LNG Trader Program - Simulation Based: VIRTUAL DELIVERY

ICE Education and Two Two Five bring their expertise in the physical and derivative LNG markets and electronic trading to bring to you this innovative program that utilises a revolutionary trading simulator that ensures practical hands on experience of 'real market scenarios' in a unique learning experience delivered as 8-interactive modules over 4 days. Each module features three elements:

1. An interactive 1-hour Pre-Read that introduces the trading concept
2. A Live Session featuring sophisticated TRADING SIMULATIONS streamed for 2x2 hours per day, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 10am - 12noon and 2pm - 4pm (London time) each day for 4 days. There will be no Training on Wednesday.
3. A Knowledge Check
You will receive coaching from an expert former trader, and access to the unique physical trading simulator for the full duration of the course.

Course Information

Price £2,500 + VAT
Duration 4 days
Location Virtual: EMEA/Asian Time Zone
Available Dates
Jul 12 2021  Register Now

Who Should Attend

The course is designed to give an overview of the LNG markets and the evolving trading and marketing business surrounding them. Attendees will come from all areas of the Natural Gas industry who wish to get a better understanding of the current situation and who wish to gain insights how these markets may evolve.

  • Gas Trading
  • Risk Management
  • Supply, Transport and Operations
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Energy Purchasing
  • Management and Financial Accounting
  • Strategic Planning and Economics

Booking Information

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7065 7706

Course Content

Day 1:

- Derivatives:

The current supply & demand situation, the difference between forwards, futures, swaps and options and how they are used in the LNG market. SIMULATION: Derivatives tutorial

- Trading Best Practice:

The various types of risk, how risk is measured and successfully managed by a trader. SIMULATION: TTF flat price

Day 2:

- Time Spreads:

What a forward curve is, the different types of market structure and how traders use time spreads. SIMULATION: TTF time spreads

- Cargo Price Exposures:

How LNG is priced, the natural exposures that lie in a LNG book and how to trade inter-market relationships. SIMULATION: Cross commodity trading

Day 3:

- Trading Opportunities:

What geographical arbitrage is, the economics that need to be considered including chartering and how to hedge the associated price risks. SIMULATION: Global arbitrage

- Price Risk Management:

Price risks associated with LNG trading, what imperfect hedging is and the difference between arbitrage and unwinding hedges. SIMULATION: Hedging tutorials

Day 4:

- Storage:

Why storage is valuable. Costs associated with storage. How storage can be optimised SIMULATION: Storage optimisation

- Team Dynamics:

How a trader can make money from a physical LNG portfolio including the importance of evaluating opportunities quickly, hedging appropriately and why teamwork is important. SIMULATION: Portfolio optimisation