Understanding Risk Management

Past events in the energy markets have uncovered several structural factors which suggest that energy price volatility might become a more permanent feature going forward. Understanding risk management has become more important than ever. Additional investment opportunities might also arise. Our teams of experts are here to help on both avenues.

Serving Clients

Our team has decades of risk management experience in the energy space, having advised all categories of clients across the energy production value chain (upstream, midstream & downstream) as well as industrial consumers and commercial end-users. The team has a wealth of experience in the public sector (sovereigns and municipalities alike) and in the private sector.
Commercial Entities
Commercial Entities
o Industrial & Commercial Consumers
o Logistics & Transportation Companies
o Oil & Gas Producers
o Energy Midstream Companies
o Renewable Fuels Producers & Distributors
o Agricultural & Food Sectors
o Individual Investors
o Institutional Investors
Public Entities
Public Entities
o Municipal Utility Districts
o Transportation Authorities
o Other Public Entities

Our Services

Truly independent and customizable services ......

As an NFA Commodity Trading Advisor and Swap Firm, HTS Commodities can assist its clients in all aspects of implementing a robust hedging program.  Our comprehensive services cover all aspects of initial program development, including program feasibility analysis, document negotiation, and counterparty/FCM selection.  Implementation services include trade solicitation, pre-pricing/pricing, and providing fair value opinions, to name a few.

In addition to acting as an advisor for hedging transactions, HTS Commodities specializes in acting as an Introducing Broker for the execution of our clients’ futures, options, and over-the-counter derivative positions. Because we are independent of any FCM or provider, our clients have the opportunity to trade through any of our multiple FCM or provider relationships.

Beyond assisting our clients hedging actual or expected assets, liabilities or other positions, HTS Commodities can help in finding and executing suitable futures, options or over-the-counter strategies meant to enhance and diversify qualified clients’ investment portfolios.

HTS Commodities is a leading commodities firm and investment bank, with insights and market intelligence that span a wide range of industry sectors and financial products.  Our team of highly experienced advisors, brokers, and strategists ensure that our clients have access to real-time market information, our in-depth global and regional opinions, and technical analysis and the most current trade ideas.

As a leading investment bank, HTS Commodities has extensive experience in advising on and brokering structured financial products solutions that can provide enhanced, multi-asset-type performance to our clients.  Available strategies include a wide variety of “off-the-shelf” products or can be customized to meet an investor’s goals.

A robust hedging or investment program starts with a full understanding of the benefits and risks of available strategies. HTS Commodities has a long history of educating our clients, governing bodies, and other financial decision makers about all important aspects of transacting in futures, options, and OTC derivatives.

HTS Commodities provides clients with the necessary tools to track and report their commodities hedging and investment activities after trade execution, including mark-to-market (valuation), hedge accounting, hedge/investment performance analysis, and OTC payment verification services, to name a few.


Because we are not limited to one specific product and we are not tied to any one particular provider, we can always offer you the product that best fits your needs.


Listed Options & Futures

Standardized, transparent & liquid contracts traded on multiple exchanges across the world.



Highly customizable bilateral transactions offering bespoke terms and packaged strategies.


Block Trades & Cleared

Ideal for large negotiated & bilateral transactions, yet requiring central clearing.


Structured Notes

Hybrid securities combining a bond wrapper and a single- or multi-asset derivative component.


Commodity-Related Securities

Indirect & diversified commodity exposure through a vast amount of standard securities.


Commodity Indices

Alternative tools for broad commodities exposure, ranging from passive to more dynamic management approaches.

Energy Data

•  Crude Oil WTI
•  Natural Gas
•  Gasoline RBOB
•  ULSD NY Harbor

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