UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
SCHEDULE 13G
(Amendment No. 1)
(Rule 13d-102)
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT TO
RULES 13d-1(b), (c) AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED
PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-2(b)
Basic Energy Services, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)
06985P209
(CUSIP Number)
December 31, 2019
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
☒ Rule 13d-1(b)
Rule 13d-1(c)
☐ Rule 13d-1(d)




CUSIP No.  06985P209
 
 
 
 
 
  1 
 
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
Prescott Group Capital Management, L.L.C.
  2
 
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐
 
  3
 
SEC USE ONLY
 
  4
 
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
State of Oklahoma
NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON
WITH
 
  
  5
  
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
1,950,548
  
  6
  
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
0
  
  7
  
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
1,950,548
  
  8
  
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
0
9
 
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
1,950,548
10
 
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*
 
11
 
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
 
7.8%**
12
 
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
 
IA

*
SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT
**
SEE ITEM 4.
 




CUSIP No. 06985P209
  
 
  
 
 
  1 
 
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap, L.P.
  2
 
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐
 
  3
 
SEC USE ONLY
 
  4
 
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
State of Oklahoma
NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON
WITH
 
  
  5
  
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
0
  
  6
  
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
1,366,646
  
  7
  
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
0
  
  8
  
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
1,366,646
9
 
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
1,366,646
10
 
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*
 
11
 
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
 
5.5%**
12
 
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
 
PN
 
 
*
SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT
**
SEE ITEM 4.
 




CUSIP No. 06985P209
  
 
  
 
 
  1 
 
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap II, L.P.
  2
 
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐
 
  3
 
SEC USE ONLY
 
  4
 
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
State of Oklahoma
NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON
WITH
 
  
  5
  
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
0
  
  6
  
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
1,366,646
  
  7
  
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
0
  
  8
  
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
1,366,646
9
 
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
1,366,646
10
 
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*
 
11
 
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
 
5.5%**
12
 
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
 
PN

*
SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT
**
SEE ITEM 4.
 




CUSIP No. 06985P209
  
 
  
 
 
  1 
 
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap Master Fund, G.P.
  2
 
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐
 
  3
 
SEC USE ONLY
 
  4
 
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
State of Oklahoma
NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON
WITH
 
  
  5
  
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
0
  
  6
  
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
1,366,646
  
  7
  
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
0
  
  8
  
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
1,366,646
9
 
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
1,366,646
10
 
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*
 
11
 
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
 
5.5%**
12
 
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
 
PN
 
 
*
SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT
**
SEE ITEM 4.




CUSIP No. 06985P209
  
 
  
 
 
  1 
 
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
Phil Frohlich
  2
 
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐
 
  3
 
SEC USE ONLY
 
  4
 
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
U.S. Citizen
NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON
WITH
 
  
  5
  
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
2,490,048
  
  6
  
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
0
  
  7
  
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
2,490,048
  
  8
  
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
0
9
 
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
2,490,048
10
 
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*
 
11
 
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
 
9.9%**
12
 
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
 
IN, HC

*
SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT
**
SEE ITEM 4.
 



AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO SCHEDULE 13G
This Amendment No. 1 (this “Amendment”) to the Schedule 13G (the “Schedule 13G”) is being filed on behalf of Prescott Group Capital Management, L.L.C., an Oklahoma limited liability company (“Prescott Capital”), Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap, L.P., an Oklahoma limited partnership (“Prescott Small Cap”), Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap II, L.P., an Oklahoma limited partnership (“Prescott Small Cap II”, and, together with Prescott Small Cap, the “Small Cap Funds”), Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap Master Fund, G.P., an Oklahoma general partnership (“Master Fund”) and Mr. Phil Frohlich, the principal of Prescott Capital, relating to Common Stock, par value $.01 per share (the “Common Stock”), of Basic Energy Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Issuer”).
This Amendment relates to shares of Common Stock of the Issuer held (i) in the account of the Master Fund, of which the Small Cap Funds are general partners, (ii) in another account managed by Prescott Capital (the “Prescott Account”) and (iii) by Mr. Frohlich individually. Prescott Capital serves as the general partner and investment manager of the Small Cap Funds and may direct the Small Cap Funds, the general partners of the Master Fund, to direct the vote and disposition of the 1,366,646 shares of Common Stock held by the Master Fund. In addition, Prescott Capital serves as the general partner and investment manager of the Prescott Account and may direct the vote and disposition of the 583,902 shares of Common Stock held by the Prescott Account.  As the principal of Prescott Capital, Mr. Frohlich may direct the vote and disposition of the 1,366,646 shares of Common Stock held by the Master Fund and the 583,902 shares of Common Stock held by the Prescott Account. Mr. Frohlich individually holds 539,500 shares of Common Stock.
This Amendment amends and restates the Schedule 13G as follows.
 
Item 1(a)
     Name of Issuer.
Basic Energy Services, Inc. (the “Issuer”)
 
Item 1(b)
     Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices.
801 Cherry Street, Suite 2100
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Item 2(a)
     Name of Person Filing.
Prescott Group Capital Management, L.L.C. (“Prescott Capital”), Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap, L.P. (“Prescott Small Cap”), Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap II, L.P. (“Prescott Small Cap II” and, together with Prescott Small Cap, the “Small Cap Funds”), Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap Master Fund, G.P. (“Master Fund”) and Mr. Phil Frohlich.

Item 2(b)
     Address of Principal Business Office, or, if none, Residence.
1924 South Utica, Suite 1120
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104
 
Item 2(c)
     Citizenship or Place of Organization.

