Oil Search Limited (OSH) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 61 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.

Highlights

Oil 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 Developments

Jun 04, 2015: Oil Search Announces Exploration And Appraisal Drilling Update – May 2015
May 07, 2015: Oil Search: Exploration And Appraisal Drilling Update-April 2015
Apr 27, 2015: InterOil: Antelope Flow Testing Starts
Apr 21, 2015: Oil Search: Activities For The Quarter Ended 31 March 2015
Apr 01, 2015: Oil Search supports power to Tari as the first phase of the Ramu Power Project

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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
Oil Search Limited - Key Facts 6
Oil Search Limited - Key Employees 7
Oil Search Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8
Oil Search Limited - Major Products and Services 9
Oil Search Limited - Key Operational Summary 10
Oil Search Limited - History 11
Oil Search Limited - Company Statement 14
Oil Search Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Joint Venture 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
Oil Search Limited - Business Description 17
Business Description - PNG 17
PNG - Overview 17
PNG - Production 17
PNG - Financials 17
Oil Search Limited - Corporate Strategy 18
Oil Search Limited - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
Oil Search Limited - Strengths 19
Strength - Improving Profitability 19
Strength - Diversified Asset Base 19
Strength - Strong Reserve Base 19
Oil Search Limited - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - Customer Dependency 20
Oil Search Limited - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Asian LNG Market 21
Opportunity - Liquid Fuel Consumption 21
Oil Search Limited - Threats 22
Threat - Fluctuations in Oil Prices 22
Threat - Stringent Regulations 22
Threat - Exploration Production & Development Risks 22
Oil Search Limited - 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
Oil Search Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Oil Search Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Oil Search Limited, Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 33
Jun 04, 2015: Oil Search Announces Exploration And Appraisal Drilling Update – May 2015 33
May 07, 2015: Oil Search: Exploration And Appraisal Drilling Update-April 2015 34
Apr 27, 2015: InterOil: Antelope Flow Testing Starts 36
Apr 21, 2015: Oil Search: Activities For The Quarter Ended 31 March 2015 37
Apr 01, 2015: Oil Search supports power to Tari as the first phase of the Ramu Power Project 43
Mar 06, 2015: Oil search: Hides F1 Drilling Update 44
Feb 24, 2015: Oil Search: Results For The Year Ended 31 December 2014 45
Feb 24, 2015: Oil Search: 2014 Reserves And Resources Statement 49
Jan 29, 2015: Oil Search: Activities For The Quarter Ended 31 December 2014 52
Dec 23, 2014: InterOil Spuds Antelope-5 55
Section 6 – Appendix 56
Methodology 56
Ratio Definitions 56
About GlobalData 60
Contact Us 61
Disclaimer 61

List of Tables

Oil Search Limited, Key Facts 6
Oil Search Limited, Key Employees 7
Oil Search Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8
Oil Search Limited, Major Products and Services 9
Oil Search Limited, Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Oil Search Limited, History 11
Oil Search Limited, Subsidiaries 16
Oil Search Limited, Joint Venture 16
Oil Search Limited, Key Competitors 23
Oil Search Limited, Ratios based on current share price 24
Oil Search Limited, Annual Ratios 25
Oil Search Limited, Interim Ratios 28
Oil Search Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Oil Search Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Oil Search Limited, Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 56
Units 56
Capital Market Ratios 56
Equity Ratios 57
Profitability Ratios 57
Cost Ratios 58
Liquidity Ratios 58
Leverage Ratios 59
Efficiency Ratios 59

List of Figures

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


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