Saturn Oil & Gasoline Inc. Experiences 2023 12 months-Finish Outcomes Highlighted by Document Annual Manufacturing and Free Funds Circulate

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Saturn Oil & Gasoline Inc. (TSX: SOIL) (FSE: SMKA) (OTCQX: OILSF) (“Saturn” or the “Firm”) is happy to report its monetary and working outcomes for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2023.

“2023 was an amazing yr of progress for Saturn in creating a considerable and sustainable free money producing enterprise. Along with doubling our manufacturing base over final yr, we’ve got assembled a deep stock of high-quality growth drilling areas to maintain present manufacturing ranges for many years,” commented John Jeffrey, Chief Government Officer. “Saturn has maintained its strategic give attention to creating gentle oil targeted property and optimizing our price construction to ship a few of the highest money movement margins in Canada, and to additional our final objective of shareholder worth creation.”

2023 Fourth Quarter and Annual Highlights:

  • Delivered report crude oil and pure gasoline manufacturing with fourth quarter 2023 averaging 26,891 boe/d (82% oil and NGLs), in comparison with 12,514 boe/d (96% oil and NGLs) within the fourth quarter of 2022, a rise of 115%;
  • Generated quarterly adjusted EBITDA(1) of $100.1 million in comparison with $62.2 million within the fourth quarter of 2022, a rise of 61%;
  • Achieved report quarterly adjusted funds movement(1) of $80.2 million in comparison with $50.7 million within the fourth quarter of 2022, a rise of 58%;
  • Invested $57.2 million of capital expenditures(1) within the fourth quarter, drilling 19 (16.9 web) horizontal wells;
  • Generated free funds movement(1) of $23.1 million within the fourth quarter 2023, in comparison with $15.1 million within the fourth quarter of 2022, a rise of 53%; and
  • Exited 2023 with web debt(1) of $460.5 million, realizing a web debt to fourth quarter annualized adjusted funds movement(1) of 1.4x.
Three months ended December 31, 12 months ended December 31,
(CAD $000s, besides per share quantities) 2023 2022 2023 2022
FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS
Petroleum and pure gasoline gross sales 185,384 111,558 693,891 367,957
Money movement from working actions 75,380 58,100 283,988 102,314
Working netback, web of derivatives(1) 104,328 64,661 382,890 153,450
Adjusted EBITDA(1) 100,092 62,191 363,143 146,740
Adjusted funds movement(1) 80,247 50,729 278,138 118,658
per share – Primary 0.58 0.85 2.20 2.67
– Diluted 0.56 0.84 2.15 2.64
Free funds movement(1) 23,072 15,053 147,565 29,553
per share – Primary 0.17 0.25 1.17 0.67
– Diluted 0.16 0.25 1.14 0.66
Web revenue (loss) 131,456 (16,728 ) 290,623 74,815
per share – Primary 0.94 (0.28 ) 2.30 1.68
– Diluted 0.92 (0.28 ) 2.25 1.66
Web Debt(1), finish of interval 460,483 219,803 460,483 219,803
Three months ended December 31, 12 months ended December 31,
(CAD $000s, besides per share quantities) 2023 2022 2023 2022
OPERATING HIGHLIGHTS
Common manufacturing volumes
Crude oil (bbls/d) 19,407 11,590 18,177 8,841
NGLs (bbls/d) 2,533 428 1,992 353
Pure gasoline (mcf/d) 29,704 2,971 24,559 2,392
Whole boe/d 26,891 12,514 24,262 9,593
% Oil and NGLs 82% 96% 83% 96%
Common realized costs
Crude oil ($/bbl) 95.09 103.03 96.75 111.84
NGLs ($/bbl) 44.21 51.47 43.75 58.41
Pure gasoline ($/mcf) 2.49 5.36 2.77 5.57
Processing bills ($/boe) (0.61 ) (1.56 ) (0.53 ) (1.52 )
Petroleum and pure gasoline gross sales ($/boe) 74.93 96.90 78.35 105.09
Working netback ($/boe)
Petroleum and pure gasoline gross sales 74.93 96.90 78.35 105.09
Royalties (9.75 ) (9.57 ) (9.10 ) (13.61 )
Web working bills(1) (18.17 ) (22.42 ) (20.33 ) (24.67 )
Transportation bills (1.25 ) (0.45 ) (1.28 ) (0.61 )
Working netback(1) 45.76 64.46 47.64 66.20
Realized loss on derivatives (3.59 ) (8.29 ) (4.41 ) (22.38 )
Working netback, web of derivatives(1) 42.17 56.17 43.23 43.82
Widespread shares excellent, finish of interval 139,313 59,892 139,313 59,892
Weighted common, primary 139,313 59,869 126,230 44,402
Weighted common, diluted 142,292 60,363 129,225 44,955

