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MATRRIX Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results

August 28, 2012

CALGARY, Aug. 28, 2012 /CNW/ – MATRRIX Energy Technologies Inc.
(“MATRRIX” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV: MXX) announces financial
results for the second quarter of 2012.

HIGHLIGHTS

        --  MATRRIX recorded revenue of $1,169,954 and EBITDA of ($558,111)
            in Q2 2012 and achieved revenue of $6,598,724 and EBITDA of
            $292,309 for first half of 2012.
        --  The Corporation's concurrent job capacity was 13 directional or
            horizontal drilling systems during Q2.  The construction of 7
            additional systems is in process, with deployment targeted for
            Q4 2012.
        --  MATRRIX introduced EM Telemetry to its MWD fleet, successfully
            utilized in Canada during Q2.  MATRRIX is constructing
            additional EM Telemetry units to meet anticipated EM demand.
        --  Continued Balance Sheet strength with $14,148,191 of cash on
            hand, and working capital of $16,202,203 at June 30, 2012.
        --  Areas of operation include Alberta, Saskatchewan, British
            Columbia and Texas (USA).

FINANCIAL SUMMARY HIGHLIGHTS


                        Three Months Ended         Six Months Ended

                             June 30, 2012            June 30, 2012

    Revenue                     $1,169,954               $6,598,724

    EBITDA          (i)         ($558,111)                 $292,309

    EBITDA per share                                               

       Basic                       ($0.02)                    $0.01

       Diluted                     ($0.02)                    $0.01

    Net income                  ($968,237)               ($369,475)

    Income per share                                               

       Basic                       ($0.03)                  ($0.01)

       Diluted                     ($0.03)                  ($0.01)

    Weighted Average            31,860,046               31,316,297
    diluted shares

                          At June 30, 2012     At December 31, 2011

    Working capital            $16,202,203              $19,023,869

    Total assets               $26,952,795              $26,848,999

    Long-term debt                   $ Nil                    $ Nil

    Shareholders'              $25,741,898              $24,727,378
    equity

    Common shares               32,001,638               30,771,021
    outstanding

 

At the date of this press release MATRRIX had a total of 13 directional
or horizontal systems available for deployment in Alberta, Saskatchewan
and British Columbia. In addition, the Corporation continued its
drilling motor operations in west Texas.

President Richard Ryan states, “Q2 2012 financial results are reflective
of a seasonally wet spring in Canada. We are pleased with our progress
in the last quarter of only our first full year of operation. From a
standing start on July 31, 2011, we are firmly established with over
$10.4 million of revenue in our first full 12 months of operation,
while building loyal Client relationships with the MATRRIX brand, we’re
very encouraged at the level of acceptance from customers with strong
capex plans and forecasted activity. We are executing at a high level,
meeting both internal and client expectations. Within the past twelve
months, we’ve assembled and molded our core team and culture, and
proven to the market that MATRRIX is a solid choice to provide high
quality directional and horizontal drilling services and technology.
Our strong balance sheet, with over $14 million in cash as at June 30(th), 2012, along with our established job capacity, will allow MATRRIX to
exploit opportunities as we create or find them”.

The Corporation’s financial statements and management’s discussion and
analysis for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2012 will
be available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

NON-GAAP MEASURES

This press release contains references to EBITDA. This financial measure
is not a measure that has any standardized meaning prescribed by IFRS
and is therefore referred to as a non-GAAP measure. The non-GAAP
measures used by the Corporation may not be comparable to similar
measures used by other companies.

(i) EBITDA is defined as “income (loss) before interest, taxes, business
acquisition transaction costs, reverse takeover adjustments,
depreciation, stock based compensation expense, gains on disposal of
property and equipment and foreign exchange.” Management believes that
in addition to net and total comprehensive income (loss), EBITDA is a
useful supplemental measure as it provides an indication of the results
generated by the Corporation’s principal business activities prior to
consideration of how these activities are financed, how the results are
taxed in various jurisdictions, or how the results are effected by the
accounting standards associated with the Corporation’s stock based
compensation plan.


                                  Three Months Ended    Six Months Ended

                                       June 30, 2012       June 30, 2012

    Income (loss) before income    $     (1,010,561)    $      (504,048)
    taxes and interest

    Depreciation                             284,350             485,583

    Share based                              121,673             261,980
    payments

    Foreign
    exchange                                  46,427              48,794
    (gain)/loss

    EBITDA                         $       (558,111)    $        292,309

 

MATRRIX is engaged in the acquisition and supply of horizontal and
directional drilling technologies for the oil and gas industry in North
America.

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This press release contains certain statements or disclosures relating
to MATRRIX that are based on the expectations of MATRRIX as well as
assumptions made by and information currently available to MATRRIX
which may constitute forward-looking information under applicable
securities laws. In particular, this press release contains
forward-looking information related to: the consistency of activity in
both Canada and the USA. Such forward-looking information involves
material assumptions and known and unknown risks and uncertainties,
certain of which are beyond MATRRIX’s control.  Many factors could
cause the performance or achievement by MATRRIX to be materially
different from any future results, performance or achievements that may
be expressed or implied by such forward looking information. MATRRIX’s
documents filed with securities regulatory authorities (accessible
through the SEDAR website www.sedar.com) describe the risks, material assumptions and other factors that could
influence actual results and which are incorporated herein by
reference. MATRRIX disclaims any intention or obligation to publicly
update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result
of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be
expressly required by applicable securities laws.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider
(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE MATRRIX Energy Technologies Inc.


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