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									                Korea Gas Corporation (036460) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                      Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDGE938FSA                                                                                            Publication Date: APR 2012

                                                                                                                                 28,493,663.40       (million
          215 Jungja-Dong, 171 Dolmaro                       Phone              +82 31 7100114                  Revenue
                                                                                                                                 KRW)
                                                                                                                                 181,484.04          (million
          Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do                              Fax                +82 31 7100399                  Net Profit
                                                                                                                                 KRW)
          463754                                             Website            www.kogas.or.kr                 Employees        2,861
                                                                                036460 [Korea        Stock
          Republic of Korea                                  Exchange                                           Industry         Oil & Gas
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) is one of the leading importers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world. The company
       undertakes exploration and production of natural gas in the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, Russia, and Oceania regions.
       The company imports and sells LNG to city gas companies, gas utility companies and power generation companies. It builds and
       operates production facilities and distribution network. It operates Tongyeong, Pyeongtaek, and Incheon terminals. KOGAS is
       headquartered in Seognam, the Republic of Korea.


       KOGAS enters into long-term sales and purchase agreements with leading companies to ensure the supply of LNG.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Korea Gas Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         Choo Kangsoo                        Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Seok-Soon Lee                       Director
                                                                                                                             Increasing Expenses
         Dae Chun Jun                        Director                                 Sturdy R&D Activities
                                                                                                                             Insufficient Cash for Capital
         Young-Sung Park                     Director                                 Integrated LNG Operations
                                                                                                                             Expenditure
         Chong-Kap Kim                       Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Exploration and Development            Stringent Regulations
         Korea Gas Corporation                                                        Projects
                                                                                                                             Volatility in Gas Prices
        Share Price (KRW) as on 20-Apr-                               41,700
                                                                                      Strategic Agreements
        2012
        EPS (KRW)                                                   2,499.48
        Market Cap (million KRW)                                   3,006,002         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        Enterprise Value (million KRW)                          25,961,176
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       73
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Apr 19, 2012         Iraq Shortlists 47 Bidders To Participate In
                                                                                                           Next Round Of Auction For Energy Exploration
                                                                                                           Rights
                                                                                      Apr 06, 2012         Gazprom And Kogas Discuss Pipeline Gas
                                                                                                           Supplies To South Korea
                                                                                      Mar 26, 2012         Eni Encounters Gas At Mamba North East 1
                                                                                                           Well Offshore Mozambique
                                                                                      Feb 21, 2012         Petrofac Wins $329.8m Contract From Iraq
                                                                                     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
       Korea Gas Corporation - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Korea Gas Corporation - Key Employees........................................................................................................................................... 6
       Korea Gas Corporation - Key Employee Biographies ........................................................................................................................ 7
       Korea Gas Corporation - Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................... 8
       Korea Gas Corporation - Key Operational Summary ......................................................................................................................... 9
       Korea Gas Corporation - History ...................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Korea Gas Corporation - Company Statement ................................................................................................................................. 12
       Korea Gas Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries ...................................................................................................................... 13
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 15
       Korea Gas Corporation - Business Description ................................................................................................................................ 15
       Korea Gas Corporation - Corporate Strategy ................................................................................................................................... 16
       Korea Gas Corporation - SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 17
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Korea Gas Corporation - Strengths .............................................................................................................................................. 17
             Strength - Sturdy R&D Activities ............................................................................................................................................... 17
             Strength - Integrated LNG Operations....................................................................................................................................... 17
             Strength - Improved Liquidity .................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Korea Gas Corporation - Weaknesses ......................................................................................................................................... 17
             Weakness - Increasing Expenses ............................................................................................................................................. 17
             Weakness - Insufficient Cash for Capital Expenditure............................................................................................................... 17
          Korea Gas Corporation - Opportunities......................................................................................................................................... 18
             Opportunity - Exploration and Development Projects ................................................................................................................ 18
             Opportunity - Strategic Agreements .......................................................................................................................................... 18
             Opportunity - Rising Demand for LNG in South Korea .............................................................................................................. 18
          Korea Gas Corporation - Threats .................................................................................................................................................. 18
             Threat - Stringent Regulations .................................................................................................................................................. 18
             Threat - Volatility in Gas Prices ................................................................................................................................................. 18
             Threat - Intense Competition ..................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Korea Gas Corporation - Key Competitors ....................................................................................................................................... 20
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 21
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 21
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 21
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 23
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 23
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 24
       
								
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