Oil Refineries Limited (ORL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: May, 2015 |    No of Pages: 35 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Oil Refineries Limited (ORL) - 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.


Oil Refineries Limited (ORL) is a downstream energy company. The company principally carries out refining operations for producing a range of petroleum products. It is one of largest and most complex refineries in the Eastern Mediterranean region. It classifies its business into three reportable segments, namely, Refining, Petrochemicals, and Trade. The company produces polymers and manufactures aromatics and aliphatic solvents. Its products find application in industrial operation, transportation, private consumption, agriculture and infrastructures. The company also provides electricity, steam and infrastructure services to industrial customers in the Haifa Bay. ORL is headquartered in Haifa Israel.

The company focuses on expansion of production capacity covering paraxlyne, toluene and benzene production along with propylene production.

Oil Refineries Limited Key Recent Developments

Nov 29, 2013: Oil Refineries Announces Results For Third Quarter 2013
Oct 25, 2013: Oil Refineries Announces Change in Chairman
Oct 17, 2013: Oil Refineries Announces Cost Cutting and Other Updates
Aug 27, 2013: Oil Refineries Announces Results For Second Quarter 2013
May 28, 2013: Oil Refineries Appoints Aharon Yaari As CEO

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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
Oil Refineries Limited - Key Facts 6
Oil Refineries Limited - Key Employees 7
Oil Refineries Limited - Major Products and Services 8
Oil Refineries Limited - Key Operational Summary 9
Oil Refineries Limited - History 10
Oil Refineries Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 13
Oil Refineries Limited - Business Description 13
Oil Refineries Limited - Corporate Strategy 14
Oil Refineries Limited - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Oil Refineries Limited - Strengths 15
Strength - Business Model: Integrated Downstream Operations 15
Strength - Strategically Located Refinery 15
Oil Refineries Limited - Weaknesses 16
Weakness - Working Capital Deficit 16
Oil Refineries Limited - Opportunities 17
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Refining Industry in Middle East 17
Opportunity - Positive Outlook of Petrochemical Industry 17
Oil Refineries Limited - Threats 18
Threat - Rising Capital Costs: Refining Sector 18
Threat - Market Competition 18
Threat - Volatility In Oil And Natural Gas Prices 18
Oil Refineries Limited - Key Competitors 19
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 21
Performance Chart 22
Financial Performance 22
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 24
Section 4 – Company’s Financial Deals and Alliances 25
Oil Refineries Limited, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 25
Oil Refineries Limited, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 26
Oil Refineries Limited, Recent Deals Summary 27
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 28
Mar 24, 2014: Oil Refineries Announces Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 28
Section 6 – Appendix 30
Methodology 30
Ratio Definitions 30
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
Disclaimer 35

List of Tables

Oil Refineries Limited, Key Facts 6
Oil Refineries Limited, Key Employees 7
Oil Refineries Limited, Major Products and Services 8
Oil Refineries Limited, Key Operational Summary, 2011 9
Oil Refineries Limited, History 10
Oil Refineries Limited, Subsidiaries 12
Oil Refineries Limited, Key Competitors 19
Oil Refineries Limited, Ratios based on current share price 20
Oil Refineries Limited, Annual Ratios 21
Oil Refineries Limited, Interim Ratios 23
Oil Refineries Limited, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 25
Oil Refineries Limited, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 26
Oil Refineries Limited, Recent Deals Summary 27
Currency Codes 30
Units 30
Capital Market Ratios 30
Equity Ratios 31
Profitability Ratios 31
Cost Ratios 32
Liquidity Ratios 32
Leverage Ratios 33
Efficiency Ratios 33

List of Figures

Oil Refineries Limited, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 22
Oil Refineries Limited, Ratio Charts 24
Oil Refineries Limited, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 25
Oil Refineries Limited, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 26

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