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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.HighlightsWoodside 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 DevelopmentsApr 20, 2016: Woodside Petroleum: First Quarter Report For Period Ended 31 March 2016Apr 11, 2016: Woodside And Kogas Extend PartnershipApr 08, 2016: Clough Secures New Opportunities In AustralasiaApr 01, 2016: Xodus Group Delivers Intelligent Monitoring To WoodsideMar 23, 2016: Woodside Announces Browse Development UpdateKey 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 2 List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Woodside Petroleum Limited - Key Facts 6Woodside Petroleum Limited - Key Employees 7Woodside Petroleum Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8Woodside Petroleum Limited - Major Products and Services 9Woodside Petroleum Limited - Key Operational Summary 10Woodside Petroleum Limited - History 11Woodside Petroleum Limited - Company Statement 20Woodside Petroleum Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 22Head Office 22Other Locations & Subsidiaries 22Section 2 - Company Analysis 25Woodside Petroleum Limited - Business Description 25Business Description - Australia Oil Segment 25Australia Oil Segment - Overview 25Australia Oil Segment - Production 25Australia Oil Segment - Financials 25Business Description - Development Segment 25Development Segment - Overview 25Business Description - North West Shelf Segment 25North West Shelf Segment - Overview 25North West Shelf Segment - Production 26North West Shelf Segment - Financials 26Business Description - Other 26Other - Overview 26Other - Financials 26Business Description - Pluto Segment 26Pluto Segment - Overview 26Pluto Segment - Production 27Pluto Segment - Financials 27Woodside Petroleum Limited - Corporate Strategy 28Woodside Petroleum Limited - SWOT Analysis 29SWOT Analysis - Overview 29Woodside Petroleum Limited - Strengths 29Strength - Focus on Personenel Safety 29Strength - Production Growth 29Strength - Asset Base 29Woodside Petroleum Limited - Weaknesses 30Weakness - Working Capital Deficit 30Woodside Petroleum Limited - Opportunities 31Opportunity - Strategic Growth Initiatives 31Opportunity - Developments in Australian LNG Industry 31Opportunity - Innovation and Technology Approach 31Woodside Petroleum Limited - Threats 32Threat - Deepwater Operational Costs 32Threat - Intense Competition 32Threat - Declining Oil Prices 32Woodside Petroleum Limited - Key Competitors 33Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 34Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 34Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 35Performance Chart 37Financial Performance 37Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 38Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 39Section 4 - Company's Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 40Woodside Petroleum Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 40Woodside Petroleum Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 41Woodside Petroleum Limited, Recent Deals Summary 42Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 43Apr 20, 2016: Woodside Petroleum: First Quarter Report For Period Ended 31 March 2016 43Apr 11, 2016: Woodside And Kogas Extend Partnership 47Apr 08, 2016: Clough Secures New Opportunities In Australasia 48Apr 01, 2016: Xodus Group Delivers Intelligent Monitoring To Woodside 49Mar 23, 2016: Woodside Announces Browse Development Update 50Mar 09, 2016: DVL: Pumping Up Subsea Processing With An Industry Project On Standardization 51Feb 29, 2016: Woodside Announces Appointment Of Non-Executive Director 53Feb 25, 2016: Sempra Energy, Woodside Subsidiaries Sign Development Agreement For Natural Gas Liquefaction Project In Port Arthur, Texas 54Feb 22, 2016: Wood Group Wins Further Design Contract For GWF-2 55Feb 22, 2016: McDermott Awarded Woodside Greater Western Flank Phase 2 Subsea Pipeline And Installation Contract Offshore Australia 56Section 6 - Appendix 57Methodology 57Ratio Definitions 57About GlobalData 61Contact Us 61Disclaimer 62List of TablesWoodside Petroleum Limited, Key Facts 6Woodside Petroleum Limited, Key Employees 7Woodside Petroleum Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8Woodside Petroleum Limited, Major Products and Services 9Woodside Petroleum Limited, Key Operational Summary 10Woodside Petroleum Limited, History 11Woodside Petroleum Limited, Other Locations 22Woodside Petroleum Limited, Subsidiaries 23Woodside Petroleum Limited, Key Competitors 33Woodside Petroleum Limited, Ratios based on current share price 34Woodside Petroleum Limited, Annual Ratios 35Woodside Petroleum Limited, Interim Ratios 38Woodside Petroleum Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 40Woodside Petroleum Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 41Woodside Petroleum Limited, Recent Deals Summary 42Currency Codes 57Units 57Capital Market Ratios 57Equity Ratios 58Profitability Ratios 58Cost Ratios 59Liquidity Ratios 59Leverage Ratios 60Efficiency Ratios 60List of FiguresWoodside Petroleum Limited, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 37Woodside Petroleum Limited, Ratio Charts 39Woodside Petroleum Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 40Woodside Petroleum Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 41