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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Agreements reached under US Dodd-Frank Act fail to address critical issue of enforcement
UK Electricity Market Reform, which is set to come into effect in July, will introduce a level of government intervention not seen in the country’s power market since the early 1990s. The impact will be felt by UK power firms and could ripple across...
As an increasing volume of crude oil is transported via North America’s railroads, market participants are growing hungry for data and market intelligence on crude-by-rail. Such insight had been in short supply, until recently. Alexander Osipovich reports
Debate continues to rage about the merits of clearing, with some market observers arguing that the benefits of using central counterparties are outweighed by the precipitous costs involved. But such criticisms fail to take the full burden of over-the-counter...
Winter reliability at risk due to problems with real-time pricing, market participants warn
Despite worries about UK Electricity Market Reform, market participants call on government to press ahead
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New fund will trade financial transmission rights in US power markets
A decision to delay a deadline for brokers to review their classifications of physically settled gas and power forwards by two months has been welcomed by industry participants
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‘Bugs’ found in NWE day-ahead coupling tests cause exchanges and grid operators to err on the side of caution
As Ice prepares to shift Brent expiry calendar on December 6, Isda releases protocol to enable orderly transition of OTC market