Stephen Schork, formerly a proprietary floor trader (Local) in the New York Mercantile Exchange’s energy complex, has more than 25 years’ experience in physical commodity and derivatives trading, risk systems modeling, and structured commodity finance. In 2005, Stephen launched The Schork Group, Inc.,– an energy consulting/publishing firm that provides independent analysis of supply and demand economics, with special emphasis on the impact of geopolitical events on price volatility.
The company’s core product, The Schork Report, is geared towards professionals in the global energy arena looking to improve economic performance while managing risk. The Schork Report has continually evolved in response to the need for concise, accurate and marketable information. Clients of The Schork Report represent the largest and most influential producers, marketers, financial institutions, hedge funds, energy traders, and end-users in the world. The Ibis Energy Brief: Focus on Fuel was launched in 2017 to specifically address the market information needs of distillate fuel wholesalers and retailers.
In addition to publishing research notes, Stephen is actively engaged with clients, helping to design/refine their trading and hedging strategies. Stephen’s dynamic and thought-provoking presentations have established him as one of the industry’s most sought after energy experts. He is a regular guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, and Fox Business, and is frequently quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, the Associated Press, and Platts.