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It’s Awards Time Again

And therefore time to roll out my annual thoughts on the banality of awards when it comes to CTRM software…. For those who do not know, some awards... continue reading

Despite all the Deals, Customer Announcements Remain Difficult

As I reflect on what appears to have been a record year for many CTRM vendors in terms of activity levels and new... continue reading

Amphora’s Record Year Continues

Amphora’s year continues to go well as it has signed new clients in Dubai and China in the last month bringing its record year closings to a total... continue reading

Brady Technologies’ Ecosystem of Software for European Power

A conversation with Chris Regan of Brady Technologies is always interesting and full of detail and enthusiasm. Brady Technologies is focused on energy... continue reading



Interview Corner

Renewable energy and risk management

Published 17 June 2022

An interview with Luca Pedretti – COO, Co-Founder, Pexapark ComTech Advisory: How did Pexapark start? Luca Pedretti: Together with Michi, we had a vision to... continue reading

New Tools for Managing Freight and Shipping Risk

Published 5 April 2022

An interview with Advanced Freight Trading Leadership ComTech Advisory: Tell us a little about your new venture and its objectives? Advanced Freight Trading: We are... continue reading

Industry Voices

Assoc Prof Simon Michaux – The quantity of metals required to manufacture just one generation of…

Published 20 September 2022

The quantity of metal required to make just one generation of renewable tech units to replace fossil fuels, is much larger than first thought. Current... continue reading

Singapore Market Update

Published 2 February 2022

In Singapore, we recently ushered in the Year of the Tiger and with it the continued hope of growth and expansion in the commodity business... continue reading

Archive What happened this week, 3 years ago

Fendahl CTRM Technology Benefiting from Strong Demand

Published 11 November 2019

It’s been a busy summer for Fendahl CTRM Technology, according to Mr. Henry Thornalley, who I spoke with last week. Fendahl has signed several deals... continue reading

Guest Blogger David Calmonson Looks at What is in a Name

Published 12 November 2019

What’s in a name? I like weird names. I’ve not blogged for a while but the name of an American journalist, politician, and news talk... continue reading


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Analysis: The ICC Trade Register’s fight for better data

Published 23 November 2022

For well over a decade, the annual publication of the... continue reading

Gunvor boosts European revolving credit facility

Published 23 November 2022

Energy trader Gunvor has enlarged the sustainability-linked revolving credit facility... continue reading

As deadline looms, some traders remain wary of Russia oil price cap

Published 23 November 2022

The workings of the price cap on Russian oil by... continue reading

Trafigura closes US$600mn mining deal with TDB

Published 23 November 2022

Trafigura has closed a US$600mn copper and cobalt development financing... continue reading


Commodity Technology Advisory is the leading analyst organization covering the ETRM and CTRM markets. We provide the invaluable insights into the issues and trends affecting the users and providers of the technologies that are crucial for success in the constantly evolving global commodities markets. Our team is headed by Patrick Reames and Gary Vasey, a team whose combined 60-plus years in the energy and commodities markets provides depth of understanding of the market and its issues that is unmatched and unrivaled by any analyst group.