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Energy

The global energy markets are ever-moving and ever-evolving. R.J. O'Brien exchange memberships provide the security and safety of a central clearinghouse that stands behind your exchange-traded energy contracts.

Energy Futures and Options (Listed and OTC Cleared)

  • CME Group - Ethanol, Light Sweet Crude, Natural Gas, RBOB Gasoline
  • ICE Futures Europe - Brent Crude, Coal, Natural Gas, RBOB Gasoline, WTI Crude
  • SGX – Fuel Oil, Gasoil

Energy Execution Services (Listed and OTC Cleared)

  • Crude
    • Execution of outrights, spreads, boxes
    • Algo-based execution models for boxes, flys, condors, etc
  • Refined
    • RBOB, Heat Oil, Gasoil outrights, flys, spreads, crackboxes, condors
    • Algo-based synthetic interexchange spreads (RBBR, etc.)
    • Cross-barrel liquidity on OTC-cleared products -- Jet, Gasoil, Naphtha, Gasoline, Fuel Oil
  • Options
    • Screen / block execution for Crude Oil and products options
    • Assist physical players with inventory hedging through option structures
    • Define optimal strategy for off-take floor price hedging
    • Execution of gamma hedging strategies
  • Commodity Index Roll Expertise
    • Assist in timing client rolling activities within and outside of the index roll window, depending on market structure
    • Cover a wide range of commodity index replicators on the buy-side as well as commodity index desks at leading sell-side institutions
    • Help to minimize the P&L impact by utilizing in-house built “MOC” – execution algorithms
  • Refinery Margins Hedging
    • Structure bespoke hedging programs for refiners based on individual refinery yields and conversion factors
    • Execution of the entire package as one “number” – monthly, quarterly or yearly strips

Energy Market Insights

RJO produces proprietary and comprehensive daily and weekly energy market analysis and reports that highlight the following:

  • Daily energy market analysis along with trading strategies
  • Intra-day analysis of fundamental and technical developments
  • Long-term, strategic view of supply, demand, and inventory trends
  • Technical analysis and reports on open interest, volume and volatility

For further information, please email rjouk-energy@rjobrien.com or call +44 (0) 20 3300 3117