19 Apr 2019 The data game: How information on flight patterns and parking lots can reveal valuable clues about where the market is heading
Last summer, a corporate jet owned by Encana Corp. embarked on a strange pattern of flights.
Over the course of a couple of months, the Calgary company’s aircraft was tracked landing close to oil fields in Oklahoma, Utah and Montana. Encana had operations in none of those places. Houston-based Newfield Exploration Co., however, owned assets in all three locations. And it turns out that Newfield’s jet was also on the move around the same time. Its executives seemed to take a particular interest in flying to Denver, which happens to be home to Encana’s chief executive officer, Doug Suttles.
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