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The Calgary-based energy sector is being hit by a combination of global malaise and homegrown worries about commodity pricing and oil transport infrastructure that have kept a lid on stock prices for companies big and small.
The Calgary-based energy sector is being hit by a combination of global malaise and homegrown worries about commodity pricing and oil transport infrastructure that have kept a lid on stock prices for companies big and small.
(Nathan VanderKlippe/The Globe and Mail)

OIL AND GAS

Dearth of deals in oil patch takes its toll

These are eerily quiet days for oil and gas financing, mergers and acquisitions, and it’s taking its toll on the shops that underwrite equity offerings and provide advice on deals.

Sure, times are tough throughout the market, but the Calgary-based energy sector is being hit by a combination of global malaise and homegrown worries about commodity pricing and oil transport infrastructure that have kept a lid on stock prices for companies big and small.