Message to Shareholders

In 2023, Saturn achieved its third consecutive yr of development in manufacturing and money movement from operations:

  • Common manufacturing elevated 153% to 24,262 boe/d, in comparison with 9,593 boe/d common manufacturing in 2022;
  • Adjusted EBITDA(1) elevated 147% to $363.1 million, in comparison with $146.7 million in 2022; and
  • Adjusted funds movement(1) elevated 134% to $278.1 million, in comparison with $118.7 million in 2022.

Throughout 2023, Saturn efficiently drilled and rig launched a complete of 59 gross (48.8 web) horizontal wells throughout its 4 core working areas, comprised of:

  • 28 gross (25.2 web) wells in Southeast Saskatchewan;
  • 19 gross (14.3 web) wells in West Central Saskatchewan;
  • 8 gross (5.3 web) wells in Central Alberta; and
  • 4 gross (4.0 web) wells in North Alberta.

The February acquisition of privately held oil and gasoline producer, Ridgeback Sources Inc. (“Ridgeback”), was a key contributor to Saturn’s development in 2023, including 670 web sections of land that includes growth alternatives to maintain the Firm’s manufacturing going ahead. The acquisition of Ridgeback was extremely synergistic to the Firm’s current Southeast Saskatchewan property increasing its excessive money movement, gentle oil manufacturing base by roughly 65%; greater than doubling the sunshine oil reserve volumes within the space; and added a big undeveloped land place that includes Bakken gentle oil useful resource that Saturn can proceed to develop. Along with rising the Firm’s Saskatchewan footprint, the acquisition additionally expanded Saturn’s operations into Alberta’s prolific Cardium, Kaybob and Swan Hills areas.

The Firm has continued to give attention to streamlining its price construction by decreasing general royalties, lowering working prices and enhancing common hedging pricing:

  • Common royalties decreased to 11.5% in 2023, in contrast 12.8% in 2022;
  • Common web working bills(1) decreased 18% to $20.33 per boe in 2023, in comparison with $24.67 per boe in 2022; and
  • Common realized loss on derivatives decreased 80% to $4.41 per boe in 2023, in comparison with $22.38 in 2022.

In gentle of the above price discount impacts, the Firm’s 2023 working netback(1), web of derivatives of $43.23 per boe, was corresponding to the $43.82 per boe in 2022, regardless of an roughly 17% drop within the common benchmark WTI oil value to US $77.60 in 2023, in comparison with a mean WTI oil value of US $94.25 in 2022.

Saturn drilled as operator in 2023, 47 gross (45.2 web) wells, with the outcomes of the 46 gross operated wells that have been positioned on manufacturing summarized within the desk under:

Gross Wells Drilled by Formation (quantity): Avg. IP30 per Location
(boe/d)
2023 Steerage
Kind Curve
(boe/d)
Efficiency vs. Kind Curve
(%)
Whole Gross Capital Invested
($MM)
Capital Effectivity
($ per boe/d)
SE Sask – Frob. & Midale (10) 80.4 69.0 +17 13.2 16,420
SE Sask – Spearfish (6) 89.2 77.0 +16 7.1 13,270
SE Sask – Stimulated Bakken (7) 109.7 101.0 +9 12.3 16,020
SE Sask – OHML Bakken (2) 168.5 147.0 +15 4.6 13,650
WC Sask – Viking (12) 97.9 68.0 +44 19.4 16,510
Central AB – Lochend Cardium (3) 279.0 260.0 +7 17.7 21,150
Central AB – Pembina (2) 239.5 248.0 -3 9.4 19,620
North AB – Montney (4) 314.4 330.0 -5 14.3 11,390
Weighted Common 134.6 121.0 +11 98.0 15,830

