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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): February 8, 2018

 

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Delaware

 

0-22664

 

75-2504748

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

10713 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N, Suite 800, Houston, Texas

 

 

 

77064

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 281-765-7100

 

Not Applicable

Former name or former address, if changed since last report

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b 2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 

 


 


 

Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On February 8, 2018, Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (the "Company") announced financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2017. The press release, dated February 8, 2018, is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and incorporated by reference herein.

The information furnished pursuant to Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, shall not otherwise be subject to the liabilities of that section and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically identified therein as being incorporated therein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) The following exhibit is furnished herewith:

 

 

 


 

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

February 8, 2018

 

By:

 

/s/ Seth D. Wexler

 

 

 

 

Name: Seth D. Wexler

 

 

 

 

Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary