Petroleum Economist / Modeller in London, United Kingdom

at IHS Markit
Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted April 15, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
Job Summary
Under supervision, the Petroleum Economist / Modeller functions as a member of asset valuation team to develop oil and gas assets’ specific models, techniques and capabilities for valuation and analysis of upstream and midstream investments.
Key Responsibilities:
Act as a subject matter expert of fiscal, economic and financial analysis of upstream assets and related midstream segments. Develop stand-alone project level as well as portfolio and company level consolidated models. Ensure that the breadth and coverage of IHS Markit fiscal models covers all types and locations of properties as assigned. Provide advice on functionalities that should be extended to provide high quality analysis of international assets
Work in close co-operation with content experts and provide directions as required with regards to understanding of what type of results and analysis the customers want to see
Provide expert support to business development / sales and management for product marketing, securing and retaining clients. Be the go-to person for international fiscal and economic analysis with thought-provoking, qualitative and quantitative deliverables in the form of excel based models, written reports and client facing events. Interact with clients through answering inquiries and delivering presentations
Ensure that deliverables provide high-quality client-specific analysis. Respond to clients’ deliverables-related questions of various complexity in assigned geographical regions by providing deep subject matter expertise and timely insight and judgement to address questions and/or refer questions to senior level staff in a timely manner to provide customer delight in situations of one-on-one client needs
Continuously develop expertise in a particular/designated practice or focus area and expand knowledge into related fields/disciplines by actively contributing to above listed activities and pursing activities/work in various disciplines and staying abreast of current/hot topics and contributing to written/published products to broaden and build upon subject matter knowledge
Essential Requirements:
At least a bachelor’s degree or studies towards a chartered qualification in finance, tax, accountancy, economics or law; first degree in an oil industry related technical discipline will be an advantage
Hands on experience of building Excel based fiscal, financial or economic models, ideally of the oil and gas upstream and midstream assets
Some experience with / ability to extract fiscal, financial and economic / commercial information from contracts, legislation, etc. and quantify it in the models; knowledge of oil and gas upstream fiscal terms / contracts and broader petroleum economics will be a distinctive advantage
Some experience in a similar role and with an oil and gas operator, consulting, advisory or financial institution
Highly numerical and analytical with expert level proficiency in Excel and at least basic VBA coding skills
An equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered
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