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Fundamentals of Energy Futures

Mennta Energy Solutions
Course summary
1 day
775 GBP
English
London
Next available date: 09/11/2020 09:00 - London
Open / Scheduled

Course description

Fundamentals of Energy Futures is a one-day course presented by the energy training experts at Mennta Energy Solutions. This highly interactive workshop is a great introduction to exchange traded futures contracts. Delegates will leave with an in-depth knowledge of futures contracts and markets - specifically those related to energy. This introductory one-day course includes a trading simulation and a comprehensive review at the end.

Includes Online Pre-study Module
This course is accompanied by a preparatory course available online. Delegates will receive a web voucher as part of their joining instructions upon confirmation of registration. By taking advantage of this "blended" learning approach, in-class time and learning are optimized.

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Content


  • The physical markets
    • Characteristics
    • Risks
  • The development and characteristics of futures contracts
    • Physical Market Risks
    • Prerequisites for a futures market/contact
  • The importance of contract standardization
  • Where and how energy futures contracts are traded
    • Delivery of futures contracts
    • Futures trading timeline
  • Long vs. Short positions
  • Key energy futures exchanges and contracts
    • Trading
    • Clearing
  • How to mark-to-market (realized vs. unrealized profits and losses)
  • Players in the futures markets
    • Types of hedgers
    • Speculators
    • Market makers
  • Role of the futures markets in price discovery
  • The importance of seasonality and other supply and demand metrics
  • Spreads
    • Types
    • Execution
  • Measuring the market with volume and open interest
  • The importance of liquidity
  • The roles of the clearinghouse
  • The use and purpose of Initial and Variation Margins
  • Other delivery options: ADPs and EFPs
  • The problems of basis risk
  • Types of orders: Stop, Limit, and Market

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Mennta Energy Solutions, formerly The Oxford Princeton Programme, addresses the knowledge gaps of energy professionals throughout the world with innovative and proven training techniques – instructor-led and online. The effectiveness of the training can be measured by the over 100,000...


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