Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNQ) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 91 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNQ) - 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.
- 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

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (Canadian Natural) is an independent upstream oil and gas company. The company carries out acquisition, exploration, development, production, marketing and sale of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs). Canadian Natural's products include light and medium crude oil and NGLs, primary heavy crude oil, Pelican Lake heavy crude oil, bitumen (thermal oil), synthetic crude oil (SCO) and natural gas. The company's operations are focused in North America, mostly in Western Canada; the UK portion of the North Sea; and Cote d’Ivoire, Gabon, and South Africa in offshore Africa. The company maintains certain midstream activities within Western Canada that includes an electricity co-generation system, pipeline operations, and an equity interest in the North West Redwater Partnership. Canadian Natural is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited Key Recent Developments

Mar 17, 2016: AER Receives CNRL Application For Cold Lake Oil Sands Area
Mar 03, 2016: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 Fourth Quarter And Year End Results And 2016 Budget
Jan 07, 2016: AER To Hold A Public Hearing For CNRL's Boundary Lake South Field
Nov 05, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 Third Quarter Results
Aug 06, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 Second Quarter 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
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Key Facts 6
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Key Employees 7
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Key Employee Biographies 10
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Major Products and Services 11
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Key Operational Summary 12
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - History 13
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Company Statement 16
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 20
Head Office 20
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20
Joint Venture 22
Section 2 - Company Analysis 23
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Business Description 23
Business Description - Exploration and Production 23
Exploration and Production - Overview 23
Exploration and Production - Production 23
Exploration and Production - Financials 23
Exploration and Production - Capital Expenditure 23
Business Description - Midstream 24
Midstream - Overview 24
Midstream - Financials 24
Midstream - Capital Expenditure 24
Business Description - Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading 24
Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading - Overview 24
Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading - Production 24
Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading - Financials 24
Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading - Capital Expenditure 24
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Corporate Strategy 25
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - SWOT Analysis 26
SWOT Analysis - Overview 26
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Strengths 26
Strength - Balanced Product Offerings 26
Strength - Leading Market Player 26
Strength - Increasing Production Volume 26
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Weaknesses 27
Weakness - Declined Operational Performance 27
Weakness - Oil Spill Incidents 27
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Opportunities 28
Opportunity - Increasing Demand: Oil & Petroleum Products 28
Opportunity - Strategic Initiative 28
Opportunity - Potential Oil Sands in Canada 28
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Threats 29
Threat - Volatility of Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices 29
Threat - Increased Regulation for Hydraulic Fracturing 29
Threat - Forecast Decline in Upstream Investments: 2016 29
Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Key Competitors 30
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 32
Performance Chart 34
Financial Performance 34
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 35
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 36
Section 4 - Company's Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 37
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 37
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 38
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Recent Deals Summary 39
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 40
Mar 17, 2016: AER Receives CNRL Application For Cold Lake Oil Sands Area 40
Mar 03, 2016: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 Fourth Quarter And Year End Results And 2016 Budget 41
Jan 07, 2016: AER To Hold A Public Hearing For CNRL's Boundary Lake South Field 50
Nov 05, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 Third Quarter Results 51
Aug 06, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 Second Quarter Results 58
Jun 04, 2015: Pembina Pipeline Announces Expansion Of Horizon Pipeline System 65
May 25, 2015: CNRL Cuts Production At Kirby South Oil Sands Project Due To Wildfire 66
May 07, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 First Quarter Results 67
Mar 05, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces Quarterly Dividend: Update March 4, 2015 74
Mar 05, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter And Year End Results 75
Section 6 - Appendix 86
Methodology 86
Ratio Definitions 86
About GlobalData 90
Contact Us 90
Disclaimer 90

List of Tables
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Key Facts 6
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Key Employees 7
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Key Employees (cont..) 9
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Key Employee Biographies 10
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Major Products and Services 11
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Key Operational Summary 12
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, History 13
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Other Locations 20
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Subsidiaries 21
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Joint Venture 22
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Key Competitors 30
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Ratios based on current share price 31
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Annual Ratios 32
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Interim Ratios 35
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 37
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 38
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Recent Deals Summary 39
Currency Codes 86
Units 86
Capital Market Ratios 86
Equity Ratios 87
Profitability Ratios 87
Cost Ratios 88
Liquidity Ratios 88
Leverage Ratios 89
Efficiency Ratios 89

List of Figures
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 34
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Ratio Charts 36
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 37
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 38


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