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5 th Oil and Gas Market Analysis


In London

£ 1,791 + VAT


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    3 Days

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1. To identify and understand the key factors that affect energy prices 2. To identify and analyse the economic, political, strategic and seasonal price influences 3. To evaluate transport, storage and the shape of the forward curve 4. To explore the tax and environmental issues 5. To compare technical and fundamental analysis 6. To identify and understand the commonly used tools and to be able to use technical analysis to forecast future price movement 7. To appreciate the changing trends in global demand.
Suitable for: Recommended for anyone who would like to gain an insight into fundamental analysis of the oil and gas market and understanding of the principles and applications of charting techniques. Trading companies, banks, brokers, oil and gas producers, refiners, distribution and storage companies. Senior managers, marketing and sales departments. Physical traders, futures and options brokers and dealers. Fund managers and investors




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9 Appold Street, EC2A 2AP


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Teachers and trainers (2)

John  Fry

John Fry


Julian Lee

Julian Lee

Senior Energy Analyst, Centre for Global Energy Studies

Mr Lee joined the Centre for Global Energy Studies at its creation in 1989. He specialises in global oil market analysis and the oil industries of the former Soviet Union and sub-Saharan Africa, overseeing all the CGES’ work in these latter areas.

Course programme

Course review:

International Business House and ICE Futures are pleased to present the annual ‘Oil and Gas Market Analysis’ training course.

The course provides an overview of the factors underlying the pricing of the energy markets. Delegates will gain a strong understanding of the fundamental drivers affecting the valuation of energy sources. Economic, Geographical, political, strategic and comparative factors are considered.

This programme also explains the techniques required to forecast future prices in the oil and gas markets using charts and technical analysis. It will cover the different types of charts and their construction, chart patterns and the more commonly used technical indicators. Examples and workshops provide the opportunity to explore the potential for technical analysis and charting.

The participants of the course will be issued an industry certificate of the ICE Futures.



John Fry, Training Delivery Manager, ICE Futures

Development of the markets

Geographical factors:

  • Pipeline/shipping
  • Localised weather reports
  • Seasonality
  • Locality
  • Transport and the supply chain
  • Refining, crude selection nd GPW

Political factors:

  • Cartel/trade agreements
  • Global events
  • Taxation/trade tariffs
  • Regulation/legislation
  • Environmental pressures

Comparative factors

  • Preference shift
  • Transaction costs
  • Alternative commodities
  • Production yields
  • Relative quality

Background information:

  • Market developments
  • Types of oil and gas
  • Terminology

Economic factors:

  • Production/consumption
  • Storage availability/costs
  • Insurance costs
  • Interest rates
  • Transportation
  • Currency rates

Other related markets

Technical analysis - basic principles


Julian Lee, Senior Energy Analyst, Centre for Global Energy Studies

Fundamentals of oil and gas
Basic principles

  • Upstream marginal and average costs
  • Capital intensity
  • Exploration and Production
  • Crude oil characteristics
  • Refining
  • Oil industry structure
  • Oil price volatility

The geography of oil and gas

Oil demand

  • Global demand growth
  • Shifting balances between OECD and Non-OECD
  • The changing balance of products

Oil Production

  • Major producing regions
  • Production trends

Oil trade

  • Major oil trade flows


  • The role of OPEC

Modelling the oil market

  • Why do we want to model the oil market?
  • Modelling demand
  • Oil price determination
  • Oil inventories

Oil & Gas market outlook

  • What drove oil prices to $150/bbl in 2008 - Futures or fundamentals?
  • What stopped the collapse early in 2009?
  • What is driving the price rebound?
  • Where will oil prices go from here?
  • Is oil price stability possible?


Mark Lewis, Managing Director, EMC-Energy Market Consultants (UK) Ltd

Regional Market Analysis - Russia & CIS in a Global Context

  • Mid Term Outlook for Oil Prices
  • Annual Average Oil Price Forecast

The Downstream:

  • Mid term outlook for Global Refining
  • Why we are heading for a Refining Surplus?
  • Forecast FSU Crude Exports

Natural Gas

  • Natural Gas Exports: Pipeline and LNG
  • Gas Pipelines

Steve Terry, CITAC Global Ltd

  • Short Term Market Analysis
  • Refining Sector Outlook
  • Medium Term Considerations
  • Tanker Market Outlook
  • After five years of tightness a return to the more normal state of surplus across the industry.
  • But different from the 1990s..
  • Latest Economic Outlook

5 th Oil and Gas Market Analysis

£ 1,791 + VAT