The Leader in Energy Market Simulation Systems

Providing energy companies, consultants and regulators advanced tools to support:

  • Investment and M&A Strategy
  • Environmental and Sustainability Goals
  • Credible Risk Analysis
  • Trading Strategy
  • Policy Development and Assessment
  • Energy Security
Play Video


"RBAC is the market leading supplier of global and regional gas and LNG market simulation systems."

Our systems provide industry analysts powerful tools for supporting corporate investment and M&A strategy, improving free cash flow, achieving environmental and sustainability goals, including reduction of CO2 emissions, conducting credible and useful risk analysis and planning, and enhancing profitability in commodity trading. Our products and expertise help companies go beyond the narratives and hype to identify the opportunities and define the risks inherent in the uncertainties of energy transition using reality and fact based fundamentals and analysis.


A Look at China’s Natural Gas Imports in the First Half of 2021

In April, RBAC, Inc. published “China’s LNG imports Outlook: Can the United States Capture More of the Market?” outlining the potential for the United States to capture more of the LNG market in China.  Now, half a year later, we took another look at the price and volumes of pipeline gas and LNG imports

Tight Markets and Tight Gas: “When will we fully recover?”

Global natural gas markets are currently ‘tight’ and expected to remain so in the near term, even with rebounds in tight gas supply basins. The rapid return of gas demand domestically and globally has outpaced the supply recovery since the spring of 2020. As a result, North American gas prices have increased to levels

Weathering a Storm of Uncertainty: Refinitiv-RBAC 2021 Short-Term Global Gas and LNG Market Forecast

Background: When caught in a heavy storm there is a natural reaction to go into a mode of coping to the situation. That coping may get you through the storm but could have long term unexpected ramifications. Since the release of last year’s Refinitiv-RBAC 2020/2021 Winter Outlook a lot has changed in energy economics,


Today I was intensely working with GPCM / GDS to isolate and alleviate some Demand constraints. I was moving between GDS and GPCM and within GPCM between zones, demand links, customers, locations and the Pipeline Use Report. I can’t tell you what a joy it was to be able to move so quickly between the various forms whether they be in form view or datasheet view. I know I’m picking up speed as I learn the database, but how you’ve got the database set up so you can drill down and move around and back so efficiently is really appreciated. I just thought I’d pass that along to you. Thank you.


Senior Analyst

As a senior fuel consultant, when I present gas forecast results to clients, regulators, and stakeholder groups, I’m confident that with GPCM® I’m offering the industry-standard model maintained by the industry’s best modeling team. I appreciate the responsive staff at RBAC and their constant efforts to make their product better. I also appreciate their intellectual integrity and transparent processes. My colleagues and I depend on the ease with which we can customize the inputs to GPCM. Its flexibility is a big asset to our fuel practice.


Senior Director

GPCM is a powerful modeling tool that can capture the fundamental market trends in the North America natural gas market and provide insightful outcomes. It has been an effective platform for me to work on a variety of analysis and projects for all different of customers. Also, GPCM comes with not only a great software tool and database, but also a team of great support staff that has always been so helpful every step along the way. No matter what type of adventure I am working on the model, the team is always ready to help and also always willing to listen and consider customers’ feedback and suggestions. The gas market is very dynamic and full of uncertainty, but GPCM has been very good at bringing in new features and improvements all the time to be ahead of the market.


Manager, Market Analysis