Sponsors

Sponsors

Nodal Exchange is a derivatives exchange providing price, credit and liquidity risk management solutions to participants in the North American energy markets. Nodal Exchange is a leader in innovation, having introduced the world's largest set of electric power locational (nodal) futures contracts. Nodal Exchange currently offers over 1,000 contracts on hundreds of unique locations, providing the most effective basis risk management available to market participants. In addition, Nodal Exchange offers a Henry Hub natural gas contract providing cross-margining benefits with participant's power portfolios. All Nodal Exchange contracts are cleared by Nodal Clear which is a CFTC registered derivatives clearing organization. Nodal Exchange is a designated contract market regulated by the CFTC.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions - underpinned by the world's largest delivery network - Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 477,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest ratesequity indexesforeign exchangeenergyagricultural products and metals.  The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform.  In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing.  With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.

Eka Software Solutions

Eka is a global leader in providing digital commodity management solutions driven by Cloud, Blockchain, Machine Learning and Analytics. The company’s best-of-breed solutions serve the entire trading value chain across agriculture, energy, metals and mining and manufacturing markets. Eka is reimagining commodity management with a new age architecture that breaks monolithic ETRM systems into bite sized chunks of powerful, enterprise grade apps, thereby enabling faster implementation, adoption and decision making. Eka’s mobile-first, enterprise apps are embedded with commodity specific algorithms that empower businesses to stay on top of volatile markets by letting them scale at will, go live faster, and achieve better value for their investments.  

Eka’s offices are located across Americas, Asia, Australia, and EMEA, serving a rapidly growing global client base across multiple commodity segments. For more information, visit www.ekaplus.com.

To learn about how Eka can add value to your operations, email us at [email protected]

 

KWA Analytics is a consultancy comprised of experienced, industry leading subject matter experts focused on delivering the highest quality services related to trading and risk management technology.  This commitment to client fulfilment is core to our company values.

Our range of service offerings encompass consulting, audit, training, upgrade, test automation, support and technical service, with a high level of expertise and experience around the Openlink product suite.  We provide clients with access to industry leading expertise to help them improve and optimize their trading and risk technology platforms to address their most complex and challenging issues.

With teams in Europe, the Americas, India, and Asia-Pacific we work with clients globally to advise, implement, and provide bespoke solutions to meet the needs of such diverse market participants as producers, commodity traders, insurance companies, investment banks, treasuries, oil and gas majors, utilities, and end users.

About Lacima

Lacima is a multi-award winning specialist provider of software and advisory services dedicated to trading, valuation, optimization and risk management for global energy and commodities markets.

We help you to maximize your profit potential and make more informed decisions by providing tools that yield more accurate valuations, hedging analysis and risk exposure analysis for portfolios of financial contracts and physical assets. Lacima enables players to enjoy a world first - deals and positions can be valued, traded and subsequently risk managed using the same models and methodologies. 

Lacima Analytics is the only commercially available single application for valuation, optimization and risk management for multi-commodity/ multi-geography and/or multi-asset portfolios.

The Lacima Trader suite of products for Traders, Structurers and Front Office are designed to work as stand-alone trading and valuation tools capable of transparent drill down to detailed outputs and value drivers.  The Lacima Trader suite has been developed and tested using over one hundred real-world deals and is regularly expanded and enhanced.

Our clients (including trading, structuring, origination, valuation and risk teams in vertically integrated energy companies, energy retailers, financial institutions and large energy consumers), enjoy that our software solutions have been developed and implemented by peer-recognized experts in energy and commodity analytics, offering an unparalleled level of expertise and personalized support.

For further information, visit www.lacimagroup.com or email [email protected]

Established in 1995, ZE’s sole purpose is to help organizations that are data driven to be more efficient through end-to-end data automation and superior services.

