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Thank you for your interest in IPA's Newsletter. Our goal is to provide you with research-based articles on current capital project issues, announce upcoming IPA events and IPA Institute course offerings, and introduce new and upcoming IPA products that can improve your project management systems.

Below is our archive of issues for the IPA Newsletter. We hope that you find the newsletter intresting and informative.


If you have any comments or questions, please do not hesitate to send them to contact us.

Current Issue

IPA-Newsletter-2014-Q3-(Volume-6,-Issue-3)

Inside this issue: Doing More With Less (Without Failing Miserably); Mapping the Value of Collaborating With the Academic World; Research Corner; UCEC 2014 Gathering Spotlights Contingency Setting Concepts; Industry Norms for Sustaining Capital Allocation to Sites; IPA Events & Presentations; IPA Institute 2014 Public Course Schedule; Free Webinar - Developing Solutions Through Data: Answers to Real-World Problems; and Top Work Places 2014 Award - The Washington Post.

Archive Issues

IPA Newsletter 2009-Q1 (Volume 1, Issue 1)

Inside this issue: Major Components of Process Facility Costs; Projects Abandoned in Construction; Upcoming IPA Events; 2009 IPA Institute Course Offerings; New Products and Offerings.

IPA Newsletter 2009-Q2 (Volume 1, Issue 2)

Inside this issue: Best Practices for Reducing TAR Expense Costs; Contracting Seminar Survey; Major Components of Process Facility Costs; CEC 2009 Details; Upcoming IPA Events; 2009 IPA Institute Course Offerings; 2009 IPA Institute Course Offerings.

IPA Newsletter 2009-Q3 (Volume 1, Issue 3)

Inside this issue: Contracting and Risk in Today's Economic Environment; Best Practices for Contracting Effectiveness and Risk Management; Historical Escalation Trends for Major Components of Process Facility Costs; Performance and Practices for Government Projects; UIBC 2009 Details; Asset Optimization Workshop, Offshore TAR Analysis; Upcoming IPA Events; and 2009 IPA Institute Course Offerings.

IPA Newsletter 2009-Q4 (Volume 1, Issue 4)

Inside this issue: Incomplete FEL 2 - Destroyer of Capital; Gatekeeping for Capital Project Governance; IPA News Room; China Study II Highlights; Historical Escalation Trends for Major Components of Process Facility Costs; IBC 2010 Details; IPA's Charity Activities; and 2010 IPA Institute Course Offerings.

IPA Newsletter 2010-Q1 (Volume 2, Issue 1)

Inside this issue: Development of Onshore E&P Capabilities, E&P Project Best Practices & Subsurface Excellence, Deepwater GOM Research, IBC’s 20th Anniversary, IBC 2010 Roadshow Series, EPC Market Forecasting, Upcoming IPA Events, 2010 IPA Institute Program Schedule

IPA Newsletter 2010-Q2 (Volume 2, Issue 2)

Inside this issue: Sustainable Capital Project Delivery; Best Practices for Mining Projects; Owner Involvement and Small Project Success; A Summary of Recent IPA Mining and Minerals Research; Upcoming IPA Events; 2010 IPA Institute Programs

IPA Newsletter 2010-Q3 (Volume 2, Issue 3)

Inside this issue: Secrets to Improving Outcomes for IT Capital Projects; FEL Excellence in IT Projects Workshop; Research Highlights: Executing Projects in Asia; IPA's 2010 National Breakfast Series; Benchmarking Contract Terms and Conditions; Construction Readiness Assessment; UIBC 2010; 2010/2011 IPA Institute Programs

IPA Newsletter 2010-Q4 (Volume 2, Issue 4)

Pharmaceutical Projects: Early Schedule Development Linked to Faster Qualification Phase; IPA’s Work With Pharmaceutical and Biotech Companies; Project Management Best Practices for Pharmaceutical Projects Seminar; Reinvigoration of Investment in Latin America; Upcoming E&P Research Studies; Upcoming IPA Events for 2011; IBC 2011; 2010/2011 IPA Institute Programs

IPA Newsletter 2011-Q1 (Volume 3,-Issue 1)

In this issue: Getting Off on the Right Foot: Innovative Projects; IPA’s Site Organizational Assessment; EPC Market Forecast; Ed Merrow’s Book Industrial Megaprojects: Concepts, Strategies, and Practices for Success; Upcoming IPA Events and Presentations for 2011; 2011 IPA Institute Programs Schedule; Best of UIBC 2010 11

IPA Newsletter 2011-Q2 (Volume 3, Issue 2)

In this issue: Best Practices for Successful Microprojects; IPA China Project Management Forums; Chinese Design Institute Engineering - Managing Quality to Realize Benefits; Project Analysis Tools Expanded for Alberta Clients; Ed Merrow Presented at the COAA Best Practices Conference; 2011 CEC Highlights; Upcoming IPA Events and Presentations for 2011; 2011 IPA Institute Programs Schedule; Redesigned Megaprojects Seminar

IPA Newsletter 2011-Q3 (Volume 3, Issue 3)

In this issue: Stuck in the Middle; Benchmarking Operability; 2011 UIBC; 2011 IPA Events & Presentations; 2011 IPA Institute Programs Schedule.

