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capital budgeting

[′kap·ət·əl ′bəj·əd·iŋ]
(industrial engineering)
Planning the most effective use of resources to obtain the highest possible level of sustained profits.
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2 billion capital budget by linking it to passage of an unrelated effort to address the Supreme Courts Hirst ruling on water rights.
Sanchez Energy 2018 capital budget calls for total spending of $420 million to $470 million, a reduction of approximately $100 million when compared to 2017 capital spending.
The Senate capital budget would invest a record $1.
The five-year capital budget has increased by PS26.
Morgado said the proposed capital budget, submitted by department heads, will be prioritized with some of the higher-cost items, including the police station addition, being delayed until a future year.
However, sources more than 80 per cent of the capital budget has been spent.
The trustees also approved Western's 2013-2015 Capital Budget, totaling $29,936,000, which includes $7,547,000 in re-appropriations and $22,389,000 in new appropriations.
Upon the close of the offering, Magnum Hunter will have stronger liquidity that would enable it to expand its capital budget programme.
NYSE: LPI), an independent oil and natural gas company with headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has announced its 2012 guidance and capital budget.
Most recently, our efforts have involved: support for Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) financing, vital to maintaining and expanding service and stabilizing fares; and calling for the preservation of the City's capital budget, essential for keeping pace with overall maintenance needs and meeting the City's requirements for future growth.
In order to develop a capital budget, a jurisdiction must assess its infrastructure needs, prioritize among projects, integrate long-term capital plans into the service-delivery responsibilities of the government, evaluate a range of funding options, and schedule the regular repair and replacement of the capital stock.
Capital budget projects do not just appear from than air; they are most often the result of creative and innovative thinking by managers charged with accomplishing the firm's goals and objectives in the most cost-effective manner possible.