Browsing Archive: June, 2016

To Hedge or Not to Hedge Airline Fuel Costs?

Posted by Sherry Hagerty, June 16, 2016 on Thursday, June 16, 2016,

There is no shortage of dialogue on the positives of airlines hedging annual fuel requirements. Most energy trading professionals are astounded that many airlines do not hedge their fuel purchases. What trading desk wouldn't drool at the prospect of billions in easy, repeatable, hedging business annually? In an industry where fuel can comprise upwards of 30% of total annual costs, it would seem at first glance to be short sighted not to hedge. Combined with increasing competition, world globa...
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Madstone Energy Announces Senior Leadership Appointment

Posted by Gary Hagerty on Wednesday, June 8, 2016,

Madstone Energy is pleased to announce the following appointment within our Senior Leadership Team:

Chris Allen is appointed to Senior Manager, Risk Advisory and Implementation Services with responsibility for Madstone's ETRM/ CTRM implementation, integration, and optimization service line.

Chris has over 13 years of systems experience in trading and risk environments in crude, gas, and power. Chris' experience in systems implementation spans all commodities and major systems including Allegro,...


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