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  • IHS Acquires Environmental Support Solutions, Inc.

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced the acquisition of Environmental Support Solutions, Inc. (ESS), a leading provider of environmental, health and safety (EHS) and crisis management software for enterprise sustainability, for approximately $59 million, net of cash acquired.

  • IHS Herold Pacesetters Energy Conference Provides Institutional Investors with Global Energy Outlook and Opportunities

    NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Herold Inc. offers institutional investors an extraordinary agenda for its 18th Annual Pacesetters Energy Conference that answers the vital questions raised by the global economic crisis and unprecedented commodity price volatility. On September 22 – 24, 2009 in Greenwich, Conn., IHS Herold will present 16 panels and roundtable discussions featuring energy executives, economists, bankers and investors who will focus

  • Businesses Underspending on Travel Digs into Profits

    LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Businesses can realize more than $15 in profits for every $1 spent on business travel, according to a study by IHS Global Insight, the world's leading company for economic and financial analysis and forecasting. The groundbreaking research shows that companies are potentially losing out on nearly $200 billion in 2009 in additional gross profits because they are not optimizing their investments in strategic business travel

    Financial Markets
  • World Economic Outlook Conference Fall 2009 Risk and Recovery: Effective Strategies for a Roiling Economy

    LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global economies are on the road to recovering from the worst recession in the post-World War II period, but the path ahead will not be uniformly smooth, particularly for countries hardest hit by collapses in credit markets, housing and exports, and by rising unemployment rates.

    Financial Markets
  • IHS CERA: World Oil Demand Set to Resume Growth; Return to Pre-Recession Levels by 2012

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--World oil demand is set to grow next year for the first time since 2007 and return to pre-recession levels by 2012, according to IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) in its quarterly World Oil Watch report. The rebound would mark a turnaround from the largest drop in global oil demand since the oil crisis of the early 1980s.

  • House Price Declines Continue to Moderate

    LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--House prices in the U.S. continued to depreciate in the second quarter 2009 but at a much more moderate rate compared to the fourth quarter 2008, the peak of the collapse in home prices, according to a quarterly housing valuation analysis by IHS Global Insight.

    Financial Markets
  • IHS Acquires LogTech (Canada) Ltd.

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced the acquisition of LogTech (Canada) Ltd., a leader in the development of pragmatic and cost-effective software solutions, services and digital log data for the petroleum industry, for CA$3.3 million.

  • IHS to Release Third Quarter 2009 Earnings on September 17, 2009

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, will release its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2009 on Thursday, September 17, 2009, immediately following the close of market.

  • Energy Industry Leaders, Global Economists to Discuss Scenarios for Recovery at IHS Herold Pacesetters Energy Conference, Sept. 22-24, 2009

    NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Herold will convene its 18th Annual Pacesetters Energy Conference, Sept. 22-24, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Greenwich, Conn. The three-day event will provide key insight on the critical issues facing the global energy industry including managing investment and business risks during a period of extreme price and demand volatility.

  • Daniel Yergin on 150th Anniversary of the Birth of the Oil Age

    Colonel Edwin L. Drake—the man who ushered in the age of oil 150 years ago this week when he struck oil in Titusville, Pennsylvania—was an out of work jack-of-all-trades (he was not even a real colonel) who was chosen for the job by coincidence, says IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) Chairman, Daniel Yergin in his Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the oil industry, The Prize. An exclusive