Case Studies

ETRM for Power Retail

Issue Our client, a retail provider of power and gas to commercial, industrial and residential energy customers required an improved solution to manage their retail power operations. Their legacy processes relied heavily on structured database tables and spreadsheets for position monitoring and other key reporting needs. The legacy setup, however, offered little in […]
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ETRM Systems Consolidation

Issue Our client was seeking to consolidate ETRM systems, which would save thousands of dollars a year in license fees if they could migrate to one platform. They had integrated one system used by the front office for deal entry with another system that was being used by mid and back office for risk and […]
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ZEMA Implementation

Issue A client had pricing data stored among multiple databases, ETRM systems and spreadsheets. There were too many sources of pricing data to support, which created issues in the daily P&L due to overwriting price data across systems. Solution Our consultants combined extensive trading and risk management experience to […]
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ETRM - Deal Capture Allegro

Issue Our client replaced two internally developed trade entry systems that were used by wholesale power and natural gas traders. The applications were the primary deal entry systems that were integrated with SunGard’s Aligne ETRM system. The client chose to use Allegro’s ETRM system as their replacement deal entry system with an interface […]
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Natural Gas Prices Could Double Next Year

Read the Article: Natural Gas Prices Could Double Next Year   https://www.rigzone.com/news/natural_gas_prices_could_double_next_year-15-may-2020-162100-article/  
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2020 outlook: Natural gas faces regulatory, environmental scrutiny but still wants role in carbon-free grid

Major natural gas investments, in recent years, could bring the sector to its tipping point. However, some stakeholders say the fuel still has an important role to play in a decarbonized future. Read more here:  https://www.utilitydive.com/news/2020-outlook-natural-gas-faces-regulatory-environmental-scrutiny-but-stil/570332/
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The Permian Gas Pipeline Starts Up

The new Gulf Coast Express Pipeline (GCX) has begun full commercial service, delivering natural gas from the Permian Basin to the Texas Gulf Coast. Read more here: https://www.rigzone.com/news/permian_gas_pipeline_starts_up-25-sep-2019-159895-article/
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An Unusual Development In Natural Gas Markets

Natural gas has maintained its importance in the global energy mix, despite the growing importance of environmentalism and the pulbic scrutiny concerning the fossil fuel industry.  Read more here: https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/An-Unusual-Development-In-Natural-Gas-Markets.html
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The United States has Been a Net Exporter of Natural Gas for More Than 12 Consecutive Months

In the first quarter of 2019, U.S. net natural gas exports totaled 4.6 billion cubic feet per day, marking 13 consecutive months in which U.S. natural gas exports exceeded imports. The United States exports natural gas by pipeline to both Canada and Mexico and increasingly exports liquefied natural gas (LNG) to several other countries. […]
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How Long Will Natural Gas Be A Bridge Fuel?

The United States is probably looking at natural gas as an important bridge fuel for at least two more decades. Globally, natural gas will probably continue to grow in importance through at least 2050. Read more here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/rrapier/2018/09/09/how-long-will-natural-gas-be-a-bridge-fuel/#4002e96d4579
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