Home Consulting Case Studies A track record in supporting the energy sector See how our valuable energy consulting services have helped companies like yours make critical business decisions. Case 1: Business Environment and Strategy Development for Pump Manufacturer Client Situation A manufacturer of pumps used primarily in the upstream oil & gas sector was interested in branching out into a new specialist market in which the company had little or no experience. Strategic Approach and Analysis Project Scope: GlobalData needed to assist the client with understanding the characteristics of the market in a number of geographies, including a competitor review and market sizing studies, combined with predicted market growth rates into the future. Deliverable The study enabled the client to evaluate potential returns from their proposed new business stream, while focusing on key geographies where demand and growth rates were forecast to be the highest. Case 2: Technology and Techno-Economic Assessment for Valve Market Client Situation A manufacturer of valves used primarily in the military and aerospace sectors was interested in understanding whether it had the capability to become a successful supplier of valves to the oil & gas industry, to complement their existing business lines. Strategic Approach and Analysis Project Scope: GlobalData needed to help the client understand key characteristics of the different types of valve deployed in oil and gas, and the ways in which the client could become technically and commercially competitive. Deliverable We delivered a comprehensive report on the existing market, the different services in which valves are deployed, and key issues associated with designing and manufacturing valves for the industry. This provided a commercial perspective that enhanced the client's understanding of the space. Case 3: Commercial Evaluations and Transaction Support Client Situation A leading oil & gas firm needed intelligence on the latest deal trends, regional analysis and valuation multiples for segments of the industry in which they operated. Strategic Approach and Analysis Project Scope: GlobalData needed to provide expert analysis on specific merger and acquisitions (M&A) deals, and offer opinion on issues such as the consideration of the deal, and strategic rationale for the buyer and seller. Deliverable GlobalData produced a report looking at M&A trends and monthly deal flow across the oil and gas industry over the past few years, including all considerations and strategic rationale. Case 4: Market Research and Intelligence Client Situation GlobalData is often commissioned to carry out market research on specific aspects of the sector. An EPC company commissioned GlobalData to provide competitor reviews of key players in niche areas of the service sector. Strategic Approach and Analysis Project Scope: GlobalData needed to provide a comprehensive review of peer EPC companies and vendors of specialized equipment in the market, such as pumps and online fluid analysis systems. Deliverable In addition to collecting market data and corporate profiles, GlobalData generated competitor landscape analysis, including SWOT, and used Porter 5 Forces and other profiling tools.