Linn Energy, LLC (LINE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 67 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Linn Energy, LLC (LINE) - 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

Linn Energy, LLC (Linn Energy) is an independent upstream oil and gas company. The company undertakes development and acquisition of oil, natural gas liquids (NGL's) and gas properties across the US. The company also owns fully permitted conventional steam generators and cogeneration facilities located in its own oil producing properties. Linn Energy's operations are geographically spread across the US in the following regions, namely, Rockies, the Hugoton Basin, California, East Texas and North Louisiana, the Mid-Continent, the Permian Basin, Michigan, Illinois and South Texas. Linn Energy is headquartered at Houston, Texas, the US.

Linn Energy, LLC Key Recent Developments

Mar 15, 2016: LINN Energy Announces Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2015 Results; Announces 2016 Outlook
Feb 04, 2016: LINN Energy Announces Process To Explore Strategic Alternatives Related To Its Capital Structure
Nov 05, 2015: Linn Energy Announces Third Quarter 2015 Results
Sep 11, 2015: Boardwalk Pipeline, Columbia Pipeline, And Vanguard Natural Resources To Join The Alerian MLP Index And Alerian MLP Equal Weight Index
Aug 24, 2015: LINN Energy Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer

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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
Linn Energy, LLC - Key Facts 6
Linn Energy, LLC - Key Employees 7
Linn Energy, LLC - Key Employee Biographies 8
Linn Energy, LLC - Major Products and Services 9
Linn Energy, LLC - History 10
Linn Energy, LLC - Company Statement 14
Linn Energy, LLC - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 - Company Analysis 17
Linn Energy, LLC - Business Description 17
Linn Energy, LLC - Corporate Strategy 19
Linn Energy, LLC - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Linn Energy, LLC - Strengths 20
Strength - Gas Gathering Infrastructure 20
Strength - Increase in Average Daily Production: Rockies and South Texas 20
Linn Energy, LLC - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Higher Operating Costs 21
Weakness - Decreased Production 21
Linn Energy, LLC - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Capital Expenditure Plan: 2016 22
Opportunity - Increasing Liquid Fuel Consumption: US 22
Opportunity - Forecast Natural Gas Production Growth: US 22
Linn Energy, LLC - Threats 23
Threat - Increased Regulation for Hydraulic Fracturing 23
Threat - Declining Oil Prices 23
Threat - Declining E&P Investments: Global & North America 23
Linn Energy, LLC - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 28
Financial Performance 28
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30
Section 4 - Company's Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 31
Linn Energy, LLC, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 31
Linn Energy, LLC, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 32
Linn Energy, LLC, Recent Deals Summary 33
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 34
Mar 15, 2016: LINN Energy Announces Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2015 Results; Announces 2016 Outlook 34
Feb 04, 2016: LINN Energy Announces Process To Explore Strategic Alternatives Related To Its Capital Structure 40
Nov 05, 2015: Linn Energy Announces Third Quarter 2015 Results 41
Sep 11, 2015: Boardwalk Pipeline, Columbia Pipeline, And Vanguard Natural Resources To Join The Alerian MLP Index And Alerian MLP Equal Weight Index 45
Aug 24, 2015: LINN Energy Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer 46
Jul 30, 2015: LINN Energy Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results 47
Apr 29, 2015: LINN Energy Announces First Quarter 2015 Results 51
Mar 02, 2015: LINN Energy and LinnCo Announce Monthly Distribution And Dividend: Update March 2, 2015 54
Feb 19, 2015: LINN Energy Announces Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2014 Results And 2015 Outlook 55
Jan 29, 2015: LINN Energy And LinnCo Announce Monthly Distribution And Dividend: Update Jan 29, 2015 61
Section 6 - Appendix 62
Methodology 62
Ratio Definitions 62
About GlobalData 66
Contact Us 66
Disclaimer 66

List of Tables
Linn Energy, LLC, Key Facts 6
Linn Energy, LLC, Key Employees 7
Linn Energy, LLC, Key Employee Biographies 8
Linn Energy, LLC, Major Products and Services 9
Linn Energy, LLC, History 10
Linn Energy, LLC, Subsidiaries 16
Linn Energy, LLC, Key Competitors 24
Linn Energy, LLC, Ratios based on current share price 25
Linn Energy, LLC, Annual Ratios 26
Linn Energy, LLC, Interim Ratios 29
Linn Energy, LLC, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 31
Linn Energy, LLC, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 32
Linn Energy, LLC, Recent Deals Summary 33
Currency Codes 62
Units 62
Capital Market Ratios 62
Equity Ratios 63
Profitability Ratios 63
Cost Ratios 64
Liquidity Ratios 64
Leverage Ratios 65
Efficiency Ratios 65

List of Figures
Linn Energy, LLC, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 28
Linn Energy, LLC, Ratio Charts 30
Linn Energy, LLC, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 31
Linn Energy, LLC, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 32


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