Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. Announces Record Second Quarter 2018 Financial and Operational Results and Initiates Quarterly Cash Dividend

Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. (NYSE: LBRT; “Liberty” or the “Company”)
announced today second quarter 2018 financial and operational results.
Liberty also announced that its Board of Directors has declared its
first quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share of its Class A common
stock, to be paid on September 20, 2018 to holders of record as of
September 6, 2018.

Summary Results and Highlights

“We are extremely pleased with our second quarter 2018 results. In
partnership with our customers, the Liberty team drove average
throughput across our fleets to new all-time highs. This relentless
focus on efficiency resulted in record revenue, net income, and Adjusted
EBITDA2 for the quarter while also lowering our customers’
well costs. High efficiency operations are a win for Liberty and a win
for our customers — a true partnership,” commented Chris Wright, Chief
Executive Officer.


Working in concert with customers, Liberty continues to drive
improvements in operational efficiency across the entire fleet. This
performance translates to strong demand for Liberty’s high efficiency
fleets that deliver differential frac services. Premium service quality,
coupled with basin diversity, positions the Company to believe that it
will continue to generate strong returns on capital employed regardless
of how the market unfolds in the next few quarters. Liberty was built
for long-term success as illustrated by the trailing 12-months
Pre-Tax Return on Capital Employed (“ROCE”)3 of 43%.

Liberty’s operations in the Permian continue to grow and thrive. The
developing imbalance for frac services in the Permian has not yet
impacted Liberty fleets. As always, Liberty will work in partnership
with our customers to navigate the ever-changing oil and gas landscape.
During the second quarter meaningful local sand volumes came on-line.
This trend continues in the third quarter, driving down well costs for
our customers.

With the roughly flat pricing environment year to date, Liberty expects
annualized Adjusted EBITDA per average active fleet between $22 million
and $27 million for each quarter of 2018. Unusual weather and logistics
challenges drove the first quarter below this expected range. The second
quarter had no unusual exogenous challenges. Liberty delivered simply
stellar operational efficiency with an unusually low number of
non-pumping days for the dedicated fleets. The result was $28.0 million
annualized Adjusted EBITDA per average active fleet, which is above the
expected average range.

Mr. Wright added, “We are thrilled with our second quarter results and
we always strive for stellar performance. However, reality tends to
bring schedule and throughput challenges that are not always avoidable.
We are presently seeing more than normal dedicated fleet schedule
challenges, likely pushing our results for the third quarter to the
lower end of our expected $22 million to $27 million range.”

“Liberty’s strong financial results, favorable outlook and strong
balance sheet, support returning capital to our stockholders. Therefore,
we are excited to announce the introduction of a regular cash dividend,”
said Mr. Wright. “Liberty will continue to evaluate additional ways to
return capital to stockholders, including stock repurchases and special
dividends. Liberty is committed to creating long-term stockholder value
via our balanced strategy of compounding shareholder value by
reinvesting cash flow at high rates of return and returning cash to
shareholders as appropriate. We are excited by the growth opportunities
in front of us and this modest dividend will not constrain future
growth,” concluded Mr. Wright.

Fleet Deployment Update

During the second quarter of 2018, Liberty deployed fleet 22 under a
dedicated arrangement with an existing customer. Liberty has experienced
delays in receipt of critical components for our new fleets under
construction. The Company now expects to deploy fleet 23 in the fourth
quarter of this year and fleet 24 in the first quarter of 2019, both on
a dedicated basis.

Second Quarter Results

For the second quarter of 2018, revenue grew 27% to $628 million from
$495 million in the first quarter of 2018.

Net income1 totaled $95 million for the second quarter of
2018 compared to net income1 of $54 million in the first
quarter of 2018.

Adjusted EBITDA2 increased 48% to $149 million from $100
million in the first quarter. Annualized Adjusted EBITDA per average
active fleet increased to $28.0 million in the second quarter compared
to $20.4 million in the first quarter. Please refer to the
reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA (a non-GAAP measure) to net income (a
GAAP measure) in this earnings release.

For the six months ended June 30, 2018, revenue grew 87.5% to $1.123
billion compared to $599 million for the same period in 2017.

Net income1 totaled $149 million for the six months ended
June 30, 2018 compared to net income of $47 million for the six months
ended June 30, 2017. Current period results include income tax expense
of $24 million. Liberty was not subject to income tax prior to its
initial public offering.

