Design & Supply Chain

Design & Supply Chain

  • 1/29/16 11:06 am EST

    Just 15 percent of total 2016 production and 4 percent of 2017 production hedged, as hedging volumes and prices fall significantly from 2015 levels


    HOUSTON (Jan. 29, 2016) – As oil prices continue to decline, North American exploration and production (E&Ps) companies have hedged just 15 percent of their total production volumes for 2016, including 14 percent of oil and 18 percent of natural gas, leaving the companies largely exposed to current depressed market prices, according to new analysis from IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. According to the IHS Energy Comparative Peer Groupmore...
  • 1/28/16 12:13 pm EST
    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (January 28, 2016) – IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) today released excerpts from its IHS Infonetics Convergent Charging Vendor Scorecard, which profiles and analyzes the top 8 convergent charging software vendors: Alcatel-Lucent, Amdocs, AsiaInfo, Comverse, Ericsson, Huawei, NetCracker and Redknee.“Operators are looking to transform themselves from connectivity suppliers to providers of a full range of digital services, and this necessitates changes in their billing and chargingmore...
  • 1/28/16 8:01 am EST

    IHS Technology analysts to provide guidance on opportunities associated with residential security and smart home solutions

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (January 28, 2016) – IHS (NYSE: IHS) a leading global source of critical information and insight, will be an information and insight partner at SMAhome International Exhibition and Conference 2016. IHS Technology analysts will provide guidance on opportunities associated with residential security and smart home solutions. The SMAhome International Exhibition and Conference event, run by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd, is the world’s only business-to-business (B2B)more...
  • 1/27/16 10:00 am EST
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (January, 27, 2015) – Current construction costs fell again in January, although declines were not as widespread, said IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index (ECCI) registered 43.3 this month, up from 41.8 in December. Despite this slight increase, the headline index has been consistently below the neutral mark for 13 months.The current materials/equipment price index showed a slightmore...
  • 1/27/16 9:30 am EST

    Will discuss future of oil markets before international group of industry, policy and financial leaders at the world’s preeminent energy conference, February 22-26, 2016

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), H.E. Abdalla Salem El-Badri, will address delegates during the 35th IHS CERAWeek, February 22-26 at the Hilton Americas—Houston. Mr. El-Badri will appear alongside the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol, for a special plenary dialogue on the future of the oil market. “Through his unique position and deepmore...
  • 1/26/16 11:20 am EST

    U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles finished up in 2015, at second-highest level in 10 years; are forecast to remain at high level this year even as parts of market soften

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (January 26, 2016) – The U.S commercial vehicle market is expected to grow slightly in 2016, to just over 500,000 newly registered units, up from projected registrations of 498,000 units in 2015. This according to analysts at IHS Automotive, part of IHS, Inc. (NYSE:  IHS) and a leading source of critical information and insight to the global automotive and commercial vehicle industry.The forecast is based on pre-release truck-market data from the upcoming IHS Medium andmore...
  • 1/26/16 8:01 am EST

    Wireless-charging-enabled wearable devices have already been introduced by high-profile volume manufacturers, and the potential for growth is immense

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (January 26, 2016) – The wearable technology market continues to rapidly expand, driving more than $40 billion in revenue by 2020. There were 23 million wireless-charging-enabled wearable products shipped in 2015, and by 2020 40 percent of all wearable devices shipped will be enabled to charge wirelessly. Smartwatches are set to be the largest contributor to the wirelessly charged wearables market, accounting for almost 40 percent of all wearable-device wireless-chargingmore...
  • 1/26/16 1:30 am EST

    Producers’ profits undermined; 2016 global commodities outlook discussed at IHS New Year’s event in Frankfurt

    FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Low profitability has undermined commodity producers and brings high risks to the supply chain, according to new analysis released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, at the company’s New Year’s conference. Overall, the IHS Materials Price Index, a weighted average of the 10 most common commodities, fell 40 percent over 2015, bringing it below the lows of the economic crisismore...
  • 1/26/16 12:06 am EST
    TOKYO, Japan (January 26, 2016) – The ongoing issue of liquid crystal display (LCD) oversupply -- exacerbated by China’s aggressive investment in production capacity as well as high fab utilization -- will continue well into 2016. The supply of large-area LCD is expected to be 14 percent greater than demand in 2016, up from 12 percent in 2015, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical informational and insight.Chinese LCD suppliers are maintaining highmore...
  • 1/25/16 11:02 pm EST

    Five percent increase in coal exports through South Africa’s dominant Richards Bay Coal Terminal in 2015 unlikely to accelerate country’s total coal exports 

    Exports of South African thermal coal through the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) hit a record 75.4 million tonnes (mt) in 2015, an increase of approximately 4 mt above 2014 levels.  However, this will not translate into an equivalent rise in the country’s total exports, says IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.“Despite this record growth in export tonnage of thermal coal through the RBCT, it is not a sign that South Africa is likely to seemore...

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