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Element Alpha SA is an independent oil trading firm founded in 2015. With its highly experienced team, Element creates trading, logistical and financial solutions for its international supplier and customer base. The firm is operating from Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Element sources, finances and delivers energy commodities globally.
  • The group is supported by a strong management team, with significant expertise in commodities trading, finance, risk management and corporate governance.
  • Element combines the knowledge gained from long-lasting customer and supplier relationships with core competencies of trading, risk management, finance and logistics
  • Element’s fundamental corporate values are closely tied to efficiency, social responsibility, honesty, morality and partnership.

About us

Element was founded by seasoned trading professionals in 2015. The team executes oil trades involving complex logistics between producers, refiners and consumers. Usage of sea-going vessels, river barges, rail and trucks as means of transportation.

WE SOURCE

Reliable physical supply of high quality crude oil and refined oil products.

WE TRANSPORT

Creation of logistical solutions utilizing a combination of sea-going tankers, storage terminals, river barges, rail-tank-cars and tank trucks.

WE FINANCE

Providing financing and risk management solutions to our suppliers and customers thereby enhancing their liquidity profile, operative stability and ability to grow.

WE DELIVER

Element is majority owned by its management and employees. The team focuses on the long-term success of the business model, promoting management depth and stability and encouraging prudent risk management.


Our History

Profitable every quarter since inception

  • October 2015

    Incorporation of Element Alpha SA in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • January 2016

    Opening of office in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • April 2016

    Started trading operations.

  • September 2016

    Expanded team and moved to bigger offices in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • October 2016

    Element Americas Inc. founded.

  • January 2017

    Element Americas Inc.’s office opened in New York City

  • October 2017

    Element Americas Inc.’s office transferred from New York City NY to Houston TX

Our expertise

In an increasingly complex trading environment, we find solutions for our customers’ energy requirements. We aim to provide our clients with an exceptional end-to-end service in various oil and oil products markets on a global basis. Our objective is to continue growing a competitive and sustainable business which is known for its reliability and integrity.

Trading

The team is trading barrels of crude oil, condensate and refined oil products. Our regional focus is Europe (Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Northwest Europe), the Americas and West Africa.

Our Values

Element’s operations are tightly linked to our corporate values, ensuring the business is conducted with highest integrity and ethical standards. Element acknowledges that its reputation is strongly influenced by compliance with these values and is committed to preserving these.

Element’s fundamental corporate values are be broken down into the following:

Code of conduct & ethics

Since inception, Element’s business practices have been governed by integrity, honesty, fair dealing and full compliance with all applicable laws. Element’s reputation is one of our most important assets, and as such, Element is committed to abiding by the highest ethical standards of doing business. Adherence to Element’s Code of Business Conduct is mandatory for all personnel.

The Code of Conduct has been developed on the basis of fundamental ethical principles and best practices of corporate governance. Our Code of Business Conduct sets requirements for professional conduct and is the foundation for our Company policies, procedures, and guidelines.

It informs our employees of expected behaviors and guides all personnel to act consistently with our Company values. 

Our people

Element is a truly diverse company where talent is combined with experience and commitment to drive our business forward.

Element’s success is built around the skill sets, experience and entrepreneurial spirit of its team. People are the most important capital of our company and we strive to consistently recruit new talent as well as grow our own talent.

In all our offices you will find outstanding individuals working interactively together with their colleagues, worldwide. Meritocracy, creativity and entrepreneurship are the foundations on which Element is built.

Contact

Geneva office

Element Alpha SA
6 Rue Robert-Céard
1204 Geneva
SWITZERLAND

Tel: +41 22 552 24 60
Fax: +41 22 552 24 66
info@element-trade.ch


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