Hess Corporation (HES) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					               Hess Corporation (HES) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                           Review
        Reference Code: GDGE1146FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: MAR 2013

          40th Floor,                                        Phone              +1 212 9978500                  Revenue          38,373 (million USD)
          New York, NY                                       Fax                +1 302 6555049                  Net Profit       2,025 (million USD)
          10036                                              Website            www.hess.com                    Employees        14,775
                                                                                HES [New York Stock
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry         Oil & Gas
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Hess Corporation (Hess), formerly Amerada Hess Corporation, is an independent energy company. The company carries out its
       operations through two reportable business segments, namely, Exploration and Production; and Marketing and Refining. Its
       Exploration and Production activities include exploration, development, production, purchase, transport and sale of crude oil and
       natural gas. Marketing and Refining activities include purchasing, marketing and trading refined products, natural gas and
       electricity. The corporation also operates terminals and retail gasoline stations in the East Coast of the US. It has operations in 23
       countries across North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Hess Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         John B. Hess                        Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Nicholas F. Brady                   Director
                                                                                      Acreage Position                       Declining Reserve
         Edith E. Holiday                    Director
                                                                                      Midstream and Downstream
         Risa Lavizzo-Mourey                 Director
                                                                                      Network
         Craig G. Matthews                   Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Extended Focus on Core                 Volatility In Oil & Natural Gas
         Hess Corporation                                                             Activities                             Prices
        Share Price (USD) as on 15-Mar-                                72.51          Tax Breaks from the UK                 Exploration Production &
        2013                                                                          Government                             Development Risks
        EPS (USD)                                                        5.95
        Market Cap (million USD)                                      24,764         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                32,346
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     342
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Mar 04, 2013         Hess To Exit Retail, Energy Marketing And
                                                                                                           Energy Trading Businesses
                                                                                      Feb 28, 2013         Hess Provides Ghana Drilling Update
                                                                                      Jan 31, 2013
                                                                                                           Rialto Energy Provides Operations Update
                                                                                      Jan 30, 2013         Hess Reports Revenue Of $38.4 Billion In
                                                                                                           2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData

       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Hess Corporation - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................................ 5
       Hess Corporation - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................................... 6
       Hess Corporation - Key Employee Biographies ................................................................................................................................. 8
       Hess Corporation - Key Operational Employees ................................................................................................................................ 9
       Hess Corporation - Major Products and Services............................................................................................................................. 10
       Hess Corporation - Key Operational Summary ................................................................................................................................ 11
       Hess Corporation - History ............................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Hess Corporation - Company Statement .......................................................................................................................................... 16
       Hess Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................... 18
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 21
       Hess Corporation - Business Description ......................................................................................................................................... 21
          Business Description - Exploration and Production ...................................................................................................................... 21
             Exploration and Production - Overview ..................................................................................................................................... 21
             Exploration and Production - Production ................................................................................................................................... 22
             Exploration and Production - Financials .................................................................................................................................... 22
             Exploration and Production - Capital Expenditure ..................................................................................................................... 22
          Business Description - Marketing and Refining ............................................................................................................................ 22
             Marketing and Refining - Overview ........................................................................................................................................... 22
             Marketing and Refining - Financials .......................................................................................................................................... 22
             Marketing and Refining - Capital Expenditure ........................................................................................................................... 23
       Hess Corporation - Corporate Strategy ............................................................................................................................................ 24
       Hess Corporation - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................................................. 25
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 25
          Hess Corporation - Strengths ....................................................................................................................................................... 25
             Strength - Acreage Position ...................................................................................................................................................... 25
             Strength - Midstream and Downstream Network ....................................................................................................................... 25
             Strength - Profitability Position .................................................................................................................................................. 25
          Hess Corporation - Weaknesses .................................................................................................................................................. 26
             Weakness - Declining Reserve ................................................................................................................................................. 26
          Hess Corporation - Opportunities ................................................................................................................................................. 26
             Opportunity - Extended Focus on Core Activities ...................................................................................................................... 26
             Opportunity - Tax Breaks from the UK Government.................................................................................................................. 26
             Opportunity - Substantial Growth in the US Shale Gas Market ................................................................................................. 26
          Hess Corporation - Threats........................................................................................................................................................... 27
             Threat - Volatility In Oil & Natural Gas Prices............................................................................................................................ 27
             Threat - Exploration Production & Development Risks.............................................................................................................. 27
             Threat - Stringent Emission Standards...................................................................................................................................... 27
       Hess Corporation - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................................................ 28
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 29


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       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 29
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 29
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 31
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 31
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 32
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ...................................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Hess Corporation (Hess), formerly Amerada Hess Corporation, is an independent energy company. The company carries out its operations through two reportable business segments, namely, Exploration and Production; and Marketing and Refining. Its Exploration and Production activities include exploration, development, production, purchase, transport and sale of crude oil and natural gas. Marketing and Refining activities include purchasing, marketing and trading refined products, natural gas and electricity. The corporation also operates terminals and retail gasoline stations in the East Coast of the US. It has operations in 23 countries across North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
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