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Seadrill Limited (SDRL) - 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.HighlightsSeadrill Limited (Seadrill) is an offshore deepwater drilling company. The company provides contract drilling, well services and engineering services to offshore exploration and production companies. It owns and operates offshore drilling units. Seadrill has a fleet consisting of drillships, jack-up rigs, semi-submersibles and tender rigs for operations in shallow and deepwater areas. Seadrill also provides platform drilling, well intervention and engineering services through Archer Ltd. The company operates in 15 countries including, Bermuda, Norway, the US, Brazil, Mexico, Singapore, Hong Kong, the UK, Hungary, Malaysia, Brunei, the UAE, Nigeria, Angola and Liberia serving oil and gas industry. Seadrill is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.Seadrill Limited Key Recent DevelopmentsApr 17, 2015: Rosneft, Seadrill And NADL Agree To Extend The Framework AgreementFeb 26, 2015: SDRL - Seadrill Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 ResultsFeb 13, 2015: SDRL - Update On Petrobras ContractsJan 22, 2015: SDRL - North Atlantic Drilling Launches Amendment Process For NADL NOK 1.5 Billion BondJan 15, 2015: SDRL - Changes To The Board Of Directors: Update Jan 15, 2015Key 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 6Seadrill Limited - Key Facts 6Seadrill Limited - Key Employees 7Seadrill Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8Seadrill Limited - Major Products and Services 9Seadrill Limited - History 10Seadrill Limited - Company Statement 16Seadrill Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 17Head Office 17Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17Joint Venture 18Section 2 – Company Analysis 19Seadrill Limited - Business Description 19Seadrill Limited - Corporate Strategy 20Seadrill Limited - SWOT Analysis 21SWOT Analysis - Overview 21Seadrill Limited - Strengths 21Strength - Business Performance: Jack-Up Rigs Segment 21Strength - Wide Fleet Base 21Seadrill Limited - Weaknesses 22Weakness - Business Performance: Floaters Segment 22Seadrill Limited - Opportunities 23Opportunity - Strong Demand for Ultra-Deepwater Floaters 23Opportunity - Rise in Deepwater E&P activities 23Opportunity - Long Term Agreements 23Seadrill Limited - Threats 24Threat - Seasonal Dependence 24Threat - Stringent Regulations 24Threat - Fluctuation in the Oil and Gas Prices 24Seadrill Limited - Key Competitors 25Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27Performance Chart 29Financial Performance 29Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 32Seadrill Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32Seadrill Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33Seadrill Limited, Recent Deals Summary 34Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 35Apr 17, 2015: Rosneft, Seadrill And NADL Agree To Extend The Framework Agreement 35Feb 26, 2015: SDRL - Seadrill Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Results 36Feb 13, 2015: SDRL - Update On Petrobras Contracts 39Jan 15, 2015: SDRL - Changes To The Board Of Directors: Update Jan 15, 2015 40Nov 27, 2014: Northern Offshore Updates Status Of Rosneft Contract For The Energy Endeavor 41Nov 26, 2014: SDRL - Seadrill Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results 42Oct 27, 2014: SDRL - Changes to the Board of Directors 45Sep 19, 2014: SDRL - Changes to the Board of Directors 46Sep 19, 2014: Seadrill board 47Sep 19, 2014: Seadrill : Changes To The Board Of Directors 48Section 6 – Appendix 49Methodology 49Ratio Definitions 49About GlobalData 53Contact Us 53Disclaimer 53List of TablesSeadrill Limited, Key Facts 6Seadrill Limited, Key Employees 7Seadrill Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8Seadrill Limited, Major Products and Services 9Seadrill Limited, History 10Seadrill Limited, Other Locations 17Seadrill Limited, Subsidiaries 17Seadrill Limited, Joint Venture 18Seadrill Limited, Key Competitors 25Seadrill Limited, Ratios based on current share price 26Seadrill Limited, Annual Ratios 27Seadrill Limited, Interim Ratios 30Seadrill Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32Seadrill Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33Seadrill Limited, Recent Deals Summary 34Currency Codes 49Units 49Capital Market Ratios 49Equity Ratios 50Profitability Ratios 50Cost Ratios 51Liquidity Ratios 51Leverage Ratios 52Efficiency Ratios 52List of FiguresSeadrill Limited, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29Seadrill Limited, Ratio Charts 31Seadrill Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32Seadrill Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33