Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. (AAV) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. (Advantage Oil) is a Canada-based oil and gas company. The company carries out the exploration, acquisition and development activities of oil and natural gas in Western Canada. It indirectly acquires and holds interests in petroleum and natural gas properties. The company’s acreages are spread geographically throughout the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and majority of its properties are concentrated in Alberta and Saskatchewan. It mainly focuses on the development of the Montney natural gas resource play at Glacier, Alberta. Advantage Oil is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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									                 Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. (AAV) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                       Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDGE1934FSA                                                                                            Publication Date: JUL 2012

          Devon Tower, Suite 700                             Phone              +1 403 7188000                  Revenue          302.32 (million CAD)
          Calgary, AB                                        Fax                +1 403 7188300                  Net Profit       -152.77 (million CAD)
          T2P 4H2                                            Website            www.advantageog.com.            Employees        125
                                                                                AAV [New York Stock
          Canada                                             Exchange                                           Industry         Oil & Gas
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. (Advantage Oil) is a Canada-based oil and gas company. The company carries out the exploration,
       acquisition and development activities of oil and natural gas in Western Canada. It indirectly acquires and holds interests in
       petroleum and natural gas properties. The company’s acreages are spread geographically throughout the Western Canadian
       Sedimentary Basin and majority of its properties are concentrated in Alberta and Saskatchewan. It mainly focuses on the
       development of the Montney natural gas resource play at Glacier, Alberta. Advantage Oil is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd., SWOT Analysis
         Andy J. Mah                         Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Steven Sharpe                       Chairman
                                                                                                                             Declining Market Share in
         Ronald A. McIntosh                  Director                                 Reduced Debt
                                                                                                                             Sector
         Sheila O'Brien                      Director                                 Strong Reserve Base
                                                                                                                             Limited Liquidity Position
         Carol D. Pennycook                  Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Rising Demand for Natural Gas Stringent Regulations
         Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd.                                                     in the US
                                                                                                                    Limited Geographical Presence
                                                                         3.53         Growth Prospects
        EPS (CAD)                                                       -0.92
        Market Cap (million CAD)                                         487         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        Enterprise Value (million CAD)                                    NA
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     167
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Mar 15, 2012         Advantage     Oil    &   Gas    Announces       2011
                                                                                                           Reserves
                                                                                      Mar 15, 2012         Advantage Oil & Gas Provides Update On
                                                                                                           Glacier Phase IV Drilling Program
                                                                                      Jan 04, 2012         AUC Exempts Application Of Advantage Oil &
                                                                                                           Gas For Expansion Of Natural Gas Power
                                                                                                           Plant
                                                                                      Jul 04, 2011         Advantage Oil & Gas Approves Capital And
                                                                                                           Operating Budget
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary                 Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       Research, GlobalData                                                          GlobalData




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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
       Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................ 4
       Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Key Employees ....................................................................................................................................... 5
       Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies ..................................................................................................................... 6
       Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................. 7
       Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Key Operational Summary ...................................................................................................................... 8
       Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - History ..................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Company Statement ............................................................................................................................. 11
       Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................... 13
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
       Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Business Description ............................................................................................................................ 14
       Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - SWOT Analysis ..................................................................................................................................... 15
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Strengths ........................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Reduced Debt........................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Strong Reserve Base ............................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Glacier Development Project .................................................................................................................................... 15
          Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Weaknesses ...................................................................................................................................... 15
             Weakness - Declining Market Share in Sector .......................................................................................................................... 15
             Weakness - Limited Liquidity Position ....................................................................................................................................... 15
             Weakness - Operational Dependence....................................................................................................................................... 16
          Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Opportunities ..................................................................................................................................... 16
             Opportunity - Rising Demand for Natural Gas in the US ........................................................................................................... 16
             Opportunity - Growth Prospects ................................................................................................................................................ 16
          Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Threats .............................................................................................................................................. 16
             Threat - Stringent Regulations .................................................................................................................................................. 16
             Threat - Limited Geographical Presence ................................................................................................................................... 16
             Threat - Volatility in Oil and Natural Gas Prices ........................................................................................................................ 17
       Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................................... 18
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 19
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