Jenita Riat, EMEA Gas, Power and Energy Transition Lead at HC, finds out how tech-driven energy trading company Danske Commodities is adopting technology across its value chain, from the use of machine learning and algorithms on the trading floors, to the automation of post-trade processes using robotics.
Carbon markets have evolved dramatically in the past 10 years and interest in energy transition has increased as companies realise they need to take responsibility for their impact on the planet. Jenita Riat, EMEA Gas, Power and Energy Transition Lead at HC, speaks to Rene Velasquez to find out how digital technologies are changing the way corporations are using the carbon markets.
In the first of a two-part interview, Earl spoke to David Baranowski, Director at Human Capital in Houston, about the recent unprecedented trading conditions. Here, David continues that conversation with questions about VaR, product markets and corporate liquidity.
Earl began his career with Mobil Oil Corporation in a variety of positions in the US, Africa and Latin America, covering financial trading, logistics and sales positions. Here, he talks about the recent unprecedented trading conditions, with a personal reflection to close.
With Covid-19 creating so much uncertainty in deal markets, it is easy to assume that the outlook for investors in energy and natural resources assets for 2020 is dismal. Yet while the focus in the short term may be shifting away from typical investments and reallocating towards capturing the contango trade, it looks likely that those that have invested wisely over the past five years will continue to benefit from an upside by the end of this year.
The need to turn grey metals green is rapidly moving up the agenda as the production of steel and aluminium in particular, comes into the spotlight as a result of its greenhouse gas emissions.
Julie Arnold began her career in the energy industry as a UK power trader when the market was deregulating in the late Nineties. She was Head of Power Trading for Asia Pacific at RWE until last year, when she became an independent consultant helping clients develop cross-border trading strategies, with a particular interest in Japan. Here, she talks to Jenita Riat, Director of EMEA Power, Gas and Energy Transition at Human Capital.
When European energy traders assembled in Germany at the end of February for E-World, coronavirus was already making its presence felt and concerns were rising. The number of attendees was lower than it has been in the past. Plenty of people cancelled meetings as we saw the beginning of what has now become a much more widespread movement to halt large gatherings and limit face-to-face interactions.
Instagram certainly lacks the power to solve the industry’s resourcing problem alone. But, if used in an authentic fashion by senior executives to share advances, insights and latest thinking, it could just help destigmatise the industry and at least pique the interest of a somewhat reluctant next generation.
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