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Argus Americas Crude Summit 2018

Risk Management Breakfast

Thursday, January 19
7:30 - 8:30 AM

Managing risk in an uncertain world In the petroleum market, we have come to expect extreme price volatility due to the macroeconomic pressures, geopolitical issues, capital flows and currency fluctuations causing dramatic swings in underlying values. But how do you effectively manage your risk in a $50/barrel market, whether you are a consumer or producer? Cargill’s Brian Jenisch will discuss the challenges and opportunities to utilize financial risk management strategies to create a boost to your bottom line in an otherwise challenging market environment. 

Learn strategies to:

  • Improve margins and budgets 
  • Best practices to navigate volatility 
  • Prepare your balance sheet to withstand fluctuations in the market

Brian Jenisch
Brian Jenisch, Managing Director, Energy Risk Management, Cargill

Brian Jenisch is managing director, energy risk management with Cargill, focusing on North America markets. He leads a team which provides financial risk management solutions to a wide range of producers and consumers of energy commodities, including crude oil, fuel oil, diesel, gas oil, gasoline, natural gas and resins. Prior to joining Cargill in 2008, Mr. Jenisch was a director, energy origination with Shell Oil Company. A Kansas native, he is a graduate of Fort Hays State University. Mr. Jenisch is based in Cargill's Houston office.

Plus, hear from Stan Brownell, Director of Sapient Global Markets as he demonstrates real world case studies and approaches to using data to manage operational and price risk. 

Learn strategies to:

  • Forecasting oil price movements
  • RTOs and generation assets dispatch

Stan Brownell
Stan Brownell, Director, Sapient Global Markets

Stan’s background encompasses over 20 years of senior management and business development experience for various energy trading companies, private equity firms, power generators and large integrated oil & gas companies. Experience includes operational risk assessment and the evaluation/implementation of contracting practices, trading control procedures, and risk management systems for commodity trading and infrastructure investments. He received an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Michigan Technological University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Houston.

*This specialty breakfast is complimentary for all delegates of the Argus Americas Crude Summit. Register now


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