Rollicking Tales of Traders Who No Risk Manager Could Save

So, you think you know risk management? Have a seat. The World For Sale wants to show you a thing or two. Javier Blas and Jack Farchy’s debut book, The World For Sale, isn’t about the types of traders who are typically glamorized by Hollywood in movies like The Wolf of Wall Street or The […]

EVOLVE CONFERENCE RECAP: DAY THREE

And that is a wrap! We hope these past 3 days have been very insightful and gave you the necessary tools to identify opportunities, solve problems and prepare for the future of energy. WATCH SESSIONS ON DEMAND EVOLVE Keynote Speakers: On the last day of the EVOLVE Conference, we had two amazing keynote speakers, Peter […]

ERCOT Power Grid Outage: What Went Wrong?

There are currently millions of Texans wondering what the  ****  happened to the power grid this week. Across Enverus’ Texas workforce, hundreds of us were impacted and want to know what went wrong, too. In a world of overflowing opinions and speculations on what caused the massive failure to ERCOT’s supply, we want to provide […]

EVOLVE CONFERENCE RECAP: DAY TWO

Today we covered how generational differences often stem from experiences, technology and news events that occur during our formative years of adolescence and late teens. Those differences result in traits that impact communication styles, how people operate within a team, and expectations for corporate culture and structured career paths. Generational perspectives sometimes relate to overall […]

EVOLVE Conference Recap: Day One

Today we covered the sector’s future, investability and how companies can best position themselves for success. There are a lot of moving parts that could take us in different directions and the sessions today gave focus to the convergence of demand destruction, ESG, the geopolitical environment, renewables, and recovery from a pandemic. Another key take […]

Volatility Ahead: Freezing Cold Sends U.S. Power Prices Higher

A fast-evolving cold weather system from Canada has cast a major arctic front across the northern, central, and southern plains. The series of storms is expected to hold strength through early next week. Forecasts predict the potential for record demand in ERCOT and SPP through early next week. Both regions are regularly exceeding their day-ahead […]

Build or Buy? How to Invest in Forward Curve Risk Management

Now that market phenomena like negative crude futures and even equity volatility bonanzas like GameStop are increasingly commonplace, chief risk officers are living their best lives. The limelight has never shined so brightly on risk management. I know I am not alone in my rubbernecking to watch the newfound stock market trading craze from the […]

What is a Forward Curve? A Beginner’s Guide (Part 1)

The industry that drives global commerce and ensures our highest standards of living is underpinned by the complex and fascinating world of commodity trading. Without commodity trading, our lives would be vastly different. The exchange of physical commodities like crude oil, natural gas, metals and power guarantee that we can do everything from turning the […]

Three Stunning Power Market Trends That Emerged in 2020

As I began to reflect the market trends of 2020, as well as what to expect in the New Year, I couldn’t help but laugh at my naivete in my call for more market volatility as renewables gain market share in power markets, which I published at this time last year. To be sure, we […]

You Don’t Have to Be a Quant to Get Complex Forward Curves

Enverus has always had a flagship curve building solution with deep functionality, but it wasn’t designed for use by everybody. Before today, our flagship solution was largely restricted to a small and technical user group. With deep functionality came a complicated interface – and if you didn’t know how to write code, CurveBuilder probably wasn’t […]