19 episodes

A podcast that explores the oil markets. We pull the pieces together to talk about how every cut of the barrel is marketed and why prices behave the way they do.

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    • Business
    • 4.3 • 6 Ratings

A podcast that explores the oil markets. We pull the pieces together to talk about how every cut of the barrel is marketed and why prices behave the way they do.

    Will ERCOT have a summer version of their winter woes? | Josh Aldridge on Margin Call

    Will ERCOT have a summer version of their winter woes? | Josh Aldridge on Margin Call

    Don’t look now, but ERCOT’s summer capacity forecast isn’t too promising with peak demand projected to hit a new record of over 77,000 MW. Will ERCOT have a summer version of their winter woes?

    Identifying the root cause of Texas power problems isn’t as easy as many are led to believe, but just how many factors are contributing to situation, and why does the PUCT seem so out of sorts?

    How is it that an electric energy market that was once touted as one of the best in North America, is now being exposed as a hotbed of corruption and cronyism?

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Is green (energy) the new black (for oil demand)? | Eric Dixon Part 2 on Margin Call

    Is green (energy) the new black (for oil demand)? | Eric Dixon Part 2 on Margin Call

    Is green (energy) the new black (for oil demand)? Gas demand may fall, but diesel demand more than offsets losses from electrification.


    Narratives are often written by those in power, but who benefits and what is the impact to oil price?

    If economic incentives are discouraged to produce traditional energy, how does this impact price and the environment?

    These topics and more explored by George P. and Eric Dixon, a senior physical and financial oil trader of nearly 20 years.

    • 51 min
    Is green (energy) the new black (for oil demand)? | Eric Dixon on Margin Call

    Is green (energy) the new black (for oil demand)? | Eric Dixon on Margin Call

    Gas demand may fall, but diesel demand more than offsets losses from electrification.

    Narratives are often written by those in power, but who benefits and what is the impact to oil price?

    If economic incentives are discouraged to produce traditional energy, how does this impact price and the environment?

    These topics and more explored by George P. and Eric Dixon, a senior physical and financial oil trader of nearly 20 years .

    • 56 min
    Interview with Joshua Aldridge | Sentient Energy on Margin Call Podcast

    Interview with Joshua Aldridge | Sentient Energy on Margin Call Podcast

    - We wanted to understand what really happened with grid operations during the Polar Vortex, so we called on Josh.
    - What we discovered will surprise and shock you even more.
    - You can be mad or you can be informed.
    - This is part 1 of a multi-part episode.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Human Capital Part 2 | Interview with Paul Chapman of Human Capital on Margin Call

    Human Capital Part 2 | Interview with Paul Chapman of Human Capital on Margin Call

    There is a talent gap in trading given the changes in the market.
    We talk about how someone starts a career in trading today.
    We also talk about how organizations should be looking to find and retain talent in today's environment.
    The secular trends causing the talent shortage.
    We also tackle the challenge of achieving diversity of thought and backgrounds in commodity trading.

    Links:
    www.hcinsider.com
    www.humancapital.global

    • 52 min
    Human Capital Part 1 | Interview with Paul Chapman of Human Capital on Margin Call

    Human Capital Part 1 | Interview with Paul Chapman of Human Capital on Margin Call

    We explore the history of the talent side of the commodity cycles.

    From the early days of merchant trading to banking led energy trading and now back to merchant traders and all the events that changed the mix of the participants in energy/commodity trading.

    We also talk about how compensation has changed over this time and expectations of people working in trading organizations.

    Links:
    www.HCinsider.com
    www.humancapital.global

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

J Aldridge ,

Fresh, unbiased perspectives!

It’s nice to hear things explained in ways that don’t sugarcoat what’s really happening in various markets. Looking forward to more of these conversations!

pdc11 ,

Great fun listening

Enjoyable and challenging

Buzzbin ,

Really in depth podcast on energy trading and the oil business

Fun listen

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