Natural Gas Risk Platform

It's 10 am...
Do you know where your dekatherms are?

 

Now you can know the value of your retail gas book at all times...

As you’re reading this, your schedulers are scrambling to figure out what your demand, position and storage balances are...

 

However, you have an immediate need for important information that's trapped in your schedulers' spreadsheets. Instead of disrupting your team or waiting for the dust to settle, you can now unlock real-time information with just a few clicks of a mouse and a hot cup of caramel macchiato latte*.

 

* Latte not included.

Now you can have complete transparency beyond the city gate — "From wellhead to burner tip"

 

 

Well head

What you know

CITY

GATE

What you could know

YOUR
ETRM SYSTEM

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COMMERCIAL
INDUSTRIAL

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Key features & stakeholders

 
Customer
Data

 
  • Accounting,
    Supply & Risk

     

  • Customer usage, with forecasting and back-casting

     

Back
Cast
 
  • Pricing Team & Accountants
     

  • Forecasting usage & imbalances based on actual weather and provided on-demand (not monthly)

Daily
Settlements

 
  • Supply, Risk & Accounting
     

  • Versatile reconciliation of supplier invoices, pipeline & storage with data transparency at high level down to report-specific

Capacity
Reports

 
  • Schedulers & Traders
     

  • Capacity reports by contract receipt / delivery points rolled up into one total capacity report

Position
Reports

 
  • Traders & Risk Managers
     

  • Live reporting showing the NET/OPEN position at pipeline, point & book

Load
Forecasting

 
  • Traders & Schedulers
     

  • Forecasting load at utility & customer level, and allocation down the pipeline for purchasing

Financial
Reporting

 
  • Accounting, Supply & Trading
     

  • Gas financial mark to market reporting that is “live” and can be accessed at any time
     

Switch &
Flow

 
  • Operations & Supply
     

  • Quick & easy access to customer start/drop dates, centralized & filtered to the individual

     

Churn &
Retention

 
  • Sales, Supply & Accounting
     

  • Identify problem areas to guide customer retention & acquisition efforts
     

Managed
Services

 
  • Supply & Risk

     

  • A full-time dedicated team of over 170 years' experience at your service

Extreme
Weather

 
  • Traders & Schedulers
     

  • Provides scenarios on how the weather will impact demand, including extreme events

Forecasted
Revenue

 
  • Risk Managers & Accountants
     

  • Forecasted revenue & average retail price by market & customized at the portfolio level

Storage
Matrixes

 
  • Schedulers

     

  • Storage matrixes with injections and withdrawals from each facility by contract with daily reporting and reconciliation abilities.

Error
Reports

 
  • Accounting

     

  • Centralized reporting to easily locate billing discrepancies so corrections can be made immediately

For large providers... We are a natural  extension of your business
 


Providing a unique software solution focusing on natural gas end-use markets.  We can leverage your existing ETRM systems by integrating retail market information, providing a deeper level of precision, timeliness, and vision.

 

Give your traders the advantage of capturing maximum value in their futures and physical trades with POWWR NG’s real-time snapshots of market positions and forecasts.

 

Give yourself the advantage of seeing your net open position in time to make daily trade adjustments, maximizing profits, minimizing losses, and preserving cash flow.    

For small & medium providers... We've got you covered too
 

 

  • POWWR G platform serves as an ETRM or data of record for all activity within current wholesale ETRM by providing retail risk centralization and oversight that aggregates various volume and price positions real-time.
     

  • Providing a Rolling 30-day weather responsive forecast, allowing you to see its impact on each individual meter, cluster, and /or LDC retail load each.  Align your forecast with your indexes!
     

  • Provides upload or import templates so that third party schedulers can populate POWWR [NG] platform automatically from their spreadsheet aggregation.
     

Advantage

 

  • Oversight and centralization of the key drivers behind natural gas retail profitability.

  • Risk management volume and price.

  • Revenue and cash flow forecasting

  • Settlements, storage,  and capacity tracking

  • Providing an actual weather driven forecast and its impact on an individual meter, cluster, and /or LDC retail load each and every day up to 30 days.

  • Stress testing -Extreme weather analytics and the comparison of the “what if” NOP with seasonal normal (14-year average) and actual forecast NOP.

  • Active tracking (real time) of Net Open Position (NOP) or difference between forecast  load and hedge volume on a daily basis. Supply purchases are updated instantaneously.

  • MTM tracking  on Fixed priced  NYMEX  trades,  Basis,  and LDC area deliveries.

  • Shared or full in-house support in managing the POWWR G platform completely for the retail supplier within the POWWR team.


 

Value-Added

 

  • Reduce costs and enhance operational efficiency

  • Make better and more timely decisions based on more usable information.

  • Integrate a robust, scalable solution that all departments can share

  • Better plan, manage and leverage your energy portfolio

  • Optimize capacity and contract utilization – transportation, storage, futures

Extreme Weather Obligation Forecast

 

For Schedulers and Traders who want to know how a weather anomaly will impact demands.