Adjusted EBITDA2 increased 161% to $249 million in the six
months ended June 30, 2018 compared to $95 million in the same period in
2017. Annualized Adjusted EBITDA per average active fleet increased to
$24.6 million for the six months ended June 30, 2018, compared to $14.7
million for the six months ended June 30, 2017. Please refer to the
reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA (a non-GAAP measure) to net income (a
GAAP measure) in this earnings release.

For the trailing twelve-months ended June 30, 2018, ROCE was 43%. Please
refer to the calculation of ROCE at the end of this earnings release.

Balance Sheet and Liquidity

As of June 30, 2018, Liberty had cash on hand of $83 million and total
debt of $107 million, net of deferred financing costs and original issue
discount. There were no borrowings drawn on the ABL credit facility, and
total liquidity, including availability under the credit facility, was
$318 million.

Quarterly Cash Dividend Initiated

Liberty today announced that its Board of Directors has declared its
first quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share of Class A common
stock, to be paid on September 20, 2018 to holders of record as of
September 6, 2018. A distribution of $0.05 per unit has been approved
for holders of units in Liberty Oilfield Services New HoldCo LLC, which
will use the same record and payment date.

Future declarations of quarterly cash dividends are subject to approval
by the Board of Directors and to the Board’s continuing determination
that the declarations of dividends are in the best interests of Liberty
and its stockholders. Future dividends may be adjusted at the Board’s
discretion based on market conditions and capital availability.

Conference Call

Liberty will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:00 a.m.
Mountain Time (10:00 a.m. Eastern Time) on Thursday, August 2, 2018.
Presenting Liberty’s results will be Chris Wright, Chief Executive
Officer, Ron Gusek, President and Michael Stock, Chief Financial Officer.

Individuals wishing to participate in the conference call should dial
(866) 807-9684, or for international callers (412) 317-5415.
Participants should ask to join Liberty’s call. A live webcast will be
available at
The webcast can be accessed for 90 days following the call. A telephone
replay will be available shortly after the call and can be accessed by
dialing (877) 344-7529, or for international callers (412) 317-0088. The
passcode for the replay is 10122554. The replay will be available until
August 9, 2018.

About Liberty

Liberty is an independent provider of hydraulic fracturing services to
onshore oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in
North America. Liberty was founded in 2011 with a relentless focus on
improving tight-oil completions, and an emphasis on customer
partnerships and technology to find innovative answers to frac
optimization. Liberty is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. For more
information about Liberty, please contact Investor Relations at

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

This earnings release includes unaudited non-GAAP financial and
operational measures, including EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA and Pre-Tax
Return on Capital Employed. We believe that the presentation of
these non-GAAP financial and operational measures provides useful
information about our financial performance and results of operations.
Non-GAAP financial and operational measures do not have any
standardized meaning and are therefore unlikely to be comparable to
similar measures presented by other companies. The presentation
of non-GAAP financial and operational measures is not intended to be a
substitute for, and should not be considered in isolation from, the
financial measures reported in accordance with U.S. GAAP. See the
tables entitled Reconciliation and Calculation of Non-GAAP Financial and
Operational Measures for a reconciliation or calculation of the non-GAAP
financial or operational measures to the most directly comparable GAAP

Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements

The information above includes “forward-looking statements” within
the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended,
and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All
statements, other than statements of historical facts, included herein
concerning, among other things, the deployment of fleets in the future,
planned capital expenditures, future cash flows and borrowings, pursuit
of potential acquisition opportunities, our financial position, business
strategy and objectives for future operations, are forward-looking
statements. These forward-looking statements are identified by
their use of terms and phrases such as “may,” “expect,” “estimate,”
“project,” “plan,” “believe,” “intend,” “achievable,” “anticipate,”
“will,” “continue,” “potential,” “should,” “could,” and similar terms
and phrases. Although we believe that the expectations reflected
in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, they do involve
certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties. These
forward-looking statements represent our expectations or beliefs
concerning future events, and it is possible that the results described
in this earnings release will not be achieved. These
forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties
and assumptions identified above or as disclosed from time to time in
Liberty’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As
a result of these factors, actual results may differ materially from
those indicated or implied by such forward-looking statements.

Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it
is made, and, except as required by law, we do not undertake any
obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as
a result of new information, future events or otherwise. New
factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for us to
predict all such factors. When considering these forward-looking
statements, you should keep in mind the risk factors and other
cautionary statements in “Item 1A. Risk Factors” included in our Annual
Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017 as filed with
the SEC on March 23, 2018 and in our other public filings with the SEC.
These and other factors could cause our actual results to differ
materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements.

      Liberty Oilfield Services Inc.

      Selected Financial Data


March 31,2018

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