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									             El Paso Corporation (EP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                           Review

       Reference Code: GDGE191FSA                                                                                     Publication Date: MAY 2011

       El Paso Building, 1001 Louisiana        Phone                                                   Revenue
                                                                 +1 713 4202600                                          4,616 (million USD)
       Street
       Houston, TX                             Fax               +1 713 4204417                        Net Profit        758 (million USD)
       77002                                   Website           www.elpaso.com                        Employees          4,937
       United States                           Exchange          EP [New York Stock Exchange]          Industry          Oil & Gas

      Company Overview
       El Paso Corporation (El Paso) is a US-based energy company. It engages in the acquisition, development, exploration and
       production of oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The company is one of the top 10 independent exploration and
       production companies of the US. In addition, the company involves in natural gas transmission, storage, liquified natural gas
       (LNG) terminal and related services. El Paso also owns interests in international power generation and has facilities in Brazil,
       Asia and Central America. El Paso carries out business operations across the US, Brazil and Egypt. It is headquartered at Texas,
       Houston, the US.

      Key Executives                                                               SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                   Title                  El Paso Corporation, SWOT Analysis
      Douglas L. Foshee                     Chairman                               Strengths                  Weaknesses

      Juan Carlos Braniff                   Director
                                                                                   Strong E&P Operations              Declining Revenues
      Robert W. Goldman                     Director
      Anthony W. Hall, Jr.                  Director                               Interstate Natural Gas             Limited Liquidity Position
                                                                                   Pipeline System
      Thomas R. Hix                         Director
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData

      Share Data                                                                   Opportunities                      Threats

      El Paso Corporation                                                          Strategic Contracts                Stringent Regulations
       Share Price (USD) as on 10-May-2011                                 19.03
                                                                            0.99   Growing Energy Consumption Intense Competition
       EPS (USD)
                                                                                   in North America
       Market Cap (million USD)                                          14,161

       Enterprise Value (million USD)                                    31,415
                                                                                   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                   Research, GlobalData
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                          769
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                        Recent Developments
                                                                                   May 05, 2011        El Paso Announces Expansions For Its
                                                                                                       Natural Gas System
                                                                                   May 02, 2011        El Paso Completes Natural Gas
                                                                                                       Producing Well Using CleanSuite For
                                                                                                       Hydraulic Fracturing And Water Treatment
                                                                                   Apr 20, 2011        KSU To Develop Emissions Control And
                                                                                                       Monitoring Technologies
                                                                                   Apr 13, 2011        El Paso To Develop Eagle Ford Shale
                                                                                                       Without Partner

       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData                                                                  Jan 27, 2011        El Paso Provides Outlook For 2011
                                                                                   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                   Research, GlobalData




El Paso Corporation (EP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                           Reference Code: GDGE191FSA

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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
      El Paso Corporation - Key Facts.................................................................................................................................................................................... 6
      El Paso Corporation - Key Employees........................................................................................................................................................................... 7
      El Paso Corporation - Key Employee Biographies......................................................................................................................................................... 8
      El Paso Corporation - Major Products and Services...................................................................................................................................................... 9
      El Paso Corporation - Key Operational Summary........................................................................................................................................................ 10
      El Paso Corporation - History....................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
      El Paso Corporation - Company Statement ................................................................................................................................................................. 14
      El Paso Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries ...................................................................................................................................................... 18
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 18
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 18
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 21
      El Paso Corporation - Business Description ................................................................................................................................................................ 21
            Business Description - Exploration and Production............................................................................................................................................... 21
                  Exploration and Production - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 21
                  Exploration and Production - Production......................................................................................................................................................... 21
                  Exploration and Production - Financials.......................................................................................................................................................... 21
                  Exploration and Production - Capital Expenditure .......................................................................................................................................... 21
                  Exploration and Production - Market View ...................................................................................................................................................... 21
            Business Description - Marketing .......................................................................................................................................................................... 22
                  Marketing - Overview ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 22
                  Marketing - Financials ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 22
            Business Description - Pipelines ........................................................................................................................................................................... 22
                  Pipelines - Overview ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 22
                  Pipelines - Production ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 22
                  Pipelines - Financials ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 23
                  Pipelines - Capital Expenditure ....................................................................................................................................................................... 23
      El Paso Corporation - SWOT Analysis......................................................................................................................................................................... 24
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 24
            El Paso Corporation - Strengths ............................................................................................................................................................................ 24
                  Strength - Strong E&P Operations .................................................................................................................................................................. 24
                  Strength - Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline System ......................................................................................................................................... 24
                  Strength - Key Player in LNG Market.............................................................................................................................................................. 24
            El Paso Corporation - Weaknesses....................................................................................................................................................................... 24
                  Weakness - Declining Revenues .................................................................................................................................................................... 24
                  Weakness - Limited Liquidity Position............................................................................................................................................................. 25
                  Weakness - Litigations and Legal Issues........................................................................................................................................................ 25
            El Paso Corporation - Opportunities ...................................................................................................................................................................... 25
                  Opportunity - Strategic Contracts .................................................................................................................................................................... 25
                  Opportunity - Growing Energy Consumption in North America....................................................................................................................... 25
            El Paso Corporation - Threats ............................................................................................................................................................................... 26
                  Threat - Stringent Regulations ........................................................................................................................................................................ 26
                  Threat - Intense Competition........................................................................................................................................................................... 26
                  Threat - Fluctuation in the Gas Prices............................................................................................................................................................. 26



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      El Paso Corporation - Key Competitors ....................................................................................................................................................................... 27
      Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ........................................................................................................................................................................ 28
            Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios................................................................................................................................................................ 28
            Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios............................................................................................................................................................................ 28
            Performance Chart ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 30
            Financial Performance........................................................................................................................................................................................... 30
            Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios............................................................................................................................................................................ 31
            Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts .............................................................................................................................................................................. 32
      Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances.................................................................................................................... 33
            El Paso Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2005 to YTD 2011 ................................................
								
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