08 Nov 2016

November 2016 Update

Upcoming Event: LEAP Co-presenting at the OPIS LCFS and Carbon Trading Workshop December 8th

Kevin Jandora, Project Manager from LEAP will be joining David McCullough from Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, Karl Greissinger from Tesoro, and Dayne Delahoussaye from Neste to present the LEAP LCFS Master Agreement and our work to automate the confirmation of RINs and LCFS Credits. Click for more information.

Thank you for your service…

Sincere gratitude extended to Shanda Dixon from Chevron for her hard work and efforts as LEAP’s Chair and Board rep. We wish her well on her future endeavors. We welcome back and thank Renee Smith for volunteering for Chevron’s LEAP Board position.

It’s time to join LEAP or renew your membership for 2017!

Become involved in industry-wide improvement! LEAP offers several Membership level options:

  • Full, Service, Regular and Limited Project Participation.
  • Visit our How To Join section of the LEAP website for information, including dues, bylaws and policies.

Did you miss… our September 2016 Business Utilities Conference?

This was a full-day conference for oil industry peers in commercial management, scheduling, middle- and back-office management, and project and process management positions.

The conference included a series of presentations, discussions, and case studies about how oil trading companies are using cutting edge technology and processes to collaborate with each other, their vendors, and with upstream suppliers and downstream customers to reduce risk, increase efficiency, and drive down costs in this era of cost containment and market uncertainty was followed by a networking dinner reception.

Would you like to learn more about any of the presentations or discussions? For more information about the agenda and speakers please see our agenda here; and our speaker bios here. THANK YOU sponsors, presenters and panelists!

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Did you know?

  • LEAP has formed a new working group to create a master agreement for for trading Oregon Clean Fuel Program Credits.
  • LEAP recently published not ONE but TWO new versions of their industry-standard master agreements?
    • The LCFS Master Agreement was updated to handle the likely possibility that CARB will change certain timeframes for Initiation and Acceptance of LCFS Credits between Buyer and Seller.
    • The RINs Master Agreement and Single Trade Agreement were updated in order to clarify certain rights and obligations for the Buyer and Seller related to “QAP” RINs..

Published LEAP documents are for free and voluntary use by industry participants.

For Document downloads are available on our website.

New users of the website, regardless of your LEAP membership, will be asked to complete a simple registration process prior to receiving an ID and password for the download of documents.

Help LEAP, help your industry

Work with other companies to clarify some source of confusion in the industry…
Identify processes that are inefficient and ‘old school’ and can be improved with the collaboration of other companies within the oil trading industry…

We are always looking for ideas for new projects to work toward our goal of more clear and more efficient processing in the energy trading industry!

Contact Us!

LEAP is a non-profit industry organization whose mission is to promote efficient and reliable transaction processing within the energy trading industry by means of voluntary automation and standardization. Our members include integrated energy companies, financial institutions, independent traders/marketers and service providers. For more information visit www.energyleap.org