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  • 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

  • IHS Herold Pacesetters Energy Conference Sets Scenarios for Oil & Gas Industry Rebound in 2010 and Beyond

    NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Herold Inc. offers an extraordinary agenda for its 18th Annual Pacesetters Energy Conference that confronts the vital issues faced by energy companies and investors buffeted 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 roundtables focusing on how energy companies and investors can enhance valuation and

  • South Korea on Verge of Launching Satellite

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Jane’s reports that, despite an unexpected delay on the scheduled launch date of 19 August, South Korea is on the threshold of launching a satellite using its first domestically constructed launch vehicle.

    The development of South Korea's space programme has largely been shaped by the inter-Korean security dilemma and United States constraints on missile technology.

    Aerospace, Defense & Security
  • Criminals Invited to Dine in Police Station Canteen

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Officers at West Midlands Police could not believe their eyes last week when they walked into their station canteen to find known criminals tucking into lunch, Jane’s Police Review has discovered.

    Bobbies taking a break in Erdington police station, north of Birmingham, were 'outraged' to find offenders they had arrested just months before making themselves comfortable in the staff canteen, one told Police Review.

    Aerospace, Defense & Security
  • IHS Named to 2009 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 List

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, announced today that it has been named to the Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine SDCE 100 list, as featured in the June/July issue. The annual list of leading supply chain solution and service providers was chosen from a pool of more than 200 companies, with IHS selected for its leadership in enabling global supply chain

    Product Design
  • IHS, Intellectual Property Shield and Standards Engineering Society Announce Standards Aware™ Education Package

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), Intellectual Property Shield (IP-Shield), and the Standards Engineering Society (SES) together have developed a series of eight eLearning courses, Standards Aware™, to help college students learn about standards and how to apply them in the workplace. Registration for the course, which can be included in a university curriculum or offered as extra credit or other supplemental learning opportunity

    Product Design
  • IHS and ERM Help Companies Address Business Critical Environmental Sustainability Issues

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ensuring financial success while complying with local and global regulations has become an increasingly difficult task as companies are faced with a barrage of pressure from investors, customers, employees, communities and governments to take a more active approach to managing environmental and sustainability issues.

  • IHS Herold Reports Global Upstream Oil & Gas M&A Activity Rebounded in 2Q 2009

    NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) upstream deal count nearly doubled in the second quarter 2009 from a ten-year low in the first quarter 2009, spurred by a resurgence in oil prices and a thaw in equity and credit markets, according to research prepared by IHS Herold Inc., an IHS company (NYSE: IHS). IHS Herold is a specialized research and consulting firm focusing on valuation, strategy, and performance

  • Infrastructure Spending to Fall in 2009 Despite Stimulus

    LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Despite an infusion of federal stimulus funds, infrastructure spending in the U.S. is still expected to decline 4.3% in 2009. According to the Second Quarter 2009 U.S. Infrastructure Market Analysis from IHS Global Insight's Construction Service, the infrastructure market has been a victim of large state government deficits and funding shortfalls to cities and towns.

    Financial Markets