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Crude Oil Live Online Academy

TwoTwoFive
Course summary
24 hours
2,500 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Online courses
Next available date: 24/01/2022 10:00 - Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Live Online Academy: Crude Oil

The Crude Oil Live Online Academy is the world's only live online series of courses that incorporate realistic physical trading simulations; giving you the opportunity to become fully immersed and interact in the world of a trader, experiencing the psychological highs and lows of commodity trading.

There is a Welcome course, followed by 8 experiential courses, each featuring three elements:

  1. An interactive 1-hour Pre-Read that introduces the trading concept
  2. A Live Session streamed for 2 hours per day
  3. A Knowledge Check

The Academy runs Monday to Thursday over a pre-defined two-week period.

Course Dates:  24, 25, 26, 27 January - 31 January, 1, 2, 3 February 2022.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Suitable for individuals working in organisations such as:

Trading companies, Banks, Brokers, Oil producers, Consumers, Refiners, Distribution companies, Government and Associated organisations.

Including roles in: 

Back office, Accounts, Financial operations, Middle office, Trade control, Analysts and Front office, Juniors, Managers and Operations.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By completing this learning path, you will attain the certificate TwoTwoFive Certificate Crude Oil and awarded 24 CPD points. 

Training Course Content

Crude Oil Live Academy - Welcome 

Crude Oil Live Academy - Derivatives

What is trading and why do companies trade
Explains some trading terminology
What is a crude oil derivative
What the difference between forwards, futures, swaps, and options are
How they are connected, EFP, EFS
How a futures exchange works
How traders use crude oil derivatives

Ignite simulations – Up to 3 trading simulations where delegates will be able to trade futures, swaps, and forwards

Crude Oil Live Academy - Trading Best Practice

What is risk
The different types of risk - price, credit, operational, reputational
How risk can be managed successfully by a trader
Technical analysis
How risk is measured, what is VAR and how is it used
Trading lessons - common pitfalls

Ignite simulations – 2 trading simulations where delegates will be able to trade Brent futures within a VAR trading limit

Crude Oil Live Academy - Time Spreads

What is spread trading/different types of spread?
Principles of spread trading
What a forward curve is and market structure
Different types of market structure and what they signify
How traders use time spreads

Ignite simulations – 2 trading simulations where delegates will be able to trade Brent and WTI futures within a VAR trading limit

Crude Oil Live Academy - Price Exposures 

What is physical cargo trading
Physical delivery terms
Factors that influence supply/demand
Crude oil quality
Contractual considerations
Price reporting agencies - who are they and what they do
Explains floating prices and benchmark prices
What is crude oil differential trading

Ignite simulations – 2 trading simulations where delegates will be able to trade North Sea and West African physical crude oil cargoes

Crude Oil Live Academy - Arbitrage 

Explains physical arbitrage
Different aspects of crude oil
Voyage chartering/Time charter
Bareboat charter
Contract of affreightment
Worldscale - what it is and how it works
Operational costs of arbitrage
Financial risks
When traders arbitrage
Netback calculation

Ignite simulations – 2 trading simulations where delegates will be able to trade American, North Sea and Middle Eastern physical crude oil cargoes, charter vessels and manage price risk exposures

Crude Oil Live Academy - Hedging 

Why hedge
Basis risk
Swaps as hedging instruments
Types of hedging
A detailed example of hedging a fixed price/floating price cargoes
Operational impact on pricing
Ignite simulations – Up to 3 trading simulations where delegates will be able to apply arbitrage and unwinding hedges and charter vessels as physical cargoes price in/out

Crude Oil Live Academy - Storage 

What is storage/why store oil
The costs/benefits associated with storing oil
When traders store oil
Types of market structure
How to hedge a storage play
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Value
Ignite simulations – 2 trading simulations where delegates will be able to store American and European crude oil cargoes and apply hedges to capture the storage play

Crude Oil Live Academy - Team Dynamics 

How to extract value from a physical crude oil portfolio
Why speedy evaluation of opportunities is critical
Why teamwork is important
Applying all the trading concepts learnt across a portfolio
Understanding the value of tenders

Ignite simulations – Working as a team, the delegates will apply all the trading concepts across a portfolio of crude oil cargoes, trading spot cargoes, entering tenders, hedging, arbitrage, seeking storage opportunities and speculatively trading the futures markets with flat price and spreads positions.

Course delivery details

This Live Online Academy is delivered live online, on set dates and times.  

Why choose TwoTwoFive

Practice trading with IGNITE trading simulator

1,000s of individuals from 100s of companies trained over the last 10 years

Our trainers have a combined 100+ years of trading experience 

About provider

TwoTwoFive - Commodity Trading Academy 

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EC1V 2NX London Middlesex

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Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 6 reviews.

Anonymous
This is one of the best courses I have ever taken, and it perfectly that marries theory and practice. It is perfect for both practitioners and those new to the industry.
Polina M.
It was a very interesting and knowledgeable course. I loved it!
Ester R.
Very well-structured course.
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