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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549 
 
 
 
Form 10-Q 
 
 
 
(Mark One)
ý
QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES
 
EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the Quarterly Period Ended September 30, 2014
or
¨
TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES
 
EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the transition period from _________ to _________

Commission File Number: 001-35630 
 
 
 
Hi-Crush Partners LP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
 
Delaware
90-0840530
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
Three Riverway, Suite 1550
 
Houston, Texas
77056
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (713) 960-4777 
 
 
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.    ý  Yes    ¨  No
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Web site, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§ 232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files).    ý  Yes    ¨  No
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer” and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):
Large accelerated filer ¨
 
Accelerated filer x
 
 
 
Non-accelerated filer ¨
(Do not check if a smaller reporting company.)
Smaller reporting company ¨
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).    ¨  Yes    ý  No
There were 23,312,075 common units and 13,640,351 subordinated units outstanding on October 31, 2014.



INDEX TO FORM 10-Q
 
Page
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

[2]


PART I—FINANCIAL INFORMATION 

[3]


ITEM 1. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS.

[4]


HI-CRUSH PARTNERS LP
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(In thousands, except unit amounts)
(Unaudited)
 
September 30, 2014
 
December 31, 2013(a)
Assets
 
 
 
Current assets:
 
 
 
Cash
$
20,625

 
$
20,608

Restricted cash
690

 
690

Accounts receivable
58,949

 
37,442

Inventories
22,385

 
22,418

Prepaid expenses and other current assets
2,600

 
1,625

Total current assets
105,249

 
82,783

Property, plant and equipment, net
217,324

 
195,834

Goodwill and intangible assets, net
67,551

 
71,936

Other assets
12,596

 
3,808

Total assets
$
402,720

 
$
354,361

Liabilities, Equity and Partners’ Capital
 
 
 
Current liabilities:
 
 
 
Accounts payable
$
15,850

 
$
10,108

Accrued and other current liabilities
14,800

 
7,669

Due to sponsor
6,712

 
10,352

Current portion of long-term debt
2,000

 

Total current liabilities
39,362

 
28,129

Long-term debt
195,118

 
138,250

Asset retirement obligation
4,812

 
4,628

Total liabilities
239,292

 
171,007

Commitments and contingencies

 

Equity and partners’ capital:
 
 
 
General partner interest

 

Limited partner interests, 36,952,426 and 28,865,171 units outstanding, respectively
161,200

 
138,580

Class B units, zero and 3,750,000 units outstanding, respectively

 
9,543

Total partners’ capital
161,200

 
148,123

Non-controlling interest
2,228

 
35,231

Total equity and partners' capital
163,428

 
183,354

Total liabilities, equity and partners’ capital
$
402,720

 
$
354,361

 
 
 
 
(a) Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to Hi-Crush Augusta LLC. See Note 8.
See Notes to Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements.

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HI-CRUSH PARTNERS LP
Condensed Consolidated Statement of Operations
(In thousands, except unit and per unit amounts)
(Unaudited)
 
Three Months
 
Nine Months
 
Ended September 30,
 
Ended September 30,
 
2014
 
2013(a)
 
2014(a)
 
2013(a)
Revenues
$
102,316

 
$
53,158

 
$
255,618

 
$
114,995

Cost of goods sold (including depreciation, depletion and amortization)
55,640

 
31,868

 
143,665

 
58,613

Gross profit
46,676

 
21,290

 
111,953

 
56,382

Operating costs and expenses:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General and administrative expenses
6,183

 
5,543

 
19,287

 
13,322

Exploration expense

 

 

 
56

Accretion of asset retirement obligation
61

 
57

 
184

 
172

Income from operations
40,432

 
15,690

 
92,482

 
42,832

Other income (expense):
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interest expense
(3,111
)
 
(1,273
)
 
(6,836
)
 
(2,301
)
Net income
37,321

 
14,417

 
85,646

 
40,531

Income attributable to non-controlling interest
(292
)
 
(62
)
 
(704
)
 
(150
)
Net income attributable to Hi-Crush Partners LP
$
37,029

 
$
14,355

 
$
84,942

 
$
40,381

Earnings per unit:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Common units - basic
$
0.86

 
$
0.52

 
$
2.24

 
$
1.45

Subordinated units - basic
$
0.86

 
$
0.52

 
$
2.24

 
$
1.45

Common units - diluted
$
0.83

 
$
0.52

 
$
2.15

 
$
1.45

Subordinated units - diluted
$
0.83

 
$
0.52

 
$
2.15

 
$
1.45

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(a) Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to Hi-Crush Augusta LLC. See Note 8.
See Notes to Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements.


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HI-CRUSH PARTNERS LP
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
Nine Months
 
Nine Months
 
Ended
 
Ended
 
September 30, 2014(a)
 
September 30, 2013(a)
Operating activities:
 
 
 
Net income
$
85,646

 
$
40,531

Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:
 
 
 
Depreciation and depletion
6,581

 
4,259

Amortization of intangible assets
4,385

 
2,025

Amortization of deferred charges into interest expense
853

 
325

Management fees paid by Member on behalf of Hi-Crush Augusta LLC
492

 
895

Accretion of asset retirement obligation
184

 
172

Loss on replacement of equipment

 
191

Unit based compensation to independent directors and employees
922

 
100

Changes in operating assets and liabilities:
 
 
 
Accounts receivable
(21,507
)
 
(389
)
Prepaid expenses and other current assets
(807
)
 
3

Inventories
(150
)
 
(4,382
)
Other assets
(2,427
)
 
(1,238
)
Accounts payable
175

 
(1,022
)
Accrued and other current liabilities
7,131

 
3,545

Due to sponsor
(3,640
)
 
8,979

Deferred revenue

 
(1,715
)
Net cash provided by operating activities
77,838

 
52,279

Investing activities:
 
 
 
Cash paid for acquisition of Hi-Crush Augusta LLC
(224,250
)
 

Cash paid for acquisition of D & I Silica, LLC

 
(95,277
)
Capital expenditures for property, plant and equipment
(22,321
)
 
(8,886
)
Net cash used in investing activities
(246,571
)
 
(104,163
)
Financing activities:
 
 
 
Proceeds from equity issuance, net
170,693

 

Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt
198,000

 
138,250

Repayment of long-term debt
(139,250
)
 
(33,250
)
Affiliate financing, net

 
5,615

Loan origination costs
(7,096
)
 
(805
)
Redemption of common units
(19
)
 

Distributions paid
(53,578
)
 
(44,270
)
Net cash provided by financing activities
168,750

 
65,540

Net increase in cash
17

 
13,656

Cash:
 
 
 
Beginning of period
20,608

 
10,498

End of period
$
20,625

 
$
24,154

Non-cash investing and financing activities:
 
 
 
Increase (decrease) in accounts payable and accrued and other current liabilities for additions to property, plant and equipment
$
5,567

 
$
(612
)
Due to affiliate balance converted into non-controlling interest

 
47,715

Transferred basis of preferred interest in Hi-Crush Augusta LLC

 
9,543

Unit based cost for acquisition of D & I Silica, LLC

 
37,358

Cash paid for interest, net of amount capitalized
5,984

 
1,854

 
 
 
 
(a) Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to Hi-Crush Augusta LLC. See Note 8.
See Notes to Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements.

