Off-the-shelf energy trading and risk management (ETRM) systems are more popular than ever before, according to Energy Risk’s annual software survey. However, companies say they still require significant customisation and rarely meet all their ETRM...
Price reporting agency says it intends to concentrate on complying with Iosco rules, leaving future of IPRO code in doubt
Oil industry needs to make issue of dwindling benchmark production a top priority, says Vitol chief
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A requirement to report trades under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation kicked in on February 12, creating a rush to comply among energy derivatives market participants. Some firms have struggled with the rules, and say a lack of support from...
ETRM systems are ill-prepared for financial and energy market regulation, according to Energy Risk survey
New CFTC working group will iron out inconsistencies between SDRs and address end-user concerns, commissioner vows
John Wengler joins Centrica Energy as UK-based midstream risk director
NWE market coupling delays highlight need for robust EU energy regulator, says former EC director general
Differing approaches of swap data repositories haunt energy companies trying to reconcile trades
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The past 12 months proved tough for energy dealers, with low volatility, poor liquidity and sluggish levels of client activity. Given this, some banks decided to scale back their commitment to the market – a trend that is reflected in this year’s...
The deregulation of Australian electricity markets has brought several challenges, including the possibility of price spikes, which expose market participants to significant risks. As Adebayo Aderounmu and Rodney Wolff outline, these spikes are hard to...
The history of energy trading is littered with losses, bankruptcies and other misfortunes that now serve as cautionary tales. Alexander Osipovich looks back at the biggest energy risk management disasters of the past two decades and how they reshaped...
UK Electricity Market Reform will have major ramifications for power market participants. Stella Farrington explores the likely impact
US Airways policy of not hedging jet fuel will now extend to American Airlines, says chief executive
Market participants not doing enough to adjust to likely effects of EMR, say experts, including volatility and low prices
Mifid II exemptions for physically settled power, gas, coal and oil greeted by European energy traders
Lynton Jones, the IPE’s former chief executive, tried hard to promote electronic trading in Brent futures. But those efforts met with strong resistance, he tells Mark Pengelly
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The UK government hopes to deliver a healthy boost to low-carbon generation through a market for contracts-for-difference. While electricity market participants are upbeat about the proposals, there are lingering concerns about how effective it will be....
Banks have often stepped in and out of the OTC energy derivatives market. In this article from August 2001, Energy Risk reports on banks upping their activity
An important part of UK Electricity Market Reform is the launch of a capacity market, with the first auction due to take place in December 2014. Despite initial opposition, market participants have gradually come around to the idea. Stella Farrington...
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