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ESIA re-launches as Westwood Global Energy Group

Posted on March 16, 2017

ESIA re-launches as Westwood Global Energy Group in bid to take significant share of energy research market  Westwood Global Energy Group combines the complementary expertise of influential research and consulting firms, Hannon Westwood, Richmond Energy Partners, Douglas Westwood, Novas Consulting and JSI Services. They will be re-organised into two new divisions – Westwood Research and…read more

Consolidation – A Path to Subsea Vessel Sustainability

Posted on March 13, 2017

In recent years, the speed with which newbuild vessels have entered the market has amplified the subsea vessel demand/supply imbalance. This has been further exacerbated by sustained low oil prices, as operators defer the sanctioning of new offshore projects which could have supported vessel utilisation. As a result, the average vessel dayrates declined by an…read more

Short-term growth for onshore pipeline installation activity, with stable long-term prospects

Posted on March 9, 2017

Recent announcements regarding financing for key onshore pipelines projects under construction provide a strong indication that the long-term prospects for the market are positive, with the changing energy mix and increasing demand for gas providing stable drivers for pipeline construction. Notably, it was announced in December 2016 that the World Bank has approved loans totalling…read more

UK Government Moves to Prolong UKCS Production as it Faces Estimated £23 Billion Decommissioning Burden

Posted on March 8, 2017

8th March, 2017 Measures announced today in the UK Budget will review the potential transfer of ownership of UK fields along with the ability to transfer the benefit of past taxes paid on production to be used for relief in future field decommissioning by the new owners. At present, operators can claim relief for decommissioning…read more

Douglas-Westwood launches Sectors – Grants access to proprietary data

Posted on January 24, 2017

Douglas-Westwood grants access to proprietary data for the first time with the launch of Sectors New online data analytics tool set to bolster global oilfield industry London (United Kingdom) Thursday, 19th January 2017 – For the first time, Douglas-Westwood, an Energy Software Intelligence Analytics (ESIA) company, will grant online access to its renowned proprietary data,…read more

Access the Douglas-Westwood database with Sectors

Posted on January 24, 2017

LAUNCHES TODAY! A robust source of expertise  in a turbulent industry An online intelligence resource fuelled by insight, and powered by granular data for the global oilfield industry Dear {!Contact.Firstname}, For the first time and in response to the growing need to support critical planning and investment decisions for businesses operating in challenging and changing…read more

Anticipated Recovery in Offshore Maintenance, Modifications and Operations expenditure to 2021

Posted on December 15, 2016

A sustained low oil price environment has led to a large number of delayed maintenance activities as operators continue to look to reduce costs wherever possible. The Offshore Maintenance, Modifications & Operations (MMO) market experienced a substantial fall of 22% in total expenditure between 2014 and 2015, and an additional 5% decline is projected by…read more

Onshore Pipelines Forecast – Operations and Maintenance Activity to Boost Spend

Posted on December 15, 2016

Douglas-Westwood (DW) has today launched its 6th edition of the World Onshore Pipelines Market Forecast with new operations expenditure (Opex) forecasts. The report considers the prospects for the onshore pipelines construction business and values the future capital expenditure (Capex) and Opex markets through to 2021 by key component/segment, region, pipeline product and diameter. The sector…read more

JSI Services joins the ESIA Group of Companies

Posted on December 12, 2016

Energy Software Intelligence Analytics (“ESIA”) is pleased to announce the completion of an exclusive licensing agreement with JSI Services Ltd (“JSI”).  The agreement with JSI expands ESIA’s global analytical reach into the international upstream acquisition & divestment (“A&D”) market through the addition of JSI’s global coverage of deals and opportunities. The agreement is aligned with…read more

Upstream Investment Outlook Q4 2016 – an introduction by Andrew Reid CEO

Posted on November 25, 2016

Upstream Investment Outlook Q4 2016 – an introduction by Andrew Reid CEO An independent view on the current and future state of the upstream oil & gas market Over the last two years our industry has faced one of the worst downturns in the history of the sector. Lay-offs, expenditure cuts, and oil price speculation…read more

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