Purvin & Gertz Acquired By IHS

Houston-based Purvin & Gertz, a provider of advisory and market research services to the petroleum refining, natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil and petrochemical industries, has been acquired by IHS. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. IHS is a provider of information, analysis, and research for various businesses and governments. IHS said it adds over 80 industry analysts with the buy. Purvin & Gertz employs approximately 100 people.