Spectra Energy Partners, LP (SEP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: May, 2015 |    No of Pages: 52 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Spectra Energy Partners, LP (SEP) - 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

Spectra Energy Partners, LP (Spectra Energy) is master limited partnership operating in mid-stream energy. The company conducts transmission, storage and gathering of natural gas, the transportation and storage of crude oil, and the transportation of natural gas liquids (NGLs). It owns interests in pipelines and storage facilities that include over 17,000 miles of transmission and gathering pipelines, approximately 166 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas storage, and approximately 4.8 million barrels of crude oil storage. Spectra Energy serves wide range of customers, including local gas distribution companies (LDC), municipal utilities, interstate and intrastate pipelines, marketers and producers, direct industrial users, electric power generators and exploration and production companies. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

Spectra Energy Partners, LP Key Recent Developments

Feb 18, 2015: National Grid Joins Eversource Energy And Spectra Energy On Access Northeast; Project Launches Open Season For New England Energy Reliability Solution
Feb 04, 2015: Spectra Energy Partners Reports Fourth Quarter And Year-End 2014 Results
Feb 04, 2015: Spectra Energy Partners Announces 29th Consecutive Quarterly Cash Distribution Increase
Nov 11, 2013: Spectra Energy Secures Long-Term Contracts for Gulf Market Expansion Project
Nov 04, 2013: Spectra Energy Partners Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results

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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
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Key Facts 6
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Key Employees 7
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Key Employee Biographies 8
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Major Products and Services 9
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Key Operational Summary 10
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - History 11
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Company Statement 12
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Joint Venture 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Business Description 16
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Corporate Strategy 18
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Strengths 19
Strength - Fee-Based Business 19
Strength - Support from Spectra Energy Corp 19
Strength - Strategically Located Assets 19
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - Limited Liquidity 20
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Expansion Projects 21
Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Natural Gas: the US 21
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 21
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Threats 22
Threat - Volatility in Oil & Natural Gas Prices 22
Threat - Stringent Regulations 22
Threat - Operational Risks 22
Spectra Energy Partners, LP - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 29
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Recent Deals Summary 31
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 32
Feb 18, 2015: National Grid Joins Eversource Energy And Spectra Energy On Access Northeast; Project Launches Open Season For New England Energy Reliability Solution 32
Feb 04, 2015: Spectra Energy Partners Reports Fourth Quarter And Year-End 2014 Results 34
Feb 04, 2015: Spectra Energy Partners Announces 29th Consecutive Quarterly Cash Distribution Increase 37
Dec 08, 2014: Spectra Energy And Northeast Utilities Form Alliance With Iroquois Gas Transmission For Access Northeast Project 38
Nov 05, 2014: Spectra Energy Partners Announces 28th Consecutive Quarterly Cash Distribution Increase 39
Oct 10, 2014: Spectra Energy Announces Crude Oil Pipeline from Rockies to Midwest 40
Sep 16, 2014: Spectra Energy and Northeast Utilities Announce New England Energy Reliability Solution 41
Aug 06, 2014: Spectra Energy Partners Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 43
Aug 06, 2014: Spectra Energy Partners Announces 27th Consecutive Quarterly Cash Distribution Increase 45
Jul 01, 2014: Spectra Energy Announces Plans to Further Expand New England Pipeline Systems 46
Section 6 – Appendix 47
Methodology 47
Ratio Definitions 47
About GlobalData 51
Contact Us 51
Disclaimer 51

List of Tables

Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Key Facts 6
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Key Employees 7
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Key Employee Biographies 8
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Major Products and Services 9
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, History 11
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Subsidiaries 14
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Joint Venture 15
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Key Competitors 23
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Ratios based on current share price 24
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Annual Ratios 25
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Interim Ratios 27
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Recent Deals Summary 31
Currency Codes 47
Units 47
Capital Market Ratios 47
Equity Ratios 48
Profitability Ratios 48
Cost Ratios 49
Liquidity Ratios 49
Leverage Ratios 50
Efficiency Ratios 50

List of Figures

Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Ratio Charts 28
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Spectra Energy Partners, LP, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30


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