Woodside Petroleum Limited (WPL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 62 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Woodside Petroleum Limited (WPL) - 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

Woodside Petroleum Limited (Woodside) is an independent oil and gas company. It explores and produces oil and gas from a portfolio of facilities in association with some of the world's major oil and gas companies. It operates liquefied natural gas trains, offshore gas platforms and oil floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels. The company also operates a network of subsea and pipeline infrastructure in Australian waters. Woodside maintains international exploration assets in New Zealand, Ireland, Myanmar, Peru, Brazil, Republic of Korea, Canary Islands and Spain, and a deepwater production facility in the Gulf of Mexico. Woodside is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

Woodside Petroleum Limited Key Recent Developments

Apr 20, 2016: Woodside Petroleum: First Quarter Report For Period Ended 31 March 2016
Apr 11, 2016: Woodside And Kogas Extend Partnership
Apr 08, 2016: Clough Secures New Opportunities In Australasia
Apr 01, 2016: Xodus Group Delivers Intelligent Monitoring To Woodside
Mar 23, 2016: Woodside Announces Browse Development Update

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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
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Key Facts 6
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Key Employees 7
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Major Products and Services 9
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Key Operational Summary 10
Woodside Petroleum Limited - History 11
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Company Statement 20
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 22
Head Office 22
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 22
Section 2 - Company Analysis 25
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Business Description 25
Business Description - Australia Oil Segment 25
Australia Oil Segment - Overview 25
Australia Oil Segment - Production 25
Australia Oil Segment - Financials 25
Business Description - Development Segment 25
Development Segment - Overview 25
Business Description - North West Shelf Segment 25
North West Shelf Segment - Overview 25
North West Shelf Segment - Production 26
North West Shelf Segment - Financials 26
Business Description - Other 26
Other - Overview 26
Other - Financials 26
Business Description - Pluto Segment 26
Pluto Segment - Overview 26
Pluto Segment - Production 27
Pluto Segment - Financials 27
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Corporate Strategy 28
Woodside Petroleum Limited - SWOT Analysis 29
SWOT Analysis - Overview 29
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Strengths 29
Strength - Focus on Personenel Safety 29
Strength - Production Growth 29
Strength - Asset Base 29
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Weaknesses 30
Weakness - Working Capital Deficit 30
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Opportunities 31
Opportunity - Strategic Growth Initiatives 31
Opportunity - Developments in Australian LNG Industry 31
Opportunity - Innovation and Technology Approach 31
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Threats 32
Threat - Deepwater Operational Costs 32
Threat - Intense Competition 32
Threat - Declining Oil Prices 32
Woodside Petroleum Limited - Key Competitors 33
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 34
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 34
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 35
Performance Chart 37
Financial Performance 37
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 38
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 39
Section 4 - Company's Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 40
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 40
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 41
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Recent Deals Summary 42
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 43
Apr 20, 2016: Woodside Petroleum: First Quarter Report For Period Ended 31 March 2016 43
Apr 11, 2016: Woodside And Kogas Extend Partnership 47
Apr 08, 2016: Clough Secures New Opportunities In Australasia 48
Apr 01, 2016: Xodus Group Delivers Intelligent Monitoring To Woodside 49
Mar 23, 2016: Woodside Announces Browse Development Update 50
Mar 09, 2016: DVL: Pumping Up Subsea Processing With An Industry Project On Standardization 51
Feb 29, 2016: Woodside Announces Appointment Of Non-Executive Director 53
Feb 25, 2016: Sempra Energy, Woodside Subsidiaries Sign Development Agreement For Natural Gas Liquefaction Project In Port Arthur, Texas 54
Feb 22, 2016: Wood Group Wins Further Design Contract For GWF-2 55
Feb 22, 2016: McDermott Awarded Woodside Greater Western Flank Phase 2 Subsea Pipeline And Installation Contract Offshore Australia 56
Section 6 - Appendix 57
Methodology 57
Ratio Definitions 57
About GlobalData 61
Contact Us 61
Disclaimer 62

List of Tables
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Key Facts 6
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Key Employees 7
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Major Products and Services 9
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Key Operational Summary 10
Woodside Petroleum Limited, History 11
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Other Locations 22
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Subsidiaries 23
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Key Competitors 33
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Ratios based on current share price 34
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Annual Ratios 35
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Interim Ratios 38
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 40
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 41
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Recent Deals Summary 42
Currency Codes 57
Units 57
Capital Market Ratios 57
Equity Ratios 58
Profitability Ratios 58
Cost Ratios 59
Liquidity Ratios 59
Leverage Ratios 60
Efficiency Ratios 60

List of Figures
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 37
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Ratio Charts 39
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 40
Woodside Petroleum Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 41


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