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Category: Valuation

OPEC secretary general speaks of market patience

Posted February 14, 2018 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Construction, Deepwater, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, FPSO, Maritime, Midstream, Natural Gas, Offshore, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Suppliers, Transportation, Upstream, Valuation

By Daniel J. Graeber  |  Feb. 14, 2018 at 9:27 AM - UPI News It's a long-term game, the secretary general said in his opening remarks at a conference in Riyadh. Feb. 14 (UPI) -- While pointing to emerging optimism in the energy markets, OPEC's secretary general said Wednesday that any focus on stability... Read More »

Austin engineering co. buys Sugar Land structural engineering firm

Posted November 27, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Valuation

Will Schnier is CEO of Big Red Dog Engineering and Consulting. By Jan Buchholz – Senior Staff Writer, Austin Business Journal Austin-based Big Red Dog Engineering and Consulting continues to grow with the acquisition of MSP Engineering Group PLLC, a structural engineering firm based in Sugar Land. The six-person Sugar... Read More »

Texas Seeks $61B in Fed. Funding to ‘Future Proof’ Before Next Great Storm

Posted November 10, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Financial, Transportation, Valuation

ENR Texas & Louisiana 2017-11-09 Associated Press COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas is lobbying the federal government for $61 billion for infrastructure improvements after Hurricane Harvey's destruction, arguing that the staggering amount is necessary to "future proof" before the next great storm.Whether Congress will oblige is anyone's guess. The... Read More »

Puerto Rico Power Grid Rebuild Challenges Corps, Crews

Posted October 30, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Alternative Energy, Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Pipeline, Transportation, Valuation

Crews from Whitefish Energy in Montana repair a tower in Puerto Rico - Photo courtesy of Whitefish Energy Article by: Pam Radtke Russell and Luke Abaffy - Houston Business Journal At least 3,000 workers, 62,000 poles, 338 towers and 6,500 miles of wire will be needed to rebuild Puerto Rico’s... Read More »

Schlumberger partners with Canadian E&P co. to buy oil and gas assets for $1B

Posted October 19, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Deepwater, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Maritime, Midstream, Natural Gas, Offshore, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Upstream, Valuation

Schlumberger Ltd. Chairman and CEO Paal Kibsgaard.   By Olivia Pulsinelli – Senior web editor, Houston Business Journal   Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB), which has one of its principal offices in Houston, and Torxen Energy will buy assets in Alberta, Canada, from Cenovus Energy Inc. (NYSE: CVE) for about $1... Read More »

NCARB Launches Second Alternative Path to Architect Certification

Posted June 5, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Infrastructure, Valuation

Architects without a professional degree in architecture can now earn NCARB certi cation through an alternate path. Pixabay Public Domain The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has launched the second phase of its revised certification path for architects without a degree from an accredited program. This newest path... Read More »

New Construction Starts in 2017 to Increase 5% to $713 billion

Posted October 24, 2016 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Pipeline, Suppliers, Transportation, Valuation

Dodge Outlook Report predicts moderate growth for most project types – single family housing, commercial and institutional building, and public works, while multifamily housing levels off and electric utilities/gas plants decline. MARKET DATA |OCTOBER 24, 2016 |DODGE DATA & ANALYTICS Dodge Data & Analytics today released its 2017 Dodge Construction Outlook. The report... Read More »

Texas Economist Sees Oil Industry Leveling Out

Posted October 12, 2016 by Silvia Zurita in Alternative Energy, Business, Business Valuation, Deepwater, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, FPSO, Infrastructure, Maritime, Midstream, Natural Gas, Offshore, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Upstream, Valuation

San Antonio Express-News   Oct. 10 --A little more than two years since the start of the worst oil downturn in recent memory, the Texas petroleum industry may finally be looking at the bottom as prices, rig counts and even employment show gains. "We're just looking at these little milestones.... Read More »

USDOT announces recipients of transportation funding grants

Posted August 5, 2016 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Transportation, Valuation

Dive Brief: The U.S Department of Transportation announced that 40 projects across the U.S. have received a total of $484 million in grants from the eighth round of its Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program, according to the Engineering News-Record. Of the total amount of grants allotted, the DOT awarded $193... Read More »

Terracon acquires BES

Posted April 5, 2016 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Valuation

HOUSTON – Terracon recently announced it has acquired Building Exterior Solutions LLC (BES) of Texas.  Terracon is a provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials engineering services with many locations throughout Texas.  Terracon will retain BES’ 20-plus employees and offices in Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio areas. Founded in... Read More »