Improve Operational Decision Making and Maximize Profit with capSpire’s New Natural Gas Network Optimization Platform

POSTED BY Ben Ridgway ON October 19, 2018 IN Blog, Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Optimization

The shoulder seasons bring significant uncertainty to natural-gas markets. During this time, unexpected weather events in particular can wreak havoc on spot natural-gas prices. Imagine the scenario in which bid week took place just over two weeks ago, during which baseload purchases and sales for October were negotiated, as well as firm transport on pipeline …

capSpire Expands Its European Headquarters

POSTED BY Amrik Sembi ON October 16, 2018 IN Blog, News

Following several years of continual growth, capSpire is pleased to celebrate the expansion of its European headquarters based in Cork, Ireland. For more than nine years capSpire has widely been considered the expert in energy and commodity trading technology; hence, capSpire’s European footprint has grown steadily across all service verticals including advisory consulting, project delivery, …

capSpire Wins 2018 Entrepreneur Top Company Culture Award

POSTED BY Joe Antinozzi ON September 18, 2018 IN Blog, Careers, News

In the nine years since capSpire began as an energetic start-up, the company has garnered consistent praise for creating a unique and desirable workplace culture—including winning the When Work Works Award five years consecutively as well as six-time inclusion on the Inc. 5000 List. Now Entrepreneur magazine has taken notice by selecting capSpire as receipt …

capSpire Sponsors 2018 Allegro User Group Meeting

POSTED BY Kimberly Janicki ON September 7, 2018 IN Allegro, Blog, E/CTRM, Events, News

It’s one of the only events in the technology space in which users are given the opportunity to steer product development—and capSpire will be right there in the action. Held annually, the Allegro User Group (AUG) Meeting gathers Allegro customers representing some of the world’s most prestigious companies together in one place to discuss current …

Join Us at an Exclusive Networking Mixer for Energy Professionals in Geneva

POSTED BY Joe Antinozzi ON September 7, 2018 IN Blog, E/CTRM, Events, News

Come meet other commodity-industry professionals and discover ideas for improving your business operations while enjoying complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks in a relaxed, social atmosphere. All area professionals who work in the commodity industry are invited to attend a networking mixer at the trendy Glow Bar Lounge at the Hotel President Wilson in Geneva, Switzerland. …

An Intern’s Take: What It’s Like to Work at capSpire

POSTED BY David Skinner ON August 30, 2018 IN Blog, Careers, News

David Skinner was the 2018 Summer Intern for the Gravitate team in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and is continuing to intern with the team during the fall semester. He is a senior at the University of Arkansas, where he is pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science. The first line of the company handbook states that “capSpire is …

How Permian and Canadian Pipeline Constraints Benefit Refiners

POSTED BY Thomas Hunt ON August 27, 2018 IN Blog, Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Optimization

Limited takeaway capacity in the Permian and the widening of the WCS-WTI spread are benefiting some independent refiners. (The Permian Basin crude hub is located in Midland, where prices are benchmarked against the WTI Cushing price [Mid-cush spread]. Canadian crude from the prolific oil sands is called the West Canadian Select, and it is settled …

Improve Customer Service and Sell More Gasoline in a Competitive Market

POSTED BY Trent Amos ON August 8, 2018 IN Blog, Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Gravitate

Today’s market for buying and selling refined products is highly competitive and margins are tight. Lots of wholesale marketers compete for sales to a limited number of fuel buyers. Faced with a glut of choices, buyers tend to purchase based solely on who offers the lowest price at any given time. Unfortunately, in this landscape, …