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The New Book

This morning my shipment of our new book arrived. Two hard backs and 10 paperbacks in all. It is always a thrill to hold a book you wrote and this one is no exception despite, for me,... continue reading

Enuit Increases Focus on Environmentals

I recently spoke with Seenu Kaliamurthy, Enuit’s Managing Director of Power Solutions, to get an update on the company’s efforts in the environmentals space, which encompasses low carbon... continue reading

BBGC – Not Just Another Consulting Company, Says its’ MD.

BBGC is a business and technology consulting firm that is active in the commodities industries. I was recently contacted by its MD, Amir... continue reading

CubeLogic Sees Good Growth and the Promise of More to Come

CubeLogic enjoyed a good year in 2022, according to Ian Sloggett. It signed more than half a dozen new clients – all international... continue reading



Interview Corner

A New Vendor is Born – An Interview with Tasja Botha Chief Executive Officer Quor

Published 7 March 2023

ComTech Advisory: What has the sale/spin off of Brady Commodities achieved and as importantly, what does it facilitate in terms of moving your strategy forward?... continue reading

Tradesparent Rebrands to RadarRadar and Hones Its mission

Published 16 February 2023

As Tradesparent Rebrands as RadarRadar, we talked with Norbert Verhagen about the company, its rebranding and its objectives. ComTech Advisory: What is RadarRadar, how did... continue reading

Industry Voices

Riding the Wave: Strategies for Hiring and Retaining the New Generation of CTRM Talent

Published 24 February 2023

As the year 2023 begins, the Commodity Trading and Risk Management (CTRM) industry faces the challenge of attracting and retaining top talent. While resignation rates... continue reading

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

Archive What happened this week, 3 years ago

Cloud CTRM Implementation Not so Straightforward Notes Pioneer

Published 7 April 2020

For Pioneer, not much has changed despite that all staff are working from home across multiple locations. “It’s usual these days for many of our... continue reading

Chinsay Sees Workflow at the Core of Digitalization

Published 8 April 2020

I spoke recently with Colin Hayward, CEO of Chinsay, to discuss its recently announced partnership with open trade finance network, Contour. The partnership apparently follows... continue reading


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Is an industry-specific CTRM a critical success factor for the commodity trade?

Published 1 April 2023

Over the past decades, our team has been involved in... continue reading

The impact of load growth and datacenters on ERCOT prices: A new era for West Texas?

Published 31 March 2023

In the past, the energy market experienced significantly low prices... continue reading

ICC DSI: 7 key trade documents for digitisation

Published 31 March 2023

Diligently categorising the content of 4 billion sheets of paper... continue reading

UKEF hires Standard Chartered veteran for South Korea role

Published 31 March 2023

UK Export Finance (UKEF) has appointed its seventh international export... 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.