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  • CERA: “Peak Demand” -- U.S. Gasoline Demand Likely Peaked in 2007

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gasoline demand in the United States may have reached its peak, as rising prices lead consumers to make long-term decisions that will weaken demand in the years to come, according to a new analysis by Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA), an IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) company.

    Energy
  • IHS Inc. Reports Strong Second Quarter 2008 Results

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today reported strong results for the second quarter ended May 31, 2008. Revenue for the second quarter of 2008 totaled $207.2 million, surpassing the $200 million mark for the first time, and representing a 34 percent increase over second-quarter 2007 revenue of $154.9 million.

    Corporate
  • IHS to Present at William Blair Growth Stock Conference

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, announced today that IHS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jerre Stead will present an overview of the company to investors at the William Blair & Company 28th Annual Growth Stock Conference. Mr. Stead will be presenting on Thursday, June 19, 2008 at approximately 11:10 am CDT, at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.

    Corporate
  • IHS Unveils Enerdeq® Desktop International

    ROME--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ROME--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, announced today at the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) conference the release of IHS Enerdeq® Desktop v1.5 for international markets. Enerdeq Desktop is the newest way to view and access the best single source of global energy data and information for critical decision making.

    Energy
  • IHS: Despite 2005 Hurricane Damage in Gulf of Mexico, Average Annual Hurricane Disruptions to Production are Modest

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the hurricane season begins, IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) said today that the average impact on oil and gas production from hurricanes over a 45-year period is relatively modest and its impact on supply is typically short-lived. IHS came to this conclusion after analyzing production data spanning 1960 to 2005 to better understand the overall impact of hurricanes on Gulf of Mexico production.

    Energy
  • IHS to Host Product Lifecycle Web Conference on 11 June

    Industry experts will analyze the current situations and pressures facing global product development and the electronics supply chain during a web conference titled “Product Lifecycle Insights: The Critical Convergence of Compliance, Obsolescence and Reliability” being hosted by IHS Inc., (NYSE: IHS) on June 11, 2008.

    Product Design
  • IHS to Host Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call on June 18, 2008

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, will hold its regularly scheduled conference call to release financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2008 on Wednesday, June 18, 2008.

    Corporate
  • Construction Costs for New Power Plants Continue to Escalate: IHS CERA Power Capital Costs Index

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The costs of building new power plants have more than doubled since 2000, according to the most recent IHS CERA Power Capital Costs Index (PCCI). The latest IHS CERA PCCI shows that the cost of new power plant construction in North America has risen 130 percent in the last eight years. A majority of this cost increase has occurred since 2005, with the index rising 69 percent since then.

    Energy
  • IHS/CERA Downstream Capital Costs Index: Refinery and Petrochemical Construction Costs Reach New High

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The costs of building new oil refineries and petrochemical plants have continued to rise, reaching an all-time high in the first quarter period ending in March, according to the IHS/Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) Downstream Capital Costs Index (DCCI).

    The DCCI rose from 166 to 176 points over the past six months, an increase of six percent. The values are indexed to the year 2000, meaning that a

    Energy
  • IHS/CERA Upstream Capital Costs Index: Cost of Constructing New Oil and Gas Facilities Reaches New High

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The costs associated with constructing new oil and gas upstream facilities have reached a new record high, according to the most recent IHS/Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) Upstream Capital Costs Index. Costs increased an additional six percent in the past six months and have doubled since 2005.

    Energy