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HI-CRUSH PARTNERS LP
Condensed Consolidated Statement of Partners’ Capital
(In thousands, except unit amounts)
(Unaudited)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limited Partners
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General
Partner
Capital
 
Sponsor
Class B
Units
 
Public
Common
Unit Capital
 
Sponsor
Common
Unit Capital
 
Sponsor
Subordinated
Unit Capital
 
Total
Limited
Partner  Capital
 
Total
Partner
Capital
 
Non-Controlling Interest
 
Total Equity and Partners' Capital
Balance at January 1, 2014(a)
$

 
$
9,543

 
$
88,321

 
$

 
$
50,259

 
$
138,580

 
$
148,123

 
$
35,231

 
$
183,354

Issuance of limited partner units to independent directors and employees

 

 
458

 

 

 
458

 
458

 

 
458

Unit based compensation expense

 

 
632

 

 

 
632

 
632

 

 
632

Management fees paid by sponsor on behalf of the Partnership(a)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
492

 
492

Issuance of 4,325,000 common units

 

 
170,693

 

 

 
170,693

 
170,693

 

 
170,693

Acquisition of 390,000 common units of Hi-Crush Augusta LLC

 

 
(111,794
)
 

 
(78,257
)
 
(190,051
)
 
(190,051
)
 
(34,199
)
 
(224,250
)
Redemption of common units

 

 
(19
)
 

 

 
(19
)
 
(19
)
 

 
(19
)
Conversion of Class B units into 3,750,000 common units

 
(9,543
)
 

 
9,543

 

 
9,543

 

 

 

Cash distributions
(168
)
 

 
(29,293
)
 
(2,156
)
 
(21,961
)
 
(53,410
)
 
(53,578
)
 

 
(53,578
)
Net income(a)
168

 

 
48,789

 

 
35,985

 
84,774

 
84,942

 
704

 
85,646

Secondary offering of common units by sponsor

 

 
7,387

 
(7,387
)
 

 

 

 

 

Balance at September 30, 2014
$

 
$

 
$
175,174

 
$

 
$
(13,974
)
 
$
161,200

 
$
161,200

 
$
2,228

 
$
163,428

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(a) Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to Hi-Crush Augusta LLC. See Note 8.
See Notes to Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements.

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HI-CRUSH PARTNERS LP
Notes to Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements
(Dollars in thousands, except per ton and per unit amounts, or where otherwise noted)
1. Business and Organization
Hi-Crush Partners LP (together with its subsidiaries, the “Partnership”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is a Delaware limited partnership formed on May 8, 2012 to acquire selected sand reserves and related processing and transportation facilities of Hi-Crush Proppants LLC. In connection with its formation, the Partnership issued a non-economic general partner interest to Hi-Crush GP LLC, our general partner (the “General Partner” or “Hi-Crush GP”), and a 100.0% limited partner interest to Hi-Crush Proppants LLC (the “sponsor”), its organizational limited partner.
On January 31, 2013, the Partnership entered into an agreement with the sponsor to acquire a preferred interest in Hi-Crush Augusta LLC (“Augusta”), the entity that owned the sponsor’s Augusta facility, which is located in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, for $37,500 in cash and 3,750,000 newly issued convertible Class B units in the Partnership. The sponsor did not receive distributions on the Class B units until certain thresholds were met and they converted into common units. The conditions precedent to conversion of the Class B units were satisfied upon payment of our distribution on August 15, 2014 and, upon such payment, the sponsor, who was the sole owner of our Class B units, elected to convert all of the 3,750,000 Class B units into common units on a one-for-one basis.  The sponsor received a per unit distribution on the converted common units for the second quarter of 2014 in an amount equal to the per unit distribution that was paid to all the common and subordinated units for the same period.
On June 10, 2013, the Partnership acquired an independent frac sand supplier, D & I Silica, LLC (“D&I”), transforming the Partnership into an integrated Northern White frac sand producer, transporter, marketer and distributor. The Partnership acquired D&I for $95,159 in cash and 1,578,947 common units (See Note 4 – Business Combination – Accounting for Acquisition of D&I). Founded in 2006, D&I was the largest independent frac sand supplier to the oil and gas industry drilling in the Marcellus and Utica shales. We operate through an extensive logistics network of rail-served origin and destination terminals located in the Midwest near supply sources and strategically throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and Texas.
On April 8, 2014, the Partnership entered into a contribution agreement with the sponsor to acquire substantially all of the remaining equity interests in the sponsor’s Augusta facility for cash consideration of $224,250 (the “Augusta Contribution”, See Note 8 - Acquisition of Hi-Crush Augusta LLC) . To finance the Augusta Contribution and refinance the Partnership’s revolving credit facility, (i) on April 8, 2014, the Partnership commenced a primary public offering of 4,250,000 common units representing limited partnership interests in the Partnership and (ii) on April 28, 2014, the Partnership entered into a $200,000 senior secured term loan facility with certain lenders. The Partnership’s primary public offering closed on April 15, 2014. On May 9, 2014, the Partnership issued an additional 75,000 common units pursuant to the partial exercise of the underwriters' over-allotment option in connection with the April 2014 primary public offering. Net proceeds to the Partnership from the primary offering and the exercise of the over-allotment option totaled $170,693. Upon receipt of the proceeds from the public offering on April 15, 2014, the Partnership paid off the outstanding balance of $124,750 under its revolving credit facility. The Augusta Contribution closed on April 28, 2014, and at closing, the Partnership’s preferred equity interest in Augusta was converted into common equity interests of Augusta. Following the Augusta Contribution, the Partnership owns 98.0% of Augusta’s common equity interests. In addition, on April 28, 2014, the Partnership entered into a $150,000 senior secured revolving credit facility with various financial institutions by amending and restating its prior $200,000 revolving credit facility (See Note 9 - Long-Term Debt).


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2. Basis of Presentation and Use of Estimates
The accompanying unaudited interim Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements (“interim statements”) of the Partnership have been prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (“GAAP”) for interim financial information and with the instructions to Form 10-Q and Article 10 of Regulation S-X issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Accordingly, they do not include all of the information and footnotes required by GAAP for complete financial statements. In the opinion of management, all adjustments and disclosures necessary for a fair presentation of these interim statements have been included. The results reported in these interim statements are not necessarily indicative of the results that may be reported for the entire year. These interim statements should be read in conjunction with the Partnership’s Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2013, which are included in the Partnership’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 28, 2014. The year-end balance sheet data was derived from the audited financial statements, as recasted, but does not include all disclosures required by GAAP.
The Augusta Contribution was accounted for as a transaction between entities under common control whereby Augusta's net assets were recorded at their historical cost. Therefore, the Partnership's historical financial information was recast to combine Augusta and the Partnership as if the combination had been in effect since inception of common control. Refer to Note 8 for additional disclosure regarding the Augusta Contribution.
The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amount of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amount of revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Actual results could differ from those estimates.


