About this Training Course 

The LNG market is developing from a fully based market on long-term contracts, to a more flexible market based on a portfolio of contracts of different durations. The increase of LNG demand, fuelled by South Korea, Japan and several other emerging economies, are creating a base for a more flexible market, where the LNG spot market will be playing a key role.Changes in the LNG market can be identified in the following areas: development of terminals and plant sizes, increased integration throughout the supply chain, diversification of supply sources, increased contractual flexibility and increased geographical distance. This is creating the foundation for the development of the LNG spot market right here in Asia today. This 3-day intensive intermediate level course will give you cutting-edge knowledge needed in today’s complex LNG market. Increase your knowledge and understanding of the LNG market and spot trading aspects by attending this 3 day course.

Course Objectives: Leverage on the current and global drivers of the world Natural gas and LNG markets,understand regional LNG pricing effects and who the key buyers and new sellers are, appreciate the trading structures of LNG and how to structure its risk management,understand the workings and future outlook of the Asian LNG Spot market,discover and exploit the arbitrage trading opportunities between the different markets,learn what LNG derivatives are and how it will become available for hedging and proprietary trading purposes

LNG market development executives are drawn from both technical and non-technical (commercial, finance and legal) backgrounds. Participants in an LNG market development team, perhaps with expertise in one area of gas development, will benefit from the course by obtaining a good grounding of all other areas. The course is pitched at an intermediate level, although those with a basic knowledge will be able to grasp most of the concepts covered.