Aspect Enterprise Solutions CEO Steve Hughes participated in the latest CTRMRadio podcast by ComTech Advisory. Hughes is a member of the advisory’s CTRM Thought Leadership panel, and explains the varied definitions CTRM software vendors are using for the term cloud within their own software environments, and why most of them
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The International Maritime Organization has set a January 2020 deadline for a new 0.5% sulfur limit on marine fuels. The move is poised to force most shipowners to switch from burning residual fuel oil to a new, unfamiliar, less-sulfurous product. A study by CE Delft, commissioned by the IMO in
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Did You Know…that AspectCTRM offers one of the most comprehensive complex pricing formula tools for commodities trading companies? This blog explains how Aspect’s commodity trade and risk management cloud software supports a wide spectrum of pricing terms across multiple commodities with example formulas. Negotiating pricing term contracts can be very
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World oil indexes changed irregularly during the week. Another U.S. crude oil inventory increase as well as some fears about U.S. steel tariffs, and follow up possible protectionist measures, weighed on fuel sentiment. Meanwhile, news that Trump would allow some exceptions to the tariffs, his decision to replace Secretary of
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Gasoline (and crude) prices are poised to tip modestly higher in 2018. OPIS' predictions for average retail gasoline prices will serve up American motorists an annual bill of $348.8 billion, coming on the heels of a 2017 cost of $340.6 billion. When one adds up the four years that stretched
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Today, I celebrate my 15-Year Anniversary at Aspect Enterprise Solutions, formerly known as OILspace. As a young, eager lad, I joined the exciting start-up software company during IP Week 2003 where we flaunted our new XDA mobile solution, the only mobile solution available in the market at that time. Reuters still
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The Aspect Enterprise Solutions annual Kick Off is an event our team looks forward to every year. This year, the team headed to beautiful Cyprus to plan for 2018 and connect with colleagues from Aspect offices across the globe. Presentations Kick Off presentations cover a wide range of topics including
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Every year, International Petroleum Week brings energy leaders from across the globe to London to network, share knowledge, and discuss the future of the industry. This year, IP Week takes place February 20th-22nd at InterContinental Park Lane and has over 1500 participants. Aspect is a Silver Sponsor. During IP Week many oil
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Industry professionals are invited to participate in the annual Energy Risk energy trading and risk management software rankings survey which ranks ETRM service providers in various categories. We encourage you to vote for AspectCTRM. The Energy Risk software survey acknowledges companies which have exceeded client expectations, and Aspect is proud to be nominated
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The Aspect team is excited to host our first Eat, Drink, Think networking event for trading professionals in Dubai this year. The gathering takes place February 7th from 18:00 - 21:00 PM DST at the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club and is a must-attend event for commodity traders, risk managers/directors, executives,
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