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3. Significant Accounting Policies
In addition to the significant accounting policies listed below, a comprehensive discussion of our critical accounting policies and estimates is included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 28, 2014.
Restricted Cash
The Partnership must pledge cash escrow accounts for the benefit of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bureau of Rail Freight, Ports and Waterways (“PennDot”) to guarantee performance on rail improvement projects partially funded by PennDot. The funds are released when the project is completed.
Revenue Recognition
Frac sand sales revenues are recognized when legal title passes to the customer, which may occur at the production facility, rail origin or at the destination terminal. At that point, delivery has occurred, evidence of a contractual arrangement exists and collectability is reasonably assured. Amounts received from customers in advance of sand deliveries are recorded as deferred revenue. Revenue from make-whole provisions in our customer contracts is recognized at the end of the defined cure period.
A substantial portion of our frac sand is sold under long-term supply agreements, the current terms of which expire between 2016 and 2019. The agreements define, among other commitments, the volume of product that the Partnership must provide, the price that will be charged to the customer, and the volume that the customer must purchase at the end of the defined cure period, which can range from three months to the end of a contract year.
Transportation services revenues are recognized as the services have been completed, meaning the related services have been rendered. At that point, delivery of service has occurred, evidence of a contractual arrangement exists and collectability is reasonably assured. Amounts received from customers in advance of transportation services being rendered are recorded as deferred revenue.
Revenue attributable to silo storage leases is recorded on a straight-line basis over the term of the lease.
Fair Value of Financial Instruments
The amounts reported in the balance sheet as current assets or liabilities, including cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable, accrued and other current liabilities approximate fair value due to the short-term maturities of these instruments. The fair value of the senior secured term loan approximated $197,508 as of September 30, 2014, based on the market price quoted from external sources, compared with a carrying value of $199,000. If the senior secured term loan was measured at fair value in the financial statements, it would be classified as Level 2 in the fair value hierarchy.
Net Income per Limited Partner Unit
We have identified the sponsor’s incentive distribution rights as participating securities and compute income per unit using the two-class method under which any excess of distributions declared over net income shall be allocated to the partners based on their respective sharing of income specified in the partnership agreement. Net income per unit applicable to limited partners (including subordinated unitholders) is computed by dividing limited partners’ interest in net income, after deducting any sponsor incentive distributions, by the weighted-average number of outstanding common and subordinated units. Through March 31, 2014, basic and diluted net income per unit are the same as there were no potentially dilutive common or subordinated units outstanding.
Through August 15, 2014, the 3,750,000 Class B units outstanding did not have voting rights or rights to share in the Partnership’s periodic earnings, either through participation in its distributions or through an allocation of its undistributed earnings or losses, and so were not deemed to be participating securities in their form as Class B units. In addition, the conversion of the Class B units into common units was fully contingent upon the satisfaction of defined criteria pertaining to the cumulative payment of distributions and earnings per unit of the Partnership as described in Note 10. As such, until all of the defined payment and earnings criteria were satisfied, the Class B units were not included in our calculation of either basic or diluted earnings per unit. On August 15, 2014, the Class B units converted into common units, at which time income allocations commenced on such units and the common units were included in our calculation of basic and diluted earnings per unit.
As described in Note 2, the Partnership's historical financial information has been recast to consolidate Augusta for all periods presented. The amounts of incremental income or losses recasted to periods prior to the Augusta Contribution are excluded from the calculation of net income per limited partner unit.
Income Taxes
The Partnership and the sponsor are pass-through entities and are not considered taxing entities for federal tax purposes. Therefore, there is not a provision for income taxes in the accompanying condensed consolidated financial statements. The Partnership’s net

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income or loss is allocated to its partners in accordance with the partnership agreement. The partners are taxed individually on their share of the Partnership’s earnings. At September 30, 2014 and December 31, 2013, the Partnership did not have any liabilities for uncertain tax positions or gross unrecognized tax benefit.
Recent Accounting Pronouncements

In August 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued ASU 2014-15, which provides guidance on determining when and how to disclose going-concern uncertainties in the financial statements. The new standard requires management to perform interim and annual assessments of an entity’s ability to continue as a going concern within one year of the date the financial statements are issued. An entity must provide certain disclosures if "conditions or events raise substantial doubt about the entity’s ability to continue as a going concern." The ASU applies to all entities and is effective for annual periods ending after December 15, 2016, and interim periods thereafter, with early adoption permitted. The Partnership is currently evaluating the future disclosure requirements under this guidance.




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4. Business Combination – Accounting for Acquisition of D&I
On June 10, 2013, the Partnership acquired D&I, an independent frac sand supplier, transforming the Partnership into an integrated Northern White frac sand producer, transporter, marketer and distributor. The Partnership acquired D&I for $95,159 in cash and 1,578,947 common units, valued at $37,358 as of June 10, 2013.
The acquisition was accounted for under the acquisition method of accounting whereby management assessed the net assets acquired and recognized amounts for the identified assets acquired and liabilities assumed. The total purchase price of $132,517 was allocated to the net assets acquired as follows:
Assets acquired:
 
Cash
$
204

Restricted cash
688

Accounts receivable
17,908

Inventories
10,372

Prepaid expenses and other current assets
809

Property, plant and equipment
39,242

Intangible assets
41,878

Goodwill
33,745

Other assets
113

Total assets acquired
144,959

Liabilities assumed:
 
Accounts payable
11,646

Accrued liabilities and other current liabilities
796

Total liabilities assumed
12,442

Fair value of net assets acquired
$
132,517

The operations of D&I have been included in the financial statements prospectively from June 11, 2013.
The following table summarizes the supplemental condensed consolidated statements of operations information for the nine months ended September 30, 2013 on an unaudited pro forma basis as if the acquisition had occurred prior to January 1, 2013. The table includes adjustments that were directly attributable to the acquisition or are not expected to have a future impact on the Partnership. The pro forma results are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to be indicative of the actual results that would have occurred should the transaction have been consummated at the beginning of the period, nor are they indicative of future results of operations.
 
Nine Months
 
Ended
 
September 30, 2013
 
Pro Forma
Revenues
$
170,047

Net income attributable to Hi-Crush Partners LP
$
50,232

Net income per limited partner unit:
 
Common units – basic and diluted
$
1.74

Subordinated units – basic and diluted
$
1.74

The pro forma financial information includes the impact of the following pro forma adjustments:
 
Nine Months
 
Ended
Pro Forma Debit / (Credit) Adjustments
September 30, 2013
Acquisition related expenses
$
(4,775
)
Other general and administrative expenses
(117
)
Interest expense on debt issued to fund acquisition
1,226

Depreciation and amortization
(8
)
Increase in weighted average common units outstanding
931,174


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5. Goodwill and Intangible Assets
Changes in goodwill and intangible assets consisted of the following during the nine months ended September 30, 2014:
 
Goodwill
 
Intangible Assets
Balance at December 31, 2013
$
33,745

 
$
38,191

Amortization expense

 
(4,385
)
Balance at September 30, 2014
$
33,745

 
$
33,806

Goodwill
As of September 30, 2014, the Partnership had goodwill of $33,745 based on the allocation of the purchase price of its acquisition of D&I.
Intangible Assets
Intangible assets arising from the acquisition of D&I consisted of the following:
 
Useful life
 
September 30, 2014
Supplier agreements
1-20 Years
 
$
21,997

Customer contracts and relationships
1-10 Years
 
18,132

Other intangible assets
1-3 Years
 
1,749

Intangible assets
 
 
41,878

Less: Accumulated amortization
 
 
(8,072
)
Intangible assets, net
 
 
$
33,806

Amortization expense was $4,385 and $2,025 for the nine months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013, respectively. Amortization expense was $781 and $1,662 for the three months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013, respectively. The weighted average remaining life of intangible assets was 12 years as of September 30, 2014. As of September 30, 2014, future amortization is as follows:
Fiscal Year
Amortization
2014 (Three Months)
$
742

2015
2,967

2016
2,938

2017
2,850

2018
2,850

Thereafter
21,459

 
$
33,806



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6. Inventories
Inventories consisted of the following:
 
September 30,
2014
 
December 31,
2013
 
 
 
Recasted
Raw material
$
157

 
$
706

Work-in-process
10,297

 
9,075

Finished goods
10,430

 
11,585

Spare parts
1,501

 
1,052

 
$
22,385

 
$
22,418


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7. Property, Plant and Equipment
Property, plant and equipment consisted of the following:
 
September 30,
2014
 
December 31,
2013
 
 
 
Recasted
Buildings
$
3,930

 
$
3,814

Mining property and mine development
40,291

 
39,690

Plant and equipment
114,384

 
108,627

Rail and rail equipment
22,627

 
20,421

Transload facilities and equipment
30,910

 
30,265

Construction-in-progress
21,058

 
2,684

Property, plant and equipment
233,200

 
205,501

Less: Accumulated depreciation and depletion
(15,876
)
 
(9,667
)
Property, plant and equipment, net
$
217,324

 
$
195,834

Depreciation and depletion expense was $2,677 and $2,189 during the three months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013, respectively. Depreciation and depletion expense was $6,581 and $4,259 for the nine months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013, respectively. The Partnership recognized a loss on the replacement of equipment of $191 during the nine months ended September 30, 2013.

