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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 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.HighlightsBP p.l.c. (BP) is an integrated oil and gas company. It provides fuel, energy, lubricants and petrochemicals to its customers. It has operations in every facet of oil and gas value chain from upstream to downstream. Its upstream activities include oil and natural gas exploration, field development and production; midstream transportation, and marketing and trading of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), power and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The company’s downstream activities include refining, manufacturing, marketing, transportation, and supply and trading of crude oil, petroleum, petrochemical products and 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 DevelopmentsMar 22, 2016: TAP Natural Gas Pipeline Project Construction May Start In Mid-2016Mar 22, 2016: Maersk Drilling To Eliminate 70 Offshore Drilling Jobs In NorwayMar 21, 2016: Statoil To Cut Staff At Algerian installations After Islamist Militant AttackMar 21, 2016: BP To Withdraw Staff From Algerian Plants After AttackMar 20, 2016: BP Oman Provides Update On Khazzan Natural Gas ProjectKey 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 6BP p.l.c. - Key Facts 6BP p.l.c. - Key Employees 7BP p.l.c. - Key Employee Biographies 8BP p.l.c. - Major Products and Services 9BP p.l.c. - Key Operational Summary 10BP p.l.c. - History 11BP p.l.c. - Company Statement 37BP p.l.c. - Locations And Subsidiaries 39Head Office 39Other Locations & Subsidiaries 39Affiliate 52Joint Venture 52Section 2 – Company Analysis 55BP p.l.c. - Business Description 55Business Description - Downstream 55Downstream - Overview 55Downstream - Production 56Downstream - Financials 56Downstream - Capital Expenditure 56Business Description - Rosneft 56Rosneft - Overview 56Business Description - Upstream 57Upstream - Overview 57Upstream - Production 57Upstream - Financials 57Upstream - Capital Expenditure 57BP p.l.c. - Corporate Strategy 58BP p.l.c. - SWOT Analysis 59SWOT Analysis - Overview 59BP p.l.c. - Strengths 59Strength - Substantial Refining Availability 59Strength - Integrated Operation 59Strength - Geographically Distributed Acreage Holding 59Strength - Cost Leadership 59BP p.l.c. - Weaknesses 60Weakness - Operational Issues 60BP p.l.c. - Opportunities 61Opportunity - Increasing Demand: Oil & Petroleum Products 61Opportunity - Globally Available Natural Gas Reserves 61Opportunity - Upstream Projects 61BP p.l.c. - Threats 62Threat - Oil Spills 62Threat - Exploration Production & Development Risks 62Threat - Lower Oil Price 62Threat - Variation in Crude Slate Quality 62BP p.l.c. - Key Competitors 63Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 64Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 64Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 65Performance Chart 67Financial Performance 67Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 68Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 69Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 70BP p.l.c., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 70BP p.l.c., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 71BP p.l.c., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 72BP p.l.c., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 73BP p.l.c., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 74BP p.l.c., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 75BP p.l.c., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 76BP p.l.c., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 77BP p.l.c., Recent Deals Summary 78Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 79Mar 22, 2016: TAP Natural Gas Pipeline Project Construction May Start In Mid-2016 79Mar 22, 2016: Maersk Drilling To Eliminate 70 Offshore Drilling Jobs In Norway 80Mar 21, 2016: Statoil To Cut Staff At Algerian installations After Islamist Militant Attack 81Mar 21, 2016: BP To Withdraw Staff From Algerian Plants After Attack 82Mar 20, 2016: BP Oman Provides Update On Khazzan Natural Gas Project 83Mar 18, 2016: Statoil Reports Explosion At Algerian Gas Plant 84Mar 16, 2016: Union Disgust As Last Aussie-Crewed Fuel Tanker Leaves The Australian Coast 85Mar 16, 2016: OneSubsea Inks Global EPC And Subsea Aftermarket Services Frame Agreements With BP 86Mar 16, 2016: BP: Continuous Improvement At Castellon Refinery 87Mar 11, 2016: Keppel FELS To Deliver Fifth Accommodation Vessel To Floatel 88Section 6 – Appendix 89Methodology 89Ratio Definitions 89About GlobalData 93Contact Us 93Disclaimer 93List of TablesBP p.l.c., Key Facts 6BP p.l.c., Key Employees 7BP p.l.c., Key Employee Biographies 8BP p.l.c., Major Products and Services 9BP p.l.c., Key Operational Summary 10BP p.l.c., History 11BP p.l.c., Other Locations 39BP p.l.c., Subsidiaries 41BP p.l.c., Affiliate 52BP p.l.c., Joint Venture 52BP p.l.c., Key Competitors 63BP p.l.c., Ratios based on current share price 64BP p.l.c., Annual Ratios 65BP p.l.c., Interim Ratios 68BP p.l.c., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 70BP p.l.c., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 71BP p.l.c., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 72BP p.l.c., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 73BP p.l.c., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 74BP p.l.c., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 75BP p.l.c., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 76BP p.l.c., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 77BP p.l.c., Recent Deals Summary 78Currency Codes 89Units 89Capital Market Ratios 89Equity Ratios 90Profitability Ratios 90Cost Ratios 91Liquidity Ratios 91Leverage Ratios 92Efficiency Ratios 92List of FiguresBP p.l.c., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 67BP p.l.c., Ratio Charts 69BP p.l.c., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 70BP p.l.c., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 71BP p.l.c., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 72BP p.l.c., Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 73BP p.l.c., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 74BP p.l.c., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 75BP p.l.c., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 76BP p.l.c., Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 77