Oil & Gas Company Analysis: Petroleum Refining & Marketing (Paperback)

Oil & Gas Company Analysis: Petroleum Refining & Marketing By Alberto Colombano, Alfredo Colombano (Editor), Alfonso Colombano Cover Image

Oil & Gas Company Analysis: Petroleum Refining & Marketing (Paperback)


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Why this Book? As one of the most complex industries in the world, this book provides readers with an in-depth coverage of companies that operate businesses within the downstream oil & gas industry.

The goal of this book is to provide an extensive analysis of the Refining & Marketing sector, profile various companies across refining & marketing as well as take a comprehensive look into the fundamental business drivers and processes that make up these two businesses.

Key Benefits of Reading this Book
- Learn about the different businesses within the petroleum refining & marketing industry, their business cycles, unique opportunities and challenges.
- Understand how financial and operational metrics for companies inside and outside the petroleum refining & marketing industry are calculated and comprehend their importance.
- Get to know the different companies in the industry, from both an international and U.S. perspective.
- Gain awareness of what different businesses companies in this sector are involved in and where they operate.

The book is organized into eight chapters:
- Chapter one provides an overview of oil & gas as commodities as well as the industry, introduces the different sectors within the oil & gas industry as well provides an overview of the oil & gas value chain, with a particular emphasis on Refining & Marketing.
- Chapters two provides an overview of financial analysis concepts, processes as well incorporates step-by-step guidance on how to calculate and better understand widely used metrics in financial analysis.
- Chapters three & four introduce the petroleum refining & marketing businesses, explain key processes, how they make money, their value chain as well takes a deep dive into how each business metrics and key performance indicators are calculated and why they matter.
- Chapter five features three North American-based Refining & Marketing companies with diverse business models and assets.
- Chapter six covers two companies from the Europe, Russia and CIS region.
- Chapter seven covers two companies from the growing Asian & the Middle Eastern markets.
- Chapter eight introduces one company based in Latin America.

Alfonso is the author of the bestseller Oil & Gas Company Analysis: Upstream, Midstream & Downstream, published in 2015, which has been used as a teaching tool in the oil & gas industry worldwide. Alfonso has worked for two International Oil Companies (IOC's) and one refining company in analytical, commercial & financial roles. Alfonso is a graduate of the University of Houston where he was active in the Energy Association. Alfonso's expertise encompasses all sectors of the oil & gas industry including upstream, midstream and downstream, which led him to create, write and publish three books on the topic. Alfonso is an avid reader of Forms 10-K and 20-F, financial statements and other external company publications. Alfonso's expertise encompasses the financial & operational analysis of oil & gas companies, having developed several analytical models for M&A activity, commercial analysis as well as the model used for this book. Alfonso is a well-seasoned public speaker and has been featured at the University of Houston and the Global Energy Leaders Podcast. In addition, Alfonso is a subject matter expert in SAP(R) ERP and the U.S. natural gas industry. Alfonso enjoys reading books about the oil & gas industry and playing golf in his free time. Alfonso can be reached by email at alfonso@oilgascompanyanalysis.com or by following his LinkedIn page at www.linkedin.com/in/alfonsocolombano
Product Details ISBN: 9781546850199
ISBN-10: 1546850198
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: June 24th, 2017
Pages: 254
Language: English