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8. Acquisition of Hi-Crush Augusta LLC
On January 31, 2013, the Partnership entered into an agreement with our sponsor to acquire 100,000 preferred units in Augusta, the entity that owned our sponsor’s Augusta facility, for $37,500 in cash and 3,750,000 newly issued convertible Class B units in the Partnership. In connection with this acquisition, the Partnership incurred $451 of acquisition-related costs during the nine months ended September 30, 2013. Such expenses are included in general and administrative expenses in the Partnership's condensed consolidated statement of operations.
On April 28, 2014, the Partnership acquired 390,000 common units in Augusta for cash consideration of $224,250. In connection with this acquisition, the Partnership’s preferred equity interest in Augusta was converted into 100,000 common units of Augusta. Following this transaction, the Partnership maintained a 98.0% controlling interest in Augusta’s common units, with the sponsor owning the remaining 2.0% of common units. In connection with the Augusta Contribution, the Partnership incurred $768 of acquisition-related costs during the nine months ended September 30, 2014. Such expenses are included in general and administrative expenses in the Partnership's condensed consolidated statement of operations.
The Augusta Contribution was accounted for as a transaction between entities under common control whereby Augusta's net assets were recorded at their historical cost. The difference between the consideration paid and the recasted historical cost of the net assets acquired was allocated in accordance with the partnership agreement to the common and subordinated unitholders based on their respective number of units outstanding as of April 28, 2014. However, this deemed distribution did not affect the tax basis capital accounts of the common and subordinated unitholders.
The Partnership's historical financial information was recast to combine the Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations and the Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets of the Partnership with those of Augusta as if the combination had been in effect since inception of common control. Any material transactions between the Partnership and Augusta have been eliminated. The balance of non-controlling interest as of December 31, 2013 represents the sponsor's interest in Augusta prior to the combination. Except for the combination of Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations and the respective allocation of recasted net income between the controlling and non-controlling interest, capital transactions between the sponsor and Augusta prior to April 28, 2014 have not been allocated on a recasted basis to the common and subordinated unitholders. Such transactions are presented within the non-controlling interest column in the Condensed Consolidated Statement of Partners' Capital as the Partnership and its unitholders would not have participated in these transactions.
The following table summarizes the carrying value of Augusta's assets as of April 28, 2014, and the allocation of the cash consideration paid:
Net assets of Hi-Crush Augusta LLC as of April 28, 2014:
 
 
Cash
 
$
1,035

Accounts receivable
 
9,816

Inventories
 
4,012

Prepaid expenses and other current assets
 
114

Due from Hi-Crush Partners LP
 
1,756

Property, plant and equipment
 
84,900

Accounts payable
 
(3,379
)
Accrued liabilities and other current liabilities
 
(2,926
)
Due to sponsor
 
(4,721
)
Asset retirement obligation
 
(2,993
)
Total carrying value of Augusta's net assets
 
$
87,614

 
 
 
Allocation of purchase price
 
 
Carrying value of sponsor's non-controlling interest prior to Augusta Contribution
 
$
35,951

Less: Carrying value of 2% of non-controlling interest retained by sponsor
 
(1,752
)
Purchase price allocated to non-controlling interest acquired
 
34,199

Excess purchase price over the historical cost of the acquired non-controlling interest(a)
 
190,051

Cost of Augusta acquisition
 
$
224,250

 
 
 
(a) The deemed distribution attributable to the excess purchase price was allocated to the common and subordinated unitholders based on the respective number of units outstanding as of April 28, 2014.
The following tables present our recasted revenues, net income and net income attributable to Hi-Crush Partners LP per limited partner unit giving effect to the Augusta Contribution, as reconciled to the revenues, net income and net income attributable to

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Hi-Crush Partners LP per limited partnership unit of the Partnership. The amounts presented as "Partnership Consolidated" include the revenues and net income of Hi-Crush Augusta LLC from April 28, 2014 forward.
 
Three Months Ended September 30, 2013
 
Partnership
 
Augusta
 
 
 
Partnership
 
Historical
 
Historical
 
Eliminations
 
Recasted
Revenues
$
43,515

 
$
10,761

 
$
(1,118
)
 
$
53,158

Net income
$
15,040

 
$
3,127

 
$
(3,750
)
 
$
14,417

Net income attributable to Hi-Crush Partners LP per limited partner unit - basic
$
0.52

 


 


 
$
0.50

 
Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014
 
 
 
Augusta
 
 
 
 
 
Partnership
 
Through
 
 
 
Partnership
 
Consolidated
 
April 28, 2014
 
Eliminations
 
Recasted
Revenues
$
234,418

 
$
25,356

 
$
(4,156
)
 
$
255,618

Net income
$
82,105

 
$
11,398

 
$
(7,857
)
 
$
85,646

Net income attributable to Hi-Crush Partners LP per limited partner unit - basic
$
2.24

 


 


 
$
2.64

 
Nine Months Ended September 30, 2013
 
Partnership
 
Augusta
 
 
 
Partnership
 
Historical
 
Historical
 
Eliminations
 
Recasted
Revenues
$
90,244

 
$
26,833

 
$
(2,082
)
 
$
114,995

Net income
$
40,504

 
$
7,527

 
$
(7,500
)
 
$
40,531

Net income attributable to Hi-Crush Partners LP per limited partner unit - basic
$
1.45

 


 


 
$
1.45



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9. Long-Term Debt
Long-term debt consisted of the following:
 
September 30,
2014
 
December 31,
2013
Term loan credit facility
$
197,118

 
$

Partnership credit facility

 
138,250

Less: current portion of long-term debt
(2,000
)
 

