Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					           Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                   Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDGE344FSA                                                                                            Publication Date: AUG 2012

          4 Waterway Square Place, Suite 100                 Phone              +1 281 2105100                  Revenue          2,471 (million USD)
          The Woodlands, TX                                  Fax                +1 281 2105101                  Net Profit       539 (million USD)
          77380                                              Website            www.newfld.com                  Employees        1,643
                                                                                NFX [New York Stock
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry         Oil & Gas
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Newfield Exploration company (Newfield) is an upstream energy company. It is active in exploration and production of crude oil
       and natural gas. The company operates in the Anadarko and Arkoma Basins of the Mid-Continent of North America, the Rocky
       Mountains, Onshore Texas and the Gulf of Mexico. It also has operations in Malaysia and China. Newfield is headquartered in
       Texas, the US.


       In 2012, the company aims at growth in oil productions and estimates its production to be in the range of 290 Bcfe to 300 Bcfe
       showing an increase of more than 20% over the previous year. It also intends to invest $1.5 – $1.7 billion, which is approximately
       20% less than that in 2011.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Newfield Exploration Company, SWOT Analysis
         Lee K. Boothby                      Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Philip J. Burguieres                Director
                                                                                      Geographically Diverse Asset           Pending Litigations
         Pamela J. Gardner                   Director                                 Base
         J. Michael Lacey                    Director
                                                                                      Growth in Production and
         Joseph H. Netherland                Director                                 Reserves
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
       Share Data
         Newfield Exploration Company                                                 Capital Intensive Program              Deepwater Operational Costs
        Share Price (USD) as on 02-Aug-                                29.37          Potential Growth for                   Oil and Gas Price Fluctuations
        2012                                                                          Unconventional Oil and Gas
        EPS (USD)                                                        3.99
        Market Cap (million USD)                                       3,440         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                 6,333
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     135
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Jul 24, 2012         Newfield Exploration Reports Revenue Of
                                                                                                           $628m In Q2 2012
                                                                                      Jul 03, 2012         Magnolia Petroleum Provides Drilling Update
                                                                                      Apr 24, 2012         Newfield Exploration Reports Revenue Of
                                                                                                           $678m In Q1 2012
                                                                                      Feb 21, 2012         Newfield Exploration Announces 2012 Capital
                                                                                                           Investment Program
                                                                                     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
       Newfield Exploration Company - Key Facts ....................................................................................................................................... 5
       Newfield Exploration Company - Key Employees .............................................................................................................................. 6
       Newfield Exploration Company - Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................................................ 7
       Newfield Exploration Company - Major Products and Services.......................................................................................................... 8
       Newfield Exploration Company - Key Operational Summary ............................................................................................................. 9
       Newfield Exploration Company - History .......................................................................................................................................... 10
       Newfield Exploration Company - Company Statement..................................................................................................................... 13
       Newfield Exploration Company - Locations And Subsidiaries .......................................................................................................... 15
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 15
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 16
       Newfield Exploration Company - Business Description .................................................................................................................... 16
          Business Description - Oil and Natural Gas .................................................................................................................................. 16
             Oil and Natural Gas - Overview ................................................................................................................................................. 16
             Oil and Natural Gas - Production............................................................................................................................................... 16
             Oil and Natural Gas - Financials ............................................................................................................................................... 16
             Oil and Natural Gas - Capital Expenditure ................................................................................................................................ 16
       Newfield Exploration Company - Corporate Strategy ....................................................................................................................... 17
       Newfield Exploration Company - SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................................ 18
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Newfield Exploration Company - Strengths .................................................................................................................................. 18
             Strength - Geographically Diverse Asset Base ......................................................................................................................... 18
             Strength - Growth in Production and Reserves ......................................................................................................................... 18
             Strength - Improving Financial Performance ............................................................................................................................. 18
          Newfield Exploration Company - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................. 18
             Weakness - Pending Litigations ................................................................................................................................................ 18
          Newfield Exploration Company - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................ 19
             Opportunity - Capital Intensive Program ................................................................................................................................... 19
             Opportunity - Potential Growth for Unconventional Oil and Gas ............................................................................................... 19
             Opportunity - Growing Demand for Energy: the US .................................................................................................................. 19
          Newfield Exploration Company - Threats...................................................................................................................................... 19
             Threat - Deepwater Operational Costs ...................................................................................................................................... 19
             Threat - Oil and Gas Price Fluctuations .................................................................................................................................... 20
             Threat - Stringent Tax Policies .................................................................................................................................................. 20
       Newfield Exploration Company - Key Competitors ........................................................................................................................... 21
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 22
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 22
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 22
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 24
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 24
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 25


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       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 26
       Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances..................................................................................................... 27
          Newfield Exploration Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2006 to YTD 2012 ............................................................................ 27
          Newfield Exploration Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2006 to YTD 2012 ........................................................................... 28
       Newfield Exploration Company, Recent Deals Summary................................................................................................................. 29
       Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 30
          Newfield Exploration Company, Recent Developments ................................................................................................................ 30
             Jul 24, 2012: Newfield Exploration Reports Revenue Of $628m In Q2 2012 ............................................................................ 30
             Jul 03, 2012: Magnolia Petroleum Provides Drilling Update...................................................................................................... 30
             Apr 24, 2012: Newfield Exploration Reports Revenue Of $678m In Q1 2012 ........................................................................... 30
             Feb 21, 2012: Newfield Exploration Announces 2012 Capital Investment Program ................................................................. 31
             Feb 21, 2012: Newfield Exploration Reports Revenue Of $2.5 Billion In 2011.......................................................................... 32
             Jan 04, 2012: Newfield Explora
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Newfield Exploration company (Newfield) is an upstream energy company. It is active in exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. The company operates in the Anadarko and Arkoma Basins of the Mid-Continent of North America, the Rocky Mountains, Onshore Texas and the Gulf of Mexico. It also has operations in Malaysia and China. Newfield is headquartered in Texas, the US. In 2012, the company aims at growth in oil productions and estimates its production to be in the range of 290 Bcfe to 300 Bcfe showing an increase of more than 20% over the previous year. It also intends to invest $1.5 – $1.7 billion, which is approximately 20% less than that in 2011.
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