Introduction to Energy Trading and Hedging, Calgary, October 17-18, 2013

Venue: Calgary - Downtown

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Event Date/Time: Oct 17, 2013 / 8:30 am - (MST) End Date/Time: Oct 18, 2013 / 4:30 pm - (MST)
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This two-day course is designed for professionals wishing to obtain a practical understanding of the basic energy derivative structures that are used in trading, marketing and risk management today.  An emphasis is placed on understanding how financial tools are added to physical market components to manage the risk faced by both energy users and suppliers.  Participants are requested to bring calculators preferably with the natural exponent function to the course.  

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.  

Course Outline

  • Energy Sector Risks (Physical, Financial, Basis, Performance, Cross-Commodity)
  • Natural Gas Index Pricing
  • Crude Oil Pricing
  • Understanding the Forward Curve
  • Energy Forward Curve Behavior :Backwardation/Contango/Cyclicality
  • Basic Hedging Instruments - Futures Contracts and Forwards
  • Basic Hedging Instruments - Fixed-for-Float (Fixed) Price Swap & Basis Swaps
  • Futures Versus Forwards Versus Swaps
  • Transforming Risks using Derivatives
  • Basic Risk Reporting - Position Reports and Mark-to-Market Reports
  • Basic Risk Reporting - Profit/Loss Reports and Value at Risk Reports
  • Managing & Controlling Risk Reports

Date: Oct 17 - 18, 2013

Length: 2 days (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)

Location: Calgary, AB

Delivery Method: Classroom Training

CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units

PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours

Certificate: Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Fee: $ 1,995.00 CAD



Calgary - Downtown

Conference Speakers

Detlef Hallermann earned an M.S. and a Ph.D. from the Colorado School of Mines, an MBA from the University of Denver, and a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University. He is currently Program Leader for the Reliant Energy Trade Center at Texas A&M University, and an Adjunct Professor for Rice University involved in their Continuing Education Programs. Dr. Hallermann has created programs related to almost all aspects of front and mid-office responsibilities for energy trading, and is well versed in oil and gas acquisitions, energy trading, and risk management.