Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (PWT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 61 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (PWT) - 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

Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (Penn West) is an independent upstream oil and natural gas company. It carries out exploration, development and production primarily in Western Canada. The company’s production assets are spread across the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, which includes northeast British Columbia, Northern Alberta, Western Central Alberta, southern Saskatchewan, southwest Manitoba and the Northwest Territories. Penn West also holds interests in oil and gas properties in Wyoming, the US. The company focuses on light-oil development. The company’s major products include natural gas, natural gas liquids, heavy oil and light oil. Penn West is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Penn West Petroleum Ltd. Key Recent Developments

May 25, 2015: Penn West Announces Finalization Of Amending Agreements With Its Lenders
Apr 30, 2015: Penn West Announces Its Financial And Operational Results For The First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015
Mar 12, 2015: Penn West Announces Its Financial And Operational Results For The Fourth Quarter And Year Ended December 31, 2014 And 2014 Reserves Results
Nov 06, 2013: Penn West Announces its Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2013
Nov 06, 2013: Penn West Announces 2013 Fourth Quarter Dividend

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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
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Key Facts 6
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Key Employees 7
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Major Products and Services 9
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Key Operational Summary 10
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - History 11
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Company Statement 13
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Business Description 16
Business Description - Oil and Natural Gas 16
Oil and Natural Gas - Overview 16
Oil and Natural Gas - Production 16
Oil and Natural Gas - Financials 16
Oil and Natural Gas - Capital Expenditure 16
Oil and Natural Gas - Market View 16
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 17
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Strengths 18
Strength - Value Enhancement through Waterflood 18
Strength - Strong Asset Portfolio 18
Strength - High Quality Reserves 18
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Working Capital Deficit 19
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Portfolio Optimization 20
Opportunity - Global Crude oil and Liquid Fuel Consumption 20
Opportunity - Potential Growth for Unconventional Oil and Gas 20
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Threats 21
Threat - Fluctuating Oil Market 21
Threat - Intense Competition 21
Threat - Stringent Regulations 21
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 28
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 30
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 31
May 25, 2015: Penn West Announces Finalization Of Amending Agreements With Its Lenders 31
Apr 30, 2015: Penn West Announces Its Financial And Operational Results For The First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 32
Mar 12, 2015: Penn West Announces Its Financial And Operational Results For The Fourth Quarter And Year Ended December 31, 2014 And 2014 Reserves Results 33
Dec 17, 2014: Penn West Announces A Reduction In Its 2015 Capital Budget And 2015 Dividend And Suspends Dividend Reinvestment Plan 39
Nov 17, 2014: Penn West Announces Details Of Its 2015 Capital Budget And Long-Term Plan Update 41
Nov 05, 2014: Penn West Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter Dividend 43
Nov 05, 2014: Penn West Announces Its Financial Results For The Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2014 And Preliminary 2015 Outlook 44
Oct 29, 2014: Penn West Announces Appointment of Mr. Raymond D. Crossley to its Board of Directors 48
Sep 18, 2014: Penn West Provides Results of Internal Review of Accounting Practices, Files Restated Financial Statements and Confirms No Impact on Strategic Direction 49
Sep 18, 2014: Penn West Announces its Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2014 52
Section 6 – Appendix 55
Methodology 55
Ratio Definitions 55
About GlobalData 59
Contact Us 60
Disclaimer 60

List of Tables

Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Key Facts 6
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Key Employees 7
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Key Employee Biographies 8
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Major Products and Services 9
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., History 11
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Subsidiaries 15
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Key Competitors 22
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 23
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Annual Ratios 24
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Interim Ratios 26
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 30
Currency Codes 55
Units 55
Capital Market Ratios 55
Equity Ratios 56
Profitability Ratios 56
Cost Ratios 57
Liquidity Ratios 57
Leverage Ratios 58
Efficiency Ratios 58

List of Figures

Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 25
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Ratio Charts 27
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29


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