Future of European shale gas market on shaky ground?
Duke-Progress deal a win for alliances, nuclear power
A lawsuit filed against JP Morgan by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is the latest example of the agency's tough, new enforcement stance
Australia’s carbon scheme takes it first step but future development remains uncertain due to political risk.
Hedging programmes have a positive effect on a company’s share price and financial performance, according to a new academic study that examines the use of weather derivatives by US utilities
The Dubai Mercantile Exchange appoints new chief executive from BNP Paribas
The prospects for long-term development of the Canadian oil sands remain good, presenters at Energy Risk Canada say, dismissing concern about the recent plunge in crude oil prices
Robert Forgrave has joined Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International as head of commodities
Signing of decree by Rio de Janeiro governor is delayed – causing some to suspect lobbying efforts by those opposed to the scheme may have worked
JP Morgan’s recent $2 billion trading loss could toughen a trio of Dodd-Frank Act rules, potentially hurting energy markets, the International Energy Agency says
Credit Suisse has released a research note today that highlights the potential for oil prices to fall to levels last seen during the 2008 crisis
GDF Suez Trading, a division of French utility GDF Suez, has opened a trading office in Singapore
A report commissioned by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (Ercot) has recommended that the state increase its maximum peak power price in order to spur investment in new generation capacity and lower the risk of blackouts
Energy Risk catches up with the latest appointments, promotions and departures in global commodity markets
Move follows merger with Exelon Corporation. Risk management at the combined company will now be run by Exelon CRO, Joseph Glace
Analyst forecasts of how the reversal of the Seaway pipeline will affect the West Texas Intermediate-Brent spread vary widely. Jay Maroo reports
Slow global economic recovery led to weak M&A activity in the global power and utilities sector in the first quarter of 2012, but deal value increased almost 20% from the previous quarter
The extreme weather that hit North America recently has spurred interest in tools designed to hedge weather risk, according to participants speaking at Energy Risk USA
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s proposed rule on the end-user exception to clearing is unworkable for many energy firms that use swaps for hedging say market experts
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is very close to finalising its long-awaited definition of a swap, says CFTC general counsel Dan Berkovitz
Power trading across the Indian subcontinent is set to grow in size and interconnectivity, according to a GBI Research report
CFTC commissioner raises doubt over time line for Dodd-Frank Act – despite a proposed five-month delay
US Airways, which has stood out from the rest of the airline industry in recent years because of its refusal to hedge fuel costs, wants to hire someone to run a fuel hedging programme. The airline denies that it is reversing its stance on fuel hedging,...
Fragmentation hindering Canada’s electricity market