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									                                   BW Gas AS - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDGE9961SA                                                                                           Publication Date: JAN 2013

          Professor Kohts vei 5                              Phone             +47 67 211600                    Revenue         NA
          Lysaker, Ostlandet                                 Fax               +47 67 211601                    Net Profit      NA
          1366                                               Website           www.bwgas.com                    Employees       1,784
          Norway                                             Exchange                                           Industry        Oil & Gas

       Company Overview
       BW Gas AS (BW Gas) is a global marine transportation company. It transports LPG, LNG, ammonia and clean petroleum
       products in the international sea routes. The company owns and operates LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) carriers, LNG(liquefied
       natural gas) carriers, LCG, and VLCG carriers under long-term time charters. It owns a fleet of 45 owned, part-owned or
       controlled vessels and FPSOs, including new-builds, of which 22 are VLGC, five are LGC, four are MGC, and 14 are LNG
       carriers. The company is an operating subsidiary of the BW Group. Its vessels are managed and maintained by BW Fleet
       Management (BWFM). BW Gas is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                      Name                               Title                     BW Gas AS, SWOT Analysis
         Andreas Sohmen Pao                Chief Executive Officer                 Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Billy Chiu                        Senior Vice President,
                                                                                   Efficient Fleet Portfolio            Disadvantages of being Private
                                           Quality,   Audit    &
                                           Compliance                              Geographically Diversified
         Sverre Prytz                      Senior Vice President,                  Location
                                           Strategy and Projects
         Yngvil Eriksson Asheim            Country Head for Norway                 Opportunities                        Threats
         Nicholas Fell                     Senior Vice President,
                                           Corporate Services &                    Growing Demand for Natural           Volatility in Charter Rates
                                           Legal Counsel                           Gas in Asia Pacific
                                                                                                                        Norwegian Government's Back
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,                   Rising Gas Shipping Business         Tax Proposal
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        Key Competitors                                                           Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData

         Mercator Limited
         Bourbon Offshore Norway AS
         Statoil Norway
         Chevron Downstream Singapore
        Solvang ASA
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       BW Gas AS - Key Facts ..................................................................................................................................................................... 4
       BW Gas AS - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................................ 5
       BW Gas AS - Key Employee Biographies .......................................................................................................................................... 6
       BW Gas AS - Major Products and Services ....................................................................................................................................... 7
       BW Gas AS - Key Operational Summary ........................................................................................................................................... 8
       BW Gas AS - History .......................................................................................................................................................................... 9
       BW Gas AS - Locations And Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................................ 11
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       BW Gas AS - Business Description.................................................................................................................................................. 12
          Business Description - LNG .......................................................................................................................................................... 12
             LNG - Overview ......................................................................................................................................................................... 12
             LNG - Market View .................................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Business Description - LPG .......................................................................................................................................................... 12
             LPG - Overview ......................................................................................................................................................................... 12
             LPG - Market View .................................................................................................................................................................... 13
       BW Gas AS - SWOT Analysis .......................................................................................................................................................... 14
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 14
          BW Gas AS - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................ 14
             Strength - Efficient Fleet Portfolio.............................................................................................................................................. 14
             Strength - Geographically Diversified Location ......................................................................................................................... 14
             Strength - Association with BW Group ...................................................................................................................................... 14
          BW Gas AS - Weaknesses ........................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Weakness - Disadvantages of being Private ............................................................................................................................. 14
          BW Gas AS - Opportunities .......................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Opportunity - Growing Demand for Natural Gas in Asia Pacific ................................................................................................ 15
             Opportunity - Rising Gas Shipping Business............................................................................................................................. 15
             Opportunity - Strategic Joint Ventures....................................................................................................................................... 15
          BW Gas AS - Threats .............................................................................................
								
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