Natural Gas & Electricity Trading

Market Risks & their Operational Management

Who should attend?

  • This training provides participants a global and synthetic view on the risk management of the various trading activities of gas and electricity.
Public :
  • All managers who need to learn the ways of managing risk in the market of natural gas and electricity.

Level :Skilled

Prerequisite :
  • Basic notions of Microsoft Excel.

Course Content

  • MARKETS - Duration : 0.5 Day

      • Main features of gas and electricity markets.
  • RISK MANAGEMENT - Duration : 0.5 Day

      • Basic statistics.
      • Risk typologies:
      • Credit risk.
      • Market risk.
      • Operational risk.
      • Value at risk.
  • HEDGING & MODELING - Duration : 0.5 Day

      • Nature.
      • Products:
      • Futures, forwards, swaps, options.
  • CASE STUDIES - Duration : 0.5 Day

      • Compute sensitivities on a gas procurement contract.
      • Compute the V@R of the contract using Monte Carlo and parametric methods.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand gas and electricity trading operations and effectively use the various hedging tools in the face of financial risks,
  • Implement control measures, including market risk and credit risk.

Ways & Means

  • Case studies and examples.

Learning assessment

  • Participants will be evaluated during the training through case studies.


Coordinator :Contracted IFP Training trainers having expertise and experience in gas and electricity trading and their associated risks.

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