BP p.l.c. (BP.) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: May, 2017 |    No of Pages: 91 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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BP p.l.c. (BP.) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys 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 companys operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys 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.


BP p.l.c. (BP) is an integrated oil and gas company. It provides fuel, energy, lubricants and petrochemicals to its customers. Its upstream activities include oil and natural gas exploration, field development and production; and midstream operations include transportation, and marketing and trading of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), power and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The companys downstream activities include refining, manufacturing, marketing, transportation, supply and trading of crude oil, petroleum, petrochemical products and provision of related services to wholesale and retail customers. It has operational presence in countries in Africa, Asia and Middle East, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. BP is headquartered in London, the UK.

BP p.l.c. Key Recent Developments

May 17,2017: BP Takes Tangguh LNG Plant Train 2 Back Online
May 17,2017: BP Agrees To Supply 16 LNG Cargoes To PLN Annually
May 16,2017: North Sea Oil Projects Will Going To Start Up 2017-2019
May 16,2017: Glencore, Carlyle Joins To Rescue Bankrupt Moroccan Refinery
May 10,2017: Wood Group Provides Annual General Meeting Statement

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 5
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
BP p.l.c. - Key Facts 6
BP p.l.c. - Key Employees 7
BP p.l.c. - Key Employee Biographies 10
BP p.l.c. - Major Products and Services 11
BP p.l.c. - Key Operational Summary 12
BP p.l.c. - History 13
BP p.l.c. - Company Statement 38
BP p.l.c. - Locations And Subsidiaries 40
Head Office 40
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 40
Affiliate 51
Joint Venture 51
Section 2 Company Analysis 54
BP p.l.c. - Business Description 54
Business Description - Downstream 54
Downstream - Overview 54
Downstream - Production 54
Downstream - Financials 55
Downstream - Capital Expenditure 55
Business Description - Other Businesses and Corporate 55
Other Businesses and Corporate - Overview 55
Other Businesses and Corporate - Production 55
Other Businesses and Corporate - Financials 55
Other Businesses and Corporate - Capital Expenditure 55
Business Description - Rosneft 55
Rosneft - Overview 55
Business Description - Upstream 56
Upstream - Overview 56
Upstream - Production 56
Upstream - Financials 56
Upstream - Capital Expenditure 56
BP p.l.c. - Corporate Strategy 57
BP p.l.c. - SWOT Analysis 58
SWOT Analysis - Overview 58
BP p.l.c. - Strengths 58
BP p.l.c. - Weaknesses 59
BP p.l.c. - Opportunities 60
BP p.l.c. - Threats 61
BP p.l.c. - Key Competitors 62
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 63
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 63
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 64
Performance Chart 67
Financial Performance 67
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 68
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 69
Section 4 Companys Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 70
BP p.l.c., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 70
BP p.l.c., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 71
BP p.l.c., Recent Deals Summary 72
Section 5 Companys Recent Developments 73
May 10, 2017: Prosecutor Threatens BP And Totals Plans To Drill Near Amazon Reef 73
May 10, 2017: Wood Group Provides Annual General Meeting Statement 74
May 10, 2017: BP Announces Start Of Production From West Nile Delta Development Achieving First Gas Eight Months Ahead Of Schedule And Production 20 Percent Above Plan 76
May 10, 2017: BP's Alexandria Output May Raise Egypt's Gas Production To 5.1 BCF Per Day 78
May 09, 2017: Pemex, Engie, Industry Win Mexican Gas Pipeline Space 79
May 09, 2017: BP Submits Details On AK LNG Studies In 2017 Plan 80
May 08, 2017: Kosmos Energy Announces Major Gas Discovery Offshore Senegal 81
May 04, 2017: Amec Foster Wheeler Signs Extension To BP Master Service Agreement 82
May 03, 2017: TAPs Progress In Greece: First Hydrotest Completed 83
May 02, 2017: Eni Wins An International Tender For 15-Year LNG Supply Contract In Pakistan 85
Section 6 Appendix 86
Methodology 86
Ratio Definitions 86
About GlobalData 90
Contact Us 90
Disclaimer 90

List of Tables
BP p.l.c., Key Facts 6
BP p.l.c., Key Employees 7
BP p.l.c., Key Employees (cont..) 9
BP p.l.c., Key Employee Biographies 10
BP p.l.c., Major Products and Services 11
BP p.l.c., Key Operational Summary 12
BP p.l.c., History 13
BP p.l.c., Other Locations 40
BP p.l.c., Subsidiaries 41
BP p.l.c., Affiliate 51
BP p.l.c., Joint Venture 51
BP p.l.c., Key Competitors 62
BP p.l.c., Ratios based on current share price 63
BP p.l.c., Annual Ratios 64
BP p.l.c., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 65
BP p.l.c., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 66
BP p.l.c., Interim Ratios 68
BP p.l.c., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 70
BP p.l.c., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 71
BP p.l.c., Recent Deals Summary 72
Currency Codes 86
Units 86
Capital Market Ratios 86
Equity Ratios 87
Profitability Ratios 87
Cost Ratios 88
Liquidity Ratios 89
Leverage Ratios 89
Efficiency Ratios 89

List of Figures
BP p.l.c., Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 67
BP p.l.c., Ratio Charts 69
BP p.l.c., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 70
BP p.l.c., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 71

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