Gas Trading Manual

A Comprehensive Guide to the Gas Markets

Edited by

  • David Long, Oxford Centre for Enablement, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
  • Geoff Moore
  • Gay Wenban-Smith

Since its launch in 2001, Gas Trading Manual (GTM) has established itself as the leading information source on the international gas market. Compiled from the contributions of some of the most senior and widely respected figures in the trade, this edition provides detailed and accurate analysis on all aspects of this complex business from the geography of gas through to the markets, trading instruments, contracts, gas pricing, accounting and taxation. This edition further enhances its reputation as the indispensable practical companion for all those involved in the trading of gas.
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All those involved in or new to the industry and the financial advisory, analytical, and investment community internationally


Book information

  • Published: July 2001
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-85573-446-3


With a host of distinguished contributors, the publication, a companion volume to the Oil Trading Manual, is the definitive study of the complex and, to most, baffling minutiae of the rapidly changing natural gas market., EP Global Energy

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction to gas trading: Changing nature of the gas trade; Fundamentals of the gas market; The geography of gas; The different markets for gas; Gas trading instruments. Part 2 European gas markets: UK traded gas market; Prospects for competition in Continental Europe; IPE natural gas futures; UK gas trading contracts; OCM and the Network Code; Take-or-pay contracts; Gas pricing arrangements. Part 3 Administration: Running a gas trading business; Accounting; Taxation of gas trading. Part 4 Gas and electricity: Gas in power generation; Convergence of gas and electricity markets.