Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: May, 2015 |    No of Pages: 50 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.

Highlights

Petroleum 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 Developments

Apr 30, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: First Quarter 2015 Results
Apr 23, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: PGS Employee Elected Directors
Apr 22, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: Newfoundland And Labrador New Call For Bids
Feb 23, 2015: PGS: South Africa – New MC2D GeoStreamer Dataset Available
Feb 16, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: wins patent dispute with EMGS

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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
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Key Facts 6
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Key Employees 7
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Key Employee Biographies 8
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Major Products and Services 9
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Key Operational Summary 10
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - History 11
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Company Statement 14
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 19
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Business Description 19
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Corporate Strategy 20
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Strengths 21
Strength - GeoStreamer Technology Platform 21
Strength - Ramform Fleet 21
Strength - Diverse MultiClient Library 21
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Weaknesses 22
Weakness - Declining Liquidity 22
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Opportunities 23
Opportunity - Strengthening Capital Base 23
Opportunity - Global Potential for Undeveloped Discoveries 23
Opportunity - Upstream Investments 23
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Threats 24
Threat - Risk of International Operations 24
Threat - Volatility in Oil & Natural Gas Prices 24
Threat - Intense Competition 24
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 32
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Recent Deals Summary 34
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 35
Apr 30, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: First Quarter 2015 Results 35
Apr 23, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: PGS Employee Elected Directors 36
Apr 22, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: Newfoundland And Labrador New Call For Bids 37
Feb 23, 2015: PGS: South Africa – New MC2D GeoStreamer Dataset Available 38
Feb 16, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: wins patent dispute with EMGS 39
Feb 12, 2015: Petroleum Geo-Services: Fourth Quarter And Preliminary Full Year 2014 Results 40
Feb 12, 2015: PGS Fourth Quarter And Preliminary Full Year 2014 Results 41
Dec 19, 2014: PGS: Seismic Data Sets Are Key To Understanding Offshore Greece 42
Nov 25, 2014: Petroleum Geo-Services: Kuala Lumpur Becomes The New Asia Pacific Regional Headquarters 43
Oct 23, 2014: Petroleum Geo Services: Third Quarter 2014 Results 44
Section 6 – Appendix 45
Methodology 45
Ratio Definitions 45
About GlobalData 49
Contact Us 49
Disclaimer 49

List of Tables

Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Key Facts 6
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Key Employees 7
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Key Employee Biographies 8
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Major Products and Services 9
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, History 11
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Other Locations 16
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Subsidiaries 17
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Key Competitors 25
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Ratios based on current share price 26
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Annual Ratios 27
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Interim Ratios 30
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Recent Deals Summary 34
Currency Codes 45
Units 45
Capital Market Ratios 45
Equity Ratios 46
Profitability Ratios 46
Cost Ratios 47
Liquidity Ratios 47
Leverage Ratios 48
Efficiency Ratios 48

List of Figures

Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Ratio Charts 31
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 33


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