Business Analysis of Phillips 66

 Analyze Historical Performance, Strategic Priorities, And Business Improvement Opportunities of Phillips 66

PHILLIPS 66

Business Overview

Phillips 66 operates as an energy manufacturing and logistics company. It operates through four segments: Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties (M&S). The Midstream segment gathers, processes, transports, and markets natural gas; transports, stores, fractionates, and markets natural gas liquids in the United States; and stores, refrigerates, and exports liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) primarily to Asia and Europe. This segment also transports crude oil and other feedstocks to its refineries and other locations, as well as delivers refined and specialty products, and provides terminaling and storage services for crude oil and petroleum products. The Chemicals segment manufactures and markets ethylene and other olefin products; aromatics and styrenics products, such as benzene, styrene, paraxylene, and cyclohexane, as well as polystyrene and styrene-butadiene copolymers; and various specialty chemical products, including organosulfur chemicals, solvents, catalysts, drilling chemicals, and mining chemicals. The Refining segment buys, sells, and refines crude oil and other feedstocks into petroleum products comprising gasolines, distillates, and aviation fuels at 13 refineries primarily in the United States and Europe. The M&S segment purchases for resale and markets refined petroleum products consisting of gasolines, distillates, and aviation fuels primarily in the United States and Europe. It also manufactures and sells specialty products, such as petroleum coke products, waxes, solvents, and polypropylene. In addition, this segment generates electricity and provides merchant power into the Texas market. Phillips 66 was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Phillips 66

Phillips 66


R&P Rank: 25
Sector: Oil & Gas
Industry:Oil & Gas Production
H.Q Location:Texas
Website: www.phillips66.com
Company Address:
2331 CITYWEST BLVD., HOUSTON TX 77042
Ph:281-293-6600

Business Analysis of Phillips 66

The Oil & Gas Sector is witnessing a major shakeup, new age business models in the industry are transforming both customers and businesses. Faced with this uncertainity, companies are investing resources to transform their business. An in-depth business analysis is a valuable resource to identify and articulate the need for a business model change. At R&P Research we believe, the starting point for a business analysis is Benchmarking. Business benchmarking can be done at various levels: 1) Industry Benchmarking 2) Peer Benchmarking 3) Disruptors Benchmarking. In this report, we share the snapshot of how Phillips 66 compares against the industry on the major performance indicators. This analysis, along with peer group/disruptors benchmarking and revenue model understanding can help identify growth and cost optimization opportunities to maximize the value delivered by Phillips 66 to its stakeholders. R&P Research Industry Intelligence Platform provides historical data for last 15 years with an easy to use benchmarking interface for an in-depth comparative business analysis.

Here is the performance snapshot of Phillips 66 with an interactive chart.

  1. Revenue Growth: Phillips 66 reported a revenue growth of -15.0% year-on-year during 2016. Oil & Gas Production Industry grew at -15.5% in the same period
  2. COGS share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Phillips 66 spent 93.8% of its total revenues on COGS. Oil & Gas Production industry average (COGS share of revenue) in the same period was 78.0%
  3. R&D share of Revenues: Phillips 66 R&D share of Revenues details are not available because either company does not share the data or we do not have it
  4. SG&A share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Phillips 66 spent 1.9% of its total revenues on Sales, Marketing, and General Administration (SG&A). Oil & Gas Production industry average SG&A spending in the same period was 4.3%
  5. Inventory share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Phillips 66 spent 3.7% of its total revenues on Inventories. Oil & Gas Production industry average Inventory spending in the same period was 6.1%
  6. Accounts Payable share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Phillips 66 invested 8.2% of its total revenues on Accounts Payable (A/P) Oil & Gas Production industry average Accounts Payable investment in the same period was 12.4%
  7. Accounts Receivable share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Phillips 66 invested 7.5% of its total revenues on Accounts Receivable (A/R). Oil & Gas Production industry average Accounts Receivable investment in the same period was 10.5%
  8. PP&E share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Phillips 66 invested 24.3% of its total revenues on Property, Plants, and Equipments (PP&E). Oil & Gas Production industry average PPE investment in the same period was 132.9%
  9. Intangibles share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Phillips 66 invested 4.8% of its total revenues on Intangibles. Oil & Gas Production industry average Intangibles investment in the same period was 4.1%
  10. Net Margins: Phillips 66 Net Margins in the year 2016 were 1.8%. Oil & Gas Production industry average Net Margins in the same period were -4.2%

Sector and Industry Association of Phillips 66

For the purpose of performance benchmarking of a company with a sector or industry average, R&P Research associates every company with one sector and one industry. An industry consists of companies with related/similar business models. A sector comprises of a group of related/similar industries.

