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Natural Gas Fundamentals

This one-day course gives attendees a thorough understanding of the entire natural gas industry, from well head to burner tip. You’ll learn the mechanics and nuances of exploration and production, the pipeline transportation infrastructure and storage as well as the buying, selling and marketing of natural gas.

Full Course Description
  • Where have we been and where are we going: The history and future of natural gas in North America.
  • The major players in the natural gas industry: Producers, transporters, marketers, LDCs and consumers.
  • Natural gas futures and OTC derivatives trading.
  • Market macro and micro fundamentals.
  • Storage usefulness and seasonal peaking and balancing needs. Market centers (Hubs): Services provided.
  • Understanding of the various market relationships that impact the everyday aspects of the business.

This course will benefit anyone seeking a top-to-bottom, fundamental education in the natural gas and power industry. Perfect for those new to the industry: Wholesale power and/or natural gas marketing companies, utilities, generation, supply and distribution personnel, traders, end-users, commercial companies, cogeneration, industrial companies and government agencies. Great for new hires, interdepartmental transfers, finance management, administrative personnel and human resource personnel.

Industry Segment
Course Level
Introductory
CPE Credits
7
EMI Credits
3