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  • John S. Herold, Inc. and Harrison Lovegrove & Co. Study Shows 2007 Global Upstream M&A Deal Count, Asset Transaction Value Reach Record Highs

    NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global M&A upstream deal count and asset deal value both reached record highs in 2007, although total transaction value slipped to just under $154 billion from $166 billion in 2006, according to the 2008 Global Upstream M&A Review prepared by John S. Herold, Inc., an IHS company (NYSE: IHS), and Harrison Lovegrove & Co., Ltd., a Standard Chartered group company. This review provides a comprehensive analysis

    Energy
  • Yergin: Renewables Moving Toward Competitive Role in Energy Markets

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Renewable energy is crossing the divide towards a competitive role in energy markets, Daniel Yergin, chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) and executive vice president of IHS Inc., said today in Washington, D.C. But there is still more terrain to cover among the different renewable energy sources in terms of economics, technology and scale.

    Energy
  • IHS Acquiring Two Environmental Information Companies

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced it is acquiring two leading environmental information companies, Dolphin Software, Inc., and Environmental Software Providers (ESP), for a combined purchase price of $43.5 million. The acquisitions are aligned with the IHS strategy of being the source for insight and information in the areas of energy, product lifecycle,

    Corporate
  • IHS Acquiring Joint Venture Interest in Lloyd’s Register-Fairplay

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced the acquisition of Prime Publications Limited, which owns 50 percent of Lloyd’s Register-Fairplay Limited. The acquisition makes IHS a 50-50 joint venture partner in Lloyd’s Register-Fairplay, a leading source of global maritime information. Lloyd’s Register, a separate entity, continues to own the remaining 50 percent

    Corporate
  • IHS to Host First Quarter Earnings Conference Call on March 19, 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 first quarter of fiscal year 2008 on Wednesday, March 19, 2008.

    Corporate
  • Yergin: Climate Change and Energy are Converging into New Era of Clean Energy

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--High energy prices, climate change and energy security are converging as the new engine driving the development of clean energy, Daniel Yergin, chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) and executive vice president, IHS Inc., said today in Washington, D.C. There is a major shift in public opinion towards clean energy, which is being bolstered by the growing conviction that new carbon policies will

    Energy
  • Dr. Alan Greenspan Speaks at CERAWeek 2008 on Recession, Credit Markets, Oil Prices, Nuclear Power, Cap & Trade

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--From the risk of recession to market bubbles, and from oil prices to nuclear power, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan shared his economic outlook in a wide-ranging conversation last night with Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) Chairman Daniel Yergin and an audience of 900 who filled the Westin Galleria ballroom at CERAWeek 2008.

    Energy
  • North American Power Generation Construction Costs Rise 27 Percent in 12 Months to New High: IHS/CERA Power Capital Costs Index

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The costs that drive the rates that power customers pay have been going up dramatically, according to the new Power Capital Costs Index (PCCI) developed by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) and Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) and introduced today at the CERAWeek 2008 conference in Houston. The index shows the cost of new power plant construction in North America increased 27 percent in 12 months and 19 percent in the most

    Energy
  • Despite Major Questions Beyond 2010, Natural Gas Set to Become the New Global Energy Commodity

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Momentous investment decisions finalized several years ago assure that Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is set to become a more freely traded flexible worldwide commodity, and will reshape the global market’s traditional pricing and contracting practices, according to remarks to be given by Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) Senior Director for Global Gas Michael Stoppard at a briefing being held later today at CERAWeek

    Energy
  • Shifting Oil Supply Profile Will Increase Production & Investment Pressure on Refining Industry: CERA Analysis

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The global petroleum refining industry will face significant new reconfiguration and investment challenges over the coming dozen years in order to avoid shortfalls in diesel, heating oil and jet fuel supplies, as well as to minimize the risk of a decline in refining capacity utilization, Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) Downstream Director Olivier Abadie told a briefing at the firm’s CERAWeek 2008 here today.

    Energy