Dedication to Debt Reimbursement

On February 28, 2023, the Firm expanded its Senior Time period Mortgage by $375.0 million in relation to the acquisition of Ridgeback. Saturn continues to prioritize the fast reimbursement of its Senior Time period Mortgage, and in 2023, the Firm made principal funds totaling roughly $164.5 million, with extra mixture funds of roughly $50.7 million made to this point in 2024, for a complete of $215.2 million of principal funds since December 31, 2022. The Firm intends to proceed directing free money movement to ongoing debt reimbursement and stability sheet strengthening.

Southeast Saskatchewan

In This autumn of 2023, Saturn rig launched six gross (4.6 web) Bakken wells, of which two gross wells (2.0 web) have been drilled as open gap multi-lateral (“OHML”) wells. These OHML wells characteristic seven to eight horizontal legs per effectively and characterize the primary on which Saturn has deployed this modern drilling approach. The Firm’s Bakken gentle oil growth has been a powerful addition to its capital program in Southeast Saskatchewan, the place Saturn has already efficiently drilled a complete of 11 gross (9.1 web) Bakken wells in 2023. Saturn has 197 web booked Bakken drilling areas (together with 16.9 web OHML areas) and has recognized over 100 web unbooked Bakken wells for future growth.

Saturn efficiently drilled three gross (2.3 web) Frobisher wells in This autumn of 2023 for an annual complete of 11 gross (10.1 web) Mississippian wells, together with two gross (1.9 web) Midale wells, which collectively outperformed IP30 sort curve expectations by 17%. The six gross (6.0 web) Spearfish wells drilled in 2023 have been a spotlight of the yr’s growth program, outperforming IP30 sort curve expectations by 16%, whereas experiencing decrease than anticipated declines. Additional budgeted growth of Frobisher and Spearfish gentle oil is predicted to be a outstanding part of Saturn’s 2024 capital funding plan.

For the three months ended December 31, 2023, the Firm’s Southeast Saskatchewan property collectively averaged 12,550 boe/d of manufacturing, a rise of 67% from 7,522 boe/d within the comparative 2022 interval.

West Central Saskatchewan

The Firm added a 3rd rig to the fourth quarter growth plan with the intention to prolong the drilling success of its Viking gentle oil targets in West Central Saskatchewan, including 4 extra wells with 100% working curiosity. In 2023 Saturn efficiently drilled 19 gross (14.3 web) Viking wells and continued to observe up on its finest performing areas of Hershel and Plato with 12 operated wells. These 12 wells have been drilled with 100% working curiosity, had a mean IP30 of 97.9 bbls/d of sunshine oil, which outperformed the sort curve expectations by 44%. Saturn has 165 web areas booked for future Viking growth.

The Firm’s West Central Saskatchewan property averaged 3,504 boe/d of manufacturing for the three months ended December 31, 2023, in comparison with 4,992 boe/d within the prior yr.

Central Alberta

Saturn efficiently drilled three Cardium horizontal wells within the fourth quarter of 2023, with 100% working curiosity, for a complete of eight gross (5.3 web) Cardium wells being rig launched in 2023. The 2023 Cardium wells drilled by Saturn have been Prolonged Attain Horizontal (“ERH”) wells having a mean lateral size of two.2 miles. 5 of the Saturn operated Cardium wells have been placed on manufacturing in This autumn of 2023, with IP30 charges according to sort remedy expectations, and delivering roughly 1,316 boe/d in mixture through the first 30 days on manufacturing. The sixth Cardium effectively drilled in late 2023 has now been accomplished together with an extra three gross (3.0 web) ERH Cardium wells drilled to this point in 2024. The 4 new wells are anticipated to be introduced on-line earlier than the tip of Q1 2024. In complete throughout 2024, Saturn expects to drill eight web Cardium ERH wells.

