Poten & Partners, a global broker and commercial advisor for the energy and ocean transportation industries, provides unparalleled access and insight into worldwide commodity and shipping markets.
With a rich history extending over 75 years and more than 160 professionals located on four continents, we provide a broad portfolio of services to our clients - ship and commodity brokerage, project development, commercial advisory, consulting and financial services. We are recognized leaders in crude and petroleum products, liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), fuel oil, naphtha and asphalt market sectors.
Poten is an employee-owned company with a deep commitment to a service oriented culture. Our philosophy is rooted in a comprehensive knowledge of underlying economic goals, a results-driven approach and an in-depth understanding of our clients’ business objectives. Clients benefit from a worldwide network of relationships and access to the extensive experience of Poten’s staff. By pairing brokerage and commercial skills with our consulting group’s analytical expertise, we are uniquely positioned to conceive, develop and secure financing for oil, gas, shipping, and infrastructure projects.
Rapid access to current and historical market information is essential to our clients. Our dedicated data teams and proprietary databases provide an exceptional backbone for our services. Our in-depth research reports and publications embodied in our “World Markets” series – LNG in World Markets and LPG in World Markets – have gained Poten worldwide industry recognition. In addition, our Asphalt Weekly Monitor is the leading pricing guide for United States asphalt markets.