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Trading Technologies

   Mirant Corporation
   Geneva Trading
   Sequent Energy
   Webster Capital
   Aardvark Energy
   Shell Trading
   Sempra Energy
   Johnson Rice
   Goldman Sachs

Tulane Energy Trading Competition

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Event Sponsors

We want to thank our event sponsors for making this unique event a reality.

Trading Technologies, Inc.

Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT) develops high-performance trading software for derivatives professionals, including the world's premier investment banks, brokers, Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs), hedge funds, proprietary trading firms and other trading institutions. No one knows what traders need better than TT. That's because many of our executives, engineers, product managers, sales managers and support personnel are former traders...and some still trade today.  More information can be found at

Thomson Reuters, Inc.

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, healthcare and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs more than 50,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: TRI) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TRI). For more information, go to

CME Group, Inc.

CME Group - CME Group is the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange. Building on the heritage of CME, CBOT and NYMEX, CME Group serves the risk management needs of customers around the globe. As an international marketplace, CME Group brings buyers and sellers together on the CME Globex electronic trading platform and on trading floors in Chicago and New York. By acting as the buyer to every seller and the seller to every buyer, CME Clearing virtually eliminates counterparty credit risk. CME Clearing also offers $8 billion in financial safeguards to help mitigate systemic risk, providing the security and confidence market participants need to operate, invest and grow. CME Group offers the widest range of benchmark products available across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, and alternative investment products such as weather and real estate. CME Group is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol "CME."



Logical Information Machines



The world's most influential companies leverage LIM's industry-specific data solutions to perform the most sophisticated, global historical research, and real-time, predictive analyses to gain competitive advantage, create efficiency and increase profits. LIM's Market Information Machine (MIM) enables you to easily access and analyze the most comprehensive energy and financial data sets at unparalleled speeds, so that you can make the best decisions.



Sequent Energy Management


Sequent serves the needs of utilities, marketers, retail aggregators, municipalities and large industrial customers in the United States. The company focuses on asset management and the wholesale marketing, trading, storage and transportation of natural gas. In addition, it provides commodity delivery services to natural gas producers. Sequent Energy Management is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based AGL Resources and enjoys a strong financial profile, access to its parent company's key utility assets in North America, and extensive market knowledge and experience.



Aardvark Trading


Aardvark Trading L.L.C. is a cutting edge proprietary trading group. Proprietary trading and advanced technology is their sole business and they pride themselves in quietly executing sophisticated trading strategies. Aardvark traders are market makers in style, seizing opportunities and mitigating risk via model driven frameworks. Aardvark provides liquidity in diverse commodity, currency, and interest rate markets around the world. Their continuous technological focus has driven Aardvark toward high-frequency algorithmic trading to execute their strategies.





Luminant, a subsidiary of Energy Future Holdings, formerly TXU Corp., is the largest competitive power generation business in Texas. Luminant's activities include plant and mine operations, wholesale marketing and trading, and development and construction of new power plants. Luminant has more than 16,100 megawatts of generation in Texas, including 2,300 MW of nuclear-powered and 5,800 MW of coal-fueled generation capacity. Three new coal-fueled units currently under construction will add 2,200 MW of capacity to serve Texas.




Mirant's goal is to make and sell electricity competitively, reliably, ethically, and safely for their customers. Their business consists of both power generation and commercial operations. Mirant's power generation asset portfolio contains 11 power plants strategically located in high-population areas. The company's commercial operations support the power generation facilities - and their customers - through logistics, risk management, marketing, and trading activities.


Geneva Trading


Geneva's sole focus is on proprietary trading. Since establishing the firm, Geneva's philosophy and goals have been straight forward and identical with traders. Geneva is committed to using the most cutting edge technology in the industry to ensure their traders have the fastest, most reliable access to securities and derivatives markets. The firm now has more than 100 traders and staff worldwide and is a top volume player in more than 13 markets they trade globally.


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