International Oil Trader Academy | ICE Europe – Autumn Edition

14 - 25 October 2024
ICE Europe, London, UK


IBH and ICE Education have combined their expertise to provide an innovative and practical programme covering all trading concepts of the physical crude oil, products, and derivatives markets through our leading Oil Trader Academy.

The Oil Trader Academy programme is structured as hands-on presentations followed by trading real market scenarios on computer simulations.

With the global oil markets being subject to extreme volatility and change due to a series of geopolitical events, this is the ideal time and opportunity to understand the drivers of oil price movements and tools at your disposal to protect against and trade around your organisation’s market position.

What will you Learn?

  • Review crude oil supply, demand and products
  • Understand crude oil refining, evaluation and selection
  • Explore physical and derivative oil markets, shipping and contracts
  • Understand of every facet of contemporary trade finance and how it impacts their assignment
  • Appreciate pricing formation, trading and price risk management
  • Learn about futures, swaps, options and over-the-counter markets
  • Become familiar with trading techniques and terminology
  • Participate in trading and hedging simulation exercises and improve negotiation skills

The Oil Trader Academy course offers an up-to-date and innovative look at trading petroleum products and includes a trader’s analysis of supply and demand, as well as underlining the key opportunities in the marketplace. The course will be fully interactive with teams analysing positions and learning through case studies and trading simulations.

This course comprises 2 modules. You can participate in the whole course or one of them:

Module 1: Physical Crude & Products Trading

14 – 18 October 2024 | ICE Europe, London, UK

This module explore trading mechanics, including demand, supply, refining, contract types and risk management, and delves into crude oil pricing, shipping, and the nuances of product trading. Participants will gain a solid foundation in the physical oil market’s complexities, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of industry fundamentals.

Module 2: Trading Simulation, Paper Trading & Price Risk Management

21 – 25 October 2024 | ICE Europe, London, UK

This module offers a hands-on approach to mastering Brent futures, trading best practices, and understanding refined product markets. Through simulations, participants learn to manage physical crude and product portfolios, optimizing refinery operations and navigating market structures. The course emphasizes practical skills in hedging, using swaps, and exploring arbitrage opportunities, preparing attendees to effectively manage price risk and leverage market dynamics for strategic advantage.


Oil Trader Academy Highlights:

Expert-Led Insights:

Learn from industry veterans with decades of experience in global oil trading markets.

Real-World Simulation:

Engage in real-market scenario for 5 days of hedging simulation exercises for an immersive learning experience.

Comprehensive Coverage:

Gain insights into crude oil supply, demand, refining, pricing formation, trading, and risk management.

Strategic Skills:

Learn to navigate price risks, employ trading techniques, and improve negotiation skills through hands-on trading and hedging simulations.

Global Perspective:

Appreciate the impact of geopolitical events on oil price movements and learn strategies to protect and leverage your organization’s market position.

CPD Accreditation:

Earn 80 CPD credits and a prestigious certificate of IBH and ICE Education, validating your learning and professional development.

Global Network

Connect with peers and industry leaders from around the world.

Who Should Attend?

The Oil Trader Academy programme will appeal to:

  • Oil and product traders
  • Refiners
  • Economists
  • Analysts portfolio managers
  • Risk managers
  • Operation Managers
  • Brokers
  • Related front
  • Middle and back office staff and all those needing to gain or improve their knowledge and understanding of crude oil and petroleum products trading and pricing mechanisms.



“Happy to share the completion of the Oil Trader course, brilliantly organized by ICE and IBH in partnership with professors and renowned companies in the market”

Trader, Petrobras Brazil

What makes the Oil Trader Academy stand out from the other trainings, is that everything you learned during the lectures you can then put into practice by trading on simulation soft that ICE and IBH set up for the course participants.

Sammy Six



Demonstrate your new skills and gain a step up in your career with globally recognised CPD certifications.

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