Energy Risk - 2008-03-04

Flight to quality

As volumes grow and investor sophistication increases, the US voluntarycarbon markets are demanding higher quality products and greaterregulatory oversight. David Watkins reports

Build it and they will come

The Energy Data Hub, an initiative to improve data distribution andprice transparency in the US gas and power markets, is due to go livenext month, with wide-ranging implications for energy trading, writesSandy Fielden

Copula modelling

Using copulas and Monte Carlo simulations to model price dependencein energy markets, Vincent Grégoire, Christian Genest and MichelGendron show how forecasts for crude oil and natural gas prices can beimproved by modelling the dependence between them

Turbulent times

Recent oil market turbulence has provided a tough test for airlineslooking to hedge their exposure to rising fuel costs as profits headinto a tailspin. David Watkins reports

Awakening a JI-ant?

Recent policy changes in Russia may finally pave the way for effectivejoint-implementation (JI) projects. Roderick Bruce discovers Russia’scarbon credit potential

Software survey 2008

Energy Risk’s 2008 software survey reveals which systems people prefer, and what advances they want to see next. By Stella Farrington and Andrew Holt

Swing contracts part 2: risks and hedging

John Breslin, Les Clewlow, Chris Strickland and Daniel van der Zee ofLacima Group continue their Masterclass series with a further look atswing contracts. Here they discuss risk and hedging techniques for swingcontracts with take-or-pay, make-up and…

Swing contracts part 2: risks and hedging

John Breslin, Les Clewlow, Chris Strickland and Daniel van der Zee ofLacima Group continue their Masterclass series with a further look atswing contracts. Here they discuss risk and hedging techniques for swingcontracts with take-or-pay, make-up and…

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