IPA Newsletter 2012 (Volume 4, Issue 1)

Inside this issue: China Procurement for China Projects and Global Projects; Research on the Human Element of Capital Projects; IPA Is Expanding Its Subscriptions and Publications Business; Aligning the Contractor and Owner Planets to Deliver Project Success; IPA Decommissioning Study; IPA Subsea Study; Upcoming IPA Events; and 2012 IPA Institute Programs Schedule.

IPA Newsletter 2012-Q3(Volume 4,Issue 2)

Inside this issue you will find the following: Failure to Produce: An Investigation of Deficiencies in Production Attainment; IPA President Ed Merrow Receives 2012 AACEI Award of Merit; Drivers of Capital Project Success in China (New IPA Research Study); Mining and Mineral Project Cost Metrics Presented at the 2012 CEC; InSites Corner: Highlights from Small Project News and Research; Upcoming IPA Events; and 2012 IPA Institute Programs Schedule.

IPA Newsletter 2012-Q4 (Volume 4, Issue 3)

Inside this issue you will find the following: Why Does Construction Safety Suffer In Pharmaceutical Projects?; Quantitative Study of SAGD Well Cost and Duration Benchmarks; UIBC 2012 Summary; InSites Corner: Highlights from Small Project News and Research; Transportation Capital Projects Forum; Highlights from IPA's Global Outreach and Community Service Program; Upcoming IPA Events; and 2013 IPA Institute Programs Schedule; and IBC 2013.

IPA-Newsletter-2013-Q1-(Volume-5,-Issue-1)

Inside this issue: IPA's Increased Focus on Project Research to Solve Real-World Problems; Supply Chain Risks to Large Projects in the US; IPA Kicks Off the 2013 Study on Unconventional Oil & Gas Developments; Benchmarking Sustaining Capital Allocation & Expenditure; New IPA Subscriptions & Original Publications; Introducing IPA's HPT Business Area; New EMEA Leadership Positions; Upcoming IPA Events and Presentations; and 2013 IPA Institute Program Schedule.

IPA-Newsletter-2013-Q2-(Volume-5,-Issue-2)

Inside this issue: Supply Chain Risks to Large Projects in the U.S.; Staffing Megaprojects Right; IBC 2013 Summary; The State of Site-Based Projects; Too Few Mining Projects Begin Execution With Adequate Orebody Understanding; Research Corner: Updates for IPA's Current Research Initiatives; An Exciting Time for IPA's Subscription Services; Upcoming IPA Events and Presentations; and 2013 IPA Institute Program Schedule.

IPA-Newsletter-2013-Q3-(Volume-5,-Issue-3)

Inside this issue: The Asset Economics Simulator; Global Equipment Procurement for Capital Projects; Best Practices for Site-Based Engineering Contracting; Improved Onshore E&P Benchmarking Capabilities; A Regional Approach to Overcoming Capital Project Issues; Upcoming IPA Events and Presentations; Research Corner: Updates for IPA's Current Research Initiatives; 2013 China Study III Highlights; and 2013 IPA Institute Program Schedule.

IPA-Newsletter-2014-Q1-(Volume-6,-Issue-1)

Inside this issue: The Portfolio Management Problem for E&P Companies; Research Corner: Updates for IPA's Current Research Initiatives; Upcoming IPA Events and Presentations; IPA's Asset Economics Simulator Reduces NPV Guesswork; Getting Serious (Finally) About Standardization; Slips in Engineering Ensnare E&P First Oil Targets; Study Examining Rise in Owner's Costs.

IPA-Newsletter-2014-Q2-(Volume-6,-Issue-2)

Inside this issue: Organizational Effectiveness of Turnarounds and Team Staffing; IBC 2014 Highlights; Completed GoM Decommissioning Study; Examining the Challenges Facing Capital Projects in Western Canada; Research Corner; Hot Market Study Phase II Complete; IPA Events & Presentations; New IPA Institute Training Options; and IPA Institute 2014 Public Course Schedule.

IPA-Newsletter-2014-Q3-(Volume-6,-Issue-3)

Inside this issue: Doing More With Less (Without Failing Miserably); Mapping the Value of Collaborating With the Academic World; Research Corner; UCEC 2014 Gathering Spotlights Contingency Setting Concepts; Industry Norms for Sustaining Capital Allocation to Sites; IPA Events & Presentations; IPA Institute 2014 Public Course Schedule; Free Webinar - Developing Solutions Through Data: Answers to Real-World Problems; and Top Work Places 2014 Award - The Washington Post.

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