For the three months ended December 31, 2023, the Firm’s Central Alberta property produced a mean of 8,066 boe/d.

North Alberta

In December 2023, the Firm introduced on manufacturing a 4 effectively pad in Kaybob, with 100% working curiosity to Saturn. The 4 wells have been inside expectations of the Montney sort curve for this space and delivered an IP30 fee of roughly 1,254 boe/d in mixture. Saturn plans to drill an extra 4 effectively pad in Kaybob throughout 2024.

For the three months ended December 31, 2023, the Firm’s North Alberta property produced a mean of two,771 boe/d.

ESG Initiatives

Saturn continued its dedication to accountable environmental stewardship by directing roughly $10.7 million in 2023 to decommissioning expenditures, together with the abandonment of 114 wells that not had financial manufacturing potential, amounting to roughly 2x the variety of gross new wells the Firm drilled in 2023.

Outlook

Saturn’s Board of Administrators has accepted the Firm’s largest ever growth plan in 2024, with a price range of roughly $145.6 million focusing on the drilling of as much as 61 web wells. With Saturn’s in depth pipeline community and amenities infrastructure inside every of its core working areas, the Firm has ample capability to deal with incremental new manufacturing coming on-stream. Over 85% of the Firm’s 2024 growth capital expenditures might be directed to drilling, completions, equipping and tie-in of latest manufacturing.

By way of the primary quarter of 2024, the Firm employed a full-time rig in Southeast Saskatchewan, ensuing within the drilling of 5 gross (5.0 web) typical wells (two Frobisher, two Spearfish, one Tilston) all of which have been put onto manufacturing. The Firm is now drilling the primary of two Bakken OHML wells that may proceed by the primary half of 2024 with 100% working curiosity to Saturn.

Extra particulars on Saturn’s 2024 Capital Funding Program is out there throughout the Firm’s Steerage Presentation now out there on the web site at https://saturnoil.com/buyers/#presentations-and-events.

Investor Webcast

Saturn will host a webcast at 10:00 AM MDT (12:00 PM Midday EDT) on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, to overview the yr finish and fourth quarter 2023 monetary outcomes and supply extra color on the Firm’s operational highlights. Contributors can entry the dwell webcast through https://saturnoil.com/make investments/q4-2023-results-webcast. A recorded archive of the webcast might be out there afterwards on the Firm’s web site.

About Saturn Oil & Gasoline Inc.

Saturn Oil & Gasoline Inc. is a rising Canadian vitality firm targeted on producing optimistic shareholder returns by the continued accountable growth of high-quality, gentle oil weighted property, supported by an acquisition technique that targets extremely accretive, complementary alternatives. Saturn has assembled a gorgeous portfolio of free-cash flowing, low-decline operated property in Saskatchewan and Alberta that present a deep stock of long-term financial drilling alternatives throughout a number of zones. With an unwavering dedication to constructing an ESG-focused tradition, Saturn’s objective is to extend reserves, manufacturing and money flows at a gorgeous return on invested capital. Saturn’s shares are listed for buying and selling on the TSX below ticker ‘SOIL’ on the Frankfurt Inventory Change below image ‘SMKA’ and on the OTCQX below the ticker ‘OILSF’.

The Firm’s consolidated monetary statements and corresponding Administration’s Dialogue and Evaluation for the three months and yr ended December 31, 2023 can be found on SEDAR+ at www.sedarplus.com and on Saturn’s web site at www.saturnoil.com. Copies of the supplies will also be obtained upon request with out cost by contacting the Firm straight. Please observe, forex figures offered herein are mirrored in Canadian {dollars}, until in any other case famous.

Additional info and a company presentation is out there on Saturn’s web site at www.saturnoil.com.

