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Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS) - 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.HighlightsPetroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS) is a marine geophysical company. It is one of the world’s three largest marine seismic companies. The company provides a wide range of products including seismic and electromagnetic services, data acquisition, processing, reservoir analysis/interpretation and MultiClient library data. Its MultiClient data library is among the largest in the seismic industry. Its customer base includes the major multi-national, independent and national or state-owned oil and gas companies. PGS operates 12 offshore seismic vessels and has 30 offices in 19 countries across the world. The company also operates major regional centers in London, Houston and Singapore. PGS is headquartered in Lysaker, Oslo, Norway.Petroleum Geo-Services ASA Key Recent DevelopmentsApr 30, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: First Quarter 2015 ResultsApr 23, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: PGS Employee Elected DirectorsApr 22, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: Newfoundland And Labrador New Call For BidsFeb 23, 2015: PGS: South Africa – New MC2D GeoStreamer Dataset AvailableFeb 16, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: wins patent dispute with EMGSKey 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 6Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Key Facts 6Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Key Employees 7Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Key Employee Biographies 8Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Major Products and Services 9Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Key Operational Summary 10Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - History 11Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Company Statement 14Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Section 2 – Company Analysis 19Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Business Description 19Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Corporate Strategy 20Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - SWOT Analysis 21SWOT Analysis - Overview 21Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Strengths 21Strength - GeoStreamer Technology Platform 21Strength - Ramform Fleet 21Strength - Diverse MultiClient Library 21Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Weaknesses 22Weakness - Declining Liquidity 22Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Opportunities 23Opportunity - Strengthening Capital Base 23Opportunity - Global Potential for Undeveloped Discoveries 23Opportunity - Upstream Investments 23Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Threats 24Threat - Risk of International Operations 24Threat - Volatility in Oil & Natural Gas Prices 24Threat - Intense Competition 24Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - 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 32Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Recent Deals Summary 34Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 35Apr 30, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: First Quarter 2015 Results 35Apr 23, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: PGS Employee Elected Directors 36Apr 22, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: Newfoundland And Labrador New Call For Bids 37Feb 23, 2015: PGS: South Africa – New MC2D GeoStreamer Dataset Available 38Feb 16, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: wins patent dispute with EMGS 39Feb 12, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: Fourth Quarter And Preliminary Full Year 2014 Results 40Feb 12, 2015: PGS Fourth Quarter And Preliminary Full Year 2014 Results 41Dec 19, 2014: PGS: Seismic Data Sets Are Key To Understanding Offshore Greece 42Nov 25, 2014: Petroleum Geo-Services: Kuala Lumpur Becomes The New Asia Pacific Regional Headquarters 43Oct 23, 2014: Petroleum Geo Services: Third Quarter 2014 Results 44Section 6 – Appendix 45Methodology 45Ratio Definitions 45About GlobalData 49Contact Us 49Disclaimer 49List of TablesPetroleum Geo-Services ASA, Key Facts 6Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Key Employees 7Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Key Employee Biographies 8Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Major Products and Services 9Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Key Operational Summary, 2011 10Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, History 11Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Other Locations 16Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Subsidiaries 17Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Key Competitors 25Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Ratios based on current share price 26Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Annual Ratios 27Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Interim Ratios 30Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Recent Deals Summary 34Currency Codes 45Units 45Capital Market Ratios 45Equity Ratios 46Profitability Ratios 46Cost Ratios 47Liquidity Ratios 47Leverage Ratios 48Efficiency Ratios 48List of FiguresPetroleum Geo-Services ASA, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Ratio Charts 31Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33