Power & Natural Gas Fundamentals

Get a comprehensive view into the inter-workings of the U.S. gas and power industries as well as the key factors that make up the gas and power markets of today and tomorrow.

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At A Glance

Industry Segment Natural Gas, Power
Course Level Introductory
CPE Credits 9
DTN Credits 6
Competency Path Certified Energy Professional, Natural Gas, Power

What You Will Learn

Topics covered during this course include:

  • Physical power basics – Basic industry facts and terminology.
  • Power market fundamentals.
  • Standard power market design – Deregulated markets in the US and Canada.
  • Trading mechanics – A focus on the mechanics and vocabulary of trading.
  • Hedging – The art of getting what you asked for.
  • Physical natural gas basics – Basic industry facts and terminology.
  • Physical/financial trading of natural gas.
  • Natural gas operations and logistics – Basics of interstate transportation.
  • Natural gas trading and optimization – The buying and selling of natural gas.

Who Should Attend

This course will benefit anyone seeking a top to bottom, fundamental education in the natural gas and power industry. Perfect for those new to the industry: Wholesale power and/or natural gas marketing companies, utilities, generation, supply and distribution personnel, traders, end-users, commercial companies, cogeneration, industrial companies and government agencies. Great for new hires, interdepartmental transfers, finance management, administrative personnel, and human resource personnel.