Saturn Oil & Gasoline Investor & Media Contacts:

John Jeffrey, MBA – Chief Government Officer
Tel: +1 (587) 392-7900
www.saturnoil.com

Kevin Smith, MBA – VP Company Improvement
Tel: +1 (587) 392-7900
information@saturnoil.com

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(1) See Reader Advisory “Non-GAAP and Different Monetary Measures”

Reader Advisory

Non-GAAP and Different Monetary Measures

All through this information launch and in different supplies disclosed by the Firm, we make use of sure measures to investigate monetary efficiency, monetary place and money movement. These non-GAAP and different monetary measures should not have any standardized that means prescribed by IFRS and due to this fact is probably not corresponding to related measures offered by different issuers. Non-GAAP and different monetary measures shouldn’t be thought-about to be extra significant than GAAP measures that are decided in accordance with IFRS. The disclosure below the part “Non-GAAP and Different Monetary Measures” together with non-GAAP monetary measures and ratios, capital administration measures and supplementary monetary measures within the Firm’s Condensed consolidated interim monetary statements and MD&A are included by reference into this information launch.

This press launch makes use of the phrases “adjusted EBITDA”, “adjusted funds movement”, “free funds movement” and “web debt” that are capital administration measures. See the disclosure below “Capital Administration” in our audited consolidated monetary statements for the three months and the yr ended December 31, 2023, for a proof and composition of those measures and the way these measures present helpful info to an investor, and the extra functions, if any, for which administration makes use of these measures.

Free funds movement

The Firm considers free funds movement to be a key capital administration measure as it’s used to find out the effectivity and liquidity of Saturn’s enterprise, measuring its funds out there after capital funding out there for debt reimbursement, pursue acquisitions and gauge optionality to pay dividends and/or return capital to shareholders by share repurchases. Saturn calculates Free funds movement as Adjusted funds movement within the interval much less expenditures on property, plant and tools and exploration and analysis property, collectively “capital expenditures”. By eradicating the impression of present interval capital expenditures from adjusted funds movement, administration screens its free funds movement to tell its capital allocation choices.

Three months ended December 31, 12 months ended December 31,
($000s) 2023 2022 2023 2022
Adjusted funds movement 80,247 50,729 278,138 118,658
Capital expenditures (57,175 ) (35,676 ) (130,573 ) (89,105 )
Free funds movement 23,072 15,053 147,565 29,553

Capital Expenditures

Saturn makes use of capital expenditures to watch its capital investments relative to these budgeted by the Firm on an annual foundation. Saturn’s capital price range excludes acquisition and disposition actions in addition to the accounting impression of any accrual adjustments or funds below sure lease preparations. Essentially the most straight comparable GAAP measure for capital expenditures is money movement utilized in investing actions. The next desk reconciles capital expenditures and capital expenditures, web acquisitions and inclinations (“A&D”) to the closest GAAP measure, money movement utilized in investing actions.

Three months ended December 31, 12 months ended December 31,
($000s) 2023 2022 2023 2022
Money movement utilized in investing actions 38,725 41,747 576,405 318,238
Change in non-cash working capital 18,450 (5,266 ) 20,830 19,234
Capital expenditures, web A&D 57,175 36,481 597,235 337,472
Acquisitions, web of money acquired (805 ) (466,662 ) (248,367 )
Capital expenditures 57,175 35,676 130,573 89,105

Web working bills

Web working expense is calculated by deducting processing revenue primarily generated by processing third social gathering manufacturing at processing amenities the place the Firm has an possession curiosity, from working bills offered on the Assertion of revenue (loss). The place the Firm has extra capability at certainly one of its amenities, it can course of third-party volumes to scale back the price of possession within the facility. The Firm’s major enterprise actions aren’t that of a midstream entity whose actions are targeted on incomes processing and different infrastructure-based revenues, and as such third-party processing income is netted in opposition to working bills within the MD&A. This metric is utilized by administration to guage the Firm’s web working bills on a unit of manufacturing foundation. Web working expense per boe is a non-GAAP monetary ratio and is calculated as web working expense divided by complete barrels of oil equal produced over a selected time frame. The calculation of the Firm’s web working bills is proven throughout the web working bills part of our MD&A for the three months and yr ended December 31, 2023.

