Natural Gas House of the Year: Koch Supply & Trading

Longstanding oil trader sees success with global expansion in gas

Energy Risk Awards 2014

Koch Supply & Trading (KS&T), a unit of Kansas-based Koch Industries, is well known as a major trader in crude oil derivatives, particularly in North America, where its parent company has deep roots in refining, fertiliser production and other energy-intensive businesses. But in 2012, KS&T began a drive to deepen its involvement in global natural gas markets by launching a Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea) gas business, as well as a liquefied natural gas (LNG) trading arm.

Since then, KS&T h