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Senior Technical Research Analyst in London - Ropemaker Place

Senior Technical Research Analyst


An exciting opportunity has emerged for an Upstream Asset Valuation Analyst to maintain, grow and enhance the West African upstream content in IHS Markit’s flagship Asset Valuation product, Vantage.

This is a hybrid role that will see you use both your technical experience / knowledge and your insights ability / experience. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your client engagement skills (internally and externally) and get involved in a breadth of topics.

About the role

  • Responsible for upstream asset evaluation across West Africa; research gathering, reserve estimation, production forecasting, field development planning, cost estimation
  • Predominantly responsible for the modelling of the production and costs of oil & gas projects in the region
  • Perform detailed research and critically assess and capture field/company/country data from both internal and external sources
  • Ensure data validity, consistency and alignment with internal and external benchmarks where possible through the application of rigorous quality control and assurance processes
  • Effectively prioritize competing requests for resources to deliver content, respond to stakeholders and support commercial activities
  • Work within a team of geologists, economists and engineers
  • Use critical judgment to evaluate field development activities and production performance of upstream assets
  • Carry out independent research, integrating findings with internal sources and by leveraging personal technical knowledge and understanding of regional market dynamics to build consistent and insightful asset analysis
  • Part of the role is client facing, communicating concepts and workflows in a clear and structured way

About you

  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Degree in Petroleum Engineering, Engineering, Geology and/or Economics
  • Ability to critically review inputs, calculations and outputs with keen natural interest in challenging the status quo
  • Strong client-facing skills, with an ability to build audience confidence
  • Able to work collaboratively as part of a global team as well as carry out independent research
  • Comfortable working with large datasets. Experience using PowerBI would be an advantage
  • Good understanding of the upstream oil and gas sector including; field development, cost estimation, supply/demand, midstream infrastructure and regulatory issues
  • Previous experience in an operating company or as an upstream researcher/analyst for a research or consulting firm highly desirable
  • Experience, or knowledge of the Nigerian, West Africa and or Africa upstream sector would be highly desirable  


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  • Req ID: R14376
  • Date Posted: 02/14/2020
  • Job Category: Research, Analysis, Data and Technical Design
  • Location: London - Ropemaker Place
  • City, State: London
  • Country: United Kingdom

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