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Weatherford International plc (WFT) - 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.HighlightsWeatherford International plc (Weatherford) is an oilfield service provider. The company offers equipment and services related to oil and natural gas wells’ drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention. Its product line includes drilling management systems, solid expandable liners, line hangers, cementing equipment, artificial lift systems, completion systems, drilling tools and other products. The company’s service portfolio include drilling; well construction; integrated drilling; completion systems; wireline and evaluation services; re-entry and fishing; and pipeline and specialty services. It operates in several countries across Americas, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Weatherford is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland.Weatherford International plc Key Recent DevelopmentsJul 22, 2015: Weatherford Reports Second Quarter 2015 ResultsJun 26, 2015: Swire Oilfield Services Wins Seven Figure Contract With WeatherfordJun 17, 2015: Weatherford Releases IntegraLine Liner System With Swage Technology At IADC World Drilling 2015Jun 15, 2015: Weatherford Selected For Inclusion In The Russell 3000 IndexApr 28, 2015: OptaSense And Weatherford Partner To Deliver Integrated Well Surveillance Solutions On April 28th, 2015Key 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 6Weatherford International plc - Key Facts 6Weatherford International plc - Key Employees 7Weatherford International plc - Key Employee Biographies 8Weatherford International plc - Major Products and Services 9Weatherford International plc - History 12Weatherford International plc - Company Statement 15Weatherford International plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 17Head Office 17Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17Section 2 – Company Analysis 20Weatherford International plc - Business Description 20Business Description - Europe/SSA/Russia 20Europe/SSA/Russia - Overview 20Europe/SSA/Russia - Financials 20Europe/SSA/Russia - Capital Expenditure 20Business Description - Latin America 21Latin America - Overview 21Latin America - Financials 21Latin America - Capital Expenditure 21Business Description - MENA/Asia Pacific 21MENA/Asia Pacific - Overview 21MENA/Asia Pacific - Financials 21MENA/Asia Pacific - Capital Expenditure 21Business Description - North America 21North America - Overview 21North America - Financials 21North America - Capital Expenditure 21Weatherford International plc - Corporate Strategy 22Weatherford International plc - SWOT Analysis 23SWOT Analysis - Overview 23Weatherford International plc - Strengths 23Strength - Strong Market: North America 23Strength - Operational Network 23Strength - Research and Development Activities 23Weatherford International plc - Weaknesses 24Weakness - Weak Financial Performance 24Weatherford International plc - Opportunities 25Opportunity - Growth Initiatives 25Opportunity - Potential Growth for Unconventional Oil and Gas 25Opportunity - Launch of New Products 25Weatherford International plc - Threats 26Threat - Competitive Environment 26Threat - Volatility in Oil & Natural Gas Prices 26Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 26Weatherford International plc - Key Competitors 27Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 29Performance Chart 31Financial Performance 31Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 32Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 33Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 34Weatherford International plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34Weatherford International plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35Weatherford International plc, Recent Deals Summary 36Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 37Jul 22, 2015: Weatherford Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 37Jun 26, 2015: Swire Oilfield Services Wins Seven Figure Contract With Weatherford 40Jun 17, 2015: Weatherford Releases IntegraLine Liner System With Swage Technology At IADC World Drilling 2015 41Jun 15, 2015: Weatherford Selected For Inclusion In The Russell 3000 Index 42Apr 28, 2015: OptaSense And Weatherford Partner To Deliver Integrated Well Surveillance Solutions On April 28th, 2015 43Apr 22, 2015: Weatherford Reports First Quarter 2015 Results 44Feb 03, 2015: TRF Energy Solutions' Dual-Fuel Technology Powers E&P Transitions To Natural Gas 47Sep 15, 2014: Weatherford Awarded Statoil Tubular Running Services Contract 48Sep 10, 2014: Gazprom Neft And Weatherford Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement 49Jul 01, 2014: Weatherford Appoints New Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary 50Section 6 – Appendix 51Methodology 51Ratio Definitions 51About GlobalData 55Contact Us 55Disclaimer 56List of TablesWeatherford International plc, Key Facts 6Weatherford International plc, Key Employees 7Weatherford International plc, Key Employee Biographies 8Weatherford International plc, Major Products and Services 9Weatherford International plc, History 12Weatherford International plc, Other Locations 17Weatherford International plc, Subsidiaries 18Weatherford International plc, Key Competitors 27Weatherford International plc, Ratios based on current share price 28Weatherford International plc, Annual Ratios 29Weatherford International plc, Interim Ratios 32Weatherford International plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34Weatherford International plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35Weatherford International plc, Recent Deals Summary 36Currency Codes 51Units 51Capital Market Ratios 51Equity Ratios 52Profitability Ratios 52Cost Ratios 53Liquidity Ratios 54Leverage Ratios 54Efficiency Ratios 54List of FiguresWeatherford International plc, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 31Weatherford International plc, Ratio Charts 33Weatherford International plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34Weatherford International plc, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35