In the News

In the News, 6th May 2016

By May 9, 2016 November 28th, 2019 No Comments

DW in the NewsIt has been a busy week with Matt Loffman giving a presentation at OTC and numerous articles on Douglas-Westwood’s market forecasts:

Matt Loffman gave a speech at an industry breakfast during OTC and was quoted in a number of publications:

“We really do see Egypt growing and growing in importance,” said Matt Loffman, manager of the Houston office for DW, specifically in natural gas. “The willingness of the government to exploit the reserves has been a major part of that.”

FuelFix.com 03/05/2016
OGJ.com 03/05/2016
SeekingAlpha.com 03/05/2016
EnergyEgypt.net 04/05/2016
Enterprise.press 04/05/2016
EPMag.com 04/05/2016
4-Traders.com 05/05/2016
EnergyEgypt.net (different article) 05/05/2016


John Westwood was quoted on the Bloomberg website, discussing a new AUV that has been announced by Boeing:

“The company says it’s spent an eight-figure sum on the Voyager; John Westwood, founder of market researcher Douglas-Westwood, estimates at least $50 million.”

Bloomberg.com 05/05/2016


Douglas Westwood’s World ROV Operations Market Forecast 2015-2019 was referenced in an article on Rigzone:

“The market for ROVs is set to increase by approximately 19 percent during the 2014-2019 period, according to Douglas-Westwood, which forecasts that 1,176 ROVs will be in use in 2019.”

Rigzone.com 04/05/2016


A recent survey that was completed by EnergyVoice and then analysed by DW was in the news this week:

“The results, which were analysed by Douglas-Westwood, revealed internationalisation and sector diversification would take centre stage as the sector battles its latest downturn.”

EnergyVoice.com 03/05/2016


An article on the North Sea Decommissioning Market Forecast was featured in the May edition of the Oil and Gas Journal as well as on their website:

“The North Sea presents an opportunity for companies involved in decommissioning, a segment which could see more than $80 billion of investment through 2040.”

OGJ.com 02/05/2016


Mark Adeosun wrote an article for Offshore Magazine on the World Deepwater Market Forecast that was featured in their May edition, as well as on their website:

“The oil price downturn has dominated the news cycle and is expected to dictate the fate of many deepwater developments. Low prices have challenged the economic viability of many projects, resulting in cancellations and deferred sanctioning.”

Offshore-Mag.com 04/05/2016
Offshore Magazine May 2016


This week’s DW Monday was featured on a number of sites:

“The Johan Castberg development has faced numerous challenges since inception. If production in the Barents Sea wasn’t difficult enough, Statoil has had to contend with changes to Norwegian Tax laws as well as disappointing drilling results.”

MarineLink.com 02/05/2016
OffshoreEnergyToday.com 02/05/2016
Offshore-Mag.com 02/05/2016
PennEnergy.com 02/05/2016
WorldEnergyNews.com 02/05/2016
HellenicShippingNews.com 03/05/2016
NewsOnePlace.com 03/05/2016