ZE is the developer of ZEMA, a comprehensive platform for data aggregation, validation, modelling, automation and integration. By providing unrivaled data collection, analytics, curve management, and integration capabilities, ZEMA offers robust data solutions for clients in all markets and industries. ZE also provides a full range of support and implementation services ensuring full success across all elements of the organization’s needs. ZEMA is available on premise, as a cloud solution via the ZE Cloud, Software as a Service, or Data-as-a-Service. To learn more visit www.ze.com  Data. We Get It.

Machina Automation is a full service, RPA consulting firm providing our customers with advisory, implementation, training, and support solutions. Machina leverages deep energy domain expertise to help our customers reap the benefits of today's process automation technologies.  It is crucial for business advisors and technology partners to have a solid understanding of their client’s business. This is magnified with newer technologies where business users have limited experience with the toolsets and their capabilities. Domain knowledge accelerates implementations and improves process selection decisions, thereby reducing the risk and cost of transformation and dramatically increasing the benefits that can be achieved.  In addition to an extensive knowledge of automation technologies, our practitioners average over 15 years of energy experience.  This domain expertise across the energy value chain helps us to facilitate your success as you navigate the brave new world of RPA.

Pioneer Solutions is a global provider of award-winning C/ETRM, environmental management and financial and regulatory compliance solutions. Since 2003, Pioneer has been serving some of the largest energy companies, utilities and midstream producers in North America and Europe.

Pioneer’s innovative and flexible solutions have been organically built for rapid implementation and superior services at an overall lower cost of ownership.

Pioneer’s suite of ETRM solutions are based on its web-based FARRMS platform and offer comprehensive front, middle, and back office process management for both physical and financial trades of all asset classes and commodity types.

Developed from the back to the front, resulting in industry-leading data processing and reporting capability, Pioneer’s modern easy-to-use applications deliver ready “out-of-the-box” or tailored functionality designed for ease of implementation and integration with existing systems. With a user-configurable environment for less reliance on vendor services, and with deployment options including a cloud-based Software-as-a-Service offering via www.trmtracker.com, Pioneer offers a fresh alternative to legacy C/ETRM systems

Allegro is a global leader in commodity trading and risk management software for power and gas utilities, refiners, producers, traders and commodity consumers, providing position visibility, risk management, comprehensive controls and regulatory compliance. With more than three decades of industry experience, Allegro’s enterprise platform drives profitability and efficiency across front, middle and back offices, while managing the complex logistics associated with physical commodities.

Headquartered in Dallas, Allegro has offices in London, Singapore, Calgary, Dubai, Houston, Jakarta and Zurich, along with a global network of partners. For more information, visit www.allegrodev.com.

CTRM Cloud

Next generation risk management solution for real-time trade capture, mark to market and risk across all commodity markets.

CTRM Cloud offers tools and analytics empowering traders, risk managers and middle-office with instant position updates and risk exposures.

CTRM Cloud is built using the latest technologies, providing an easy to use, reliable, high performance, secure SaaS platform.

Enmacc digitises the energy procurement process from start to finish - market participants gain speed, efficiency and security. More than 200 companies and over 700 active traders already use the continuously growing enmacc network of energy suppliers, distributors, industrial companies and municipal utilities. Enmacc customers benefit from attractive, competitive prices and new business potential in addition to more market opportunities. Enmacc customers can use two trading screens: entender and enmarket. Entender is the independent and largest tender platform for standard and non-standard energy products in Germany. Enmarket is the independent price screen and open marketplace for the bilateral one-click trading of power & gas standard products. Complete documentation and complete, audit-proof archiving of all trading activities on the platform take place automatically as a seamless end-to-end process and guarantees trading and process security on all sides. For more information, please visit www.enmacc.com

We are a global energy business, involved in every aspect of the complex energy system that drives our world. Almost 75,000 BP people work day and night to serve millions of customers, delivering light, heat and mobility solutions. We track, trade and deliver the world’s energy in real time, at a scale that only a few organizations on earth can achieve, all while driving the transition to a lower carbon future.

 

Our global structured products team manages exposure to energy prices with innovation and flexibility. We have the expertise in energy price risk management, financial trading and physical markets to develop creative solutions tailored to your specific needs.