More on Encana: Q1 profit +192%, realized gas prices surge

|About: Encana Corporation (ECA)|By:, SA News Editor

Encana's (ECA+0.8% premarket after Q1 operating earnings beat expectations and nearly tripled, helped by higher gas prices and liquids production.

Output of oil and natural gas liquids averaged 67.9K bbl/day, up 56% Y/Y, while natural gas production averaged 2.81B cf/day, down 2% Y/Y.

ECA's realized gas price was $5.82/Mcf vs. $3.86 prior.

Cash flow nearly doubled to $1.09B, or $1.48/share.

Closed its $1.8B sale of much of its Jonah gas field in Wyoming and has more properties still on the block.