Advantage Oil & Gas provides FY18-FY19 estimates
Based on AECO Cdn natural gas prices of $2.95/mcf for 2018 and 2019 and the corporation's current hedging positions, Advantage's development plan includes a targeted 15% production increase in 2018 to an annual average production rate of 272 mmcfe/d and a 16% increase in 2019 annual average production to 316 mmcfe/d. Cash flow per share is estimated to grow 12% to $1.27 in 2018 and 22% to $1.55 in 2019. Capital expenditures of $210M are estimated to be required in 2018 and $210M in 2019 with a total of 62 wells to be drilled at Glacier over the two years. The estimated year-end total debt to trailing cash flow is estimated to be 0.6 times and 0.2 times at year-end 2018 and 2019, respectively. The 2017 through 2019 development plan is expected to generate 56% production growth or 52% on a per share basis and 74% cash flow growth per share over this period. The total capital required during this period is estimated to be $625M and is fully funded through cash flow.