Physical and financial capabilities give BP unique ability to provide long-dated consumer hedges
Consulting giant boosts energy markets expertise with Structure deal
Hedge fund’s foray into gas follows bank retreat from physical commodities
Retreat from oil indexation fuels emergence of regional price markers
Traders cautiously optimistic about ‘Singapore Sling’ index and derivatives
The topics in this issue cover electricity and gas and oil markets, as well as the interaction of energy commodities and international capital markets.
This paper explores the problem of insufficient investment incentives for natural gas-fired generation in the ERCOT.
Firms face heat over out-of-the-money natural gas hedge transactions
Non-banks shine in rankings of the top dealers and brokers in global commodity markets
This paper looks at the time-varying relation between electricity futures prices and fundamentals.
Generators face worse liquidity, fewer hedging choices after bank exodus
From natural gas scandal of 2000s to Libor-rigging, troubling patterns persist
Morgan Stanley seen as top dealer in emerging risk management niche
Exchange-traded futures are costlier and less effective, professors argue
Attempt to foster regional hubs held back by scale and lack of competition
Energy companies blame regulatory risk for reluctance to report trades
Shale revolution undermines long-standing Platts indexes on US Gulf Coast
Andrew Sunderman reflects on three decades of industry transformation
Investors see opportunities as utilities divest underperforming assets
Port comments on how risk management will be affected by Uniper spin-off
Schulz speaks about threats and opportunities facing European utilities
Acer director talks about progress on Remit and power market coupling
Expansive definition of financial instruments worries firms such as utilities
Financial rules putting progress towards liquid and transparent markets at risk