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Southwestern Energy Co. Jun 11
Standard & Poors, June 2011
Above-average growth prospects in the Fayetteville and Marcellus shales; Competitive cost structure; and Moderate financial leverage. All of the company's production is natural gas; and Participation in the volatile and capital-intensive exploration and production industry. The ratings on Southwestern Energy Co. reflect what Standard & Poor's Ratings Services considers to be the company's intermediate financial profile and satisfactory business profile. The ratings also reflect Standard & Poor's view that U.S. natural gas prices will weaken over the next 6 to 12 months because of the significant growth in supply combined with flat demand. Southwestern Energy has a proven track record of successfully increasing production, reserves, and cash flow, primarily from development of its core asset, the Fayetteville shale, and we...
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Southwestern Energy Co.