Canada’s oil and gas sector should take ownership of the mixed record some industry megaprojects have, as well as the often-low productivity of the workforce, a project management expert told a Calgary audience Thursday.
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The total value of equity offerings for public oil and natural gas companies dropped considerably in 2012 and 2013, as shown on the graph that follows. That drop caused a decrease in mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) activity involving public oil and natural gas companies as purchasers, opening the door for private equity from Canada and from outside of Canada to step in.
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Guest editorial by Brad J. Hayes, P.Geol, President, Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd.
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The past year was a relatively quiet year for merger and acquisition (“M&A”) activity in the Canadian oil and natural gas industry, with a total of $14 billion of deals. In comparison, there was a total of $55 billion in M&A activity in 2012. Throughout the past year a number of adversities have developed which are central to projecting the activity in the M&A marketplace for 2014. The outlook for 2014 is a low total value of transactions, but there is expected to be an increase in the number of property deals.
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(Reuters) -- The rising number of serious accidents involving oil tank cars over the past 12 months suggests that shippers are underestimating the safety risk of transporting crude-by-rail.
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