Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Mar, 2016 |    No of Pages: 62 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) - 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

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) is a downstream energy company, which refines, markets and transports petroleum products. It owns and operates refineries in the Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the US. MPC owns common carrier pipeline systems that transport crude oil and refined products to the company’s refineries, terminals and other pipeline systems. The company sells gasoline and a wide variety of merchandise through Speedway-branded convenience stores. Its integrated system provides crude oil, feedstock and petroleum-related products through its distribution network in the Midwest, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions in the US. It also has interests in gas processing plants, natural gas liquids fractionation facilities and a condensate stabilization facility. MPC is headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, the US.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation  Key Recent Developments

Feb 24, 2016: Usher To Retire As Marathon Petroleum Chairman; Heminger To Succeed
Feb 03, 2016: Marathon Petroleum Reports Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year 2015 Results
Jan 27, 2016: Vice President, General Counsel And Secretary To Retire From Marathon Petroleum
Jan 07, 2016: Marathon Petroleum Senior Vice President Richard D. Bedell To Retire
Dec 04, 2015: Marathon Petroleum Announces Successful Completion Of MPLX/MarkWest Combination And Director And Executive Appointments

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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
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Key Facts  6
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Key Employees  7
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Key Employee Biographies  9
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Major Products and Services  11
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Key Operational Summary  12
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - History  13
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Company Statement  17
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries  18
Head Office  18
Other Locations & Subsidiaries  18
Joint Venture  22
Section 2 – Company Analysis  23
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Business Description  23
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Corporate Strategy  25
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - SWOT Analysis  26
SWOT Analysis - Overview  26
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Strengths  26
Strength - Strategically Located Assets  26
Strength - Substantial Refining Capabilities  26
Strength - Extensive Midstream Distribution Network  26
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Weaknesses  27
Weakness - Operational Issues  27
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Opportunities  28
Opportunity - Growing Liquid Fuels Consumption: US  28
Opportunity - Blending Mandate for Biofuels  28
Opportunity - Growth in Oil Production in North America  28
Opportunity - Capital Investment Plan  28
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Threats  30
Threat - Intense Competition  30
Threat - Stringent Regulations  30
Threat - Credit Ratings  30
Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Key Competitors  31
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios  32
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios  32
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios  33
Performance Chart  35
Financial Performance  35
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios  36
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts  37
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances  38
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  38
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  39
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  40
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  41
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Recent Deals Summary  42
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments  43
Feb 24, 2016: Usher To Retire As Marathon Petroleum Chairman; Heminger To Succeed  43
Feb 03, 2016: Marathon Petroleum Reports Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year 2015 Results  44
Jan 27, 2016: Vice President, General Counsel And Secretary To Retire From Marathon Petroleum  47
Jan 07, 2016: Marathon Petroleum Senior Vice President Richard D. Bedell To Retire  48
Dec 04, 2015: Marathon Petroleum Announces Successful Completion Of MPLX/MarkWest Combination And Director And Executive Appointments  49
Dec 03, 2015: Marathon Petroleum And MPLX Announce 2016 Capital Investment Plan  50
Nov 02, 2015: Crowley Christen First Of Four, Newly Built, Lng-ready Product Tankers For Use In U.S. Coastwise Trade  51
Oct 29, 2015: Marathon Petroleum Cancels $2bn Upgrade Plan For Garyville Refinery  52
Oct 29, 2015: Marathon Petroleum Reports Third-Quarter 2015 Results  53
Sep 08, 2015: Enterprise Says Centennial Pipeline Conversion To NGLs Could Take Two Years To Complete  56
Section 6 – Appendix  57
Methodology  57
Ratio Definitions  57
About GlobalData  61
Contact Us  61
Disclaimer  61

List of Tables
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Key Facts  6
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Key Employees  7
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Key Employee Biographies  9
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Major Products and Services  11
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Key Operational Summary  12
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, History  13
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Other Locations  18
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Subsidiaries  18
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Joint Venture  22
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Key Competitors  31
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Ratios based on current share price  32
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Annual Ratios  33
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Interim Ratios  36
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  38
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  39
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  40
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  41
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Recent Deals Summary  42
Currency Codes  57
Units  57
Capital Market Ratios  57
Equity Ratios  58
Profitability Ratios  58
Cost Ratios  59
Liquidity Ratios  59
Leverage Ratios  60
Efficiency Ratios  60

List of Figures
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)  35
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Ratio Charts  37
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  38
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  39
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  40
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  41


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