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.


Canada has two deals in the top 5 global oil and gas transactions of 2017: report

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 2:48 PM MST

In a relatively stable year for the oil and gas industry, overall M&A spend – based on deals announced –…

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​Brazil: New regulations spur offshore investment surge

Monday, January 15, 2018, 2:56 PM MST

Brazil secured an encouraging US$3 billion in bonus bids during key licensing rounds held last fall, according to a new…

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Robust deal making in Latin America bucks global trend

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 6:57 AM MST

Upstream M&A activity in Latin America has been able to largely withstand falling oil prices that stalled deal flow in…

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​November saw $976 million in new Canadian upstream deals

Monday, December 18, 2017, 1:45 PM MST

Canada saw less than C$1 billion in new upstream M&A activity for the first time in three months according to…

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​Rig rates in Saskatchewan’s Viking play up 19 per cent from winter 2016: PSAC well cost study

Monday, November 27, 2017, 2:19 PM MST

Average day rates for horizontal drilling rigs have increased 19 per cent for typical wells in the Viking and Sparky…

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​Cenovus dominates another month of Canadian M&A activity: Report download

Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 2:04 PM MST

M&A deals involving Cenovus Energy Inc. as either the acquirer or selling party have accounted for half of all upstream…

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​Continued lows in Canadian M&A activity despite improving performance metrics

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 10:50 PM MDT

Thanks primarily to a pair of sizeable agreements involving Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE), Canada’s upstream M&A sector saw a total…

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​Top 10 non-oilsands deals in Canada in 2017 so far

Thursday, August 17, 2017, 7:08 AM MDT

The major C$32.1 billion in oilsands deals that were announced in March dominated Canadian M&A activity during the first seven…

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The top 10 non-oilsands deals in Canada in 2017 so far

Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 2:22 PM MDT

The C$32.1 billion in oilsands deals that were announced in March dominated Canadian M&A activity during the first half of…

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​Canadian upstream M&A reaches C$1.1 billion in June 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017, 2:57 PM MDT

High in pure dollar terms, but low based upon the number of deals actually put together – that is the…

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​Permian Basin takes backseat as Marcellus sees largest deal of Q2/2017

Monday, July 17, 2017, 6:04 PM MDT

The Marcellus shale stepped out of the huge shadow cast by the Permian Basin and recorded the largest single upstream…

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​EIA: Reporting U.S. companies see oil and gas reserves decline for second consecutive year

Sunday, June 18, 2017, 9:26 AM MDT

Proved oil and gas reserves for 67 U.S.-listed companies fell for the second year in a row in 2016, according…

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