The current gas market

The fundamentals explained

The current gas market

1,490.00 excl. VAT


This 1-day course sets out the basics of the gas value chain, including production, consumption, storage and transport, as well as gas markets, gas pricing and driving factors, but also price volatility and its implications. The tutor will cover the relevant fundamentals. Attention is given to how emission trading schemes impact the gas markets and how gas markets relate to electricity markets.

This course is suitable for any professional who wants to familiarise with the basics of natural gas and LNG and related markets, plus the related aspects of relevance. Hence, the course is targeted particularly at those who are considered starters/juniors in this field of expertise.




  • The value chain
    • Production, consumption, storage, transport & related capacities
    • Quality
    • LNG
    • Investments & maintenance
    • Organisations
      • IOGP
      • ENTSO-G
  • Pricing
    • Gas price formation
      • Two-sided pricing
      • Market lIquidity
    • Gas price driving factors
      • The subsitution-effect
      • Carbon dioxide emission rights
      • Seasonality
    • Gas price indexation
      • Formula-based pricing
    • Gas hubs
      • HH – Henry Hub
      • TTF – Title Transfer Facility
      • NBP – National Balancing Point
      • THE – Trading Hub Europe
    • Price reporting agencies
      • Platts, Argus Media, ICIS Heren
      • Their role: price discovery via pricing panels
      • Reference prices
        • JKM – Japan Korea marker
      • Gas price volatility
        • Applicability
          • Risk quanitification
          • Collaterlaisation / margining
  • Market developments & consequences
    • Electricification & renewability
      • Hydrogen
      • Bio-gas
        • Carbon credits
        • Certification institutes (e.g. Vertogas)
      • Gas-fired power generation
        • Flexibility – Start/stop speed & Ramp rates
        • Impact on merit order
  • Trading places
    • Bilateral deals
      • Master agreements
      • Credit support
        • Limits
        • Collateralisation
      • Brokerage services
    • Exchanges
      • Members & memberships
      • Margining
      • Leverage
  • Markets
    • Spot versus forward
      • Exchanges & OTC markets
    • Balancing markets
      • Regulated markets
      • Balancing regimes

Practical Information


Monday 16 January 2023, 10:00-16:00 (CET)

Where and how?

Entrima office (Beursplein 5, 1012 JW Amsterdam, The Netherlands)


1,490.00 excl. VAT

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    Our Labels
    Entrima and Market Abuse Centre (MAC) are the two labels we operate to provide learning services for professionals in the commodity & energy markets.

    Content & Context

    Entrima’s mission is to transfer knowledge regarding the business, controls & operations of parties in (or relating to) the wholesale markets.

    Conduct & Culture

    MAC’s mission is to facilitate the prevention & detection of misconduct and to foster proper behaviour in organisations. This is achieved via training, periodic updates and increased awareness.