Energy Risk - Volume3/No4

Credit - Energising credit

Traditional credit instruments can be used to mitigate credit risk in the energy sector, despite the unique risk management challenges, says Chris Coovrey

A comeback for coal

With gas prices soaring, it seems inevitable that coal - the Cinderella of energy resources - is bound to return to the forefront. But how long will it last? asks Eric Fishnaut

Commodities Count 2006

The recent swell in energy market participants means the battle for dominance has never been fiercer, but the increased competition means ever-more sophisticated product offerings, finds Stella Farrington

Europe goes nuclear

Proposals to build new nuclear power plants in the Baltic states and Poland are gathering pace, finds Maria Kielmas

At the flick of a switch

Jesper Andreasen and Martin Dahlgren present a regime-switching model for electricity derivatives that incorporates spiky spot-price dynamics and allows for closed-form pricing of forwards, options and swaptions

After the storm

Last year's devastating US hurricane season hammered home the link between energy and weather. But some believe it may also hold a key to predicting this year's weather, says Todd Crawford of Weather Services International

Questioning dollar cost averaging

When implementing a hedging strategy, the popular dollar cost averaging approach may sometimes be less prudent than the lump-sum method for managing energy risk, writes Tim Simard

Anthony Hobley

London Climate Change Services represents businesses that are investing in environmental change. Oliver Holtaway talks to chair anthony hobley

In defence of Gazprom

The Russian gas giant's recent price dispute with Ukraine has not given it the best start to the year, but the cat calls of political bullying are not deterring Gazprom's European customers, writes Oliver Holtaway

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