 
$
195,118

 
$
138,250

Revolving Credit Facility
On August 21, 2012, the Partnership entered into a credit agreement (the “Prior Credit Agreement”) providing for a $100,000 senior secured revolving credit facility (the “Prior Credit Facility”) with a term of four years. In connection with our acquisition of a preferred interest in Augusta, on January 31, 2013, the Partnership entered into a consent and first amendment to the Prior Credit Agreement whereby the lending banks, among other things, (i) consented to the amendment and restatement of the partnership agreement of the Partnership and (ii) agreed to amend the Prior Credit Agreement to permit the acquisition by the Partnership of a preferred equity interest in Hi-Crush Augusta LLC. On May 9, 2013, in connection with our acquisition of D&I, the Partnership entered into a commitment increase agreement and second amendment to the Prior Credit Agreement whereby the lending banks, among other things, consented to the increase of the aggregate commitments by $100,000 to a total of $200,000 and addition of lenders to the lending bank group. The outstanding balance under the Prior Credit Facility was paid in full on April 15, 2014.
On April 28, 2014, the Partnership replaced the Prior Credit Facility by entering into an amended and restated credit agreement (the "Revolving Credit Agreement"). The Revolving Credit Agreement is a senior secured revolving credit facility (the "Revolving Credit Facility") that permits aggregate borrowings of up to $150,000, including a $25,000 sublimit for letters of credit and a $10,000 sublimit for swing line loans. The Revolving Credit Facility matures on April 28, 2019.
The Revolving Credit Facility is secured by substantially all assets of the Partnership. In addition, the Partnership's subsidiaries have guaranteed the Partnership's obligations under the Revolving Credit Agreement and have granted to the revolving lenders security interests in substantially all of their respective assets.
Borrowings under the Revolving Credit Agreement bear interest at a rate equal to, at the Partnership's option, either (1) a base rate plus an applicable margin ranging between 1.25% per annum and 2.50% per annum, based upon the Partnership's leverage ratio, or (2) a Eurodollar rate plus an applicable margin ranging between 2.25% per annum and 3.50% per annum, based upon the Partnership's leverage ratio.
The Revolving Credit Agreement contains customary representations and warranties and customary affirmative and negative covenants, including limits or restrictions on the Partnership’s ability to incur liens, incur indebtedness, make certain restricted payments, merge or consolidate and dispose of assets. The Revolving Credit Agreement also requires compliance with customary financial covenants, which are a leverage ratio and minimum interest coverage ratio. In addition, it contains customary events of default that entitle the lenders to cause any or all of the Partnership’s indebtedness under the Revolving Credit Agreement to become immediately due and payable. The events of default (some of which are subject to applicable grace or cure periods), include among other things, non-payment defaults, covenant defaults, cross-defaults to other material indebtedness, bankruptcy and insolvency defaults and material judgment defaults. As of September 30, 2014, we were in compliance with the covenants contained in the Revolving Credit Agreement.
As of September 30, 2014, we had no indebtedness and $143,813 of undrawn borrowing capacity ($150,000, net of $6,187 letter of credit commitments) under our Revolving Credit Facility.
Term Loan Credit Facility
On April 28, 2014, the Partnership entered into a credit agreement (the "Term Loan Credit Agreement") providing for a senior secured term loan credit facility (the “Term Loan Credit Facility”) that permits aggregate borrowings of up to $200,000, which was fully drawn on April 28, 2014. The Term Loan Credit Agreement permits the Partnership, at its option, to add one or more incremental term loan facilities in an aggregate amount not to exceed $100,000. Any incremental term loan facility would be on terms to be agreed among the Partnership, the administrative agent and the lenders who agree to participate in the incremental facility. The maturity date of the Term Loan Credit Facility is April 28, 2021.
The Term Loan Credit Agreement is secured by substantially all assets of the Partnership. In addition, the Partnership’s subsidiaries have guaranteed the Partnership’s obligations under the Term Loan Credit Agreement and have granted to the lenders security interests in substantially all of their respective assets.

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Borrowings under the Term Loan Credit Agreement bear interest at a rate equal to, at the Partnership’s option, either (1) a base rate plus an applicable margin of 2.75% per annum or (2) a Eurodollar rate plus an applicable margin of 3.75% per annum, subject to a LIBOR floor of 1.00%.
The Term Loan Credit Agreement contains customary representations and warranties and customary affirmative and negative covenants, including limits or restrictions on the Partnership’s ability to incur liens, incur indebtedness, make certain restricted payments, merge or consolidate and dispose of assets. In addition, it contains customary events of default that entitle the lenders to cause any or all of the Partnership’s indebtedness under the Term Loan Credit Agreement to become immediately due and payable. The events of default (some of which are subject to applicable grace or cure periods), include, among other things, non-payment defaults, covenant defaults, cross-defaults to other material indebtedness, bankruptcy and insolvency defaults and material judgment defaults.
As of September 30, 2014, we had $197,118 indebtedness ($199,000, net of $1,882 of discounts) under our Term Loan Credit Facility, which carried an interest rate of 4.75% as of September 30, 2014.





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10. Equity
As of September 30, 2014, our sponsor owned 13,640,351 subordinated units representing a 36.9% ownership interest in the limited partner units. In addition, our sponsor is the owner of our General Partner. 
Class B Units
On January 31, 2013, the Partnership issued 3,750,000 subordinated Class B units and paid $37,500 in cash to our sponsor in return for 100,000 preferred equity units in our sponsor’s Augusta facility. The Class B units did not have voting rights or rights to share in the Partnership’s periodic earnings, either through participation in its distributions or through an allocation of its undistributed earnings or losses. The Class B units were eligible for conversion into common units once the Partnership had, for two consecutive quarters, (i) generated operating surplus equal to at least $2.31 per common unit, subordinated unit and Class B unit on an annualized basis and (ii) paid $2.10 per unit in annualized distributions on each common and subordinated unit, or 110% of the current minimum quarterly distribution for a period of two consecutive quarters, and our General Partner had determined, with the concurrence of the conflicts committee of the board of directors of our General Partner, that we were expected to maintain such performance for at least two succeeding quarters. The conditions precedent to conversion of the Class B units were satisfied upon payment of our distribution on August 15, 2014 and, upon such payment, the sponsor, who was the sole owner of our Class B units, elected to convert all of the 3,750,000 Class B units into common units on a one-for-one basis. 
Allocations of Net Income
Our partnership agreement contains provisions for the allocation of net income and loss to the unitholders (excluding Class B unitholders) and our General Partner. For purposes of maintaining partner capital accounts, the partnership agreement specifies that items of income and loss shall be allocated among the partners in accordance with their respective percentage ownership interest. Normal allocations according to percentage interests are made after giving effect, if any, to priority income allocations in an amount equal to incentive cash distributions allocated 100% to our sponsor.
During the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014, no net income was allocated to our Class B units, and $168 was allocated to our holders of incentive distribution rights.
Incentive Distribution Rights
Incentive distribution rights represent the right to receive increasing percentages (ranging from 15.0% to 50.0%) of quarterly distributions from operating surplus after minimum quarterly distribution and target distribution levels exceed $0.54625 per unit per quarter. Our sponsor currently holds the incentive distribution rights, but it may transfer these rights at any time.
Distributions
Our partnership agreement sets forth the calculation to be used to determine the amount of cash distributions that our common and subordinated unitholders and our sponsor will receive.
Our recent distributions have been as follows:
Declaration Date
 
Amount Declared
Per Unit (a)
 
Record Date
 
Date Paid
 
Amount Paid to Common and Subordinated Units
 
Amount Paid to Holders of Incentive Distribution Rights
January 17, 2013
 
$
0.4750

 
February 1, 2013
 
February 15, 2013
 
$
12,961

 
$

April 16, 2013
 
$
0.4750

 
May 1, 2013
 
May 15, 2013
 
$
12,961

 
$

July 17, 2013
 
$
0.4750

 
August 1, 2013
 
August 15, 2013
 
$
13,711

 
$

October 17, 2013
 
$
0.4900

 
November 1, 2013
 
November 15, 2013
 
$
14,144

 
$

January 15, 2014
 
$
0.5100

 
January 31, 2014
 
February 14, 2014
 
$
14,726

 
$

April 16, 2014
 
$
0.5250

 
May 1, 2014
 
May 15, 2014
 
$
17,392

 
$

July 16, 2014
 
$
0.5750

 
August 1, 2014
 
August 15, 2014
 
$
19,092

 
$
168

October 15, 2014
 
$
0.6250

 
October 31, 2014
 
November 14, 2014
 
$
23,095

 
$
695

(a)
For all common and subordinated units.
Net Income per Limited Partner Unit
The following table outlines our basic and diluted, weighted average limited partner units outstanding during the relevant periods:

