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July 15, 2014
In a Tank Storage Magazine article, IPA’s Josh McClellan discusses how companies can improve the performance of tank installation, revamp, and maintenance projects.
June 23, 2014
Ahead of an industry event in Santiago, IPA CEO Edward Merrow was asked by La Tercera for his take on developing megaprojects in Chile.
June 23, 2014
Based on employee feedback, The Washington Post has selected Independent Project Analysis (IPA) as one of the Top Workplaces in 2014.

InSites: Research and News for Small Projects

August 13, 2014
What is one thing you would change about your project system? IPA asked hundreds of site-based project managers this question, and the answers are eye-opening.
August 4, 2014
There are many ways to approach assurance and investment decision-making for small capital projects. What strategies are most common at sites, and what works best to ensure projects are ready to move forward?
July 7, 2014
The key findings from a recently completed IPA research study on tank maintenance projects can help companies optimize cost and schedule performance.

Press Releases

September 30, 2011

 Dr. Allison J. Aschman will become Director for the Asia Pacific Region effective October 1, 2011

September 24, 2010

Although both contractor- and owner-led turnarounds have similar levels of planning, owner-led turnarounds were found to be 13 percent less expensive for a similar scope of work, according to an IPA study.

April 30, 2010

An IPA study finds that over one-third of all site-based projects are failing to meet their authorized objectives for a variety of reasons, including the lack of definition, over-worked project managers, the lack of input from key project stakeholders during definition, and late changes, among others.


August 3, 2014
How does capital project performance in Latin America compare to Industry? IPA’s Lisiane Capaverde will discuss this topic at the CURT member meeting in Brazil.
February 2, 2014
IPA CEO Edward Merrow will offer his perspective on why E&P megaprojects struggle in a keynote speech at an upcoming Society of Petroleum Engineers event in Abu Dhabi. 
January 26, 2014
Why are Exploration & Production (E&P) companies around the world struggling with their capital projects? IPA’s Rolando Gächter will discuss this issue at the Offshore Strategy Conference in Norway.

Research Highlights

August 8, 2014
The Western Canada Capital Projects Journal continuously builds upon IPA research to help project teams better understand regional challenges.
August 6, 2014
At the 2014 IBC, IPA analysts and industry representatives agree that continuous business engagement throughout project development is vital.
July 28, 2014
As the market begins to heat up again, what strategies can companies use to mitigate risks in capital project construction in the United States?

In the News

October 11, 2011

Published by AIPM News

July 19, 2010

Published by ChemicalProcessing.com

July 16, 2010

Published by E&P

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