TruMarx Data Partners Introduces COMET Transaction Support for the LNG Market

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Exciting Addition to COMET Transactional Platform Available January 11, 2016 for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Market


"We are excited to introduce COMET to the LNG market. It will allow LNG traders in this growing energy category to enjoy the tremendous benefits that COMET provides”, said Jon Olson, Founder and CEO

TruMarx Data Partners, Inc. the creator of COMET, the energy industry's innovative on-demand platform for custom, confidential bilateral transactions, today announced the expansion of COMET to facilitate transactions in the Liquefied Natural Gas market (LNG)---available globally January 11, 2016.

COMET’s new capability to facilitate LNG transactions allows users to:

  • Electronically and confidentially structure all their transactions, tenders and cargos
  • Privately publish the structure to any pre-screened COMET counterparts via a one-to-many request for price
  • Negotiate the terms of the transaction via multiple one-to-one confidential negotiations until the originator accepts or rejects a particular transaction
  • Receive an automated transaction confirmation with full transaction details
  • Generate a comprehensive transaction audit trail to help meet a variety of audit and regulatory compliance standards

"We are excited to introduce COMET to the LNG market. It will allow LNG traders in this growing energy category to enjoy the tremendous benefits that COMET provides”, said Jon Olson, Founder and CEO. “Many of our existing customers in other asset classes also transact in the LNG market. They asked for this platform and we are excited to deliver”.

COMET offers a wide variety of benefits to LNG market participants such as:

  • No standardized contracts. All transaction terms are customized by the user, tenders or cargos
  • 280+ companies now access COMET in North America, including over 60 LNG market participants
  • Completely confidential, bilateral negotiation and execution process
  • No cost to own, implement or use COMET; only parties to a successful execution will owe transaction fees
  • Confirmations, trade capture and full audit trail provided for deal documentation and straight through processing into other systems
  • Adjacent services available to help users address other challenges around the transaction (price discovery, logistics, transaction facilitation, etc.)
  • Transaction facilitation performed by Market Advocates dedicated to COMET subscribers
  • Intuitive and easy to use

Detailed information on the new LNG capability for COMET is available on the company’s website at , email at info(at)trumarx(dot)com, or by phone at +1-312-286-1809.

About TruMarx Data Partners

Headquartered in Chicago, TruMarx Data Partners, Inc. is an experienced team of energy professionals with an established track record in delivering powerful technology solutions for today's energy market challenges.

Led by Jon B. Olson, a thirty year veteran CEO in the energy markets, the core team has been together for nearly 20 years, developing successful software products, data solutions, and custom projects for energy customers around the globe. Using the internet as a delivery system and employing an open architecture, the team specializes in the connection of large communities of transactors via web-enabled software tools and the normalization of complex proprietary transactional data, so that disparate counterparties all speak the same "language".

In addition to winning multiple awards for software innovation and data management, the TruMarx team has helped hundreds of energy market participants, such as exchanges, brokers, producers, consumers, and industry associations, achieve operational efficiency and market leadership.

For more information on TruMarx or COMET visit or call 1+312-286-1809.

Media Contact

For all media inquiries, contact:
Greg Crosby Chief Marketing Officer (319) 621-2424 gcrosbytrumarx(at)gmail(dot)com

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