Santos Ltd. (STO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2017 |    No of Pages: 66 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Santos Ltd. (STO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys 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 companys operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys 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.


Santos Ltd. (Santos) is an independent upstream oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The company holds projects throughout Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Its major exploration basins include the Cooper Basin, GLNG, Papua New Guinea, Northern Australia and Western Australia Gas. Santos also involves in treatment and marketing of hydrocarbons. Apart from exploration and production, the company transports crude oil through pipelines. Its products include natural gas, crude oil, ethane, condensate, methane, shale gas, condensate, naphtha, and liquid petroleum gas (LPG). The companys products are being used by households, businesses and major industries in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bangladesh. Santos is headquartered in Adelaide, Western Australia, Australia.

Santos Ltd. Key Recent Developments

Jun 19,2017: Real Energy Provides Tamarama-1 Well Update
Jun 14,2017: Oil Search successfully completed Muruk 1ST3 production test
Jun 07,2017: Beach Energy Provides Monthly Drilling Report - May 2017
Jun 06,2017: Government Of New South Wales Announces Plans To Increase Conventional Gas Exploration
Jun 06,2017: First Australian Export LNG Plant May Shut In 3 years

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 5
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Santos Ltd. - Key Facts 6
Santos Ltd. - Key Employees 7
Santos Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Santos Ltd. - Major Products and Services 9
Santos Ltd. - History 10
Santos Ltd. - Company Statement 18
Santos Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 20
Head Office 20
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20
Affiliate 23
Section 2 Company Analysis 24
Santos Ltd. - Business Description 24
Business Description - Cooper Basin 24
Cooper Basin - Overview 24
Cooper Basin - Production 24
Cooper Basin - Financials 24
Business Description - Gladstone LNG 25
Gladstone LNG - Overview 25
Gladstone LNG - Production 25
Gladstone LNG - Financials 25
Business Description - Northern Australia 25
Northern Australia - Overview 25
Northern Australia - Production 25
Northern Australia - Financials 25
Business Description - Papua New Guinea (PNG) 25
Papua New Guinea (PNG) - Overview 25
Papua New Guinea (PNG) - Production 26
Papua New Guinea (PNG) - Financials 26
Business Description - Western Australia Gas 26
Western Australia Gas - Overview 26
Western Australia Gas - Production 26
Western Australia Gas - Financials 26
Santos Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 27
Santos Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 28
SWOT Analysis - Overview 28
Santos Ltd. - Strengths 28
Santos Ltd. - Weaknesses 29
Santos Ltd. - Opportunities 30
Santos Ltd. - Threats 31
Santos Ltd. - Key Competitors 32
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 33
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 33
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 34
Performance Chart 37
Financial Performance 37
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 38
Section 4 Companys Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 39
Santos Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 39
Santos Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 40
Santos Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 41
Section 5 Companys Recent Developments 42
Jun 19, 2017: Real Energy Provides Tamarama-1 Well Update 42
Jun 14, 2017: Oil Search successfully completed Muruk 1ST3 production test 43
Jun 07, 2017: Beach Energy Provides Monthly Drilling Report - May 2017 44
Jun 01, 2017: Oil Search Provides Exploration And Appraisal Drilling Update Of May 2017 46
May 26, 2017: Santos appoints new director 47
May 15, 2017: Santos Announces Further Positive Results At Muruk 48
May 15, 2017: ExxonMobil Announces Positive Muruk-1 Sidetrack Well Results 49
May 15, 2017: Real Energy Signs MOU With Santos For Gas Processing 50
May 12, 2017: Mosman Oil And Gas Provides Corporate Update 51
May 04, 2017: Santos Provides Update On 2017 Annual General Meeting 54
Section 6 Appendix 61
Methodology 61
Ratio Definitions 61
About GlobalData 65
Contact Us 65
Disclaimer 65

List of Tables
Santos Ltd., Key Facts 6
Santos Ltd., Key Employees 7
Santos Ltd., Key Employee Biographies 8
Santos Ltd., Major Products and Services 9
Santos Ltd., History 10
Santos Ltd., Other Locations 20
Santos Ltd., Subsidiaries 20
Santos Ltd., Affiliate 23
Santos Ltd., Key Competitors 32
Santos Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 33
Santos Ltd., Annual Ratios 34
Santos Ltd., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 35
Santos Ltd., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 36
Santos Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 39
Santos Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 40
Santos Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 41
Currency Codes 61
Units 61
Capital Market Ratios 61
Equity Ratios 62
Profitability Ratios 62
Cost Ratios 63
Liquidity Ratios 64
Leverage Ratios 64
Efficiency Ratios 64

List of Figures
Santos Ltd., Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 37
Santos Ltd., Ratio Charts 38
Santos Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 39
Santos Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 40

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