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Book Description

The popular guide to earning stunning profits in the energy markets—updated with critical information on virtually every market, from fossil fuels to renewable energy.

Energy Trading & Investing, 2nd Edition, brings readers up to date on everything they need to know about the energy revolutions that are changing the world – how fracking has the U.S. awash in cheap oil and natural gas; how alternative energy technologies like solar and wind are shaking up utilities; and how changes in the electrical grid are being addressed by multi-state organizations.

A long-time veteran of the energy markets, Edwards offers practical advice to help energy investors choose profitable energy investments. The book is written in plain English and has been expanded with information to assist small and large investors, candidates for MBAs and finance degrees, and candidates for professional certifications in risk management understand the risks and benefits of the energy industry.

Now is the time for you to enter the energy market or expand your position. Let Energy Trading & Investing guide you every step of the way.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Preface
  6. 1.1 AN OVERVIEW OF THE ENERGY MARKETS
  7. 1.2 TRADING MARKETS
  8. 1.3 EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION
  9. 2.1 NATURAL GAS
  10. 2.2 ELECTRICITY
  11. 2.3 OIL
  12. 2.4 COAL
  13. 2.5 EMISSIONS MARKETS
  14. 2.6 NATURAL GAS LIQUIDS
  15. 3.1 POLLUTION
  16. 3.2 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
  17. 3.3 STATISTICS
  18. 3.4 FINANCIAL OPTIONS
  19. 3.5 OPTION PRICING
  20. 3.6 SPREAD OPTIONS
  21. 4.1 SPATIAL LOAD FORECASTING
  22. 4.2 THE GENERATION STACK
  23. 4.3 TOLLING AGREEMENTS
  24. 4.4 WHEELING POWER
  25. 4.5 SOLAR POWER
  26. 4.6 WIND POWER
  27. 4.7 NUCLEAR POWER
  28. 4.8 ELECTRICITY STORAGE
  29. 4.9 LEVELIZED COST OF ENTRY
  30. 4.10 SECONDARY ELECTRICITY MARKETS
  31. 5.1 NATURAL GAS TRANSPORTATION
  32. 5.2 NATURAL GAS STORAGE
  33. 5.3 LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS
  34. 6.1 MARK-TO-MARKET ACCOUNTING
  35. 6.2 VALUE AT RISK
  36. 6.3 COUNTERPARTY CREDIT RISK
  37. 6.4 MODEL RISK
  38. 6.5 HEDGING
  39. 6.6 WEATHER DERIVATIVES
  40. AFTERWORD
  41. INDEX