Hess Corporation (HES) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2015 |    No of Pages: 59 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Hess Corporation (HES) - 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.

Highlights

Hess Corporation (Hess) is a global independent energy company which carries out the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. The company’s exploration and production activities include exploration, development, production, purchase, transportation and sale of crude oil and natural gas. It has production operations located across the US, Denmark, Equatorial Guinea, the Joint Development Area of Malaysia/Thailand (JDA), Malaysia, and Norway. The company operates through its offices in the US, Malaysia, Libya, Algeria, Australia, Scotland, Denmark and Norway. Hess is headquartered in New York, the US.

In 2014, the company sold its downstream businesses except for the energy trading joint venture, HETCO and HOVENSA. The two companies will be shut down in the first quarter of 2015.

Hess Corporation Key Recent Developments

Mar 25, 2015: Petroceltic International: Kurdistan Region Of Iraq Operational Update
Mar 04, 2015: Hess Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock: Update March 4th 2015
Jan 28, 2015: Hess Reports Estimated Results For The Fourth Quarter Of 2014
Jan 26, 2015: Hess Corporation Announces 2015 Capital And Exploratory Budget
Jan 20, 2015: Oceaneering Announces Hess Stampede Project Umbilicals And Distribution Hardware Contract Award

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Hess Corporation - Key Facts 6
Hess Corporation - Key Employees 7
Hess Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 9
Hess Corporation - Major Products and Services 10
Hess Corporation - Key Operational Summary 11
Hess Corporation - History 12
Hess Corporation - Company Statement 18
Hess Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 20
Head Office 20
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20
Joint Venture 24
Section 2 – Company Analysis 25
Hess Corporation - Business Description 25
Business Description - Exploration and Production 25
Exploration and Production - Overview 25
Exploration and Production - Production 26
Exploration and Production - Financials 26
Exploration and Production - Capital Expenditure 26
Hess Corporation - Corporate Strategy 27
Hess Corporation - SWOT Analysis 28
SWOT Analysis - Overview 28
Hess Corporation - Strengths 28
Strength - Acreage Position 28
Strength - Strong E&P Activities in the US 28
Hess Corporation - Weaknesses 29
Weakness - Declining Reserve 29
Weakness - Declining Profitability Position 29
Weakness - Decline in Drilling Operations 29
Hess Corporation - Opportunities 30
Opportunity - Extended Focus on Core Activities 30
Opportunity - Potential Growth for Unconventional Oil and Gas 30
Opportunity - Global Crude oil and Liquid Fuel Consumption 30
Hess Corporation - Threats 31
Threat - Exploration Production & Development Risks 31
Threat - Stringent Emission Standards 31
Threat - Fluctuations in the Oil and Gas Prices 31
Hess Corporation - Key Competitors 32
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 33
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 33
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 34
Performance Chart 36
Financial Performance 36
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 37
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 38
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 39
Hess Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 39
Hess Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 40
Hess Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 41
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 42
Mar 25, 2015: Petroceltic International: Kurdistan Region Of Iraq Operational Update 42
Mar 04, 2015: Hess Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock: Update March 4th 2015 43
Jan 28, 2015: Hess Reports Estimated Results For The Fourth Quarter Of 2014 44
Jan 26, 2015: Hess Corporation Announces 2015 Capital And Exploratory Budget 46
Jan 20, 2015: Oceaneering Announces Hess Stampede Project Umbilicals And Distribution Hardware Contract Award 48
Jan 12, 2015: Enbridge Selected To Provide Crude Oil Pipeline For Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico Development 49
Dec 22, 2014: Hess Announces LOI With The North West Shelf To Liquefy Equus Gas 50
Dec 17, 2014: Subsea 7 Awarded Contract In Gulf Of Mexico 51
Dec 03, 2014: Hess Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock: Update Dec 3, 2014 52
Nov 17, 2014: Hess Corporation Announces First Production From The Tubular Bells Field In The Gulf Of Mexico 53
Section 6 – Appendix 54
Methodology 54
Ratio Definitions 54
About GlobalData 58
Contact Us 58
Disclaimer 58

List of Tables

Hess Corporation, Key Facts 6
Hess Corporation, Key Employees 7
Hess Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 9
Hess Corporation, Major Products and Services 10
Hess Corporation, Key Operational Summary, 2011 11
Hess Corporation, History 12
Hess Corporation, Other Locations 20
Hess Corporation, Subsidiaries 21
Hess Corporation, Joint Venture 24
Hess Corporation, Key Competitors 32
Hess Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 33
Hess Corporation, Annual Ratios 34
Hess Corporation, Interim Ratios 37
Hess Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 39
Hess Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 40
Hess Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 41
Currency Codes 54
Units 54
Capital Market Ratios 54
Equity Ratios 55
Profitability Ratios 55
Cost Ratios 56
Liquidity Ratios 56
Leverage Ratios 57
Efficiency Ratios 57

List of Figures

Hess Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 36
Hess Corporation, Ratio Charts 38
Hess Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 39
Hess Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 40


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