Working netback and Working netback, web of derivatives

The Firm’s working netback is set by deducting royalties, web working bills and transportation bills from petroleum and pure gasoline gross sales. The Firm’s working netback, web of derivatives is calculated by including or deducting realized monetary by-product commodity contract positive aspects or losses from the working netback. The Firm’s working netback and working netback, web of derivatives are utilized in operational and capital allocation choices. Presenting working netback and working netback, web of derivatives on a per boe foundation is a non-GAAP monetary ratio and permits administration to higher analyze efficiency in opposition to prior durations on a per unit of manufacturing foundation. The calculation of the Firm’s working netbacks and working netback, web of derivatives are summarized as follows.

Three months ended December 31, 12 months ended December 31,
($000s) 2023 2022 2023 2022
Petroleum and pure gasoline gross sales 185,384 111,558 693,891 367,957
Royalties (24,124 ) (11,022 ) (80,565 ) (47,640 )
Web working bills (44,945 ) (25,817 ) (180,074 ) (86,379 )
Transportation bills (3,094 ) (518 ) (11,314 ) (2,139 )
Working netback 113,221 74,201 421,938 231,799
Realized loss on monetary derivatives (8,893 ) (9,540 ) (39,048 ) (78,349 )
Working netback, web of derivatives 104,328 64,661 382,890 153,450
($ per boe quantities)
Petroleum and pure gasoline gross sales 74.93 96.90 78.35 105.09
Royalties (9.75 ) (9.57 ) (9.10 ) (13.61 )
Web working bills (18.17 ) (22.42 ) (20.33 ) (24.67 )
Transportation bills (1.25 ) (0.45 ) (1.28 ) (0.61 )
Working netback 45.76 64.46 47.64 66.20
Realized loss on monetary derivatives (3.59 ) (8.29 ) (4.41 ) (22.38 )
Working netback, web of derivatives 42.17 56.17 43.23 43.82

Adjusted EBITDA

The Firm considers adjusted EBITDA to be a key capital administration measure as it’s each used inside sure monetary covenants prescribed below the Firm’s Senior Time period Mortgage (observe 11) and demonstrates Saturn’s standalone profitability, working and monetary efficiency when it comes to money movement technology, adjusting for curiosity associated to its capital construction. Adjusted EBITDA is outlined by the Firm as earnings earlier than curiosity, taxes, depreciation, amortization and different noncash or extraordinary gadgets.

Adjusted funds movement

The Firm considers adjusted funds movement to be a key capital administration measure because it demonstrates Saturn’s potential to generate the mandatory funds to handle manufacturing ranges and fund future development by capital funding. Administration believes that this measure offers an insightful evaluation of Saturn’s operations on a unbroken foundation by eliminating sure non-cash expenses, precise settlements of decommissioning obligations, of which the character and timing of expenditures might fluctuate based mostly on the stage of the Firm’s property and working areas, and transaction prices which fluctuate based mostly on the Firm’s acquisition and disposition exercise.

Free funds movement

The Firm considers free funds movement to be a key capital administration measure as it’s used to find out the effectivity and liquidity of Saturn’s enterprise, measuring its funds out there after capital funding out there for debt reimbursement, pursue acquisitions and gauge optionality to pay dividends and/or return capital to shareholders by share repurchases. Saturn calculates free funds movement as adjusted funds movement within the interval much less expenditures on property, plant and tools and exploration and analysis property, collectively “capital expenditures”. By eradicating the impression of present interval capital expenditures from adjusted funds movement, administration screens its free funds movement to tell its capital allocation choices.

