E N E R G Y
B2B Energy Trading
The Surge On-line
By Owen McQuade
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Owen McQuade is a Director of Lagan Consulting, a specialist strategy consulting
company serving the energy sector. He has a wide experience of the energy sector in a
number of operational and strategic roles with the Royal Dutch/Shell Group and the
Viridian Group. He has worked in natural gas, petrochemicals, downstream petroleum,
power generation, electricity supply and distribution. He is a chartered chemical
engineer and has an MBA, specialising in International Marketing, from Henley. Owen
has published a number of energy reports including the best selling The Future Energy
Utility Company, Energy Sector Alliances and The Emerging Energy Company.
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B2B Energy Trading: The Surge Online
Energy trading: the surge online
Online trading in the energy sector
Defining B2B online energy trading
The evolution of online trading
Changing energy markets and price volatility
Price stability in energy markets
Need for r