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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Power Trading


United Arab Emirates

18 - 22 May, 2015  5 days

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Energy trading, and more generally commodity trading, has gained in popularity both as a means for physical producers and sellers to secure prices and manage risks, and as a way for investors to diversify their asset class. This course gives the participants a theoretical grounding on the different types of traded instruments in both organised exchanges and over-the-counter. The course also covers oil, products, gas, power, the market trends, price divers, risk factors and evolving regulation.

Who Should Attend?

 Oil and Gas Company or utility company managers interested in setting up a trading desk, or those simply interested in learning about energy trading.

Course Outcomes

Delegates will gain knowledge and skills to understand:

  • An overview of energy trading
  • Oil price benchmarks
  • Forwards and Futures
  • Options
  • Swaps
  • Risks and hedging
  • The organisation of an energy trading desk
  • Energy trading and risk management systems
  • Trading regulation
  • Rules of thumb of trading
Dubai, UAE May 18 - 22 May, 2015