Tag: energy trading

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Block chain and the energy business

The explosive surge in Bitcoin prices at the end of 2017 brought block-chain technology to the attention of governments and the public… This new technology is, in effect, an eco- system comprising a secure, digitized but communal and decentralized ledger, recording transactions as they occur in successive blocks. It validates […]

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Energy shifts to a buyer’s market

Nicholas Newman eniday October 2017 A major shift of power is underway in the world’s oil and gas markets… Until 2008, oil and gas producers were “market makers.” This meant they could fix prices and decide their output’s final destination. Also, until recently, oil and gas companies restricted gas wholesalers from […]

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The Energy Trading Gamble!

The Energy Trading Gamble!

Nicholas Newman European Energy Review September 2015. They are integral to the business of buying and selling of energy commodities such as power, gas and oil and their delivery from where they are produced to where they are consumed. How this is accomplished, is completed in a number of different […]

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Cut and thrust of energy trading

Cut and thrust of energy trading

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review June 2015 Nick Newman takes us through the fundamentals of European gas and power trading and highlights some of the new challenges. As in any developed markets, energy traders are playing a vital part in keeping Europe’s energy prices competitive and supplying countries with their energy […]

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Searching for common ground

Searching for common ground

by: Nicholas Newman European Energy Policy Energy is the most rapidly evolving global issue and represents one of the most urgent geopolitical challenges facing the European Union (EU) today. Hydrocarbon reserves are being exhausted and swiftly-increasing world demand, from developing countries such as China, is intensifying global competition for access […]

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