Ecopetrol S.A. (ECOPETROL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2017 |    No of Pages: 57 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Ecopetrol S.A. (ECOPETROL) - 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.

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- 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.
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- 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.


Ecopetrol S.A. (Ecopetrol) is a vertically integrated oil and gas company that carries out exploration, development and production of oil and gas. It is also involved in refining of crude oil to produce petroleum products, besides transportation services. Ecopetrol owns and operates refineries that produce a wide range of products including gasoline, diesel, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas, and petrochemicals, including paraffin waxes, lube base oils, aromatics, and asphalts, among others. It transports crude oil, motor fuels, fuel oil and other refined products including diesel and biofuels. The company has operational presence in Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Panama and the US Gulf Coast. It is majority owned by the Republic of Colombia. Ecopetrol is headquartered in Bogota, Colombia.

Ecopetrol S.A. Key Recent Developments

Aug 02,2017: Petronas Awarded Another Block In Mexico
Jul 28,2017: Ecopetrol Announces New Hydrocarbon Discovery In Gulf Of Mexico (US)
Jul 13,2017: Ecopetrol Approves Creation Of Subsidiary In Mexico
Jul 10,2017: Illegal Taps Plaguing Colombian Oil Pipelines
Jul 03,2017: Ecopetrol To Locate Offshore Logistics Base In Barranquilla

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 5
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Ecopetrol S.A. - Key Facts 6
Ecopetrol S.A. - Key Employees 7
Ecopetrol S.A. - Key Employee Biographies 9
Ecopetrol S.A. - Major Products and Services 10
Ecopetrol S.A. - History 11
Ecopetrol S.A. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Joint Venture 13
Section 2 - Company Analysis 14
Ecopetrol S.A. - Business Description 14
Business Description - Exploration and Production 14
Exploration and Production - Overview 14
Exploration and Production - Production 14
Exploration and Production - Financials 14
Business Description - Refining and Petrochemical 15
Refining and Petrochemical - Overview 15
Refining and Petrochemical - Production 15
Refining and Petrochemical - Financials 15
Business Description - Transportation and Logistics 15
Transportation and Logistics - Overview 15
Transportation and Logistics - Financials 16
Ecopetrol S.A. - Corporate Strategy 17
Ecopetrol S.A. - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Ecopetrol S.A. - Strengths 18
Ecopetrol S.A. - Weaknesses 19
Ecopetrol S.A. - Opportunities 20
Ecopetrol S.A. - Threats 21
Ecopetrol S.A. - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 - Company's Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 30
Ecopetrol S.A., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 30
Ecopetrol S.A., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 31
Ecopetrol S.A., Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 33
Jul 28, 2017: Ecopetrol Announces New Hydrocarbon Discovery In Gulf Of Mexico (US) 33
Jul 13, 2017: Ecopetrol Approves Creation Of Subsidiary In Mexico 34
Jun 29, 2017: Ecopetrol Announces Early Repayment For USD $1,925 Million Of Syndicated Bank Loan With International Banking 35
Jun 20, 2017: Ecopetrol wins two blocks for hydrocarbon exploration and production in Mexican Shallow Waters 36
Jun 05, 2017: Gran Tierra Energy Provides Operations Update Highlighted By Continued Success With Costayaco A-Limestone, Acordionero Development And Putumayo Exploration 37
May 23, 2017: Ecopetrol Receives NYSE Notice Regarding Non-filing Of Annual Report On Form 20-F For Year Ended December 31, 2016 42
May 12, 2017: Ecopetrol Business Group Provides First Quarter 2017 Results 43
May 03, 2017: Ecopetrol: Successful Exploration In Gorgon Confirms New Gas Province In Colombian Caribbean Deep-Water 44
May 03, 2017: Gran Tierra Energy Provides Operational Update Highlighted By New Discoveries In Putumayo And Middle Magdalena Valley Basins 45
Mar 30, 2017: Ecopetrol Announces Oil Discovery At Santander 51
Section 6 - Appendix 52
Methodology 52
Ratio Definitions 52
About GlobalData 56
Contact Us 56
Disclaimer 56

List of Tables
Ecopetrol S.A., Key Facts 6
Ecopetrol S.A., Key Employees 7
Ecopetrol S.A., Key Employee Biographies 9
Ecopetrol S.A., Major Products and Services 10
Ecopetrol S.A., History 11
Ecopetrol S.A., Subsidiaries 12
Ecopetrol S.A., Joint Venture 13
Ecopetrol S.A., Key Competitors 22
Ecopetrol S.A., Ratios based on current share price 23
Ecopetrol S.A., Annual Ratios 24
Ecopetrol S.A., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 25
Ecopetrol S.A., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 26
Ecopetrol S.A., Interim Ratios 28
Ecopetrol S.A., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 30
Ecopetrol S.A., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 31
Ecopetrol S.A., Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 52
Units 52
Capital Market Ratios 52
Equity Ratios 53
Profitability Ratios 53
Cost Ratios 54
Liquidity Ratios 55
Leverage Ratios 55
Efficiency Ratios 55

List of Figures
Ecopetrol S.A., Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 27
Ecopetrol S.A., Ratio Charts 29
Ecopetrol S.A., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 30
Ecopetrol S.A., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 31

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