Market conditions create anxiety for energy firms

November 2009
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PwC publication outlining how volatile commodity prices create a high level of risk for energy companies that rely heavily on derivatives to protect themselves from price exposure.

The commodity price environment continues to be highly volatile and the credit crunch is real and impactful. The combination of these issues has potential to create a high level of risk for energy companies that rely heavily on derivatives to protect themselves from price exposure. Volatile energy prices and lack of credit availability threaten companies with derivative exposure.