Phillips 66 is associated with Oil & Gas Sector and Oil & Gas Production Industry.

Oil & Gas sector is comprised of the following industries: Oil & Gas Production; Oil & Gas Distribution; Oil & Gas Equipment and Services; Alternative Energy. The definitions for each of the industries is as follows:

  • Oil & Gas Production industry includes companies primarily engaged in operating oil & gas properties. Key activities may include exploration for crude petroleum and natural gas; drilling, completing, and equipping wells; and all other activities in the preparation of oil and gas up to the point of shipment from the producing property. It also includes companies engaged in crude petroleum refining and producing gasoline, kerosene, distillate fuel oils, residual fuel oils, and lubricants, through fractionation or straight distillation of crude oil.
  • Oil & Gas Distribution industry includes companies primarily engaged in the pipeline transportation of petroleum, natural gas, and other commodities. It also includes companies primarily engaged in the wholesale and retail distribution of petroleum and petroleum products.
  • Oil & Gas Equipment and Services industry includes companies primarily engaged in drilling wells for oil or gas field operations for others on a contract or fee basis. It also includes companies providing exploration services and machinery & equipment for oil and gas field operations.
  • Alternative Energy industry includes companies that develop or manufacture renewable energy equipment utilizing sources such as solar, wind, geothermal, hydro, and waves. It also includes companies that produce alternative fuels such as methanol, ethanol, hydrogen and biofuels that are mainly used to power vehicles.

Industry Ranking of Phillips 66

With $85.8 billion revenues, Phillips 66 ranked number 3 of all the companies in the US Oil & Gas Production industry. There were a total of 89 public companies in the US Oil & Gas Production industry that had revenues greater than $50 million during 2016.

The top-10 companies in the US Oil & Gas Production industry by revenues during 2016 were:

  1. ExxonMobil ($226.1 billion)
  2. Chevron ($114.5 billion)
  3. Phillips 66 ($85.8 billion)
  4. Valero Energy ($75.7 billion)
  5. Marathon Petroleum ($63.4 billion)
  6. Imperial Oil ($27.4 billion)
  7. Tesoro ($24.6 billion)
  8. ConocoPhillips ($24.4 billion)
  9. PBF Energy ($15.9 billion)
  10. Devon Energy ($12.2 billion)

Business Model Analysis (BMA) Framework

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Revenues Analysis

Phillips 66 (PSX) Revenues And Revenue Growth From 2012 To 2016

This report provides the last five years revenues and revenue growth of Phillips 66 (PSX) from 2012 to 2016. Phillips 66 generated a total of $85.8 billion revenues during 2016. Phillips 66 reported a revenue growth of -15% year-over-year during 2016. The revenues and the revenue growth correspond to the fiscal year ending in December.

Phillips 66 (PSX) Revenues And Revenue Growth From 2010 To 2016

This report provides the last seven years revenues and revenue growth of Phillips 66 (PSX) from 2010 to 2016. Phillips 66 generated a total of $85.8 billion revenues during 2016. Phillips 66 reported a revenue growth of -15% year-over-year during 2016. The revenues and the revenue growth correspond to the fiscal year ending in December.

Phillips 66 (PSX) Revenue Growth Comparison With Industry Growth From 2012...

This report provides a comparison of Phillips 66 (PSX) revenue growth with Oil & Gas Production industry growth during the last five years from 2012 to 2016. Phillips 66 reported a revenue growth of -15% year-over-year during 2016. The Oil & Gas Production industry growth was -15.5% year-over-year during 2016. Phillips 66 growth was faster than the industry during 2016.

Profit Analysis