The year ahead in the energy markets

In a review of what might be to come in the energy markets, questions under discussion include:

  • What do you see as the biggest challenges for energy risk managers in 2012?
  • What is your view on regulatory uncertainty and the best way to tackle it in 2012?
  • Are you concerned about the outlook for international co-operation when it comes to regulation? What needs to be done to ensure against regulatory loopholes in this respect?
  • What are the implications for energy trading and risk management (ETRM) systems that will be needed by energy companies as a result of new regulatory requirements? Do you think there will be a major boost in spending in 2012 and what areas are likely to require most attention?
  • How do you see the move towards greater clearing playing out in the energy markets during 2012?