Dakota Gasification Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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Dakota Gasification Company (DGC) is a producer of pipeline quality synthetic natural gas and other chemicals. The company operates the Great Plains Synfuels Plant (Synfuels plant), which is the only commercial-scale coal gasification plant in the United States that manufactures natural gas. DGC manufactures chemicals through the coal gasification process. Its key products include fertilizers, solvents, phenol and carbon dioxide. The company also produces natural gas from coal and transports it via pipeline, which is further connected to the Northern Border Pipeline. Then the gas is supplied to homes and businesses spread across the eastern US, through a network of pipelines at Ventura, Iowa. DGC is headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, US.

The company focuses on reducing its production cost and better aligning them with the value of its product. DGC aims to produce natural gas below $5 per dekatherm in the coming years.

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									                Dakota Gasification Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDCH23689SA                                                                                          Publication Date: AUG 2012

          1600 East Interstate Avenue, PO Box
                                                             Phone             +1 701 2214400                   Revenue         524.6 (million USD)
          5540
          Bismarck, ND                                       Fax               +1 701 5575336                   Net Profit      NA
          58506 5540                                         Website           www.dakotagas.com                Employees       652 (Estimated)
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Chemicals

       Company Overview
       Dakota Gasification Company (DGC) is a producer of pipeline quality synthetic natural gas and other chemicals. The company
       operates the Great Plains Synfuels Plant (Synfuels plant), which is the only commercial-scale coal gasification plant in the United
       States that manufactures natural gas. DGC manufactures chemicals through the coal gasification process. Its key products
       include fertilizers, solvents, phenol and carbon dioxide. The company also produces natural gas from coal and transports it via
       pipeline, which is further connected to the Northern Border Pipeline.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Dakota Gasification Company, SWOT Analysis
         Don Applegate                     Director                                Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Gary Drost                        Director
                                                                                                                        Private Ownership
         Heidi Heitkamp                    Director                                Broad Product Portfolio
                                                                                                                        Decline in Synthetic Natural
         Jim Geringer                      Director                                Abundance of Coal in the US
                                                                                                                        Gas Sales
         Thomas Owens                      Director
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData                                                                 Opportunities                        Threats

                                                                                   Low Cost Production                  Volatility in Natural Gas Prices
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Dakota Gasification Company - Key Facts ......................................................................................................................................... 4
       Dakota Gasification Company - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................ 5
       Dakota Gasification Company - Key Operational Employees............................................................................................................. 6
       Dakota Gasification Company - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................... 7
       Dakota Gasification Company - History .............................................................................................................................................. 8
       Dakota Gasification Company - Locations And Subsidiaries .............................................................................................................. 9
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Dakota Gasification Company - Key Manufacturing Facilities .......................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Dakota Gasification Company - Business Description ..................................................................................................................... 11
       Dakota Gasification Company - Corporate Strategy......................................................................................................................... 12
       Dakota Gasification Company - SWOT Analysis .............................................................................................................................. 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Dakota Gasification Company - Strengths .................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Broad Product Portfolio ............................................................................................................................................ 13
             Strength - Abundance of Coal in the US ................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Market Position ......................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Dakota Gasification Company - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Private Ownership ................................................................................................................................................. 13
             Weakness - Decline in Synthetic Natural Gas Sales ................................................................................................................. 14
          Dakota Gasification Company - Opportunities ..................................................................................................................
								
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