Profile


Santos is an Australian oil and gas exploration and production company with high quality assets and projects throughout Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

With its origins in the Cooper Basin, Santos is one of Australia’s largest producers of gas to the domestic market and has the largest exploration and production acreage position in Australia of any company.

Santos has also developed major oil and liquids businesses in Australia and operates in all mainland Australian states and the Northern Territory. Santos also has an exploration-led Asian portfolio, with a focus on three core countries: Indonesia, Vietnam and Papua New Guinea.

From this base, Santos is pursuing a transformational LNG strategy with interests in four LNG projects, including GLNG and PNG LNG.

Santos' substantial pipeline of projects ensures Santos is well positioned to achieve a production goal of 80 to 90 million barrels of oil equivalent by 2020.

With over 3,000 employees across Australia and Asia, Santos’ foundations are based on safe, sustainable operations and working in partnership with host communities, governments, business partners and shareholders


Financials


Santos Ltd is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX Ltd) – Standard and Poors published credit rating for Santos Ltd is BBB.

Santos Ltd is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX Ltd) – ordinary shares code STO. At 31 December 2009, Santos had a total market capitalisation of $14.2 billion, making it one of Australia’s Top 30 companies.