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Ascent Resources Plc (AST) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 55 Pages
  • December 2022
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 1315432
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Ascent Resources Plc (AST) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by the publisher 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.


Ascent Resources Plc (Ascent) is an independent upstream exploration and production company. It explores for, develops, and produces oil and natural gas from its project in Slovenia. It operates the Petisovci tight gas project in Slovenia. The Petisovci Tight Gas project is in proximity to the Hungarian and Croatian borders and targets the development of tight gas reservoirs in Miocene clastic reservoirs. Being close to existing processing facilities , and intra-field and national pipelines, the project ensures connection at low-cost and easy access to markets. With focus on European onshore projects, the company holds 75% of working interest in this asset, while Geoenergo d.o.o., holds the remaining 25%. Ascent is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.

Ascent Resources Plc Key Recent Developments

Dec 22, 2022: Ascent Resources : Director appointment
Dec 01, 2022: Ascent Resources : Issue of new equity, debt extension, corporate update, proposed new Director appointment and total voting rights
Sep 13, 2022: Ascent Resources : Interim results for the period ended 30 June 2022
Aug 15, 2022: Ascent Resources : Arbitration initiation and revised damages estimate

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
  • Ascent Resources Plc - Key Facts
  • Ascent Resources Plc - Key Employees
  • Ascent Resources Plc - Key Employee Biographies
  • Ascent Resources Plc - Major Products and Services
  • Ascent Resources Plc - History
  • Ascent Resources Plc - Company Statement
  • Ascent Resources Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • Ascent Resources Plc - Business Description
  • Ascent Resources Plc - Corporate Strategy
  • Ascent Resources Plc - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Ascent Resources Plc - Strengths
  • Ascent Resources Plc - Weaknesses
  • Ascent Resources Plc - Opportunities
  • Ascent Resources Plc - Threats
  • Ascent Resources Plc - 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
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2015 to YTD 2021
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2015 to YTD 2021
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Recent Deals Summary

Section 5 - Company’s Recent Developments
  • Jun 10, 2021: Cheniere announces collaboration with natural gas suppliers and academic institutions to quantify, monitor, report and verify GHG emissions
  • May 14, 2021: Ascent Resources Publication of Annual Report and Notice of Annual General Meeting
  • Apr 30, 2021: Ascent Resources provides Cuba MOU Extension
  • Apr 30, 2021: Ascent Resources announce Final Results
  • Apr 12, 2021: Ascent Resources provides update on Slovenia and Cuba operations
  • Mar 10, 2021: Ascent Resources reports fourth quarter and year-end 2020 operating and financial results and announces 2021 guidance
  • Feb 22, 2021: Ascent Resources provides Slovenia dispute settlement update
  • Feb 11, 2021: Ascent Resources provides strategy update & new funding
  • Feb 09, 2021: Ascent Resources: Further Slovenian operations update
  • Feb 05, 2021: Ascent Resources announces Slovenia update

Section 6 - Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Publisher
  • Contact the Publisher
  • Disclaimer

List of Tables
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Key Facts
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Key Employees
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Key Employee Biographies
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Major Products and Services
  • Ascent Resources Plc, History
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Subsidiaries
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Key Competitors
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Ratios based on current share price
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Annual Ratios
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Interim Ratios
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2015 to YTD 2021
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2015 to YTD 2021
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Recent Deals Summary
  • Currency Codes
  • Units
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Performance Chart (2016 - 2020)
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Ratio Charts
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2015 to YTD 2021
  • Ascent Resources Plc, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2015 to YTD 2021



Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Matra Petroleum Plc
  • DNO North Sea Plc
  • Geoenergo doo
  • Cabot Energy Ltd