Apache Research Analyst, Energy Fundamentals in Houston, Texas

Apache Corporation is an oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, Egypt, and the United Kingdom North Sea.

Apache was formed in 1954 with $250,000 of investor capital with the simple concept of becoming a significant and profitable oil and gas company, run for the long-term benefit of its shareholders. Today, Apache is one of the world's top independent oil and gas exploration and production companies, a “top workplace” in Houston, Texas and a “most admired” company globally.

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Specific Responsibilities

The Research Analyst for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Energy Fundamentals team, reporting to the Senior Vice President, Planning and Energy Fundamentals. This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Performing research regarding global oil and gas markets;

  • Creating frameworks to understand economics and geopolitical risks concerning oil and gas markets;

  • Analyzing and creating reports on local, regional, and international oil and gas markets;

  • Keeping abreast of world events and engaging proactively with senior management concerning potential impacts to global energy markets;

  • Preparing whitepapers concerning issues that could impact energy fundamentals, including for example government regulation, changes in tax laws and tariffs, export and import controls, currency fluctuation, inflationary pressures, politics, military conflict, economic disruption, major climate and geologic events, and other local, regional, and global events;

  • Performing in-depth analysis, modeling and forecasting;

  • Providing recommendations to senior leadership regarding current and future market impacts;

  • Creating models and tools to automate, increase accuracy and expedite analysis;

  • Providing ad-hoc financial evaluations, reports, projections, and analysis as it relates to energy fundamentals;

  • Working as a Team of Teams with internal stakeholders, including Apache’s operating regions, Competitive Intelligence team, Midstream and Marketing team, and Government Affairs team to align business needs;

  • Evaluating, in partnership with operations and other stakeholders, specific business objectives to maximize value and optionality while minimizing costs;

  • Keeping abreast of new trends, research, and best practices in energy fundamentals.

Professional Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Knowledge of economics relating to energy fundamentals; experience consulting for and/or working with oil and gas exploration and production businesses is a plus;

  • Up to three years of experience as an analyst; experience working with energy producers or investors is a plus;

  • Knowledge of data analytics, science, and technology;

  • Knowledge of global economics and geopolitics;

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including through visual representation of data;

  • Interpersonal, management, administrative, organizational, and leadership skills;

  • Experience implementing sound decisions when faced with multi-faceted problems;

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate vision and set goals;

  • An undergraduate degree from a competitive four-year college or university, with strong academic credentials;

  • An MBA or comparable post-graduate degree is a plus.

Behavioral Competencies & Personal Characteristics

The successful candidate will exhibit the following behavioral competencies and personal characteristics:

  • An affinity for data and a curious mind;

  • A strong interest in economics and geopolitics;

  • A “Team of Teams” mindset with the objective of aligning your vision, mission, and strategy with the company’s overarching vision, mission, and strategy;

  • A natural desire to work with a sense of urgency and a contrarian spirit;

  • A solid grasp of economic, industry and competitive landscapes;

  • The capability to change and generate process improvements for greater effectiveness and efficiency;

  • Strength of character, including the highest levels of honesty, integrity, ethics, professionalism, trust, and loyalty;

  • An approachable, likeable personality;

  • An entrepreneurial mindset with a strong track record of agility and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment;

  • Hands-on approach while seeing the big picture;

  • Leads by example, with the energy and ability to work collaboratively across the entire organization;

  • The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture;

  • Confident and self-aware, while checking ego at the door, and fearless in the face of speaking up to challenge norms or convention;

  • Highly intelligent, intellectually and emotionally, with excellent analytical, strategic, business judgment, and problem-solving skills.

Requisition ID: 2018-5327

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