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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.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.HighlightsCanadian 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 DevelopmentsMar 17, 2016: AER Receives CNRL Application For Cold Lake Oil Sands AreaMar 03, 2016: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 Fourth Quarter And Year End Results And 2016 BudgetJan 07, 2016: AER To Hold A Public Hearing For CNRL's Boundary Lake South FieldNov 05, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 Third Quarter ResultsAug 06, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 Second Quarter ResultsKey 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 6Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Key Facts 6Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Key Employees 7Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Key Employee Biographies 10Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Major Products and Services 11Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Key Operational Summary 12Canadian Natural Resources Limited - History 13Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Company Statement 16Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 20Head Office 20Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20Joint Venture 22Section 2 - Company Analysis 23Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Business Description 23Business Description - Exploration and Production 23Exploration and Production - Overview 23Exploration and Production - Production 23Exploration and Production - Financials 23Exploration and Production - Capital Expenditure 23Business Description - Midstream 24Midstream - Overview 24Midstream - Financials 24Midstream - Capital Expenditure 24Business Description - Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading 24Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading - Overview 24Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading - Production 24Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading - Financials 24Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading - Capital Expenditure 24Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Corporate Strategy 25Canadian Natural Resources Limited - SWOT Analysis 26SWOT Analysis - Overview 26Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Strengths 26Strength - Balanced Product Offerings 26Strength - Leading Market Player 26Strength - Increasing Production Volume 26Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Weaknesses 27Weakness - Declined Operational Performance 27Weakness - Oil Spill Incidents 27Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Opportunities 28Opportunity - Increasing Demand: Oil & Petroleum Products 28Opportunity - Strategic Initiative 28Opportunity - Potential Oil Sands in Canada 28Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Threats 29Threat - Volatility of Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices 29Threat - Increased Regulation for Hydraulic Fracturing 29Threat - Forecast Decline in Upstream Investments: 2016 29Canadian Natural Resources Limited - Key Competitors 30Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 31Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 31Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 32Performance Chart 34Financial Performance 34Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 35Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 36Section 4 - Company's Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 37Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 37Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 38Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Recent Deals Summary 39Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 40Mar 17, 2016: AER Receives CNRL Application For Cold Lake Oil Sands Area 40Mar 03, 2016: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 Fourth Quarter And Year End Results And 2016 Budget 41Jan 07, 2016: AER To Hold A Public Hearing For CNRL's Boundary Lake South Field 50Nov 05, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 Third Quarter Results 51Aug 06, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 Second Quarter Results 58Jun 04, 2015: Pembina Pipeline Announces Expansion Of Horizon Pipeline System 65May 25, 2015: CNRL Cuts Production At Kirby South Oil Sands Project Due To Wildfire 66May 07, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2015 First Quarter Results 67Mar 05, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces Quarterly Dividend: Update March 4, 2015 74Mar 05, 2015: Canadian Natural Resources Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter And Year End Results 75Section 6 - Appendix 86Methodology 86Ratio Definitions 86About GlobalData 90Contact Us 90Disclaimer 90List of TablesCanadian Natural Resources Limited, Key Facts 6Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Key Employees 7Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Key Employees (cont..) 9Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Key Employee Biographies 10Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Major Products and Services 11Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Key Operational Summary 12Canadian Natural Resources Limited, History 13Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Other Locations 20Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Subsidiaries 21Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Joint Venture 22Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Key Competitors 30Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Ratios based on current share price 31Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Annual Ratios 32Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Interim Ratios 35Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 37Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 38Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Recent Deals Summary 39Currency Codes 86Units 86Capital Market Ratios 86Equity Ratios 87Profitability Ratios 87Cost Ratios 88Liquidity Ratios 88Leverage Ratios 89Efficiency Ratios 89List of FiguresCanadian Natural Resources Limited, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 34Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Ratio Charts 36Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 37Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 38