Heckmann's acquisition of Power Fuels will increase the company's debt profile, but the short-term funding gap pales in comparison with the upside potential this latest purchase provides. Heckmann lost more than 20% of its value after not releasing guidance during its second-quarter earnings call, but the $155 million in EBITDA that Power Fuels generated last year, plus operations in the oil-rich Bakken shale, will give the new company a viable future, with a huge leg up in a number of the fastest-growing oil plays in the United States. See more in the following video.
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