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Kosmos Energy, LLC - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

Kosmos Energy, LLC (Kosmos) is an independent energy company. The company is engaged in upstream activities including acquisition, exploration, production and development of oil and gas properties. Kosmos targets oil plays in the offshore basins of Africa’s west coast. It has financial backing of international private equity investors Warburg Pincus and Blackstone Capital Partners. The company’s assets include West Cape Three Points Block and Deepwater Tano Block in Ghana, Kombe-N’sepe Block and Ndian River Block in Cameroon and Boujdour Block located in Morocco. The company is headquartered in Dallas, the US.

Kosmos Energy, LLC Key Recent Developments…

Mar 28, 2011: Tullow Oil Discovers Hydrocarbons At Teak-2 Exploration Well, Offshore Ghana
Mar 03, 2011: Kosmos Energy Discovers Oil At Enyenra-2A Appraisal Well, Offshore Ghana
Feb 10, 2011: Kosmos Energy Finds Hydrocarbons At Teak-1 Exploration Well In Offshore Ghana
Feb 09, 2011: Kosmos Energy Appoints Chris Tong To Its Board
Jan 12, 2011: Ghana Sells First Jubilee Oil To ExxonMobil

GlobalData’s Kosmos Energy, LLC - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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Scope

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the

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									                       Kosmos Energy, LLC - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

      Reference Code: GDGE939SA                                                                                          Publication Date: MAY 2011

      8176 Park Lane, Suite 500              Phone            +1 214 4459600                                 Revenue            NA
      Dallas, TX                             Fax              +1 214 3639024                                 Net Profit         NA
      75231                                  Website          www.kosmosenergy.com                           Employees          NA
      United States                          Exchange                                                        Industry           Oil & Gas

      Company Overview
      Kosmos Energy, LLC (Kosmos) is an independent energy company. The company is engaged in upstream activities including
      acquisition, exploration, production and development of oil and gas properties. Kosmos targets oil plays in the offshore basins of
      Africa’s west coast. It has financial backing of international private equity investors Warburg Pincus and Blackstone Capital
      Partners. The company’s assets include West Cape Three Points Block and Deepwater Tano Block in Ghana, Kombe-N’sepe
      Block and Ndian River Block in Cameroon and Boujdour Block located in Morocco. The company is headquartered in Dallas, the
      US.

     Key Executives                                              SWOT Analysis
               Name                         Title                 Kosmos Energy, LLC, SWOT Analysis
      Brian F. Maxted            Chief Executive Officer          Strengths                     Weaknesses

      W. Greg Dunlevy            Chief Financial Officer
                                                                  Exploration Expertise                      Large Dependency on Debt
      Kenny Goh                  Senior Vice President,                                                      Financing
                                 Exploration                      West African Asset Portfolio
      John R. Kemp III           Chairman
      Paul Dailly                Senior Vice President,           Opportunities                             Threats
                                 Exploration
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
      Research, GlobalData
                                                                  Continued Growth Prospects in              Intense Competition
                                                                  Jubilee Field
                                                                                                             Political Instability
     Key Competitors                                              Deep Offshore- Growth Area for the
                                                                  Long Term
      Sterling Energy plc
      Genesis Petroleum Corporation Plc
                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
      VAALCO Energy, Inc.
      Midway Resources International
     Ghana National Petroleum Corporation
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
      Research, GlobalData




     Recent Developments
      Mar 28, 2011:                          Tullow Oil Discovers Hydrocarbons At Teak-2 Exploration Well, Offshore Ghana
      Mar 03, 2011:                          Kosmos Energy Discovers Oil At Enyenra-2A Appraisal Well, Offshore Ghana
      Feb 10, 2011:                          Kosmos Energy Finds Hydrocarbons At Teak-1 Exploration Well In Offshore Ghana
      Feb 09, 2011:                          Kosmos Energy Appoints Chris Tong To Its Board
      Jan 12, 2011:                          Ghana Sells First Jubilee Oil To ExxonMobil
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




Kosmos Energy, LLC - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                                                     Reference Code: GDGE939SA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Kosmos Energy, LLC - Key Facts .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      Kosmos Energy, LLC - Key Employees ......................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      Kosmos Energy, LLC - Key Employee Biographies....................................................................................................................................................... 6
      Kosmos Energy, LLC - Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................................... 7
      Kosmos Energy, LLC - Key Operational Summary........................................................................................................................................................ 8
      Kosmos Energy, LLC - History....................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
      Kosmos Energy, LLC - Locations And Subsidiaries..................................................................................................................................................... 10
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 10
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
      Kosmos Energy, LLC - Business Description .............................................................................................................................................................. 11
      Kosmos Energy, LLC - Corporate Strategy.................................................................................................................................................................. 12
      Kosmos Energy, LLC - SWOT Analysis....................................................................................................................................................................... 13
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
            Kosmos Energy, LLC - Strengths .......................................................................................................................................................................... 13
                  Strength - Exploration Expertise ..................................................................................................................................................................... 13
                  Strength - West African Asset Portfolio........................................................................................................................................................... 13
            Kosmos Energy, LLC - Weaknesses ..................................................................................................................................................................... 13
                  Weakness - Large Dependency on Debt Financing........................................................................................................................................ 13
            Kosmos Energy, LLC - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................................................... 13
                  Opportunity - Continued Growth Prospects in Jubilee Field ........................................................................................................................... 13
                  Opportunity - Deep Offshore- Growth Area for the Long Term ....................................................................................................................... 14
                  Opportunity - Africa’s Growing Reserves Base........................................
								
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