Energy Risk - Volume3/No10

Forward thinking for backwardation

In certain settings it's reasonable to assume that the current futures price embodies the market expectations of the spot price. However, as Gary Dorris, Sean Burrows and Vena Kostroun explain, there are distinct situations when this assumption does not…

Weathering power's demand

Using temperature forecasts to predict power demand has some major pitfalls. Here Martin Fischer and Michael Grossman suggest ways to glean more from forecasted temperature data

David Davies, chief financial officer, OMV

David Davies has been the chief financial officer at Austrian oil and gas group OMV since April 2002. A trained chartered accountant, Davies has held senior financial roles in companies that span a variety of industry sectors, including chemicals,…

Paul de Fries, group risk manager, Noble Group

Paul de Fries is group risk manager of Noble Group. He began his career at the IPE, was a derivatives trader with Hull, and later joined ING Bank. He was head trader at Macquarie Bank before joining Noble in 2001

Mercury rising

US states fear a federal cap and trade programme intended to reduce mercury emissions will lead to mercury hot spots, along with the forced closure of plants within states that don't enter the scheme. Catherine Lacoursiere investigates

Money for old smoke

Despite the lack of mandatory, standardised carbon trading in Asia, interest is growing fast. And several trading initiatives are under way, finds Joe Marsh

Gary King

Gary King, chief executive of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange, talks to Stella Farrington about his hopes for energy trading in the Middle East

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