HKN, Inc. (HKNI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 38 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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HKN, Inc. (HKNI) - 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.


HKN, Inc. (HKN) is an independent energy company. The company manages energy based investments and develops a balanced asset portfolio. It operates through its subsidiaries and joint venture companies namely, BriteWater International (BWI), Inc; HKN Bakken, Inc. (HBI); HTH, Inc. and Global Energy Development PLC. BWI holds patents for oilfield emulsion breaking technology. BWI also has an existing purpose-built plant which was designed to break emulsions found in weathered lagoon pits. HBI holds non-operated oil and gas leases and mineral interests in properties in the Bakken and Niobrara shale oil plays. Global is a petroleum exploration and production company focused on Latin America. HKN is headquartered in Texas, the US.

HKN, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Mar 06, 2015: HKN Announces Arctic Star Plant Idled Due To Market Conditions

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
HKN, Inc. - Key Facts 6
HKN, Inc. - Key Employees 7
HKN, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
HKN, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
HKN, Inc. - Key Operational Summary 10
HKN, Inc. - History 11
HKN, Inc. - Company Statement 13
HKN, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Affiliate 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
HKN, Inc. - Business Description 16
Business Description - BWI Business Segment 16
BWI Business Segment - Overview 16
BWI Business Segment - Capital Expenditure 16
Business Description - HKN Business Segment 16
HKN Business Segment - Overview 16
HKN Business Segment - Production 16
HKN Business Segment - Financials 17
HKN Business Segment - Capital Expenditure 17
HKN, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 18
HKN, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
HKN, Inc. - Strengths 19
Strength - Strong Asset Base 19
Strength - Patented Technology: OHSOL 19
Strength - Substantial Cash Reserves 19
HKN, Inc. - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - Increasing Costs 20
HKN, Inc. - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Upstream Investment Outlook: Middle East 21
Opportunity - Global Economic Outlook 21
Opportunity - Global Potential for Undeveloped Reserves 21
HKN, Inc. - Threats 22
Threat - Exploration Production & Development Risks 22
Threat - Infrastructure Challenges 22
Threat - Fluctuations in the Oil and Gas Prices 22
HKN, Inc. - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 29
HKN, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
HKN, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
HKN, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 31
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 32
Mar 06, 2015: HKN Announces Arctic Star Plant Idled Due To Market Conditions 32
Section 6 – Appendix 33
Methodology 33
Ratio Definitions 33
About GlobalData 37
Contact Us 37
Disclaimer 37

List of Tables

HKN, Inc., Key Facts 6
HKN, Inc., Key Employees 7
HKN, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
HKN, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
HKN, Inc., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10
HKN, Inc., History 11
HKN, Inc., Subsidiaries 15
HKN, Inc., Affiliate 15
HKN, Inc., Key Competitors 23
HKN, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 24
HKN, Inc., Annual Ratios 25
HKN, Inc., Interim Ratios 27
HKN, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
HKN, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
HKN, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 31
Currency Codes 33
Units 33
Capital Market Ratios 33
Equity Ratios 34
Profitability Ratios 34
Cost Ratios 35
Liquidity Ratios 35
Leverage Ratios 36
Efficiency Ratios 36

List of Figures

HKN, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
HKN, Inc., Ratio Charts 28
HKN, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
HKN, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30

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