Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 53 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) - 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

Kosmos Energy Ltd. (Kosmos) is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. Its primary areas of operation are emerging and under-explored frontier basins offshore West Africa, South America and Europe. The company’s portfolio includes producing asset Jubilee Field, major discoveries and exploration prospects offshore Ghana, and oil and gas exploration licenses with significant hydrocarbon potential offshore Ireland, Mauritania, Morocco, Portugal, Senegal, Suriname, and Western Sahara. Kosmos is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

The company’s strategic intent is to grow the business through organic exploration success, development and production. In line with this approach, in April 2015, it made a significant gas discovery in Block C-8 offshore Mauritania.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. Key Recent Developments

May 18, 2015: Kosmos Energy Provides Update On Mauritania Drilling
May 04, 2015: Kosmos Energy Announces First Quarter 2015 Results
Apr 28, 2015: Antrim Energy Announces 2014 Results
Apr 27, 2015: Kosmos Energy Makes Significant Gas Discovery Offshore Mauritania
Apr 27, 2015: Kosmos Energy Provides Update On Ghana And Cote d’Ivoire Maritime Boundary Arbitration

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Key Facts 6
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Key Employees 7
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Major Products and Services 9
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Key Operational Summary 10
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - History 11
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Company Statement 14
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Business Description 17
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 18
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Strengths 19
Strength - Geologic and Geographic Focus 19
Strength - Strong Foothold: Ghana 19
Strength - Integrated Technology 19
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - Limited Proved Reserves 20
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Growth Initiatives 21
Opportunity - Global Crude oil and Liquid Fuel Consumption 21
Opportunity - West African Offshore Prospects 21
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Threats 22
Threat - Exploration & Development Risks 22
Threat - Volatility in Oil & Natural Gas Prices 22
Threat - Intense Competition 22
Kosmos Energy Ltd. - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 30
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 33
May 18, 2015: Kosmos Energy Provides Update On Mauritania Drilling 33
May 04, 2015: Kosmos Energy Announces First Quarter 2015 Results 34
Apr 28, 2015: Antrim Energy Announces 2014 Results 36
Apr 27, 2015: Kosmos Energy Makes Significant Gas Discovery Offshore Mauritania 39
Apr 27, 2015: Kosmos Energy Provides Update On Ghana And Cote d’Ivoire Maritime Boundary Arbitration 40
Mar 19, 2015: Tower Resources Provides Corporate Update 41
Mar 02, 2015: Kosmos Energy Provides Update On 2015 Exploration Drilling Program 43
Feb 23, 2015: Kosmos Energy Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Results 44
Dec 11, 2014: Antrim Energy Provides Prospect Update On FEL 1/13 Republic Of Ireland 46
Dec 08, 2014: Europa Oil & Gas: New Prospects Identified On Irish Atlantic Margin Licences 47
Section 6 – Appendix 48
Methodology 48
Ratio Definitions 48
About GlobalData 52
Contact Us 53
Disclaimer 53

List of Tables

Kosmos Energy Ltd., Key Facts 6
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Key Employees 7
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Key Employee Biographies 8
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Major Products and Services 9
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Kosmos Energy Ltd., History 11
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Other Locations 16
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Subsidiaries 16
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Key Competitors 23
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 24
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Annual Ratios 25
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Interim Ratios 28
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 48
Units 48
Capital Market Ratios 48
Equity Ratios 49
Profitability Ratios 49
Cost Ratios 50
Liquidity Ratios 50
Leverage Ratios 51
Efficiency Ratios 51

List of Figures

Kosmos Energy Ltd., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 27
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Ratio Charts 29
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Kosmos Energy Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31


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