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Three Months
 
Nine Months
 
Ended September 30,
 
Ended September 30,
Weighted average limited partner units outstanding:
2014
 
2013
 
2014
 
2013
Common units - basic
21,437,176

 
15,224,820

 
18,522,412

 
14,293,060

Subordinated units - basic
13,640,351

 
13,640,351

 
13,640,351

 
13,640,351

Common units - diluted
23,393,608

 
15,224,820

 
21,721,976

 
14,293,060

Subordinated units - diluted
13,640,351

 
13,640,351

 
13,640,351

 
13,640,351

For purposes of calculating the Partnership’s earnings per unit under the two-class method, common units are treated as participating preferred units, and subordinated units are treated as the residual equity interest, or common equity. Incentive distribution rights are treated as participating securities. As the Class B units did not have rights to share in the Partnership’s periodic earnings, whether through participation in its distributions or through an allocation of its undistributed earnings or losses, they were not participating securities. In addition, the conversion of the Class B units into common units was fully contingent upon the satisfaction of defined criteria pertaining to the cumulative payment of distributions and earnings per unit of the Partnership as described in this Note 10. As such, until all of the defined payment and earnings criteria were satisfied, the Class B units were not included in our calculation of either basic or diluted earnings per unit. The Class B units were converted into common units on August 15, 2014, at which time income allocations commenced on such units. The sponsor was entitled to receive a per unit distribution on the newly converted common units for the second quarter of 2014 in an amount equal to the per unit distribution to be paid to all the common and subordinated units for the same period. As a result, this distribution was deducted from the calculation of limited partners' interest in net income for the nine months ended September 30, 2014. In addition, the Class B units were included in our calculation of diluted earnings per unit through August 15, 2014. Diluted earnings per unit for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014 also includes the dilutive effect of LTIP awards granted in June 2014 (see Note 11) at the assumed number of units which would have vested if the performance period had ended on September 30, 2014.
Distributions made in future periods based on the current period calculation of cash available for distribution are allocated to each class of equity that will receive such distributions. Any unpaid cumulative distributions are allocated to the appropriate class of equity. 
Each period the Partnership determines the amount of cash available for distributions in accordance with the partnership agreement. The amount to be distributed to common unitholders, subordinated unitholders and incentive distribution rights holders is based on the distribution waterfall in the partnership agreement. Net earnings for the period are allocated to each class of partnership interest based on the distributions to be made. Additionally, if, during the subordination period, the Partnership does not have enough cash available to make the required minimum distribution to the common unit holders, the Partnership will allocate net earnings to the common unit holders based on the amount of distributions in arrears. When actual cash distributions are made based on distributions in arrears, those cash distributions will not be allocated to the common unitholders, as such earnings were allocated in previous periods.
The following table provides a reconciliation of net income and the assumed allocation of net income under the two-class method for purposes of computing net income per unit for the three months ended September 30, 2014 (in thousands, except per unit amounts):

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General Partner and IDRs
 
Common Units
 
Subordinated Units
 
Class B Units
 
Total
Declared distribution
$
695

 
$
14,570

 
$
8,525

 
$

 
$
23,790

Assumed allocation of undistributed net income attributable to the Partnership
6,164

 
3,868

 
3,207

 

 
13,239

Limited partners’ interest in net income
$
6,859

 
$
18,438

 
$
11,732

 
$

 
$
37,029

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Earnings per unit - basic
 
 
$
0.86

 
$
0.86

 
 
 
 
Earnings per unit - diluted (1)
 
 
$
0.83

 
$
0.83

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(1) Diluted earnings per unit includes the impact of income allocations attributable to a conversion of the Class B units into common units through conversion to common units on August 15, 2014.
The following table provides a reconciliation of net income and the assumed allocation of net income under the two-class method for purposes of computing net income per unit for the nine months ended September 30, 2014 (in thousands, except per unit amounts):
 
General Partner and IDRs
 
Common Units
 
Subordinated Units
 
Class B Units
 
Total
Declared distribution
$
863

 
$
36,049

 
$
23,529

 
$
2,156

 
$
62,597

Assumed allocation of undistributed net income attributable to the Partnership
6,906

 
5,351

 
6,959

 

 
19,216

Limited partners’ interest in net income
$
7,769

 
$
41,400

 
$
30,488

 
$
2,156

 
$
81,813

Recast adjustments to include the results of operations of Hi-Crush Augusta LLC and income attributable to non-controlling interest
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3,129

Net income attributable to Hi-Crush Partners LP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$
84,942

Earnings per unit - basic
 
 
$
2.24

 
$
2.24

 
 
 
 
Earnings per unit - diluted (1)
 
 
$
2.15

 
$
2.15

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(1) Diluted earnings per unit includes the impact of income allocations attributable to a conversion of the Class B units into common units through conversion to common units on August 15, 2014.
Recasted Augusta Equity Transactions
During the nine months ended September 30, 2014, the sponsor provided $492 of management services and other expenses paid on behalf of Augusta. Such costs are recognized as non-cash capital contributions in the accompanying financial statements.

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11. Unit Based Compensation
Long-Term Incentive Plan
On August 21, 2012, Hi-Crush GP adopted the Hi-Crush Partners LP Long Term Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) for employees, consultants and directors of Hi-Crush GP and those of its affiliates, including our sponsor, who perform services for the Partnership. The Plan consists of restricted units, unit options, phantom units, unit payments, unit appreciation rights, other equity-based awards, distribution equivalent rights and performance awards. The Plan limits the number of common units that may be issued pursuant to awards under the Plan to 1,364,035 units. Common units withheld to satisfy exercise prices or tax withholding obligations are available for delivery pursuant to other awards. The Plan is administered by Hi-Crush GP’s Board of Directors or a committee thereof.
The cost of services received in exchange for an award of equity instruments is measured based on the grant-date fair value of the award and that cost is generally recognized over the vesting period of the award.
Performance Phantom Units - Equity Settled
The Partnership has awarded Performance Phantom Units ("PPUs") pursuant to the Plan to certain employees. The number of PPUs that will vest will range from 0% to 200% of the number of initially granted PPUs and is dependent on the Partnership's total unitholder return over a three-year performance period compared to the total unitholder return of a designated peer group. Each PPU represents the right to receive, upon vesting, one common unit representing limited partner interests in the Partnership. The PPUs are also entitled to forfeitable distribution equivalent rights ("DERs"), which accumulate during the performance period and are paid in cash on the date of settlement. The fair value of each PPU is estimated using a fair value approach and is amortized into compensation expense, reduced for an estimate of expected forfeitures, over the period of service corresponding with the vesting period. Expected volatility is based on the historical market performance of our peer group. The following table presents information relative to our PPUs.
 
 
 
Grant Date
 
 
 
Weighted -
 
 
 
Average Fair
 
Units
 
Value per Unit
Outstanding at January 1, 2014

 
 
Granted
64,414

 
$
65.57

Outstanding at September 30, 2014
64,414

 
$
65.57

As of September 30, 2014, total compensation expense not yet recognized related to unvested PPUs was $3,678, with a weighted average remaining service period of 2.25 years.
Time-Based Phantom Units - Equity Settled
The Partnership has awarded Time-Based Phantom Units ("TPUs") pursuant to the Plan to certain employees which automatically vest if the employee remains employed at the end of a three-year vesting period. Each TPU represents the right to receive, upon vesting, one common unit representing limited partner interests in the Partnership. The TPUs are also entitled to forfeitable DERs, which accumulate during the vesting period and are paid in cash on the date of settlement. The fair value of each TPU is calculated based on the grant-date unit price and is amortized into compensation expense, reduced for an estimate of expected forfeitures, over the period of service corresponding with the vesting period. The following table presents information relative to our TPUs.
 
