Commodity Trading

Expand Your Commodity Trading

With River Logic

Making optimal decisions in trading requires promptly seeing and acting on the interplay between market demand, capacity availability and a company’s existing commitments. By understanding the trade-offs (e.g., sell vs. buy, convert to LNG vs. not) across a full portfolio of contracts, logistics commitments/constraints and their financial implications, River Logic guides the trader to better decisions that oftentimes remain unseen with other approaches.

Features and Capabilities

  • Optimize origination and new customer bids across regions by simulating potential trades and understanding their impact against an optimized portfolio
  • Optimize arbitrage opportunities, including contract fulfillment from spot market
  • Identify and optimize opportunities for cross-commodity arbitrage (e.g., consider Gas/LNG liquefaction/gasification) import and export markets, storage and terminal capacity
  • Optimize pipeline nominations across different pipelines and by segment
  • Understand the impact of different plans given the uncertainty of inputs and prices, and ultimately determine the appropriate risk management strategies
  • Understand the impact of different plans given the uncertainty of inputs and prices, and ultimately determine the appropriate risk management strategies
  • Rapidly react to changing dynamics in the marketplace through what-if scenario analysis and avoid losses that would have occurred in the past.

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Unique Value / Impact

  • Identify millions in additional profit that were previously unattainable by conventional means, typically equivalent to 3-8% of annual revenue
  • Enable traders to evaluate potential opportunities faster, leading to capture of previously difficult trades and significant new revenues
  • Establish a clear mechanism to understand and benchmark performance of traders
  • Implement a more rigorous analysis across of contract profitability multiple time periods
  • Increase the accuracy of total cost analysis
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