March 4, 2000
Beta Oil & Gas Inc., a Newport Beach energy company, reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $1.7 million, or 19 cents a share, which included noncash charges of $2.1 million. That compares with a net loss of $171,185 for the like period last year. Quarterly revenue totaled $823,885. For the year the company lost $5.4 million, or 66 cents a share, which included noncash charges of $5.1 million. The net loss for the prior year was $641,926, or 10 cents a share. Annual revenue was $1.2 million.
May 16, 2000
The Newport Beach energy company reported a first-quarter net loss of $125,426, or 1 cent a share, which included noncash charges of $561,072 in depletion and depreciation. That compares with a net loss of $714,104, or 10 cents a share, which included noncash depletion and depreciation charges of $12,415 and $429,505 in noncash interest expenses. Revenue rose to $940,250 from $29,664.
October 15, 1999
Newport Beach-based Beta Oil & Gas Inc., an oil and natural gas exploration company, said it agreed to buy closely held Red River Energy of Oklahoma for about $21.7 million in stock and assumed debt.
January 12, 2000
Analysts at the Red Chip Review on Tuesday released its list of the top 24 small-cap stocks, including two Orange County companies, in growing industries or with undiscovered value. The Portland, Ore., research division of RedChip.com Inc. said Interpore Cross International in Irvine is a leading innovator in the biologic and spinal implant markets, which are more than $1 billion in combined size and growing in at mid-double-digit rates. The review also said that Beta Oil & Gas Inc.