Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: April 9, 2013
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Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Summary

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (Cobalt) is an independent oil exploration and production company. The company has its assets in deepwater US Gulf of Mexico and offshore Angola and Gabon in West Africa. In the US Gulf of Mexico region the company operates four exploratory wells North Platte #1, Ligurian #1 & #2 and Criollo #1. Cobalt owns working interest in 246 blocks within U.S. Gulf of Mexico. In West Africa, the company has exploration assets in Blocks 9, 20 and 21 offshore Angola and Diaba Block offshore Gabon. It operates one exploratory well on Block 21 offshore Angola Cameia #1. Cobalt is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Mar 19, 2013 Venari Resources Discovers Oil At Shenandoah-2 Well In Walker Ridge Block 51, Gulf Of Mexico
Mar 19, 2013 Cobalt Discovers Oil At North Platte #1 Exploratory Well In Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico
Feb 26, 2013 Cobalt Reports 2012 Results
Feb 26, 2013 Cobalt Provides Update On Shenandoah #2R Well At Walker Ridge Block 51 In Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Cobalt International Energy, Inc. provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’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 company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
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SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE COMPANY

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - Key Facts
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - Key Employees
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - Major Products and Services
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - History
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - Company Statement
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries

SECTION 2 – COMPANY ANALYSIS

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - Business Description
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - Strengths
Strength - Strategic Business Alliances
Strength - Strong Asset Prospects
Strength - Efficient Liquidity Position
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Operational Inefficiency
Weakness - Increased Debt
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Recent Developments
Opportunity - Future Projects
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - Threats
Threat - Intense Competition
Threat - Stricter Regulations for Deep Offshore Drilling
Threat - Volatility in Oil & Natural Gas Prices
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. - Key Competitors

SECTION 3 – COMPANY FINANCIAL RATIOS

Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

SECTION 4 – COMPANY’S OIL & GAS FINANCIAL DEALS AND ALLIANCES

Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Recent Deals Summary

SECTION 5 – COMPANY’S RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Recent Developments
Mar 19, 2013: Venari Resources Discovers Oil At Shenandoah-2 Well In Walker Ridge Block 51, Gulf Of Mexico
Mar 19, 2013: Cobalt Discovers Oil At North Platte #1 Exploratory Well In Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico
Feb 26, 2013: Cobalt Reports 2012 Results
Feb 26, 2013: Cobalt Provides Update On Shenandoah #2R Well At Walker Ridge Block 51 In Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico
Jan 04, 2013: Cobalt Announces 2013 Cash Expenditure Forecast
Dec 05, 2012: Total Announces Oil Discovery At North Platte Prospect On Garden Banks Block 959, Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico
Nov 27, 2012: Technip Wins Contract From Anadarko Petroleum For Heidelberg Field In Gulf Of Mexico
Oct 30, 2012: Cobalt Reports Q3 2012 Results
Jul 31, 2012: Cobalt Provides Update On Cameia #2 Appraisal Well In Block 21 Offshore Angola
Jul 31, 2012: Cobalt Wins Contract For SSV Catarina Deepwater Semi-submersible Drilling Rig

SECTION 6 – APPENDIX

Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Key Facts
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Key Employees
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Key Employee Biographies
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Major Products and Services
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., History
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Subsidiaries
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Key Competitors
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Ratios based on current share price
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Annual Ratios
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Interim Ratios
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Units
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

LIST OF FIGURES

Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Performance Chart (2008 - 2012)
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Ratio Charts
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013
Cobalt International Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2007 to YTD 2013

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