Tag: OTC

  • Do we have aligned and reliable gas exchange prices in Europe?

    By: Beatrice Petrovich

    This comment piece follows on from previous publications by the Beatrice Petrovich and assesses whether the main European energy exchanges provide a reliable price reference for traded gas. Exchanges are viewed as performing a vital role in the development of a traded commodity market and provide the important functions of: price discovery, price transparency, supply/pricing […]

  • European gas hubs – how strong is price correlation?

    By: Beatrice Petrovich

    While the succession of pro-competition measures (or ‘packages’)  for gas at the EU level since the early 2000s certainly favoured the development of the continental trading hubs, their progress has faced headwinds from dominance on the supply-side by long-term contracts which, until recently, were almost exclusively priced in relation to oil products. However, in the […]