Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 82 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) - 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

Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (Birchcliff) is an intermediate oil and gas company. The company acquires, explores, develops and produces petroleum and natural gas reserves in Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. It principally operates in the Peace River Arch area, centered northwest of Grande Prairie, Alberta. Peach River Arch region is one of the potential natural gas and light oil drilling areas in North America. It acquires suitable properties in the region through farm-ins, asset purchases, corporate acquisitions and corporate mergers. The company operates two resource plays within this area, namely, the Montney/Doig natural gas resource play and the Worsley light oil resource play. Birchcliff is headquartered in Alberta, Canada.

Birchcliff Energy Ltd. Key Recent Developments

May 13, 2015: Birchcliff Energy Announces Record Quarterly Production, Strong First Quarter Results And An Operational Update
Mar 12, 2015: Birchcliff Energy Provides 2014 Q1 Production And Funds Flow Estimates, Operational Update And Announces Audited 2013 Financial Statements
Mar 05, 2015: Birchcliff Energy Announces Quarterly Preferred Share Dividend
Feb 11, 2015: Birchcliff Energy Announces Record Production, Unaudited Year-End Financial Results, Material Reserves And Contingent Resource Additions And 2015 Capital Budget
Dec 04, 2013: Birchcliff Energy Announces Quarterly Preferred Share 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
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Key Facts 6
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Key Employees 7
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Major Products and Services 9
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Key Operational Summary 10
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - History 11
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Company Statement 13
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Business Description 16
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 17
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Strengths 18
Strength - Pouce Coupe south (PCS) Gas Plant 18
Strength - Cost Efficiency 18
Strength - Increased Production 18
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Working Capital Deficit 19
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Potential Market: Unconventional Oil and Gas 20
Opportunity - Capital Budget 2015 20
Opportunity - Rising Demand for Natural Gas 20
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. - Threats 21
Threat - Intense Competition 21
Threat - Exploration Production & Development Risks 21
Threat - Fluctuation in the Oil and Gas Prices 21
Birchcliff Energy 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
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 30
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 31
May 13, 2015: Birchcliff Energy Announces Record Quarterly Production, Strong First Quarter Results And An Operational Update 31
Mar 12, 2015: Birchcliff Energy Provides 2014 Q1 Production And Funds Flow Estimates, Operational Update And Announces Audited 2013 Financial Statements 38
Mar 05, 2015: Birchcliff Energy Announces Quarterly Preferred Share Dividend 44
Feb 11, 2015: Birchcliff Energy Announces Record Production, Unaudited Year-End Financial Results, Material Reserves And Contingent Resource Additions And 2015 Capital Budget 45
Dec 03, 2014: Birchcliff Energy Announces Quarterly Preferred Share Dividend: Update Dec 3, 2014 57
Nov 13, 2014: Birchcliff Energy Announces Strong Third Quarter Results, 2019 Five Year Plan And Confirms 2014 Production Guidance 58
Sep 08, 2014: Birchcliff Energy Announces Quarterly Preferred Share Dividend 67
Aug 14, 2014: Birchcliff Energy Announces Strong Second Quarter Results, Increased Production Guidance and Operational Update 68
Jun 03, 2014: Birchcliff Energy Announces Quarterly Preferred Share Dividend June 3, 2014 70
May 15, 2014: Birchcliff Energy Announces 2014 Production Guidance, Record 2014 First Quarter Results and Operational Update 71
Section 6 – Appendix 77
Methodology 77
Ratio Definitions 77
About GlobalData 81
Contact Us 82
Disclaimer 82

List of Tables

Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Key Facts 6
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Key Employees 7
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Key Employee Biographies 8
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Major Products and Services 9
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., History 11
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Other Locations 15
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Key Competitors 22
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 23
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Annual Ratios 24
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Interim Ratios 26
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 30
Currency Codes 77
Units 77
Capital Market Ratios 77
Equity Ratios 78
Profitability Ratios 78
Cost Ratios 79
Liquidity Ratios 79
Leverage Ratios 80
Efficiency Ratios 80

List of Figures

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


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