Energy Derivatives Workshop: VIRTUAL DELIVERY

This workshop is delivered virtual over four mornings and aimed at delegates who wish to gain detailed insight into the characteristics of the most widely traded energy derivative instruments, together with their potential for hedging and risk management. This virtual course covers futures and over-the-counter markets.

This virtual course is one of the new 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

Who Should Attend

This virtual four half days course is recommended for anyone, including junior traders and

brokers, who would like to improve his/her knowledge and understanding of

energy derivatives and their uses.

  • Oil, gas and electricity dealers
  • Trading, risk management and financial departments of oil, gas and

electricity companies

  • Exploration, production, transportation and refining departments of oil and

gas companies

  • Energy-producing, supply and distribution companies
  • Government departments dealing with energy issues
  • Major energy consuming businesses

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.

09.00: Course Start Time


Fundamentals, supply chain, benchmarks, pricing methods

Brent market

Spot market, Forward market, Brent complex

Future contract

ICE Futures Exchange, main functions, contracts, ICE Block

Spreads 1

Time spreads, behaviour, trading the market, calculation

Spreads 2

Arb and crack spread, examples, calculation


Introduction, fixed and floating prices, oil product markets

Physical markets

Spot and term contracts, BFOE and other Forward markets


Example, exercise, basis risk, basis trade

Brent short term hedge

CFD and DFL, example and need for hedging crude

EFP and EFS trades

Understand the process, EFP uses, Triggers, EFS

Swaps 2

Types of swap, oil product benchmarks, hedging decisions

Market prices

Geopolitical factors, supply and demand, USD impact