Energy Futures: Peak Oil?

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Course: This short course extends the knowledge gained from the IFM's course, Introduction to Energy Futures, and explores the significance of such issues as Peak Oil, renewable energy, fuel switching and the prospects for demand from emerging economies. The focus of the session will be on fundamental analysis of energy markets, focusing on price discovery influenced by political and economic factors.

After the course you will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts of peak energy and the potential implications for future prices of fossil fuels
  • Assess the place of renewable energy in the overall matrix
  • Recognize the value of fuel switching where economically feasible
  • Appreciate the prospect for rising demand in emerging markets including the importance of energy intensity
  • Analyze the potential for new supplies including shale and deep offshore fields

Class Size: Registration is limited to approximately 15 participants to promote student participation and interaction.

Who Should Attend: Anyone who holds, handles or trades energy derivatives would benefit from this course. Course attendees could include new entrants to energy markets and functional support areas including finance analysts, junior research analysts, portfolio managers and traders, compliance managers, regulators, operations and systems staff or those with differing backgrounds such as equity professionals.

Level: Basic/Intermediate

Instructor: Marshall Steeves

Duration: 3 hours. Can be taken in conjunction with Introduction to Energy Futures: The Risk Appetite for Oil

Cost: $250 early-bird ends 4 weeks prior to course date; $375 standard registration.
Complimentary refreshments are provided.

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