Mark Young

Mark Young is a senior oil and gas analyst with Evaluate Energy and CanOils. The CanOils database provides clients with efficient data solutions for oil and gas company analysis. This includes over 10 years of financial and operating data for more than 300 Canadian oil and gas companies, merger and acquisition deals, financings and forecasts, as well as an industry leading oilsands data package. Find out more by downloading our brochure.


​Capex budget cuts continue with European majors

Friday, March 27, 2020, 10:19 AM MDT

Equinor, OMV and Eni joined the ranks of the world’s major producers this week to announce a cut in their…

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U.S. deals dominate global M&A in 2019

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:44 AM MST

Data available in the latest upstream M&A report from Evaluate Energy shows that 2019 was another year dominated by deals…

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Global upstream M&A spending reaches $176 billion in 2019

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 6:45 AM MST

Stable oil prices and one mega deal between Occidental Petroleum and Anadarko Petroleum resulted in 2019 seeing the highest annual…

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​Global upstream M&A activity reaches just US$31 billion in Q3

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 1:01 PM MDT

Evaluate Energy's latest M&A review – available for download at this link – shows how the third quarter saw just…

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Brazil leads in Latin America with over $12 billion in M&A deals

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 7:08 AM MDT

A new report from Sproule, the Daily Oil Bulletin and Evaluate Energy shows how, among Latin American nations, Brazil has…

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​Latin America: 5 key takeaways from Sproule, DOB and EE M&A activity report

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 2:32 PM MDT

A new report from Sproule, the Daily Oil Bulletin and Evaluate Energy shows how politics and fluctuating oil prices continue…

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Key Takeaways: Evaluate Energy’s new U.S. hedging report for Q4 2018

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 2:29 PM MST

Evaluate Energy has released a new report examining how hedging strategies may impact upstream company performance metrics in the Q4…

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​Canadian upstream oil and gas M&A hits $11.2 billion in 2018

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 2:15 PM MST

In another year where North American deals dominated upstream M&A activity, Evaluate Energy’s latest Global M&A review shows that Canada…

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​Spending is down but deal count is up as U.S. dominates 2018 M&A activity

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 1:09 PM MST

Despite some positive signs of stability in oil and gas markets during 2018, the overall M&A spend in the upstream…

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​EIA: Global oil and gas free cash flow continues to grow

Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 5:25 PM MST

Research conducted on a group of energy companies by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has shown that free cash…

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​Painted Pony to cut 2019 capex by highest amount among North American gas producers

Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 5:05 PM MST

Painted Pony Energy is set to cut its capital spending this year by a greater margin than any other North…

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Global oil and gas companies have reduced debt for 8 consecutive quarters

Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 1:54 PM MST

Research conducted by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has shown that energy companies have now reduced debt for eight…

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