 
 
Grant Date
 
Units
 
Value per Unit
Outstanding at January 1, 2014

 
 
Granted
17,018

 
$
47.33

Outstanding at September 30, 2014
17,018

 
$
47.33

As of September 30, 2014, total compensation expense not yet recognized related to unvested TPUs was $717, with a weighted average remaining service period of 2.75 years.
Board and Other Unit Grants
The Partnership issued 5,532 and 5,522 common units to its independent directors during the nine months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013, respectively. During the nine months ended September 30, 2014, the Partnership issued 7,022 common units to certain employees which vest approximately over a two year period.
Compensation Expense
The following table presents total compensation expense for unit-based compensation:

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Three Months
 
Nine Months
 
Ended September 30,
 
Ended September 30,
 
2014
 
2013
 
2014
 
2013
Performance Phantom Units
$
409

 
$

 
$
545

 
$

Time-based Phantom Units
69

 

 
88

 

Director and other unit grants
91

 

 
289

 
100

Total compensation expense
$
569

 
$

 
$
922

 
$
100



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12. Related Party Transactions
Effective August 16, 2012, our sponsor entered into a services agreement (the “Services Agreement”) with our General Partner, Hi-Crush Services LLC (“Hi-Crush Services”) and the Partnership, pursuant to which Hi-Crush Services provides certain management and administrative services to the Partnership to assist in operating the Partnership’s business. Under the Services Agreement, the Partnership reimburses Hi-Crush Services and its affiliates, on a monthly basis, for the allocable expenses it incurs in its performance under the Services Agreement. These expenses include, among other things, salary, bonus, incentive compensation, rent and other administrative expenses for individuals and entities that perform services for the Partnership. Hi-Crush Services and its affiliates will not be liable to the Partnership for its performance of services under the Services Agreement, except for liabilities resulting from gross negligence. During the three months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013, the Partnership incurred $2,587 and $1,163, respectively, of management and administrative service expenses from Hi-Crush Services. During the nine months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013, the Partnership incurred $6,946 and $3,004, respectively, of management and administrative service expenses from Hi-Crush Services.
In the normal course of business, our sponsor and its affiliates, including Hi-Crush Services, and the Partnership may from time to time make payments on behalf of each other.
As of September 30, 2014, an outstanding balance of $6,712 payable to our sponsor is maintained as a current liability under the caption “Due to Sponsor.”
During the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014, the Partnership purchased $3,011 of sand from Hi-Crush Whitehall LLC, a subsidiary of our sponsor and the entity that owns the sponsor's Whitehall facility, at a purchase price in excess of our production cost per ton.



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13. Segment Reporting
The Partnership manages, operates and owns assets utilized to supply frac sand to its customers. It conducts operations through its one operating segment titled "Frac Sand Sales". This reporting segment of the Partnership is evaluated regularly by the chief operating decision maker in deciding how to allocate resources and in assessing performance.

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14. Commitments and Contingencies
The Partnership enters into sales contracts with customers. These contracts establish minimum annual sand volumes that the Partnership is required to make available to such customers under initial terms ranging from three to six years. Through September 30, 2014, no payments for non-delivery of minimum annual sand volumes have been made by the Partnership to these customers under these contracts.
D&I has entered into a long-term supply agreement with a supplier which includes a requirement to purchase certain volumes and grades of sands at specified prices. The quantities set forth in such agreements are not in excess of our current requirements.
The Partnership has entered into royalty agreements under which it is committed to pay royalties on sand sold from the Wyeville and Augusta facilities for which the Partnership has received payment by the customer. Royalty expense is recorded as the sand is sold and is included in costs of goods sold. Royalty expense was $4,011 and $2,179 for the three months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013, respectively, and $10,743 and $5,618 for the nine months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013, respectively.
The Partnership has long-term leases for rail access, railcars and equipment at its terminal sites, which are also under long-term lease agreements with various railroads. As of September 30, 2014, future minimum operating lease payments are as follows:
Fiscal Year
Amount
2014 (Three Months)
$
2,704

2015
10,724

2016
9,830

2017
9,545

2018
8,715

Thereafter
10,092

 
$
51,610

From time to time the Partnership may be subject to various claims and legal proceedings which arise in the normal course of business. Management is not aware of any legal matters that are likely to have a material adverse effect on the Partnership’s financial position, results of operations or cash flows.
In May 2012, Hi-Crush Operating LLC, a subsidiary of the Partnership, entered into a supply agreement for frac sand with Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc. (“Baker Hughes”). On September 19, 2012, Baker Hughes provided notice that it was terminating the contract and on November 12, 2012, Hi-Crush Operating LLC formally terminated the supply agreement and filed suit in the State District Court of Harris County, Texas. On October 8, 2013, Hi-Crush Operating LLC entered into a settlement agreement with Baker Hughes pursuant to which Hi-Crush Operating LLC and Baker Hughes agreed to jointly dismiss the lawsuit between the parties and, in connection with the settlement, the parties entered into a six-year supply agreement that requires Baker Hughes to purchase minimum volumes of frac sand each month.
Following the Partnership’s November 2012 announcement that Hi-Crush Operating LLC had formally terminated its supply agreement with Baker Hughes in response to the repudiation of the agreement by Baker Hughes, the Partnership, our General Partner, certain of its officers and directors and its underwriters were named as defendants in purported securities class action lawsuits brought by the Partnership’s unitholders in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. On February 11, 2013, the lawsuits were consolidated into one lawsuit, styled In re: Hi-Crush Partners L.P. Securities Litigation, No. 12-Civ-8557 (CM). A consolidated amended complaint was filed on February 15, 2013. That complaint asserted claims under sections 11, 12(a)(2), and 15 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Act, and sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or the Exchange Act, in connection with the Partnership’s Registration Statement and a subsequent presentation. Among other things, the consolidated amended complaint alleges that defendants failed to disclose to the market certain alleged information relating to Baker Hughes’ repudiation of the supply agreement. On March 22, 2013, the Partnership filed a motion to dismiss the complaint. On December 2, 2013, the court issued an order dismissing the claims relating to the Partnership’s Registration Statement, but did not dismiss the claims relating to alleged misrepresentations concerning the Partnership’s relationship with Baker Hughes after the Partnership’s initial public offering. The Partnership and the remaining defendants in the lawsuit have filed answers to the complaint. The Partnership believes the case is without merit and intends to vigorously defend itself. It is not possible to predict the outcome of this claim. However, in our opinion, the likelihood that the ultimate disposition of this claim will have a material adverse effect on our consolidated financial statements is remote.
On December 20, 2013, Stephen Bushansky, a purported unitholder of the Partnership, filed a lawsuit, derivatively on behalf of the Partnership, against our General Partner and certain of its officers and directors, in an action styled Bushansky v. Hi-Crush GP LLC, Cause No. 2013-76463, in the 215th Judicial District Court, Harris County, Texas. The lawsuit alleged that by failing to disclose Baker Hughes’ attempted repudiation of its supply agreement with Hi-Crush Operating LLC prior to the Partnership’s November 2012 announcement terminating the agreement, defendants failed to design and implement an effective system of

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internal controls to prevent the Partnership from violating federal securities laws. Plaintiff asserted a claim for breach of fiduciary duties of good faith, care, loyalty, reasonable inquiry, oversight and supervision. Plaintiff also asserted that the defendants aided and abetted in one another’s breaches of fiduciary duties and sought relief from defendants on the theory of indemnity for all damages that occurred as a result of defendants’ alleged violations. On January 29, 2014, defendants filed a motion to dismiss, plea to the jurisdiction, or in the alternative, motion to stay based on the mandatory contractual forum selection clause in our partnership agreement. On March 7, 2014, the court granted defendants' motion to dismiss without prejudice.


