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Commodities Trading & Risk Management

We know commodity trading.

Opportune experts understand energy commodity trading is a sophisticated industry that requires deep risk management skills.

We provide effective capital management and access to a wide range of support for the storage, transportation and processing of assets.

We know commodity lenders.

Our work in commodity trading is focused on meeting the needs of commodity traders, as well as their lenders. We help companies manage, analyze, and improve their commodities trading business.

With deep insight into the essential elements for all commodity trading, we help:

  • Communicate with Management & Lenders
  • Design & Build New Risk Management Frameworks
  • Identify Funding
  • Assess Investment Opportunities

We know risk management.

We give insights and analysis to help commodity-related traders and lenders make the right decisions and support operational change with:

  • Collateral Verification
  • Market Risk Management
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Due Diligence
  • Inventory Management
  • Identify Market Exposures
  • Technology Implementation
  • Regulatory Compliance Solutions
  • New Operational Strategies
  • Restructuring
  • Strategy & Organizational Design
  • Establish Enterprise Reporting
  • Operations Forecasts

Case Studies

MANUFACTURING: COMPLEX FINANCIAL REPORTING: NEW MARKET TAX CREDITS

A public company (“the Company”) is a leading manufacturer of heating and cooling products. The Company received a $23 million New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation for its new facility expansion at its Longview, Texas manufacturing plant. The NMTC program was created under the Community Renewal... [...]

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UPSTREAM: COMPLEX FINANCIAL REPORTING: REVENUE RECOGNITION & LEASE ACCOUNTING IMPLEMENTATIONS

A private E&P company (“the Company”) is expanding through an asset acquisition and development in the Eagle Ford Basin. The Company engaged Opportune’s Complex Financial Reporting professionals to assist with its revenue recognition (“ASC 606”) and lease accounting (“ASC 842”) implementations in c... [...]

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UPSTREAM: COMPLEX FINANCIAL REPORTING: UNDISCLOSED: FROM ZERO TO IPO

A privately held, Oklahoma-based E&P company (“the Company”) is focused on developing horizontal play concepts in the SCOOP/STACK shale play. The Company built a sizable acreage position, including producing horizontal and vertical wells, through a successful greenfield leasing effort and the manag... [...]

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POWER & GAS: COMPLEX FINANCIAL REPORTING/PROCESS & TECHNOLOGY: EARNINGS & RISK ASSESSMENT

Natural Gas Trading and Asset Management Co. (“NG TradeCo”) is a natural gas wholesaler who captures arbitrage opportunities primarily by managing physical assets. NG TradeCo is involved with natural gas marketing, trading, pipeline transport and capacity management, storage and asset management ag... [...]

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COMPLEX FINANCIAL REPORTING: ACCOUNTING FOR DERIVATIVES

Precious Metals Mining Company (PMM Co.) is a domestic publicly listed precious metals producer focused on mining, developing, and exploring properties. It currently operates a wholly owned gold mine, in addition to a number of early and advanced stage exploration properties in the U.S. PMM Co. c... [...]

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