 

The Extreme Weather obligation forecast has the ability to adjust usage allowing the user to determine how the weather will impact demand.
 

 

Unlike guessing how the weather may impact demands, POWWR [NG] provides forecasted usage based on different and extreme weather scenarios.

Monthly Load vs. Hedge - Position Report

 

For Traders and Risk Managers who want to know position details. The gas position report is a report that is easily accessible by multiple people that will show your open positions.

 

Unlike a report that must be compiled daily from various sources, POWWR [NG] is a live report that shows the net/open position at the pipeline, point, and book in real-time.

Gas forecast
revenue report

 

For Risk Managers and Accountants who want to know their forecasted revenue. The forecasted revenue report is a comprehensive report that will show your forecasted revenue as well as the average retail price.
 

 

Unlike other processes that only provide revenue by market, POWWR [NG] will provide a daily updated revenue by portfolio

Backcast -
Monthly Select

 

For Pricing teams and accountants who want to know how imbalance cash outs will impact profitability. The Back Cast Imbalance report is a report that provides forecast usage based on actual weather, not just utility DDR’s. This information along with your Utility Demand Requirements will provide an estimated imbalance.
 

 

Unlike waiting for months to get the imbalance from the utility, POWWR [NG] provides a current estimated imbalance so that you can adjust prices now without hesitation.

Capacity Cost

 

For Schedulers and traders who need to know available capacity on pipelines. The Gas Capacity reports provide available capacity on each pipeline contract by primary receipt and primary delivery points.
 

 

Unlike the current process where you are unable to see all capacity in one place, POWWR [NG] allows you the ability to view capacity quickly in formats that can be filtered by each user.

Churn & Retention Analysis

 

For sales, supply and finance departments who need to identify the sources of customer retention problems as well as how much revenue is foregone through customer churn. The gas churn and retention report provides the data needed to guide pricing and sales.
 

 

Unlike waiting to see the impact once it reaches finance POWWR [NG] allows clients to focus on customer retention, retaining the right customer with the most revenue potential.

Gas Settlements

For supply, risk and accounting departments who need to reconcile supplier invoices, pipeline, and storage. The settlement reports provide transparent information.
 

Unlike trying to reconcile someone else’s data POWWR [NG] provides a transparent way to reconcile at a high level or the ability to dig deeper into each report.

Gas Forecast -
Monthly Select

For Traders and Schedulers who want to know how the forecast is going to impact demand, the Gas Forecast report is a quick and effective way to show your forecasted load.
 

 

Unlike most forecasts that only show forecasts at the utility or the customer level, POWWR [NG] also shows load allocated down to the pipeline and point.

It's quick & painless to get started.


We promise, this won't hurt a bit. In fact, you might even like it.

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Contact us for a quick & painless discovery call

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Schedule a brief demonstration of POWWR [NG]

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Next steps and a clear roadmap to onboarding

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Know the value of your natural gas book at all times

Transparency & Timing


During Extreme weather conditions, you need to review your net position  immediately.  Your Organization needs to be able to adjust your Gas and Electric positions daily. In times of extreme volatility, the value of this is priceless and could well exceed over six figures.

Scalability


Your organization needs to grow without substantially adding staff and resources. With the proper platform and services in place, your first year FTE savings could exceed $320K.

Back office & reporting


Your organization needs to capture trades & hedges in order to maintain accurate Mark-To-Market, & other critical financial reports. First year savings of one accountant is estimated to exceed $85K.

Backed by a team of nearly
170 years' experience to help navigate your natural gas book to greater profitability.

SHETAL HALL

POWWR [NG] Product
Director

Over 15 years' experience

DAVID GARCIA

POWWR Sales, Risk Support, Consultant/Analyst

20 Years' trading experience & oversight consultant.

BRENT McINTYRE

Senior Director of Risk Management Services

20 years' experience

RICHARD JENKINS

POWWR [NG] Gas
Services Head

30 years' experience

BRENDA JENKINS

POWWR [NG] Senior Scheduler

Over 15 years' experience

ARIEL A. SMITH

Director, Solutions
Architecture

Over 9 years' experience

JEFFREY BASSET

POWWR [NG] Senior Scheduler

20 years' experience

DEBORAH MEEK

POWWR [NG] Gas Sales/Consultant

20 years' experience

Frequently asked questions

Q – Will I have to manually enter in all my historical hedges?
A – Only if you want to, We also have a template for you to use to upload or we can even help.


Q – What if you don’t have a report that I need.
A – If we have the data we can create a customized report. If we don’t have the data we can work to get the data so that you are able to get what you need.


Q – Do you have ways to reconcile for end of month?
A – Yes  We have reports to let you reconcile Scheduled supply on pipeline and storage, Pipeline invoices, & Supplier invoices.

Q – Can you tell me if I have enough supply to meet my customer’s loads.
A – We have a live Load vs Hedge report that you are able to see by portfolio.

 
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