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Oil Search Limited (OSH) - 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.HighlightsOil Search Limited (Oil Search) is an upstream oil and gas company. The company explores for develops and produces oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL). The company is one of the leading oil and gas producers of Papua New Guinea. It also has exploration activities in Yemen, Iraq and Tunisia. Its production assets include Kutubu, Moran, Gobe Main, SE Gobe and SE Mananda. The company holds 29% interest in a PNG LNG Project, operated by ExxonMobil PNG Limited. Oil Search has operational presence in Yemen, Libya, Iraq, Tunisia and Australia. Oil Search is headquartered in Papua New Guinea.Oil Search Limited Key Recent DevelopmentsJun 04, 2015: Oil Search Announces Exploration And Appraisal Drilling Update – May 2015May 07, 2015: Oil Search: Exploration And Appraisal Drilling Update-April 2015Apr 27, 2015: InterOil: Antelope Flow Testing StartsApr 21, 2015: Oil Search: Activities For The Quarter Ended 31 March 2015Apr 01, 2015: Oil Search supports power to Tari as the first phase of the Ramu Power ProjectKey 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 5Oil Search Limited - Key Facts 6Oil Search Limited - Key Employees 7Oil Search Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8Oil Search Limited - Major Products and Services 9Oil Search Limited - Key Operational Summary 10Oil Search Limited - History 11Oil Search Limited - Company Statement 14Oil Search Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Joint Venture 16Section 2 – Company Analysis 17Oil Search Limited - Business Description 17Business Description - PNG 17PNG - Overview 17PNG - Production 17PNG - Financials 17Oil Search Limited - Corporate Strategy 18Oil Search Limited - SWOT Analysis 19SWOT Analysis - Overview 19Oil Search Limited - Strengths 19Strength - Improving Profitability 19Strength - Diversified Asset Base 19Strength - Strong Reserve Base 19Oil Search Limited - Weaknesses 20Weakness - Customer Dependency 20Oil Search Limited - Opportunities 21Opportunity - Asian LNG Market 21Opportunity - Liquid Fuel Consumption 21Oil Search Limited - Threats 22Threat - Fluctuations in Oil Prices 22Threat - Stringent Regulations 22Threat - Exploration Production & Development Risks 22Oil Search Limited - Key Competitors 23Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25Performance Chart 27Financial Performance 27Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 30Oil Search Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Oil Search Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31Oil Search Limited, Recent Deals Summary 32Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 33Jun 04, 2015: Oil Search Announces Exploration And Appraisal Drilling Update – May 2015 33May 07, 2015: Oil Search: Exploration And Appraisal Drilling Update-April 2015 34Apr 27, 2015: InterOil: Antelope Flow Testing Starts 36Apr 21, 2015: Oil Search: Activities For The Quarter Ended 31 March 2015 37Apr 01, 2015: Oil Search supports power to Tari as the first phase of the Ramu Power Project 43Mar 06, 2015: Oil search: Hides F1 Drilling Update 44Feb 24, 2015: Oil Search: Results For The Year Ended 31 December 2014 45Feb 24, 2015: Oil Search: 2014 Reserves And Resources Statement 49Jan 29, 2015: Oil Search: Activities For The Quarter Ended 31 December 2014 52Dec 23, 2014: InterOil Spuds Antelope-5 55Section 6 – Appendix 56Methodology 56Ratio Definitions 56About GlobalData 60Contact Us 61Disclaimer 61List of TablesOil Search Limited, Key Facts 6Oil Search Limited, Key Employees 7Oil Search Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8Oil Search Limited, Major Products and Services 9Oil Search Limited, Key Operational Summary, 2011 10Oil Search Limited, History 11Oil Search Limited, Subsidiaries 16Oil Search Limited, Joint Venture 16Oil Search Limited, Key Competitors 23Oil Search Limited, Ratios based on current share price 24Oil Search Limited, Annual Ratios 25Oil Search Limited, Interim Ratios 28Oil Search Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Oil Search Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31Oil Search Limited, Recent Deals Summary 32Currency Codes 56Units 56Capital Market Ratios 56Equity Ratios 57Profitability Ratios 57Cost Ratios 58Liquidity Ratios 58Leverage Ratios 59Efficiency Ratios 59List of FiguresOil Search Limited, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 27Oil Search Limited, Ratio Charts 29Oil Search Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Oil Search Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31