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About Paramount Resources Ltd.
Paramount Resources Ltd., an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, production, processing, transportation, and marketing of natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids.
The companys primary properties are located primarily in Alberta, the Northwest Territories and British Columbia in Canada, and in North Dakota and Montana in the United States.
The Kaybob Corporate Operating Unit (COU) produces natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil in West Central Alberta. The core natural gas producing areas in Kaybob include Musreau, Resthaven and Smoky and the primary crude oil producing area is Kakwa, Musreau, and Smoky areas. The company owns a 50 percent working interest in a 25 MMcf/d plant, a 10 percent working interest in a 100 MMcf/d plant, and a 10 percent working interest in a 40 MMcf/d plant.
As of December 31, 2009, reserves in the Kaybob COU totaled 5.0 MMBoe of proved reserves that were 86 percent natural gas weighted and 2.8 MMBoe of probable reserves that were 89 percent natural gas weighted. Paramount operates approximately 56 percent of its production in the Kaybob COU.
Grande Prairie, Alberta
The Grande Prairie COU (Grande Prairie or the Grande Prairie COU) produces natural gas, NGLs, and crude oil in Central Alberta. The natural gas producing areas in Grande Prairie include properties at Mirage, Karr-Gold Creek, and Ante Creek. Grande Prairies primary crude oil producing property is in the deep, light sweet oil trend at Crooked Creek. Grande Prairie has also initiated a longer-term Deep Basin development for liquids tight gas in the Karr-Gold Creek area.
As of December 31, 2009, reserves in the Grande Prairie COU consisted of 17.3 Bcfe of proved reserves that were 67 percent natural gas weighted and 10.1 Bcfe of probable reserves that were 51 percent natural gas weighted. Paramount operates approximately 75 percent of its production in the Grande Prairie COU.
The company operates 7 compressor sites in the Grande Prairie COU at Mirage, Karr and Goose River, with an average working interest of approximately 85 percent. It also operates three oil batteries in Grande Prairie, including 2 oil batteries at Mirage (in which Paramount has a 100 percent interest), and 1 oil battery at Ante Creek (in which Paramount has a 57.5 percent interest).
Northern Alberta/Northwest Territories/Northeast British Columbia
The Northern COU (Northern or the Northern COU) includes properties in Northwest Alberta, Northeast British Columbia and extends into the Cameron Hills and Fort Liard areas of the Northwest Territories. Other significant natural gas producing properties with in Northern are located at Bistcho and Haro in Northwest Alberta and Clarke Lake in Northeast British Columbia.
As of December 31, 2009, reserves in the Northern COU totaled 4.9 MMBoe of proved reserves that were 82 percent natural gas weighted and 4.4 MMBoe of probable reserves that were 91 percent natural gas weighted. Paramount operates approximately 84 percent of its production in the Northern COU.
In the Northern COU, the company operates 1 sour gas plant at Bistcho Lake, in which Paramount has a 59 percent interest, which processes gas from both Bistcho and from Cameron Hills in the Northwest Territories, and 1 sweet gas plant at East Negus, in which Paramount has an 85 percent interest. It also operates an oil battery at Cameron Hills, in which Paramount has an 88 percent interest. Natural gas from the Haro property is processed at an approximately 50 percent owned third-party operated gas plant. Natural gas is also processed at third-party operated facility in Clarke Lake, British Columbia.
Southern Alberta and USA
The Southern COU (Southern or the Southern COU) produces crude oil and natural gas in Southern Alberta, North Dakota and Montana. Southerns core areas comprise the gas producing Chain / Craigmyle field near Drumheller, Alberta and the oil producing area near Medora, North Dakota.
As of December 31, 2009, reported reserves in this COU were 8.0 MMBoe of proved reserves that were approximately 58 percent natural gas weighted and 2.6 MMBoe of probable reserves that were approximately 62 percent natural gas weighted. The company operates approximately 92 percent of its production in Southern.
The company owns and operates one gas plant at Chain/Craigmyle. Approximately 60 percent of the natural gas produced in the Southern COU is processed at this plant. Approximately 80 percent of the total oil production in Southern utilizes Company-operated batteries, in which Paramount has working interests ranging from 39 to 100 percent.
The company has minor properties in Northeast Alberta.
Paramount Resources Ltd. was founded in 1978.
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1. PARAMOUNT RESOURCES LTD. COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. PARAMOUNT RESOURCES LTD. BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. PARAMOUNT RESOURCES LTD. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. PARAMOUNT RESOURCES LTD. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. PARAMOUNT RESOURCES LTD. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Paramount Resources Ltd. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Paramount Resources Ltd. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Paramount Resources Ltd. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Paramount Resources Ltd. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Energy Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Paramount Resources Ltd. Industry Position Analysis
6. PARAMOUNT RESOURCES LTD. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. PARAMOUNT RESOURCES LTD. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. PARAMOUNT RESOURCES LTD. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. CANADA PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. PARAMOUNT RESOURCES LTD. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. PARAMOUNT RESOURCES LTD. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. PARAMOUNT RESOURCES LTD. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Paramount Resources Ltd. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Paramount Resources Ltd. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Paramount Resources Ltd. Major Shareholders
Paramount Resources Ltd. History
Paramount Resources Ltd. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Paramount Resources Ltd. Offices and Representations
Paramount Resources Ltd. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Paramount Resources Ltd. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Paramount Resources Ltd. Capital Market Snapshot
Paramount Resources Ltd. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Energy Industry Statistics
Paramount Resources Ltd. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Paramount Resources Ltd. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
Paramount Resources Ltd. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Paramount Resources Ltd. 1-year Stock Charts
Paramount Resources Ltd. 5-year Stock Charts
Paramount Resources Ltd. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Paramount Resources Ltd. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Paramount Resources Ltd. Article Density Chart
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Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?