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.


Alberta oil and gas operators face over $2 billion in environmental LLR liabilities

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 2:39 PM MST

Service companies are on alert with more than $2 billion in LLR-related costs currently accruing against abandoned wells awaiting reclamation…

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​Upstream oil and gas M&A in Canada reaches C$1.2 billion in December 2016

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 2:22 PM MST

The value of December’s announced M&A deals in the Canadian E&P sector totalled just over C$1.2 billion – a sum…

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Analysis: Why horizontal Cardium wells cost less to drill in 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017, 6:10 PM MST

The cost to drill, case and complete a horizontal well in Alberta’s prolific Cardium formation dropped significantly this year compared…

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​Marcellus shale sees massive resurgence in M&A activity

Thursday, January 19, 2017, 7:38 AM MST

There was nearly eight times more invested in asset and corporate acquisitions in the Marcellus shale in 2016 than 2015,…

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​Upstream M&A in Canada exceeds C$1.5 billion in November 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:35 AM MST

The value of November’s announced M&A deals in the Canadian E&P sector totalled just over C$1.5 billion – a sum…

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​Win oilfield service contracts with new DUC data

Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 7:45 AM MST

Oilfield service companies seeking customers can benefit from new data on every “drilled but uncompleted well” (DUC) in Alberta and…

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​Encana cuts debt by largest amount for TSX-listed producers in past year

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 7:32 AM MST

Debt reduction has been a hot topic over the past year in Canada as companies adapted to the lower-for-longer oil…

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The 10 largest upstream impairments recorded in U.S. oil & gas in 2016 so far

Friday, December 2, 2016, 7:42 AM MST

Impairments and write-downs in the U.S. oil and gas industry were brought back into focus by ExxonMobil’s admission in October…

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​The top 10 upstream M&A deals in Canada in 2016 so far

Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 6:57 AM MST

There has been C$10.1 billion spent in Canada on upstream assets in newly announced deals up to the end of…

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​Canadian upstream oil and gas M&A hits C$1.5B In October 2016: Free download

Monday, November 21, 2016, 5:51 AM MST

The value of October’s announced M&A deals in the Canadian E&P sector totalled C$1.5 billion – a sum significantly higher…

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Four new charts show how far the Permian is outstripping rival U.S. oil producing regions

Friday, October 28, 2016, 7:43 AM MDT

New data illustrates exactly how far the Permian basin is outstripping its rivals in terms of investor interest and deal…

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Global upstream oil and gas M&A hits $24.1 billion in Q3 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 7:13 AM MDT

In Q3 2016, there was $24.1 billion of new upstream oil and gas M&A deals, according to Evaluate Energy's most…

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