Prescott Capital is an Oklahoma limited liability company. The Small Cap Funds are Oklahoma limited partnerships. The Master Fund is an Oklahoma general partnership.  Mr. Phil Frohlich is the principal of Prescott Capital and is a U.S. citizen.

Item 2(d)
     Title of Class of Securities.
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share (the “Common Stock”).

Item 2(e)
      CUSIP Number.
06985P209
 
Item 3
     Reporting Person.
If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b), check whether the person filing is a:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
            
 
(a)
 
  
Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(b)
 
  
Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(c)
 
  
Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(d)
 
  
Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(e)
 
  
An investment advisor in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(f)
 
  
An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(g)
 
  
A parent holding company or control person in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(h)
 
  
A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(i)
 
  
A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(j)
 
  
A non-U.S. institution in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(k)
 
 
Group, in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K). If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution: ____.
 
 

Item 4
     Ownership.

 
(a)
Prescott Capital is the beneficial owner of 1,950,548 shares of Common Stock.  The Small Cap Funds and the Master Fund are the beneficial owners of 1,366,646 shares of Common Stock. Mr. Phil Frohlich is the beneficial owner of 2,490,048 shares of Common Stock.
 
 
(b)
Prescott Capital is the beneficial owner of 7.8% of the outstanding shares of Common Stock.  The Small Cap Funds and the Master Fund are the beneficial owners of 5.5% of the outstanding shares of Common Stock.  Mr. Phil Frohlich is the beneficial owner of 9.9% of the outstanding shares of Common Stock. These percentages are determined by dividing the number of shares of Common Stock beneficially owned by each of the Reporting Persons by 24,946,685, the number of shares of Common Stock outstanding as of October 31, 2019, as reported in the Issuer’s Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 1, 2019.
 
 
(c)
Prescott Capital, as the general partner and investment manager of the Small Cap Funds, the general partners of the Master Fund, may direct the Small Cap Funds to direct the voting and disposition of the 1,366,646 shares of Common Stock held by the Master Fund. Prescott Capital, as the general partner and investment manager of the Prescott Account, may direct the voting and disposition of the 583,902 shares of Common Stock held by the Prescott Account.  As the principal of Prescott Capital, Mr. Phil Frohlich may direct the voting and disposition of the (i) 1,366,646 shares of Common Stock held by the Master Fund and the (ii) 583,902 shares of Common Stock held by the Prescott Account.  Mr. Phil Frohlich may direct the voting and disposition of the 539,500 shares of Common Stock held by him individually.
 
Item 5
     Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.
Inapplicable.
 
Item 6
     Ownership of More Than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.
Inapplicable.
 
Item 7
     Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary which Acquired the Security Being Reported On by the Parent Holding Company.
Inapplicable.
 
Item 8
     Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.
Inapplicable.
 
Item 9
     Notice of Dissolution of Group.
Inapplicable.
 
Item 10
    Certification.
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

 


SIGNATURE
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
Date: January 21, 2020
 
 
 
 
Prescott Group Capital Management, L.L.C.
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Phil Frohlich
 
 
PHIL FROHLICH, Managing Member
 
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap, L.P.
 
 
By:
 
Prescott Group Capital Management, L.L.C.,
its general partner
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Phil Frohlich
 
 
PHIL FROHLICH, Managing Member
 
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap II, L.P.
 
 
By:
 
Prescott Group Capital Management, L.L.C.,
its general partner
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Phil Frohlich
    PHIL FROHLICH, Managing Member
 
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap Master Fund, G.P.
 
 
By:
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap, L.P.,
general partner
 
 
 
By:
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap II, L.P.,
general partner
 
 

By:
 
Prescott Group Capital Management, L.L.C.,
general partner
     
By:
  /s/ Phil Frohlich
    PHIL FROHLICH, Managing Member
     
    /s/ Phil Frohlich
    Phil Frohlich

 

EXHIBIT INDEX
 
 
99.1
 
 
Joint Filing Agreement, dated as of January 21, 2020, by and among Prescott Group Capital Management, L.L.C., Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap, L.P., Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap II, L.P., Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap Master Fund, G.P. and Mr. Phil Frohlich.



Exhibit 99.1

JOINT FILING AGREEMENT
 
In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k)(1) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the persons named below agree to the joint filing on behalf of each of them of this Schedule 13G (including additional amendments thereto) with respect to the shares of Common Stock, par value $.01 per share, of Basic Energy Services, Inc. This Joint Filing Agreement shall be filed as an Exhibit to such Statement. The undersigned acknowledge that each shall be responsible for the timely filing of any amendments to such joint filing and for the completeness and accuracy of the information concerning him or it contained herein and therein, but shall not be responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the information concerning the others. 


Date:  January 21, 2020


Prescott Group Capital Management, L.L.C.
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Phil Frohlich
 
 
PHIL FROHLICH, Managing Member
 
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap, L.P.
 
 
By:
 
 Prescott Group Capital Management, L.L.C.,
its general partner
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Phil Frohlich
 
 
PHIL FROHLICH, Managing Member
 
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap II, L.P.
 
 
By:
 
Prescott Group Capital Management, L.L.C.,
its general partner
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Phil Frohlich
    PHIL FROHLICH, Managing Member
 
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap Master Fund, G.P.
 
 
By:
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap, L.P.,
general partner
 
 
 
By:
 
Prescott Group Aggressive Small Cap II, L.P.,
general partner
 
 

By:
 
Prescott Group Capital Management, L.L.C.,
general partner
     
By:
  /s/ Phil Frohlich
    PHIL FROHLICH, Managing Member
     
    /s/ Phil Frohlich
    Phil Frohlich