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energy commodity hedging consultancyHedging Advisory Firm of the Year: Mercatus Energy Advisors

By Energy Risk

 

When he founded Mercatus Energy Advisors, formerly known as EnRisk Partners, in 2007, Mike Corley never envisioned that his hedging and risk management advisory firm would expand onto the global stage. By the end of this year, the company will be operating out of four offices globally, after having just one in Houston a little more than a year ago.

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fleet fuel hedgingHow to Implement a Fuel Hedging Program

By Paul Clinton

 

While fuel hedging instruments can be viewed as investments, they shouldn't be viewed as profit tools but rather an insurance policy, said Steve Sinos, a Mercatus vice president.

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oil hedging airlinesAirline Hedges Fuel Rally in Later Dated Oil Prices

By Catherine Ngai

 

Big oil consumers are coming around to the idea that "we're not going to see too many more legs down" in prices, said Steve Sinos, vice president at consultancy Mercatus Energy, which advises corporations including airlines on hedging strategies.

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Asian airline fuel hedgingRisky Business

By Tom Ballantyne

 

A contrary view was voiced at an airline economic conference in Dublin in January, where Mike Corley, head of Mercatus Energy Advisors, warned the oil price could bounce back quicker than people expected.

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airline fuel price risk managementAirlines' Fuel Price Bets Not Always Paying Off

By Chris Woodyard

 

Just because fuel prices have fallen dramatically doesn't mean airlines and other heavy fuel users should give up on hedging, says Steve Sinos, a vice president for Mercatus Energy Advisors, a Houston-based service that consults on hedging strategies.

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aviation fuel hedgingAirlines to Enjoy Low Fuel in 2016, Costs Under Spotlight

By Victoria Bryan & Conor Humphries

 

Mike Corley, head of Mercatus Energy Advisors, said at the Airline Economics conference in Dublin he would not be surprised to see oil prices drop by another $5-$10 a barrel, but cautioned that prices could bounce back quicker than people expect.

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LNG hedgingWoodside Hedges Bet with Extra $2B North West Shelf Investment

By Tim Daiss

 

Steve Sinos, vice president of Houston-based Mercatus Energy Advisors, told DownstreamToday that Woodside’s development is a continuation, second-phase investment that will likely have a lower total capex per unit of gas developed.

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oil producer hedging bloombergU.S. Airlines Are Betting Oil Prices Won't Rally Any Time Soon

By Robert Tuttle

 

Hedging strategies are based on airlines “actual exposure to fuel prices, as it relates to their profit margins, earnings,” Michael Corley, president of Mercatus Energy Advisors.

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bunker fuel hedgingCompare and Contrast

By Mike Corley

 

“‘While it appears that oil prices are rather stable at the moment, at some point in the not too distant future we are almost certain to experience significantly higher or lower oil prices. As such, all companies involved in bunker hedging should strongly consider the pros and cons of OTC vs. exchange cleared hedging."

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crude oil hedging risk managementE&P Firms Reluctant to Hedge in Wake of Oil Collapse

By Roberto Barros

 

"The average producer isn't thinking about hedging right now – they wish they had," says Mike Corley, founder of Mercatus Energy Advisors...

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jet fuel hedging dublinMajority of US Shale Firms Pass Up Q2 Chance to Hedge $60 Crude

By Catherine Ngai

 

"The general feeling among producers is that if you aren't hedged today you are not going to start tomorrow and lock in lower levels," said Mike Corley, president of energy trading and risk consultancy Mercatus Energy Advisors, which advises energy producers, consumers and refiners."

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bunker fuel hedgingRisk Managment Advisor Outlines ‘Most Common, Avoidable’ Hedging Mistakes

By Bunkerspot

 

“Many continue to make the same mistakes as their decisions are based on their opinion about the markets rather than data and sound analysis."

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bunker fuel price risk managementHedge Your Bets

By Mike Corley

 

“As Mike Corley of Mercatus Energy Advisors explains, the collapse of OW Bunker taught the industry a hard lesson in the use of hedging strategies."

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oil hedging newsPioneer Alters Hedging Strategy to Protect Against Cheap Oil

By Ryan Holleywell

 

“Sometimes, that strategy can make sense, but 'it’s less than an ideal strategy' when prices are falling rapidly, writes Mercatus Energy Advisors, in an analysis of the technique."

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oil & gas producer hedgingOil Crash Exposes New Risks for U.S. Shale Drillers

By Asjylyn Loder

 

“Producers are inherently bullish,” said Mike Corley, the founder of Mercatus Energy Advisors, a Houston-based firm that advises companies on hedging strategies. “It’s just the nature of the business."

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crude oil hedging articleEnthusiasm for Hedging Wanes Among US Airlines

By Alexander Osipovich

 

"Perhaps the biggest emerging players in the airline hedging space are BP and Shell, says Mike Corley, founder of Mercatus Energy Advisors, a Houston-based risk management advisory firm."

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oil hedging newsOil Prices Post Longest Weekly Losing Streak Since 1986

By Nicole Friedman

 

“If you've been short at any point in the past six months and held on, you're doing incredibly well," said Mike Corley, president of Mercatus Energy Advisors.

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oil hedging olsoOljeprisfallet tynger Oslo Børs

By Amund Djuve

 

“Mike Corley, sjef for Mercatus Energy Advisors, sa til avisen at Opec har vært ganske tilbakeholdne i sitt forhold til prisfallet. Markedet vil fortsette å være godt forsynt med olje, sier Corley.”

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mexico oil hedgingMéxico Invierte 6,459 MDD para Garantizar los Petrodólares

By Carmen Luna

 

“De acuerdo con el diario Financial Times y la firma Mercatus Energy Advisors, Hacienda habría gastado unos 450 mdd al asegurar toda la producción de crudo en 2015, que de acuerdo con la Ley de Ingresos será de 2.4 millones de barriles por día (mbd).”

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oil hedging wall street journalOil Prices Dip Below $90 for First Time in Two Years

By Nicole Friedman

 

“OPEC has been relatively slow and quiet to respond,” said Mike Corley, president of Mercatus Energy Advisors, a Houston consulting firm. “The market’s going to continue to be well supplied.”

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airline fuel hedgingUS Airlines Loosen Belts On Costly Hedges as Jet Fuel Turbulence Wanes

By Matthew Kohlman, David Elward & Su Yeen Cheong

 

"We have certainly seen some North American carriers reduce the overall percentage of fuel they are hedging," said Mike Corley, president of Mercatus Energy Advisors, an independent energy hedging advisory firm.”

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natural gas hedgingLong-Term Trends Define Hedging Strategies

By Gregory DL Morris

 

"Most hedging mistakes can be avoided by simply taking the time and effort to create a hedging policy, and develop and implement strategies that meet a company’s goals and objectives.”

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electricity hedging researchHow An Energy Firm's Demise Was A Financial As Much As a Weather Event

By Mark Holan

 

"It was changing by $100 per megawatt hour per day,” said Mike Corley, president of Mercatus Energy, a Houston-based energy hedging, trading and risk management advisory firm.

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jet fuel hedging dublinAir Industry Mulls Jet Fuel Hedging Options

By Victoria Bryan

 

"Airlines are very good at mitigating risk across the business but managing commodity price risk is often an area where they fall short," Corley said.

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