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Dragon Oil plc (DRS) - 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.HighlightsDragon Oil plc (Dragon Oil) is an independent oil and gas company that carries out acquisition, exploration, and development of hydrocarbon resources. It focuses on properties in Turkmenistan and surrounding areas. Its Cheleken contract area is located on the Western coast of Turkmenistan. It covers approximately 950 square kilometers of area, comprising Dzheitune and Dzhygalybeg offshore oil and gas fields. Dragon Oil‘s exploration blocks include the Bargou Exploration Permit in Tunisia; Block 9 in Iraq; and Sanduqli and Mazar-i-Sharif blocks in Afghanistan. In Egypt, the company holds Block 19 East Zeit Bay in southern Gulf of Suez region. Dragon Oil is headquartered in Dubai, the UAE.
The company focuses on business expansion through organic and inorganic initiatives. In line with this approach, the company signed a new agreement for exploration in Western Desert and Gulf of Suez.Dragon Oil plc Key Recent DevelopmentsApr 21, 2015: Dragon Oil: Interim Management StatementApr 16, 2015: Dragon Oil: Drilling And Production Update: 16 April 2015Feb 17, 2015: Dragon Oil Announces Full-Year 2014 ResultsJan 20, 2015: Dragon Oil: Trading StatementJan 14, 2015: Dragon Oil: Drilling and Production Update: Jan 14, 2015Key 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 6Dragon Oil plc - Key Facts 6Dragon Oil plc - Key Employees 7Dragon Oil plc - Key Employee Biographies 8Dragon Oil plc - Key Operational Employees 9Dragon Oil plc - Major Products and Services 10Dragon Oil plc - Key Operational Summary 11Dragon Oil plc - History 12Dragon Oil plc - Company Statement 14Dragon Oil plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Section 2 – Company Analysis 16Dragon Oil plc - Business Description 16Dragon Oil plc - Corporate Strategy 18Dragon Oil plc - SWOT Analysis 19SWOT Analysis - Overview 19Dragon Oil plc - Strengths 19Strength - Increased Liquidity 19Strength - Substantial Reserves 19Dragon Oil plc - Weaknesses 20Weakness - Declined Profit Margins 20Weakness - Limited Export Routes 20Dragon Oil plc - Opportunities 21Opportunity - Global Energy Demand Outlook 21Opportunity - New Contracts 21Opportunity - Potential Growth for Unconventional Oil and Gas 21Dragon Oil plc - Threats 22Threat - Fluctuating Oil Market 22Threat - Intense Competition 22Threat - Exploration Production & Development Risks 22Dragon Oil plc - Key Competitors 23Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25Performance Chart 26Financial Performance 26Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 29Dragon Oil plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Dragon Oil plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Dragon Oil plc, Recent Deals Summary 31Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 32Apr 21, 2015: Dragon Oil: Interim Management Statement 32Apr 16, 2015: Dragon Oil: Drilling And Production Update: 16 April 2015 36Feb 17, 2015: Dragon Oil Announces Full-Year 2014 Results 37Jan 20, 2015: Dragon Oil: Trading Statement 40Jan 14, 2015: Dragon Oil: Drilling and Production Update: Jan 14, 2015 45Dec 25, 2014: Kuwait Energy Announces Second Oil Discovery In Block 9, Iraq 46Oct 14, 2014: Dragon Oil: Interim Management Statement 47Oct 10, 2014: Dragon Oil: Drilling and Production Update 51Sep 30, 2014: Enel Awarded Two Upstream Exploration Blocks In Algeria 52Sep 29, 2014: CIMC Raffles Caspian Driller Arrived In Turkmenistan 53Section 6 – Appendix 54Methodology 54Ratio Definitions 54About GlobalData 58Contact Us 58Disclaimer 58List of TablesDragon Oil plc, Key Facts 6Dragon Oil plc, Key Employees 7Dragon Oil plc, Key Employee Biographies 8Dragon Oil plc, Key Operational Employees 9Dragon Oil plc, Major Products and Services 10Dragon Oil plc, Key Operational Summary, 2011 11Dragon Oil plc, History 12Dragon Oil plc, Other Locations 15Dragon Oil plc, Subsidiaries 15Dragon Oil plc, Key Competitors 23Dragon Oil plc, Ratios based on current share price 24Dragon Oil plc, Annual Ratios 25Dragon Oil plc, Interim Ratios 27Dragon Oil plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Dragon Oil plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Dragon Oil plc, Recent Deals Summary 31Currency Codes 54Units 54Capital Market Ratios 54Equity Ratios 55Profitability Ratios 55Cost Ratios 56Liquidity Ratios 56Leverage Ratios 57Efficiency Ratios 57List of FiguresDragon Oil plc, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26Dragon Oil plc, Ratio Charts 28Dragon Oil plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Dragon Oil plc, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30