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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.HighlightsPenn 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 DevelopmentsMay 25, 2015: Penn West Announces Finalization Of Amending Agreements With Its LendersApr 30, 2015: Penn West Announces Its Financial And Operational Results For The First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015Mar 12, 2015: Penn West Announces Its Financial And Operational Results For The Fourth Quarter And Year Ended December 31, 2014 And 2014 Reserves ResultsNov 06, 2013: Penn West Announces its Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2013Nov 06, 2013: Penn West Announces 2013 Fourth Quarter DividendKey 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 5Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Key Facts 6Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Key Employees 7Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies 8Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Major Products and Services 9Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Key Operational Summary 10Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - History 11Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Company Statement 13Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Section 2 – Company Analysis 16Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Business Description 16Business Description - Oil and Natural Gas 16Oil and Natural Gas - Overview 16Oil and Natural Gas - Production 16Oil and Natural Gas - Financials 16Oil and Natural Gas - Capital Expenditure 16Oil and Natural Gas - Market View 16Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 17Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 18SWOT Analysis - Overview 18Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Strengths 18Strength - Value Enhancement through Waterflood 18Strength - Strong Asset Portfolio 18Strength - High Quality Reserves 18Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Weaknesses 19Weakness - Working Capital Deficit 19Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Opportunities 20Opportunity - Portfolio Optimization 20Opportunity - Global Crude oil and Liquid Fuel Consumption 20Opportunity - Potential Growth for Unconventional Oil and Gas 20Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Threats 21Threat - Fluctuating Oil Market 21Threat - Intense Competition 21Threat - Stringent Regulations 21Penn West Petroleum Ltd. - Key Competitors 22Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24Performance Chart 25Financial Performance 25Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 28Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 30Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 31May 25, 2015: Penn West Announces Finalization Of Amending Agreements With Its Lenders 31Apr 30, 2015: Penn West Announces Its Financial And Operational Results For The First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 32Mar 12, 2015: Penn West Announces Its Financial And Operational Results For The Fourth Quarter And Year Ended December 31, 2014 And 2014 Reserves Results 33Dec 17, 2014: Penn West Announces A Reduction In Its 2015 Capital Budget And 2015 Dividend And Suspends Dividend Reinvestment Plan 39Nov 17, 2014: Penn West Announces Details Of Its 2015 Capital Budget And Long-Term Plan Update 41Nov 05, 2014: Penn West Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter Dividend 43Nov 05, 2014: Penn West Announces Its Financial Results For The Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2014 And Preliminary 2015 Outlook 44Oct 29, 2014: Penn West Announces Appointment of Mr. Raymond D. Crossley to its Board of Directors 48Sep 18, 2014: Penn West Provides Results of Internal Review of Accounting Practices, Files Restated Financial Statements and Confirms No Impact on Strategic Direction 49Sep 18, 2014: Penn West Announces its Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2014 52Section 6 – Appendix 55Methodology 55Ratio Definitions 55About GlobalData 59Contact Us 60Disclaimer 60List of TablesPenn West Petroleum Ltd., Key Facts 6Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Key Employees 7Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Key Employee Biographies 8Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Major Products and Services 9Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10Penn West Petroleum Ltd., History 11Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Subsidiaries 15Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Key Competitors 22Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 23Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Annual Ratios 24Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Interim Ratios 26Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 30Currency Codes 55Units 55Capital Market Ratios 55Equity Ratios 56Profitability Ratios 56Cost Ratios 57Liquidity Ratios 57Leverage Ratios 58Efficiency Ratios 58List of FiguresPenn West Petroleum Ltd., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 25Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Ratio Charts 27Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29