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BG Group plc (BG.) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsBG Group plc (BG Group) is a natural gas producer. The company explores, develops and produces natural gas from its assets across the globe. It also produces and markets oil and other liquid products. The company purchases and supplies LNG to various stake holders in its operating region. BG Group classifies its operations into two segments namely, Upstream and LNG Shipping & Marketing. Through its Upstream segment, the company invests in upstream oil and gas projects in Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, and Africa. LNG Shipping & Marketing segment purchases and delivers LNG cargo from various LNG projects. BG Group is headquartered in Reading, Berkshire, the UK.BG Group plc Key Recent DevelopmentsFeb 20, 2015: BG Group: New Insight Into Oil Flow Could Pave The Way To Improved Reservoir YieldsFeb 16, 2015: NPD: Dry Wells Near The Knarr Field In The North Sea - 34/3-4 S And 34/3-4 AFeb 09, 2015: Helge Lund Starts As BG Group Chief ExecutiveJan 30, 2015: KBR Selected As Global Upstream Alliance Partner For BG GroupJan 28, 2015: BG Group Signs Global Alliance With KBRKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6BG Group plc - Key Facts 6BG Group plc - Key Employees 7BG Group plc - Key Employee Biographies 8BG Group plc - Major Products and Services 9BG Group plc - Key Operational Summary 10BG Group plc - History 11BG Group plc - Company Statement 18BG Group plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 19Head Office 19Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19Affiliate 23Joint Venture 23Section 2 – Company Analysis 24BG Group plc - Business Description 24Business Description - LNG Shipping and Marketing 24LNG Shipping and Marketing - Overview 24LNG Shipping and Marketing - Financials 24LNG Shipping and Marketing - Capital Expenditure 24Business Description - Upstream 24Upstream - Overview 24Upstream - Production 25Upstream - Financials 25Upstream - Capital Expenditure 25BG Group plc - Corporate Strategy 26BG Group plc - SWOT Analysis 27SWOT Analysis - Overview 27BG Group plc - Strengths 27Strength - Strong Reserve Replacement Ratio 27Strength - Diversified LNG Supplier & Customer Base 27Strength - Operations across Major Oil & Gas Plays 27BG Group plc - Weaknesses 28Weakness - Upstream Segment 28BG Group plc - Opportunities 29Opportunity - LNG Projects 29Opportunity - Portfolio Optimization 29Opportunity - Globally Available Natural Gas Reserves 29BG Group plc - Threats 30Threat - Declining Natural Gas Demand in Power Generation Sector 30Threat - Declining Global E&P Spending In 2015 30Threat - Declining Oil Prices 30BG Group plc - Key Competitors 31Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 32Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 32Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 33Performance Chart 35Financial Performance 35Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 36Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 37Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 38BG Group plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38BG Group plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39BG Group plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 40BG Group plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 41BG Group plc, Recent Deals Summary 42Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 43Feb 16, 2015: NPD: Dry Wells Near The Knarr Field In The North Sea - 34/3-4 S And 34/3-4 A 43Feb 09, 2015: Helge Lund Starts As BG Group Chief Executive 44Jan 30, 2015: KBR Selected As Global Upstream Alliance Partner For BG Group 45Jan 28, 2015: BG Group Signs Global Alliance With KBR 46Jan 27, 2015: GAC Secures Worldwide Agency Contract With BG Group 47Jan 19, 2015: North West Shelf Sells LNG Cargoes To Trafigura And BG Group 48Jan 15, 2015: BG Group: New North Sea Production Delivered As West Franklin Starts Up 49Jan 02, 2015: Egyptian Government Pays US$350 Million To BG Group 50Dec 31, 2014: GE Oil & Gas Technology Used In First-Ever Large-Scale Production Of LNG From Coal Seam Gas For Queensland Curtis LNG 51Dec 30, 2014: BG Group: Declaration Of Commerciality For The Iara Area, Offshore Brazil 52Section 6 – Appendix 53Methodology 53Ratio Definitions 53About GlobalData 57Contact Us 57Disclaimer 57List of TablesBG Group plc, Key Facts 6BG Group plc, Key Employees 7BG Group plc, Key Employee Biographies 8BG Group plc, Major Products and Services 9BG Group plc, Key Operational Summary, 2011 10BG Group plc, History 11BG Group plc, Subsidiaries 19BG Group plc, Affiliate 23BG Group plc, Joint Venture 23BG Group plc, Key Competitors 31BG Group plc, Ratios based on current share price 32BG Group plc, Annual Ratios 33BG Group plc, Interim Ratios 36BG Group plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38BG Group plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39BG Group plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 40BG Group plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 41BG Group plc, Recent Deals Summary 42Currency Codes 53Units 53Capital Market Ratios 53Equity Ratios 54Profitability Ratios 54Cost Ratios 55Liquidity Ratios 55Leverage Ratios 56Efficiency Ratios 56List of FiguresBG Group plc, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 35BG Group plc, Ratio Charts 37BG Group plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38BG Group plc, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39BG Group plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 40BG Group plc, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 41