Oil major exploring “all possible options” for compliance, official says
Morgan Stanley seen as top dealer in emerging risk management niche
EU law threatens to engulf commodities industry in financial rules
Training programmes, innovation and risk-taking among top traits
Liquidity is down and costs are up, compliance experts complain
Shell compliance officer warns of "serious threat" posed by EU rules
Veteran oil trader reflects on industry transformed in 30-year career
End-users will hedge more with firms such as BP, Shell and Vitol as banks face ban on prop trading, say market participants
Shell becomes second energy company to seek swap dealer status under Dodd-Frank
Senior energy trader exits JP Morgan; New Morgan Stanley gas origination team; Giancarlo nominated for CFTC role; Costantino joins Cargill; Noble nabs Shell power trader
Plains Exploration & Production will hedge up to 90% of its oil production for the next three years, the Houston-based company says as it reaches a deal to buy $6.1 billion of oil assets in the Gulf of Mexico from BP and Shell
Lloyds’s $1.5bn secured borrowing base facility for Essar Energy
The CFTC’s decision to press ahead with enforcement of the position-limits rule, despite an industry court challenge, means that US energy companies must get serious about compliance in 2012
Critics argue a Canadian OTC derivatives repository would lead to fragmented and inconsistent data
The confidentiality of energy trading data provided to regulators for market monitoring purposes continues to concern market players and regulators alike, after August leak by senator Sanders
Catastrophe product looks to capitalise on perceived investor appetite for oil spill risk
Iraq, one of the world’s largest locations with proven oil reserves, will not be able to hit governmental production targets due to the level of operational risk, say experts
Repercussions from the BP oil spill force the International Energy Agency (IEA) to slash supply forecasts.
Several major energy and commodities companies such as Royal Dutch Shell and BP are to face a substantial rise in derivatives trading costs, following the adoption of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act.
Rating agency gives a surprise boost to Malaysian oil company Petronas’s credit rating from negative to stable, despite the company’s substantial acquisition of an Iraqi oil field with Royal Dutch Shell
Shell Gas Direct’s chief tells Energy Risk that major end-users’ credit worthiness will be one of four major challenges for industrial and commercial users in the next few years
Mark Quartermain, president of Shell Energy North America (US) talks exclusively to Lianna Brinded about major market challenges in oil, gas and carbon markets.