Energy Commodities

Scotiabank’s Commodity Derivatives group is a trading and sales platform that delivers financial and risk-management solutions to producers and consumers of energy and agricultural products. Our truly integrated energy platform unites origination and structuring, trading, financing, and research.

We help clients manage their exposure to the risk of fluctuating prices of energy and other commodities through the development and implementation of effective customized financial hedging strategies. The team’s expertise encompasses a full range of energy and related products, including crude oil, refined products, natural gas, electric power and emissions, among many other commodities. With trading capabilities for products across North America, Latin America and Europe, we are exceptionally well positioned to provide hedging solutions to our clients. Our clients benefit from our detailed knowledge of the commodity markets and a full-service product suite, from vanilla hedging to structured financing solutions, including inventory finance. Through our sales teams, we are well positioned to leverage our tremendous energy footprint in the region.

Our product capabilities include:

Derivative Products

  • Commodity Swaps
  • Commodity Options
  • Commodity Collars
  • Customized Structures


  • Inventory Finance
  • Investor Solutions
  • Bespoke Solutions

Our teams offer:

Origination and Structuring

  • With our extensive knowledge of energy and related markets, we develop innovative and competitive hedging structures.


  • We provide competitive market quotes on futures, forwards, swaps, options, swaptions, calendar spreads and basis swaps.
  • We provide advice on energy and related markets with a focus on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, and electric power.


  • We provide structured financing to commodity producers and end users.


  • Our research team publishes market updates with market insight and pricing.
  • We provide in-depth research and analysis on domestic and international markets.


For more information on how our solutions can work for you, please contact:

Energy Commodities

Houston: 713.759.3456
Calgary: 403.298.4042