Equity Method Investment
|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2022
|Equity Method Investments and Joint Ventures [Abstract]|
|Equity Method Investment||Equity Method InvestmentOn December 21, 2018, Cobra Aviation Services LLC (“Cobra Aviation”) and Wexford Partners Investment Co. LLC (“Wexford Investment”), a related party, formed a joint venture under the name of Brim Acquisitions LLC (“Brim Acquisitions”) to acquire all outstanding equity interest in Brim Equipment Leasing, Inc. (“Brim Equipment”) for a total purchase price of approximately $2.0 million. Cobra Aviation owns a 49% economic interest and Wexford Investment owns a 51% economic interest in Brim Acquisitions, and each member contributed its pro rata portion of Brim Acquisitions’ initial capital of $2.0 million. Brim Acquisitions, through Brim Equipment, owns four commercial helicopters and leases five commercial helicopters for operations, which it uses to provide a variety of services, including short haul, aerial ignition, hoist operations, aerial photography, fire suppression, construction services, animal/capture/survey, search and rescue, airborne law enforcement, power line construction, precision long line operations, pipeline construction and survey, mineral and seismic exploration, and aerial seeding and fertilization.The Company uses the equity method of accounting to account for its investment in Brim Acquisitions, which had a carrying value of approximately $3.3 million and $3.4 million at September 30, 2022 and December 31, 2021, respectively. The investment is included in “other non-current assets” on the unaudited condensed consolidated balance sheets. The Company recorded equity method adjustments to its investment of $0.3 million and ($0.1) million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2022, respectively, and a nominal amount and ($0.5) million for the three and nine ended September 30, 2021, respectively, which is included in “other income (expense), net” on the unaudited condensed consolidated statements of comprehensive income (loss).|
The entire disclosure for equity method investments and joint ventures. Equity method investments are investments that give the investor the ability to exercise significant influence over the operating and financial policies of an investee. Joint ventures are entities owned and operated by a small group of businesses as a separate and specific business or project for the mutual benefit of the members of the group.
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