IHS Buys Purvin & Gertz

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS has acquired a provider of market research and advice to the oil and gas industry, Purvin & Gertz, the firm said this morning. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Purvin & Gertz, which employes around 100, is based in Houston, and provides its services to the petroleum refining, natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil and petrochemical industries.