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Gas and Power Trading Programme (Simulated Trading Based)

ICE Education
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3 days
2,500 GBP excl. VAT
Open / Scheduled

Course description

Gas and Power Trading Programme (Simulated Trading Based)

For those seeking an introduction to the traded markets, ICE Education will be running the - Gas & Power Trading Programme - an entry level non-assessed trading course. The course offers delegates the opportunity to obtain an overview of the Gas & Power markets as well as learn and put into practice essential trading techniques (see video overview of simulator used in course). There will be a 3 stage delivery format - education, trading and then review.Over the three days, delegates will experience individual simulations covering flat price trading, time and geographical spreads trading and asset optimisation. The course concludes with the Gas & Power end game, where delegates have the opportunity to demonstrate all of the techniques previously covered. They will be expected to spot opportunities and act upon them decisively, manage all elements of their risk, manage a power station and optimise the return through physical and paper trading. All the time remaining within the position limits set by the team, just like a real Trader.All delegates will be subject to continuous mentoring and coaching throughout the three days.

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • If your work is affected by the changes to the price of energy

  • Energy industry staff working in supply, trading risk management, storage, finance, transportation and E&P

  • Energy trading and distribution companies

  • Energy-related government departments

  • Purchasing, planning and finance departments in major energy consumers

  • Energy publications

  • Bankers, accountants, auditors and others associated with energy companies and energy project financing

Training Course Content

The Approach

  • Education - An experienced Book Leader/Trading Manager from the team will deliver a lecture on a specific concept.

  • Trading - After the lecture, the delegates will move to a trading desk where they will use the sophisticated trading simulator, 'Ignite' to demonstrate their understanding of the concept introduced. 'Ignite' is used to enhance learning through practical hands on experience and runs Gas & Power simulations varying in length from 30mins to 2 hours.

  • Review - When the trading simulation is complete, the course team will then walk through the simulation describing the price curve, specific market dynamics and reinforce important learning points.

Day 1:

  • Introduction
  • Negotiation Exercise
  • Intro to the Gas Markets
  • Supply & Demand Trading Simulation
  • Trading & Trading Discipline
  • Intro to Power Trading
  • DA Power Trading Simulation

Day 2:

  • Trading Spreads
  • Paper Timespreads Simulation
  • Storage Valuation
  • Storage Optimisation
  • Storage Optimisation Tutorial
  • Gas Geo Spreads
  • Paper Geo Spreads Simulation

Day 3:

  • Physical Geo Spreads
  • Physical Geo Spreads Simulation
  • Introduction to LNG Trading
  • LNG Trading Simulation
  • Introduction to Power Trading
  • Power Simulation


The cost of this course is £850 + VAT per participant.

Contact the provider for more information or to arrange this course in-house to suit you and your business.

About provider

Intercontinental Exchange

Intercontinental Exchange - Open Courses in Commodities and Financial Markets

Intercontinental Exchange's diverse markets span futures and options on interest rates, commodities, indexes and FX, as well as equities and equity options. These markets are relied upon by international market participants, along with our post-trade infrastructure. ICE is uniquely positioned...

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Anonymous - Corporate Client
An excellent course and very interactive at the right pace
Anonymous - Corporate Client
The trainer had a lot of experience which was useful in answering questions
Anonymous - Corporate Client
This was a great course, professional trainers and great value
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