Overview of the Energy Markets: VIRTUAL DELIVERY

This workshop is delivered virtually over four mornings and 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

Start Times Days 1 - 4: 09.00 London - 12.00 Dubai - 16.00 Singapore
End Times Days 1 - 4: 12.00 London - 15.00 Dubai - 19.00 Singapore

Course Information

Price £1,850 + VAT
Duration 4 days
Location Virtual: EMEA Time Zone
Available Dates
Nov 05 2024  Register Now

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

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

Course will start at 09.00 GMT


Exploration & Production Reserves, production trends, US shale

Power generation

Conventional & nuclear power, impact of renewables


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


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


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

Supply & demand

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

Market evolution

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

Natural Gas

EU liberalisation, gas market development, Asia LNG trade

Power markets

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


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


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

Trading & risk management

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