EQT CORP : Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K)


Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On June 28, 2022, EQT Corporation (the “Company”) entered into a Third Amended and Restored Credit Agreement (the “Credit Agreement”) with the lenders party thereto (the “Lenders”) and PNC Bank, National Associationas Administrative Agent, Swing Line Lender and L/C Issuer, amending and restating that certain Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of July 31, 2017among the Company, the lenders party thereto and PNC Bank, National Associationas Administrative Agent, Swing Line Lender and L/C Issuer, as amended from time to time.

Under the Credit Agreement, the Company may obtain unsecured loans in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $2,500,000,000 outstanding at any time. The Credit Agreement matures on June 28, 2027 (the “Stated Maturity Date”), but the Company may request two one-year extensions of the Stated Maturity Date, subject to satisfaction of certain conditions. Commitments under the Credit Agreement may be increased by up to $500,000,000subject to the agreement of the Company and new or existing Lenders.

Under the terms of the Credit Agreement, the Company can obtain Base Rate Loans (as defined in the Credit Agreement) or Term SOFR Rate Loans (as defined in the Credit Agreement). Base Rate Loans are denominated in dollars and bear interest at a Base Rate (as defined in the Credit Agreement) plus a margin ranging points from 0 basis points to 125 basis points on the basis of the Company’s then current credit determined ratings. Term SOFR Rate Loans bear interest at a Term SOFR Rate (as defined in the Credit Agreement) plus an additional 10 basis point credit spread adjustment plus a ranging from 100 basis points to 225 basis points determined on the basis of the Company’s then current credit ratings. The Company is obligated to repay the aggregate principal amount of any outstanding Base Rate Loans or Term SOFR Rate Loans on the earlier of the Stated Maturity Date or the effective date of any other termination, cancellation or acceleration of the Lenders’ commitments under the Credit Agreement . The Company may voluntarily prepay its borrowings, in whole or in part, without premium or penalty, but subject to reimbursement of funding losses with respect to prepayment of Term SOFR Rate Loans.

The proceeds of the loans made under the Credit Agreement may be used by the Company for working capital, capital expenditures, share repurchases, and other lawful corporate purposes (including repayment and refinancing of indebtedness).

The Credit Agreement contains certain representations and warranties and various affirmative and negative covenants and events of default, including, among other things, (i) a restriction on the ability of the Company or certain of its subsidiaries to incur or permit liens on assets, subject to certain significant exceptions, (ii) a restriction on the ability of certain of the Company’s subsidiaries to incur, subject to certain significant exceptions, (iii) the establishment of a maximum ratio of consolidated debt to total capital of the Company and its subsidiaries that are subject to the restrictions of the Credit Agreement such that consolidated debt shall not exceed 65% of total capital as of the end of any fiscal quarter, (iv) a limitation on certain changes to the Company’s business, and (v) certain restrictions related to mergers and sales of all or substantially all of the Company’s assets.

The foregoing description of the Credit Agreement does not purport to be a complete statement of the parties’ rights and obligations under the Credit Agreement and the transactions contemplated by the Credit Agreement and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Credit Agreement , which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated in this Item 1.01 by reference.

Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an

            Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.



The information set forth in Item 1.01 is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.





(d) Exhibits.



Exhibit No.                               Description
  10.1*         Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of June 28,
              2022, by and among the Company, PNC Bank, National Association, as
              Administrative Agent, Swing Line Lender and L/C Issuer, and the
              other lenders party thereto.
104.1         Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL
              document).







* Certain schedules and similar attachments have been omitted. The Company agrees to furnish a supplemental copy of any omitted schedule or attachment to the Securities and Exchange Commission upon request.

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