Overview of the Energy Markets: VIRTUAL DELIVERY

This virtual workshop is aimed at delegates who wish to gain detailed insight into the global energy markets. This virtual course provides a practical introduction to the markets of: oil, natural gas, electricity, coal and emissions markets. It covers the driving forces behind the current markets and identifies the key factors for future market developments. You will also be introduced to core trading mechanisms and risk management approaches utilised in these markets.

This virtual course is one of the ICE Education LIVE programs. We provide three phases to the course:
1. Pre-course: Access to the ICE Education learning platform for on-demand primer content.
2. Live Virtual Sessions: Trainer led live video sessions (as per the outline below). These are short focused sessions with practical activity and interaction throughout.
3. Post-course: On-demand content remains available and an optional live video clinic session is scheduled for one week post course for any learning points you'd like to revisit.
All course payments must be received one day prior to the start date

Course Information

Price £1,600 + VAT
Duration 2 days
Location Virtual: EMEA Time Zone
Available Dates

Who Should Attend

  • Those with limited knowledge of oil, gas, electricity, coal and emissions markets who require an overview of the factors that affect the industry
  • Dealers in physical and paper markets
  • New entrants to the energy markets
  • Government departments dealing with energy issues
  • IT staff of energy organisations
  • Settlement/administrative/operations people
  • Energy and derivatives publications
  • Individuals working in organisations such as: trading companies, banks, brokers, oil producers, consumers, refiners, distribution companies, government and association organisations.

Booking Information

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7065 7706

Course Content

0915: Technology check in to ensure all technology working and that all delegates have required access.

Day 1

  • 09.30 - 10.15 -Session 1- Exploration

Exploration & Production Reserves, production trends, US shale

  • 10.30 - 11.15 -Session 2 -Power generation

Conventional & nuclear power, impact of renewables

  • 11.30 - 12.15 -Session 3 -Transport

Tankers/pipelines, oil & gas, growth of the LNG industry

  • 13.15 - 14.00 -Session 4 -Storage

Storage limitations, carry costs, price volatility in gas and power markets

  • 14.15 - 15.00 -Session 5 -Refining

Crude quality, GPW, simple & complex refineries, uses of oil products

  • 15.15 - 16.00 -Session 6 -Supply & demand

Economic influences, oil, gas, power & coal price drivers

Day 2

  • 09.30 - 10.15 -Session 1 -Market evolution

Oil, pricing & benchmarks, US LTO production, OPEC & large producers

  • 10.30 - 11.15 -Session 2 -Natural Gas

EU liberalisation, gas market development, Asia LNG trade

  • 11.30 - 12.15 -Session 3 -Power markets

UK competitive power market, EU liberalisation, resistance of incumbents, success of liquid markets

  • 13.15 - 14.00 -Session 4 -Coal

Coal trading Expansion & decline of international coal, environmental impact, search for alternatives

  • 14.15 - 15.00 -Session 5 -Renewables/carbon

EU Emissions Trading Scheme, phase 3 backloading & emissions reserve, progress in other global regions

  • 15.15 - 16.00 -Session 6 -Trading & risk management

Spot & term contracts, Forward & Future markets, role of exchanges, hedging, OTC & cleared bilateral trades