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Santos Ltd. (STO) - 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.HighlightsSantos Ltd. (Santos) is an oil and natural gas exploration and production company, which holds the largest exploration and production acreage position in Australia. The company holds projects throughout Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. 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, naphtha, and liquid petroleum gas (LPG). Santos is headquartered in Adelaide, Western Australia, Australia.
company focuses on developing its major LNG projects. It explores for oil and gas in the emerging markets in Asia-Pacific. In line with this approach, the company acquired 10% stake in the Deepwater Block R, offshore East Malaysia.Santos Ltd. Key Recent DevelopmentsJun 11, 2015: Drillsearch Announces New Discovery At Moonanga South-1 In The Joint Venture With SantosJun 08, 2015: Bechtel Ready To Quadruple Queensland LNG Production This YearJun 05, 2015: Santos GLNG’s Major Gas Compression Facilities All OperationalMay 25, 2015: Cooper Energy: Sole Field - Contingent Resource AssessmentMay 08, 2015: Drillsearch Energy: April 2015 Drilling ReportKey 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 5Santos Ltd. - Key Facts 6Santos Ltd. - Key Employees 7Santos Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies 8Santos Ltd. - Major Products and Services 9Santos Ltd. - Key Operational Summary 10Santos Ltd. - History 11Santos Ltd. - Company Statement 20Santos Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 22Head Office 22Other Locations & Subsidiaries 22Affiliate 25Section 2 – Company Analysis 26Santos Ltd. - Business Description 26Business Description - Asia Pacific 26Asia Pacific - Overview 26Asia Pacific - Financials 26Business Description - Eastern Australia 27Eastern Australia - Overview 27Eastern Australia - Financials 27Business Description - Gladstone LNG 27Gladstone LNG - Overview 27Gladstone LNG - Financials 27Business Description - Western Australia and Northern Territory 27Western Australia and Northern Territory - Overview 27Western Australia and Northern Territory - Financials 28Santos Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 29Santos Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 30SWOT Analysis - Overview 30Santos Ltd. - Strengths 30Strength - LNG Operations 30Strength - Substantial Asset Base 30Strength - Established Reserves 30Santos Ltd. - Weaknesses 31Weakness - Weak Financial Performance 31Santos Ltd. - Opportunities 32Opportunity - Major Contracts 32Opportunity - Potential Growth for Unconventional Oil and Gas 32Opportunity - Demand for LNG 32Santos Ltd. - Threats 33Threat - Intense Competition 33Threat - Operational Risks 33Threat - Volatility in Oil & Natural Gas Prices 33Santos Ltd. - Key Competitors 34Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 35Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 35Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 36Performance Chart 38Financial Performance 38Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 39Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 40Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 41Santos Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41Santos Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42Santos Ltd., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 43Santos Ltd., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 44Santos Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 45Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 46Jun 11, 2015: Drillsearch Announces New Discovery At Moonanga South-1 In The Joint Venture With Santos 46Jun 08, 2015: Bechtel Ready To Quadruple Queensland LNG Production This Year 47Jun 05, 2015: Santos GLNG’s Major Gas Compression Facilities All Operational 48May 25, 2015: Cooper Energy: Sole Field - Contingent Resource Assessment 49May 08, 2015: Drillsearch Energy: April 2015 Drilling Report 51May 06, 2015: Beach Energy Monthly Drilling Report May 2015 52May 04, 2015: Drillsearch Energy: New Gas Discovery In Western Wet Gas Project Area 54Apr 17, 2015: Santos: 2015 First Quarter Activities Report 55Apr 17, 2015: Santos Narrows GLNG Start Date 56Apr 01, 2015: Beach Energy: Monthly Drilling Report 57Section 6 – Appendix 59Methodology 59Ratio Definitions 59About GlobalData 63Contact Us 64Disclaimer 64List of TablesSantos Ltd., Key Facts 6Santos Ltd., Key Employees 7Santos Ltd., Key Employee Biographies 8Santos Ltd., Major Products and Services 9Santos Ltd., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10Santos Ltd., History 11Santos Ltd., Other Locations 22Santos Ltd., Subsidiaries 23Santos Ltd., Affiliate 25Santos Ltd., Key Competitors 34Santos Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 35Santos Ltd., Annual Ratios 36Santos Ltd., Interim Ratios 39Santos Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41Santos Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42Santos Ltd., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 43Santos Ltd., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 44Santos Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 45Currency Codes 59Units 59Capital Market Ratios 59Equity Ratios 60Profitability Ratios 60Cost Ratios 61Liquidity Ratios 61Leverage Ratios 62Efficiency Ratios 62List of FiguresSantos Ltd., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 38Santos Ltd., Ratio Charts 40Santos Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41Santos Ltd., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42Santos Ltd., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 43Santos Ltd., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 44