Energy Risk - 2008-08-01

Trading strategies - Walking a fine line

A worrying trend is emerging in the UK corporate world, with many companies adopting extremely risky strategies in a bid to reduce their exposure to energy price volatility, says Utilyx chief executive Chris Bowden

A time to trade?

The launch of CERs futures on Indian exchanges is breathing new life into CDM projects in India. Speculators have entered the market and are creating liquidity in CERs and, as a result, more carbon-financing options, finds Catherine Lacoursiere

Profile: Constellation NewEnergy

Constellation NewEnergy has earned a reputation for effectively manoeuvring its clients through the highly volatile US electricity markets. Jayne Jung reports on the company's i2i online risk management programme

Profile: Dow Chemical - Chemical reaction

Dow Chemical, the largest commercial consumer of energy in the US, is trying to formulate a response to soaring annual energy costs of $32 billion, while meeting environmental targets. Roderick Bruce examines the company's energy strategies

The state of freight

With freight derivatives volumes at record highs, investor products are now being developed in the shipping derivatives market. Ryan Davidson looks at whether the market has matured sufficiently to attract investor interest

Mark Quartermain

The president of Shell Energy NorthAmerica and head of Shell EnergyTrading explains to Roderick Bruce whyhe has known since childhood that hewanted to work in oil

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