SilverBow Resources, Inc. is a growth-oriented independent oil and gas company. It engages in the acquiring and developing assets in the Eagle Ford Shale. The company was founded on October 11, 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.
Oil and natural gas prices are volatile, and a substantial or extended decline in oil and natural gas prices would adversely affect our financial results, reduce liquidity and impede our growth.
Insufficient capital could lead to declines in our cash flow or in our oil and natural gas reserves, or a loss of properties.
Our Debt Facilities, as defined below, contain operating and financial restrictions that may restrict our business and financing activities.
Most of our undeveloped leasehold acreage is subject to leases that will expire over the next several years unless production is established on units containing the acreage.
We have written down the carrying values on our oil and natural gas properties in the past and could incur additional write-downs in the future.
Estimates of proved reserves are uncertain, and revenues from production may vary significantly from expectations.
A worldwide financial downturn or negative credit market conditions may have lasting effects on our liquidity, business and financial condition that we cannot control or predict.
Our oil and natural gas exploration and production business involves high risks and we may suffer uninsured losses, which may be subject to substantial liability claims.
Drilling wells is speculative and capital intensive.
Pollution and property contamination arising from the Company’s operations and the nearby operations of other oil and natural gas operators could expose the Company to significant costs and liabilities.
Government regulation of the Company’s activities could adversely affect the Company and its operations.
The Company’s operations are subject to environmental and worker safety and health laws and regulations that may expose the Company to significant costs and liabilities and could delay the pace or restrict the scope of the Company’s operations.
The ESA and other restrictions intended to protect certain species of wildlife govern our oil and natural gas operations, which constraints could have an adverse impact on our ability to expand some of our existing operations or limit our ability to explore for and develop new oil and natural gas wells.
Enactment of executive, legislative or regulatory proposals under consideration could negatively affect our business.
Federal, state and local legislative and regulatory initiatives relating to hydraulic fracturing could result in increased costs and additional operating restrictions or delays in the completion of oil and natural gas wells and adversely affect the Company’s production.
Our ability to produce crude oil and natural gas economically and in commercial quantities could be impaired if we are unable to acquire adequate supplies of water for our drilling operations or are unable to dispose of or recycle the water we use economically and in an environmentally safe manner.
Federal or state legislative and regulatory initiatives related to induced seismicity could result in operating restrictions or delays that could adversely affect the Company’s production of oil and natural gas.
The Company’s operations are subject to a number of risks arising out of the threat of climate change that could result in increased operating costs, limit the areas in which oil and natural gas production may occur, and reduced demand for the oil and natural gas the Company produces
Changes to the U.S. federal tax laws could adversely affect our financial position, results of operations and cash flows.
Our ability to deduct interest expense incurred in our business may be limited.
Our ability to deduct compensation paid to certain employees may be limited.
Legal proceedings could result in liability affecting our results of operations.
A cyber incident could result in information theft, data corruption, operational disruption, and/or financial loss.
There may be circumstances in which the interests of our significant stockholders could be in conflict with the interests of our other stockholders.
We identified a material weakness in our internal control over financial reporting during 2019 and may identify additional material weaknesses in the future or otherwise fail to maintain an effective system of internal controls, which may result in material misstatements of our financial statements or cause us to fail to meet our periodic reporting obligations.
We do not expect to pay dividends in the near future.
A small number of institutional investors controls a significant percentage of our voting power and possess negative control or veto rights with respect to certain proposed Company transactions.
Certain provisions of our Charter and our Bylaws may make it difficult for stockholders to change the composition of our Board and may discourage, delay or prevent a merger or acquisition that some stockholders may consider beneficial.
Our Charter designates the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware as the sole and exclusive forum for certain types of actions and proceedings that may be initiated by our stockholders, which could limit our stockholders’ ability to obtain a favorable judicial forum for disputes with us or our directors, officers, employees or agents.
Natural gas production was 79% and 82% of the Company's production volumes for the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, respectively. Natural gas sales were 59% and 71% of oil and gas sales for the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Crude oil production was 12% and 8% of the Company's production volumes for the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, respectively. Crude oil sales were 34% and 20% of oil and gas sales for the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, respectively.
NGL production was 9% and 10% of the Company's production volumes for the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, respectively. NGL sales were 7% and 9% of oil and gas sales for the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, respectively.