The next desk reconciles adjusted EBITDA, adjusted funds movement and free funds movement to money movement from working actions:

12 months ended December 31,
($000s) 2023 2022
Money movement from working actions 283,988 102,314
Change in non-cash working capital (20,993 ) 14,536
Decommissioning expenditures 10,486 582
Transaction prices 4,657 1,226
Present tax restoration (1,915 )
Web curiosity(1) 86,920 28,082
Adjusted EBITDA 363,143 146,740
Present Tax Restoration 1,915
Web Curiosity(1) (86,920 ) 28,082
Adjusted Funds Circulate 278.138 118,658
Capital Expenditures(2) (130,573 ) (89,105 )
Free Funds Circulate 147,565 29,553
(1) Calculated as curiosity expense, web of curiosity income.
(2) Calculated as expenditures on exploration and growth property on the consolidated statements of money flows.

Market capitalization and web debt

Administration considers web debt a key capital administration measure in assessing the Firm’s liquidity. Whole market capitalization and web debt to annualized quarterly adjusted funds movement are utilized by administration and the Firm’s buyers in analyzing the Firm’s stability sheet power and liquidity. The abstract of complete market capitalization, web debt, annualized quarterly adjusted funds movement and web debt to annualized quarterly adjusted funds movement is as follows:

12 months ended December 31,
($000s) 2023 2022
Whole frequent shares excellent (000s) 139,313 59,892
Share value(1) 2.20 2.35
Whole market capitalization 306,489 140,746
Adjusted working capital(2) 8,240 (3,128 )
Senior Time period Mortgage 451,153 240,843
Convertible notes 1,090 2,361
Lengthy-term deposit (21,101 )
Promissory notes 828
Web debt 460,483 219,803
Present quarter adjusted funds movement 80,247 50,729
Annualized issue 4 4
Annualized quarterly adjusted funds movement 320,988 202,916
Web debt to annualized quarterly adjusted funds movement 1.4x 1.1x
(1) Represents the closing share value on the TSX on the final day of buying and selling of the interval.
(2) Adjusted working capital is calculated as money, accounts receivable, deposits and prepaids web of accounts payable.

Supplemental Info Concerning Product Varieties

References herein to boe/d embody gasoline or pure gasoline and NGLs which refer to standard pure gasoline and pure gasoline liquids product sorts, respectively, as outlined in Nationwide Instrument 51-101, Requirements of Disclosure for Oil and Gasoline Actions (“NI 51-101”), besides the place particularly famous in any other case.

The next desk is meant to supply the product sort composition for every of the manufacturing figures offered herein, the place not already disclosed inside tables above for common manufacturing for the three months and the yr ended December 31, 2023 and 2022:

Three months ended December 31, 2023 Three months ended December 31, 2022
Crude oil (bbls/d) NGLs (bbls/d) Pure gasoline (mcf/d) Whole
(boe/d)
Crude oil (bbls/d) NGLs (bbls/d) Pure gasoline (mcf/d) Whole
(boe/d)
Southeast Saskatchewan 10,832 939 4,673 12,550 6,714 398 2,457 7,522
West Central Saskatchewan 3,389 29 514 3,504 4,876 30 514 4,992
Central Alberta 3,543 1,172 20,105 8,066
North Alberta 1,643 393 4,412 2,771
Whole boe/d 19,407 2,533 29,704 26,891 11,590 428 2,971 12,514
12 months ended December 31, 2023 12 months ended December 31, 2022
Crude oil (bbls/d) NGLs (bbls/d) Pure gasoline (mcf/d) Whole
(boe/d)
Crude oil (bbls/d) NGLs (bbls/d) Pure gasoline (mcf/d) Whole
(boe/d)
Southeast Saskatchewan 9,596 770 3,968 11,027 6,401 340 2,118 7,094
West Central Saskatchewan 4,262 20 468 4,360 2,440 13 274 2,499
Central Alberta 3,005 915 16,602 6,687
North Alberta 1,314 287 3,521 2,188
Whole boe/d 18,177 1,992 24,559 24,262 8,841 353 2,392 9,593

Preliminary Manufacturing Charges

Any reference on this information launch to preliminary manufacturing charges are helpful in confirming the presence of hydrocarbons, nonetheless, such charges aren’t determinative of the charges at which such wells will proceed manufacturing and decline thereafter. Any reference on this information launch to preliminary manufacturing charges encompass the above famous product sorts, utilizing a conversion fee of 1 bbl : 6 MCF (the place relevant). Readers are cautioned to not place undue reliance on such charges in calculating mixture manufacturing for Saturn.

