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Guide Exploration Ltd. (GO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Guide Exploration Ltd. (Guide), formerly Galleon Energy Inc., is an independent oil and gas company. It undertakes acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in Western Canada. The company is focused on the Peace River Arch area. It has interests in various properties including McLeans Creek, Lalby, Donnelly-Kenzie, and Dreau in Eastern Montney; Senex/Sawn Lake in Alberta; Edam and Wymark in Saskatchewan; Eaglesham, Kabut, St. Anne, and Alexis in North Peace River Arch area. Guide is headquartered in Calgary, Canada. Guide is focused on the acquisition of lucrative oil and gas properties in Alberta. It finances its acquisitions through its bought equity deal financing programs. It plans to adopt suitable programs for cost control and efficiencies. It is involved in the development of Triassic sediment package with focus on Normandville and Girouxville properties. It also plans to develop the Alexis, Worsley, Sawn/Senex, Smoky Heights, Edam, and Bezanson properties in 2012.

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									           Guide Exploration Ltd. (GO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                          Review
        Reference Code: GDGE486FSA                                                                                            Publication Date: MAR 2012

          Livingston Place, West Tower, Suite
                                                             Phone              +1 403 2616012                  Revenue          186.40 (million CAD)
          400, 250 – 2 Street SW
          CALGARY, AB                                        Fax                +1 403 2625561                  Net Profit       -212.81 (million CAD)
          T2P 0C1                                            Website            www.guidex.ca                   Employees        50
                                                                                GO   [Toronto        Stock
          Canada                                             Exchange                                           Industry         Oil & Gas
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Guide Exploration Ltd. (Guide), formerly Galleon Energy Inc., is an independent oil and gas company. It undertakes acquisition,
       exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in Western Canada. The company is focused on the Peace River
       Arch area. It has interests in various properties including McLeans Creek, Lalby, Donnelly-Kenzie, and Dreau in Eastern
       Montney; Senex/Sawn Lake in Alberta; Edam and Wymark in Saskatchewan; Eaglesham, Kabut, St. Anne, and Alexis in North
       Peace River Arch area. Guide is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.


       Guide is focused on the acquisition of lucrative oil and gas properties in Alberta.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Guide Exploration Ltd., SWOT Analysis
         William E. Andrew                   Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Dale A. Miller                      Director
                                                                                      Strong Operational Portfolio           Decrease in Overall Production
         Glenn R. Carley                     Director                                                                        Volumes
                                                                                      Increase in Natural Gas
         John A. Brussa                      Director
                                                                                      Production Volumes
         William L. Cooke                    Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Potential Oil Sands in Canada          Environmental Concerns about
         Guide Exploration Ltd.                                                                                              Oil Sands
                                                                                      Capital Expenditure Program
                                                                         2.25                                                Fluctuations in Crude Oil and
        EPS (CAD)                                                       -2.50                                                Natural Gas Prices
        Market Cap (million CAD)                                         234
        Enterprise Value (million CAD)                                    NA         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     104
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Mar 16, 2012         Guide Exploration Reports            Revenue        Of
                                                                                                           CAD188.2m In 2011
                                                                                      Jan 31, 2012         Guide Exploration Provides 2011 Operations
                                                                                                           Update; 2012 Guidance
                                                                                      Nov 01, 2011         Galleon Energy Announces Name Change
                                                                                      Aug 11, 2011         Galleon Energy Reports Petroleum And
                                                                                                           Natural Gas Revenue Of CAD48.1m In Q2
                                                                                                           2011
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




Guide Exploration Ltd. (GO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT                                                                        Reference Code: GDGE486FSA
Analysis Review
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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
       Guide Exploration Ltd. - Key Facts ..................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Guide Exploration Ltd. - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................ 5
       Guide Exploration Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies .......................................................................................................................... 6
       Guide Exploration Ltd. - Major Products and Services ....................................................................................................................... 7
       Guide Exploration Ltd. - Key Operational Summary ........................................................................................................................... 8
       Guide Exploration Ltd. - History.......................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Guide Exploration Ltd. - Company Statement .................................................................................................................................. 10
       Guide Exploration Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries........................................................................................................................ 11
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Guide Exploration Ltd. - Business Description ................................................................................................................................. 12
       Guide Exploration Ltd. - Corporate Strategy..................................................................................................................................... 13
       Guide Exploration Ltd. - SWOT Analysis .......................................................................................................................................... 14
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 14
          Guide Exploration Ltd. - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................ 14
             Strength - Strong Operational Portfolio ..................................................................................................................................... 14
             Strength - Increase in Natural Gas Production Volumes ........................................................................................................... 14
          Guide Exploration Ltd. - Weaknesses ........................................................................................................................................... 14
             Weakness - Decrease in Overall Production Volumes .............................................................................................................. 14
          Guide Exploration Ltd. - Opportunities .......................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Potential Oil Sands in Canada ............................................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Capital Expenditure Program............................................................................................................................... 15
          Guide Exploration Ltd. - Threats ................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Environmental Concerns about Oil Sands ................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Fluctuations in Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices........................................................................................................ 15
             Threat - Stringent Regulations .................................................................................................................................................. 15
       Guide Exploration Ltd. - Key Competitors ........................................................................................................................................ 17
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 18
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ..........................................................................................
								
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