The oil-rich Permian basin is slowing – Bad News For Halliburton?

Halliburton is days away from reporting 2Q19 earnings, and a shift in the narrative regarding North America could be bad news for Halliburton. Why? Below we take a look.

  • High well-decline rates burning cash as investors stay away
  • Smaller producers fight to survive, bigger ones cutting back

The promise of the Permian is shrinking.

Producers in the nation’s oil-rich shale basins are dialing back growth plans in the face of a growing panoply of problems that’s killing returns and keeping skeptical investors at bay. – https://www.bloomberg.com

Zacks Consensus Estimates are projecting earnings of $1.33 per share and revenue of $24.23 billion, which would represent changes of -30% and +0.98%, respectively, from the prior year.