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Energy Academy: Module 3 - Gas Products and Trading

Euromoney Learning, In London
3 days
3,895 GBP + tax
Next course start
12 August, 2024 See details
3 days
3,895 GBP + tax
Next course start
12 August, 2024 See details
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Course description

Energy Academy: Module 3 - Gas Products and Trading

A foundation to intermediate level programme to provide participants with an introduction to commodity trading across the oil, gas, coal, electricity, and renewables markets. The course will provide insight into each of the energy commodities, their global supply and demand characteristics and how they are traded physically and with derivative financial instruments.

We will examine the role of risk management and hedging and best practices and strategies for the trading of energy commodities. In addition, the programme will cover the latest developments in the biofuel, petrochemical and renewable fuels and how they are changing strategies associated with traditional energy commodities. Each module will also show how differing energy commodities interact with each other and with other commodity groups

This is a highly interactive course with exercises designed to increase participant engagement and uses up to date material and many real-world examples. Each module of the course will feature trading simulations that allow participants to use the knowledge they have built to develop trading strategies in an interactive environment.

Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

12 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London
  • English

Who should attend?

Who Should Attend?

This course would be useful for those looking to increase their understanding of energy commodities and trading and risk management. It is particularly relevant to:

  • Middle Office, Back Office and Operations staff in Energy Trading Companies
  • Junior Traders
  • Commodity Analysts
  • Commodity Sales and Marketing Professionals
  • Compliance and Regulatory Professionals who wish to understand the basics of trading
  • Lawyers and Legal Professionals who wish to understand the basics of trading

Training content

Day 6: Module 3 – Natural Gas Trading

Natural Gas Supply and Demand and market evolution

  • What is natural gas and what its major constituents
  • Traditional natural gas supply and demand
    • North Sea
    • Middle East
    • Russia
  • The growth of US Shale Gas and its global impact
  • Pipeline gas supply and the short term markets
  • Physical gas contracts
  • Natural gas Fundamentals
  • Natural Gas Storage
  • How is natural gas priced ?
  • How natural gas interacts with other energy commodities

Exercises including natural gas balancing and US pipeline supply

Day 7: Module 3 - Gas Trading

Forward gas trading and derivative instruments

  • Derivative Trading instruments in natural gas
    • Forwards
    • Futures Trading
    • Futures Clearing
    • Hedging
    • Swaps
    • OTC Clearing
    • Options
  • Forward Curves
  • Gas pricing hubs and their development
  • Hedging Natural gas
  • Current market developments
  • Gas trading strategies

Exercises including hedging exercises and the first of our gas trading simulations,

TRADING SIMULATION 4 - Trading and hedging with gas derivative markets 2 Hours

Day 8: Module 3 - Gas Trading

  • LNG and the Global Gas market
    • What is LNG and how is it produced ?
    • Global supply and demand and likely changes over the coming years
    • LNG shipping
    • LNG tolling and shipping contracts
    • The evolution of LNG derivative markets
    • Alternative uses of LNG (transportation fuels)

Exercises and worked examples and the second of our gas trading simulations,

TRADING SIMULATION 5 - Gas arbitrage using LNG and hedging 2 Hours


Course fee: £3645 + VAT

Certification / Credits

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of energy commodities
  • Participants will be introduced to physical and derivative trading of energy commodities and how they are linked
  • We will explore current market trends and likely future developments with the use of many up to date exercises and examples
  • Participants will discover how energy markets and other commodity markets are linked and how to use this knowledge to develop effective trading strategies
  • Using our simulations Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they have learnt to practice trading energy commodities often simulating real historical tie periods and events.

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