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Futures, options, and other financial derivatives form the foundation for the risk management needs of countless organizations across industries and around the globe. Here, we examine which tools are being used, who is using them, and how it’s helping navigate the risks of doing business.

US Oil

Why U.S. Oil Markets Reflect Supply & Demand

Increased oil production in North America during recent years has been well publicized. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports…

Oman Crude

The New Oil Benchmark for Asia

  The 2014 version of BP’s Energy Outlook 2035, the authoritative look into the future and now into its fourth…

Mexico Oil Reforms

What Energy Reform Could Really Mean for Mexico

Change could be coming to Mexico’s energy markets sooner than later. The optimism surrounding the August announcement by President Enrique…

The U.S. Oil Boom in One Infographic


  Of all the data signaling long-term growth in U.S. crude oil production, none may be more telling than Union …

WTI Electronic

Today’s Number: Trading Crude Oil Electronically

  It is well documented that the United States is expected to become the world’s largest oil producer by 2020. …

U.S. Crude Oil Pricing

How The Oil Market Has Moved to a New Pricing Mechanism

  Since mid-April oil has pointedly outperformed  metals. While diggers have been beaten up on concerns about Chinese demand and…

WTI Brent

A Suite of Oil Benchmarks

  Though infrastructural challenges within the global oil industry are still being worked out, yearly forecasts outlined in the IEA’s…

Energy Regulation.

How Energy Markets are Responding to Regulation

  If the big story in 2012 was the writing by governments of new rules on the conduct of markets,…

China Oil

Which is the Right Oil Benchmark for China?

  Like so many commodities, world demand for crude oil these days is largely driven by China.  The country has…