Statoil Prin Trader Energy Trading in Stamford, Connecticut

Prin Trader Energy Trading


  • Job ID: 206195

  • Country: USA

  • Location: Stamford, Connecticut

  • Company: Statoil US Holdings Inc.

  • Contact Name: Anke Jardine

  • Workplace: Onshore

  • Discipline: Marketing & Supply

  • Education Preferred: Bachelor or Master's degree

  • Experience Preferred: 5 - 7 Years

  • Closing Date: Jul 292017

Job Description

Statoil is an international energy company with operations in more than 30 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world's energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Norway with 21,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges. In just a few years Statoil has positioned itself as one of the largest lease holders in deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GoM). Our GoM portfolio is managed out of our Houston office. The Statoil Houston office, which was established in 2002, also manages our Alaska, Marcellus, Eagle Ford and Bakken shale gas portfolios. To date Statoil has invested more than USD $11 billion in US upstream activities, and currently produces more than 200,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day. We have US offices located in Anchorage, Austin, Houston, Stamford and Washington D.C. USA, and are looking for talented people to contribute to our growing activity base.

Marketing, Midstream and Processing (MMP) shall maximise corporate value creation in Statoil’s mid- and downstream business through safe, reliable and efficient operations. We are responsible for capturing the full value potential of all marketed and traded products such as crude oil, liquids and natural gas.

Marketing, Midstream and Processing (MMP) shall maximize corporate value creation through safe, reliable and efficient operations, and develop profitable new business opportunities in the mid- and downstream business.

MMP is responsible for capturing the full value potential of all marketed and traded products.

MMP Marketing and Trading North America Domestic (MMP MT NAD) is responsible for marketing and trading of Statoil equity production in North America and are represented in Stamford and Calgary.

This includes:

Safe, reliable and efficient operations

Flow assurance and value creation around Statoil’s North American equity portfolio, commercial optimization of positions including infrastructure positions

3rd party trading of physical commodities, and trading of relevant derivatives

Originating trading opportunities and managing NAD’s marketing portfolio

NAD is an enabler for opportunities for the Global Books in CRE and LLL and for LLL`s global LNG trading

NAD is organized in the following units: Trading Gas, Trading Crude, Trading LPG and Light Ends, Operations Gas, Operations Liquids, NAD Origination.

The Trading Gas (TG) team is the commercially responsible unit for Statoil's natural gas marketing and trading activities in North America.

This includes marketing of Statoil’s equity gas production from the Gulf of Mexico, Marcellus and Eagle Ford and optimizing the downstream assets within that portfolio

Job Description

Purpose of position:

The Natural Gas Trader will be part of the TG team and responsible for trading of prompt and forward natural gas – physical and paper – in order to maximize the value of Statoil’s natural gas position in the US.

Responsibilities and Duties:

As part of the trading team, contribute to marketing of natural gas from onshore Marcellus and Eagle Ford shales and offshore GoM production areas

Optimization of revenue utilizing firm transportation and storage capacity, utilizing both equity and 3rd party gas supplies

Covering downstream commitments with domestic supply in event of shortfall of equity gas supply

Managing financial outright and spread risk within approved mandates

Together with other traders, ensure proper coverage and management of all books and positions

Provide necessary input to natural gas operations, credit and finance regarding proposed and executed deals

Financial evaluation and modelling of natural gas sales and purchase deals, including storage and transportation

Working with the origination group to bring new deals into the portfolio


Minimum 5 years experience of physical North American natural gas markets.

Bachelor degree or equivalent, with a Masters degree preferred. Relevant work experience and personal qualifications may compensate for lack of formal education.

Personal Qualities

Ability to live by "I am safety" expectations

Result oriented and high analytical abilities

Personal initiative and self-driven

Systematic and good administration skills

Strong collaboration skills; contribute to trading team’s ability to deliver strong results for shared desk books, as well as books shared with other trading desks (common books)

We Offer

Statoil offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. Statoil is an equal opportunity employer.

General Information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: Females, Minorities, Veterans, Disables and Other Protected Groups. Statoil is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral requested.)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.