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NEW condensed Market Briefings

Douglas-Westwood’s (DW) NEW product range Market Briefings takes selected insight from DW’s 25 years of project experience for over 1,100 clients in more than 70 different countries and coverage of some 250 niche energy segments to provide concise reviews of various individual markets.

Each 15-20 page condensed report examines trends in a single market by region (where relevant) and applicable sub-segment, supported by analysis, insight and industry consultation. A typical single Market Briefing contains:

  • Drivers & indicatorsa review of the factors influencing each individual market, for example, energy demand, oil & gas prices and supply, cost inflation and E&P (Exploration & Production) spend.
  • Market definition – background information and market definitions.
  • Supply chain & competitive landscaping – overview of the supply chain for the individual market and key players; competitive matrices and positioning of main players.
  • Market forecast – ten-year view of the market, with historic data covering the previous five-year period and forecast data for the next five-year period, as at the time of writing. Typically in terms of Capital Expenditure (Capex), but may be in terms of Operating Expenditure (Opex) or volume/capacity, if applicable. Regional segmentation (where relevant) and applicable further categorisation provided, e.g. onshore/offshore, top country markets. Section includes overview of the methodology and summary of supporting analysis.
  • Conclusions – final conclusions of the report.


Current available list of Market Briefings includes the following (global coverage unless otherwise stated):

Capital Cost Briefing
Published Q4 2016

Casing & Tubing Services
Published Q3 2015

Cementing Services
Published Q3 2015

CRA (Corrosion Resistant Alloys)
Published Q2 2015

Distributed Oilfield Power (US only)
Published Q4 2014

Downhole Heating
Published Q4 2014

Downhole Turbines
Published Q2 2014

Drill Bits
Published Q3 2015

ESPs (Electric Submersible Pumps)
Published Q4 2015

Fire Safety (North Sea Only)
Published Q1 2015

Published Q4 2015

Midwater Drilling Assets
Published Q4 2015

Mud Logging
Published Q3 2015

Pipeline O&M (North America only)
Published Q4 2015

Proppants (US only)
Published Q1 2015

Romanian Oilfield Services
Published Q3 2015

Saudi Arabia Upstream O&G
Published Q1 2016

Subsea Cables
Published Q2 2014

Surface Pumps
Published Q4 2015

Survey, Draft & Engineering (US only)
Published Q3 2014

Turbo Expanders
Published Q3 2015

Well Intervention
Published Q4 2015

West African Logistics
Published Q2 2015

Why purchase Market Briefings?

DW’s market forecasting is trusted by sector players worldwide, with clients including the world’s top-10 oil & gas companies, top-10 oilfield services companies and top-10 private equity firms.

Each Market Briefing is essential for anyone wanting to gain a quick understanding of a specific energy sector, bridging the gap between rudimentary knowledge of an individual segment and the deep insights needed before entering new markets or buying/selling particular companies.

Whilst each Market Briefing is no substitute for detailed commercial due diligence, it can help clients active in the sector gain a fast understanding of segment trends, market drivers and value creation.

The Market Briefing product range is essential for:

  • Private equity firms seeking investments in the sector in question;
  • Growing firms seeking competitive advantage across segments;
  • Investment banking and advisory firms improving their understanding of the space;
  • Oil & gas producers tracking changes in the sector-specific supply chain;
  • Industry analysts seeking a competitive edge.


If you require a more up-to-date version of the Market Briefing listed, please do not hesitate to contact Westwood’s Consulting department

[email protected]


In addition, please note that on purchasing a Market Briefing, it will take between 24 and 48 hours to be received.