Apache Corporation (APA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 65 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Apache Corporation (APA) - 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

Apache Corporation (Apache) is an independent upstream energy company, which carries out exploration, development and production of natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs). It has onshore and offshore asset base consisting of operations in the Permian Basin, the Anadarko basin in western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle, Gulf Coast and the offshore Gulf of Mexico areas of the US and in Egypt and offshore UK in the North Sea. The company along with its subsidiaries has exploration and production interest in the US, Egypt, Canada and the UK (North Sea). Apache is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

Apache Corporation Key Recent Developments

Apr 18, 2016: Energy Companies Pressing Texas Lawsuit Against Apache Over Oil And Gas Payment Shortages, Lease Terminations
Apr 08, 2016: Government of Egypt: Holding Talks Between The Minister Of Petroleum And Apache’s Chief Executive Officer $ 1 Billion , US Investments In 2016/2017
Mar 25, 2016: Apache's Latest Faghur Basin Discovery In Egypt Tests 4,554 Barrels Of Oil, 10.1 MMcf Of Gas Per Day
Feb 25, 2016: Apache Announces Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year 2015 Financial And Operational Results
Feb 25, 2016: Apache Releases Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year Financial And Operational Results

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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
Apache Corporation - Key Facts  6
Apache Corporation - Key Employees  7
Apache Corporation - Key Employee Biographies  9
Apache Corporation - Major Products and Services  10
Apache Corporation - Key Operational Summary  11
Apache Corporation - History  12
Apache Corporation - Company Statement  19
Apache Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries  23
Head Office  23
Other Locations & Subsidiaries  23
Section 2 – Company Analysis  27
Apache Corporation - Business Description  27
Business Description - Canada  27
Canada - Overview  27
Canada - Production  27
Canada - Financials  27
Business Description - Egypt  27
Egypt - Overview  27
Egypt - Production  27
Egypt - Financials  27
Business Description - North Sea  28
North Sea - Overview  28
North Sea - Production  28
North Sea - Financials  28
Business Description - United States  28
United States - Overview  28
United States - Production  28
United States - Financials  28
Apache Corporation - Corporate Strategy  29
Apache Corporation - SWOT Analysis  30
SWOT Analysis - Overview  30
Apache Corporation - Strengths  30
Strength - Strategic Presence  30
Strength - Significant Reserve Base  30
Strength - Balanced Portfolio Approach  30
Apache Corporation - Weaknesses  31
Weakness - Customer Dependence  31
Weakness - Operational Inefficiency  31
Apache Corporation - Opportunities  32
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Natural Gas: the US  32
Opportunity - Increasing Demand: Oil & Petroleum Products  32
Opportunity - Oil Discovery  32
Apache Corporation - Threats  33
Threat - Intense Competition  33
Threat - Increased Regulation for Hydraulic Fracturing  33
Threat - Declining E&P Investments: Global & North America  33
Apache Corporation - Key Competitors  34
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios  35
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios  35
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios  36
Performance Chart  38
Financial Performance  38
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios  39
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts  40
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances  41
Apache Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  41
Apache Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  42
Apache Corporation, Recent Deals Summary  43
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments  44
Apr 08, 2016: Government of Egypt: Holding Talks Between The Minister Of Petroleum And Apache’s Chief Executive Officer $ 1 Billion , US Investments In 2016/2017  44
Mar 25, 2016: Apache's Latest Faghur Basin Discovery In Egypt Tests 4,554 Barrels Of Oil, 10.1 MMcf Of Gas Per Day  45
Feb 25, 2016: Apache Announces Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year 2015 Financial And Operational Results  46
Feb 25, 2016: Apache Releases Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year Financial And Operational Results  48
Dec 15, 2015: Well-Centric Secures £8 Million Contract Win  50
Nov 17, 2015: Apache Provides Highlights From Its North Sea Region Update  51
Nov 12, 2015: Arab Republic Of Egypt: Signing 5 New Petroleum Agreements For Oil And Gas Exploration  52
Nov 09, 2015: Redhawk Announces $15,000,000 Offering - Drilling And Development In The Permian Basin  53
Nov 05, 2015: Apache Releases Third-Quarter Financial And Operational Results 2015  54
Nov 05, 2015: Apache Announces Third Quarter 2015 Quarterly Supplement  56
Section 6 – Appendix  60
Methodology  60
Ratio Definitions  60
About GlobalData  64
Contact Us  64
Disclaimer  64

List of Tables
Apache Corporation, Key Facts  6
Apache Corporation, Key Employees  7
Apache Corporation, Key Employee Biographies  9
Apache Corporation, Major Products and Services  10
Apache Corporation, Key Operational Summary  11
Apache Corporation, History  12
Apache Corporation, Other Locations  23
Apache Corporation, Subsidiaries  23
Apache Corporation, Key Competitors  34
Apache Corporation, Ratios based on current share price  35
Apache Corporation, Annual Ratios  36
Apache Corporation, Interim Ratios  39
Apache Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  41
Apache Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  42
Apache Corporation, Recent Deals Summary  43
Currency Codes  60
Units  60
Capital Market Ratios  60
Equity Ratios  61
Profitability Ratios  61
Cost Ratios  62
Liquidity Ratios  62
Leverage Ratios  63
Efficiency Ratios  63

List of Figures
Apache Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)  38
Apache Corporation, Ratio Charts  40
Apache Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016  41
Apache Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016  42


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