SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 17, 2018
PIONEER ENERGY SERVICES CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
1250 NE Loop 410, Suite 1000
San Antonio, Texas
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (855) 884-0575
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
From time to time, senior management of Pioneer Energy Services (the “Company”) meets with groups of investors and business analysts. The slides attached to this report have been prepared in connection with management's participation in such meetings. The slides provide an update on the Company's operations and certain recent developments, which among others, include the following:
Top-tier AC rigs are beginning to re-price in the $21,500 to $23,500 per day range.
Six of eight rigs are under contract and currently drilling in Colombia with the potential to add a seventh rig during the first quarter of 2018.
Overall positive outlook for all production service businesses. Following seasonal fourth quarter impacts, activity expected to increase beginning in the second half of January.
Labor continues to be tight in all businesses.
Two new wireline units delivered and deployed to the field in January.
The slides are included in Exhibit 99.1 to this report and are incorporated herein by reference. The slides are available on the Company's website at www.pioneeres.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
Statements contained in this report and Exhibit 99.1 to this report that state the Company's or its management's expectations and assumptions about future events are forward-looking statements intended to be covered by the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. It is important to note that the Company's actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that could affect those results include, among others, those mentioned in the Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 which has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Slides for Company presentations to be used from time to time.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
PIONEER ENERGY SERVICES CORP.
/s/ Lorne E. Phillips
Lorne E. Phillips
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dated: January 17, 2018