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The Natural Gas Market


What You Will Learn

  • A primer on the Natural Gas Industry
    • Natural Gas Components
    • History and Regulation of the Natural Gas Industry
    • An American Perspective
    • A Canadian Perspective
  • Structure of the Industry
    • Producers and processors
    • Pipeline and storage companies
    • Distributors, marketers, and traders
    • Uses of Natural Gas
  • Trading in Natural Gas
    • The Physical Market
    • Price per Unit
    • Contract Term and Volume
    • Delivery Obligations and Location
    • Other Terms and Conditions
    • Electronic Exchanges
    • Derivative Markets
  • Natural Gas Pricing
    • Factors Affecting Supply and Demand
    • Pricing Considerations in Canada
    • Natural Gas Forward Pricing
  • Natural Gas Investment Vehicles
    • Equities
    • Mutual Funds and ETFs
    • Commodity Futures and Futures Options
    • Oil and Gas Company Analysis
    • Reserves
    • Reserve Units
    • Production Rate
    • Economic Value
    • Production Valuation Metric
    • Reserve Valuation Metric
    • Reserve Life Index
    • Recycle Ratio
    • Cash Flow Multiples
Approximate Hours of Study**
Hours of Study 3 hours
Quiz Format Online
Question Format Multiple Choice
Questions Per Quiz 20 questions
Attempts Allowed Unlimited*
Passing Grade 60%*
Enrolment Period 6 months

* IMPORTANT: There is no maximum to the number of quiz attempts permitted, but only the first passing grade (60% or over) will appear on official web transcript.

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