to USD 1,628.8 million at 30 September 2013, compared to USD 1,649.7 million at 30 June 2013.
Net cash inflow from operating activities was USD 95.5 million compared to USD 95.9 million in the previous quarter. Net cash outflow from investing activities was USD 33.3 million compared to cash outflow of USD 21.3 million in the previous quarter. This is mostly related to capital expenditures for life extension activities. Net cash outflow from financing activities was USD 73.8 million compared to cash outflow of USD 52.8 million in the previous quarter.
November 21, 2013