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Energy Infrastructure and Markets Database - Midstream Essentials

Advance energy projects with oil and gas infrastructure data.

In global energy markets, dramatic developments in recent years have underscored the need for a holistic approach by all stakeholders in the oil and gas chain. Midstream Essentials from the IHS Markit Energy Infrastructure and Markets Database, is an online data search and mapping tool with global coverage of all elements of the energy chain, from the wellhead through to end use markets. Assessing the dependencies and opportunities, both upstream and downstream, of an asset or new project is made easier.

Midstream Essentials is an indispensable tool for:

  • Plant Location Siting – Get a comprehensive view of any location and associated energy infrastructure access options, today and in the future.
  • Understanding Infrastructure Dependencies – The mapping functionality facilitates the identification of these dependencies for the life cycle of the asset and allows you to better evaluate the commercial viability and performance of an existing facility or a project.
  • Sourcing Accurate Data – Easily drill down or step back as widely and broadly as possible to find the information you need.

Interactive Visual Analysis

The Midstream Essentials dashboard provides aggregated content to access, interact and analyze real-time data to make smarter, data-driven decisions.

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What’s Included


Cynthia Poynter

​A recognized expert on oil and gas infrastructure globally, she joined the company in 1998 to develop the Energy Infrastructure and Markets Database, providing key information on the location, capacity and ownership of oil & gas transportation, processing and primary market facilities. The product is now used by a large majority of international oil and gas companies. ​Ms. Poynter was a vice president of international business development for Bonner & Moore Management Science and served as the director of European petroleum market consulting in the firm's Wiesbaden, Germany office. Ms. Poynter started her professional career in DuPont's Engineering Services Division and holds a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky, United States. ​​

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Karl Lindstrom

He is an expert in oil and gas midstream infrastructure with more than 10 years of experience working for IHS Markit in a number of roles. He has served on the research, technical support and business development teams for energy, oil, gas, power & utilities, and infrastructure markets across the globe. Currently, he serves as a subject matter expert and product specialist for the Energy Infrastructure and Markets Database. Mr. Lindstrom holds a Master of Science in Business and Management from Stockholm University and a master's degree from Lund University, both in Sweden.

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Prasun Chaudhury

He has more than two decades of experience in energy market research and information management. Mr. Chaudhury is responsible for strategic advice and direction pertaining to the Energy Infrastructure & Markets product suite. He led a team of analysts who research the midstream space across Australasian, Middle East & Indian Sub-Continent.​Mr. Chaudhury holds a bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from Malaviya Regional Engineering College, Jaipur, India, and and a Master of Business Administration (Oil and Gas) from University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, India.​​

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