Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (“Helix”) (NYSE: HLX) announced today that it has entered into an amendment of its existing asset-based revolving credit facility (“ABL Facility”), under which among other changes the borrowing base and commitments of the lenders thereunder have been increased from $100 million to $120 million.
Erik Staffeldt, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Helix, stated, “We are pleased to announce the increase in our borrowing base consistent with a strengthening in our Gulf of Mexico and North Sea markets. We appreciate the continued support of our bank group.”
Bank of America, N.A. continues to serve as Administrative Agent for the ABL Facility.
Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an international offshore energy services company that provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry, with a focus on well intervention, robotics and full field decommissioning operations. Our services are centered on a three-legged business model well positioned for a global energy transition by maximizing production of remaining oil and gas reserves, supporting renewable energy developments and decommissioning end-of-life oil and gas fields. For more information about Helix, please visit our website at www.helixesg.com.
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Erik Staffeldt, Executive Vice President and CFO