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15. Asset Retirement Obligation
Although the ultimate amount of reclamation and closure costs to be incurred is uncertain, the Partnership maintains a post-closure reclamation and site restoration obligations as follows:
Balance at December 31, 2013 (Recasted)
$
4,628

Additions to liabilities

Accretion expense
184

Balance at September 30, 2014
$
4,812


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16. Supplemental Condensed Consolidating Financial Information
The Partnership has filed a registration statement on Form S-3 to register, among other securities, debt securities. Each of the subsidiaries of the Partnership as of March 31, 2014 (other than Hi-Crush Finance Corp., whose sole purpose is to act as a co-issuer of any debt securities) was a 100% directly or indirectly owned subsidiary of the Partnership (the “guarantors”), will issue guarantees of the debt securities, if any of them issue guarantees, and such guarantees will be full and unconditional and will constitute the joint and several obligations of such guarantors. As of September 30, 2014, the guarantors were our sole subsidiaries, other than Hi-Crush Finance Corp. and Hi-Crush Augusta Acquisition Co. LLC, which are our 100% owned subsidiaries, and Augusta, of which we own 98.0% of the common equity interests.
As of September 30, 2014, the Partnership had no assets or operations independent of its subsidiaries, and there were no significant restrictions upon the ability of the Partnership or any of its subsidiaries to obtain funds from its respective subsidiaries by dividend or loan. As of September 30, 2014, none of the assets of our subsidiaries represented restricted net assets pursuant to Rule 4-08(e)(3) of Regulation S-X under the Securities Act.
For the purpose of the following financial information, the Partnership's investments in its subsidiaries are presented in accordance with the equity method of accounting. The operations, cash flows and financial position of the co-issuer are not material and therefore have been included with the parent's financial information.
Condensed consolidating financial information for the Partnership and its combined guarantor and combined non-guarantor subsidiaries is as follows for the dates and periods indicated.


























  



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Condensed Consolidating Balance Sheet
As of September 30, 2014
 
Parent
 
Guarantor Subsidiaries
 
Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries
 
Consolidating Adjustments
 
Consolidated
Assets
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Current assets:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cash
$
15,339

 
$
3,394

 
$
1,892

 
$

 
$
20,625

Restricted cash

 
690

 

 

 
690

Accounts receivable

 
50,875

 
8,074

 

 
58,949

Intercompany receivables
103,721

 
107,635

 

 
(211,356
)
 

Inventories

 
17,651

 
6,740

 
(2,006
)
 
22,385

Prepaid expenses and other current assets
339

 
2,226

 
35

 

 
2,600

Total current assets
119,399

 
182,471


16,741

 
(213,362
)
 
105,249

Property, plant and equipment, net
5

 
119,753

 
97,566

 

 
217,324

Goodwill and intangible assets, net

 
67,551

 

 

 
67,551

Investment in consolidated affiliates
232,404

 

 
224,250

 
(456,654
)
 

Other assets
7,802

 
4,794

 

 

 
12,596

Total assets
$
359,610

 
$
374,569


$
338,557

 
$
(670,016
)
 
$
402,720

Liabilities, Equity and Non-Controlling Interest
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Current liabilities:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Accounts payable
$
6

 
$
11,617

 
$
4,227

 
$

 
$
15,850

Accrued and other current liabilities
444

 
6,258

 
8,098

 

 
14,800

Intercompany payables

 

 
211,356

 
(211,356
)
 

Due to sponsor
842

 
5,436

 
434

 

 
6,712

Current portion of long-term debt
2,000

 

 

 

 
2,000

Total current liabilities
3,292

 
23,311


224,115

 
(211,356
)
 
39,362

Long-term debt
195,118

 

 

 

 
195,118

Asset retirement obligation

 
1,767

 
3,045

 

 
4,812

Total liabilities
198,410

 
25,078


227,160

 
(211,356
)
 
239,292

Commitments and contingencies

 

 

 

 

Equity and Non-Controlling Interest:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Equity
161,200

 
349,491

 
109,169

 
(458,660
)
 
161,200

Non-controlling interest

 

 
2,228

 

 
2,228

Total equity and non-controlling interest
161,200

 
349,491


111,397

 
(458,660
)
 
163,428

Total liabilities, equity and non-controlling interest
$
359,610

 
$
374,569


$
338,557

 
$
(670,016
)
 
$
402,720












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Condensed Consolidating Balance Sheet
As of December 31, 2013
 
Parent
 
Guarantor Subsidiaries
 
Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries
 
Consolidating Adjustments
 
Consolidated
Assets
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Current assets:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cash
$
12,056

 
$
3,991

 
$
4,561

 
$

 
$
20,608

Restricted cash

 
690

 

 

 
690

Accounts receivable

 
31,581

 
5,861

 

 
37,442

Intercompany receivables

 
54,468

 
1,311

 
(55,779
)
 

Inventories

 
16,265

 
7,102

 
(949
)
 
22,418

Prepaid expenses and other current assets
573

 
859

 
193

 

 
1,625

Total current assets
12,629

 
107,854

 
19,028

 
(56,728
)
 
82,783

Property, plant and equipment, net
7

 
113,335

 
82,492

 

 
195,834

Goodwill and intangible assets, net

 
71,936

 

 

 
71,936

Investment in consolidated affiliates
329,604

 

 

 
(329,604
)
 

Other assets
1,467

 
2,341

 

 

 
3,808

Total assets
$
343,707

 
$
295,466

 
$
101,520

 
$
(386,332
)
 
$
354,361

Liabilities, Equity and Non-Controlling Interest
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Current liabilities:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Accounts payable
$
219

 
$
8,087

 
$
1,802

 
$

 
$
10,108

Accrued and other current liabilities
459

 
3,917

 
3,293

 

 
7,669

Intercompany payables
55,779

 

 

 
(55,779
)
 

Due to Sponsor
877

 
382

 
9,093

 

 
10,352

Total current liabilities
57,334

 
12,386

 
14,188

 
(55,779
)
 
28,129

Long-term debt
138,250

 

 

 

 
138,250

Asset retirement obligation

 
1,673

 
2,955

 

 
4,628

Total liabilities
195,584

 
14,059

 
17,143

 
(55,779
)
 
171,007

Commitments and contingencies

 

 

 

 

Equity and Non-Controlling Interest:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Equity
148,123

 
281,407

 
49,146

 
(330,553
)
 
148,123

Non-controlling interest

 

 
35,231

 

 
35,231

Total equity and non-controlling interest
148,123

 
281,407

 
84,377

 
(330,553
)
 
183,354

Total liabilities, equity and non-controlling interest
$
343,707

 
$
295,466

 
$
101,520

 
$
(386,332
)
 
$
354,361

















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Condensed Consolidating Statements of Operations
 
Three Months Ended September 30, 2014
 
Parent
 
Guarantor Subsidiaries
 
Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries
 
Consolidating Adjustments
 
Consolidated
Revenues
$

 
$
88,982

 
$
24,964

 
$
(11,630
)
 
$
102,316

Cost of goods sold (including depreciation, depletion and amortization)

 
57,849

 
9,960

 
(12,169
)
 
55,640

Gross profit

 
31,133

 
15,004

 
539

 
46,676

Operating costs and expenses:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General and administrative expenses
3,707

 
2,117

 
359

 

 
6,183

Exploration expense

 

 

 

 

Accretion of asset retirement obligation

 
31

 
30

 

 
61

Income from operations
(3,707
)
 
28,985

 
14,615

 
539

 
40,432

Other income (expense):
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Earnings from consolidated affiliates
43,783

 

 

 
(43,783
)
 

Interest expense
(3,047
)
 
(28
)
 
(36
)
 

 
(3,111
)
Net income
37,029

 
28,957

 
14,579

 
(43,244
)
 
37,321

Income attributable to non-controlling interest

 

 
(292
)
 

 
(292
)
Net income attributable to Hi-Crush Partners LP
$
37,029

 
$
28,957

 
$
14,287

 
$
(43,244
)
 
$
37,029


 
Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014
 
Parent
 
Guarantor Subsidiaries
 
Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries
 
Consolidating Adjustments
 
Consolidated
Revenues
$

 
$
217,734

 
$
65,742

 
$
(27,858
)
 
$
255,618

Cost of goods sold (including depreciation, depletion and amortization)

 
142,502

 
28,824

 
(27,661
)
 
143,665

Gross profit

 
75,232

 
36,918

 
(197
)
 
111,953

Operating costs and expenses:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General and administrative expenses
9,874