Per boe or ($/boe)

Any reference on this information launch to disclosures for petroleum and pure gasoline gross sales, royalties, working bills, transportation bills and advertising and marketing bills on a per boe foundation are supplementary monetary measures which can be calculated by dividing every of those respective GAAP measures by Saturn’s complete manufacturing volumes for the interval.

Per Share Quantities

Per share quantities famous on this information launch are based mostly on Saturn’s weighted common issued and excellent frequent shares as of December 31, 2023, until famous in any other case.

Boe Presentation

Boe means barrel of oil equal. All boe conversions on this information launch are derived by changing gasoline to grease on the ratio of six thousand cubic ft (“Mcf”) of pure gasoline to 1 barrel (“Bbl”) of oil. Boe could also be deceptive, significantly if utilized in isolation. A Boe conversion fee of 1 Bbl : 6 Mcf is predicated on an vitality equivalency conversion methodology primarily relevant on the burner tip and doesn’t characterize a worth equivalency on the wellhead. On condition that the worth ratio of oil in comparison with pure gasoline based mostly on at present prevailing costs is considerably completely different than the vitality equivalency ratio of 1 Bbl: 6 Mcf, using a conversion ratio of 1 Bbl : 6 Mcf could also be deceptive as a sign of worth.

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The forward-looking statements contained on this press launch are based mostly on sure key expectations and assumptions made by Saturn, together with expectations and assumptions regarding: the timing of and success of future drilling, growth and completion actions, the efficiency of current wells, the efficiency of latest wells, the supply and efficiency of amenities and pipelines, the power to allocate capital to pay down debt and develop or preserve manufacturing, the geological traits of Saturn’s properties, the applying of regulatory and licensing necessities and the supply of capital, labour and companies.

Though Saturn believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based mostly are affordable, undue reliance shouldn’t be positioned on the forward-looking statements as a result of Saturn may give no assurance that they may show to be right. Since forward-looking statements tackle future occasions and situations, by their very nature they contain inherent dangers and uncertainties. Precise outcomes may differ materially from these at present anticipated resulting from a variety of elements and dangers. These embody, however aren’t restricted to, dangers related to the oil and gasoline trade generally (e.g., operational dangers in growth, exploration and manufacturing; the uncertainty of reserve estimates; the uncertainty of estimates and projections regarding manufacturing, prices and bills, and well being, security and environmental dangers), constraints within the availability of companies, commodity value and change fee fluctuations, actions of OPEC and OPEC+ members, adjustments in laws impacting the oil and gasoline trade, adversarial climate or break-up situations and uncertainties ensuing from potential delays or adjustments in plans with respect to exploration or growth tasks or capital expenditures. These and different dangers are set out in additional element in Saturn’s Annual Info Type for the yr ended December 31, 2023.

Ahead-looking info is predicated on a variety of elements and assumptions which have been used to develop such info however which can show to be incorrect. Though Saturn believes that the expectations mirrored in its forward-looking info are affordable, undue reliance shouldn’t be positioned on forward-looking info as a result of Saturn may give no assurance that such expectations will show to be right. Along with different elements and assumptions which can be recognized on this press launch, assumptions have been made relating to and are implicit in, amongst different issues, our capital expenditure and drilling applications, drilling stock and booked areas, manufacturing and income steering, ESG initiatives, debt reimbursement plans and future development plans. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing record will not be exhaustive of all elements and assumptions which have been used.

The forward-looking info contained on this press launch is made as of the date hereof and Saturn undertakes no obligation to replace publicly or revise any forward-looking info, whether or not because of new info, future occasions or in any other case, until required by relevant securities legal guidelines. The forward-looking info contained on this press launch is expressly certified by this cautionary assertion.

All greenback figures included herein are offered in Canadian {dollars}, until in any other case famous.

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