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IHS Growth Play Service

Master the dynamics and competition of global growth play activity

Considering a deepwater or growth play for advancing offshore operations? Need to understand asset-level growth potential?

This service provides data and analysis on global deepwater plays that are expected to deliver growth and value for international E&P companies in the medium term, including existing plays (through 2020) and longer term frontier exploration. Find play-by-play analysis of resources, discoveries, competitive landscape, a risk-reward overview and much more. Data access and graphing tools, strategic memos, bid round and discovery monitors combine with play analysis to help you to:

  • Assess growth plays in deepwater and in other regions worldwide
  • Build insight into company portfolios and country-level production
  • Gauge a play’s economic potential by comparing cost and fiscal incentives
  • Learn from current company positioning in various deepwater plays
  • Target company activity toward highly prospective areas
  • Evaluate plays in less explored areas

What's Included

Data/Graphing Tool

Interactive Data and Graphing Tool
User-driven tool for analyzing project, portfolio and play data by fields, companies, hydrocarbon type and water depth over selectable periods; includes costs, cash flow, production and well count

Memos/Play Analysis

Strategic Memos
Insight into specific plays and key deepwater trends and developments

DeepwaterPlay Analysis
Comprehensive assessments for each play:

  • Geology
  • Discoveries
  • Drilling activity (success rates)
  • Field size distribution
  • Competitor landscape (major license/acreage holders, key operators)
  • Project economics
  • Model cash flows
  • Risks and opportunities, with signposts to monitor

Deepwater Discovery Monitor (annual)
Comprehensive, up-to-date listing and maps for all deepwater discoveries made during a given calendar year, with archive access to prior year discoveries; includes host country, operator, water depth, and target depth data

Global Bid Round Monitor (twice monthly)
Detailed listing of announced, open, closed and unconfirmed licensing rounds, including results, blocks/acreage, interested companies, key dates and milestones

Member Privileges

Member Access to Analysts
Timely response from on-demand Energy experts

Member Events
Invitations to member-only events, including our signature IHS Markit Forums, and regular webcasts

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