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ConocoPhillips LNG Marketer in Singapore

Title: LNG Marketer

Location: ASIA PACIFIC-SINGAPORE

Job Number: 00UEP

Who We Are

We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 15 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

Overview of Global LNG

This is an external facing commercial role and the primary contact for key customers. The focus of the role is to market and optimize short term LNG having due regard to pricing and operational risks. The successful candidate will also have opportunities to contribute to the development of long term markets.

Key responsibilities

  • Stay abreast of the global LNG market with emphasis on the near-term market developments

  • Formulate, advocate, and execute marketing strategy as a key member of the Asia Pacific LNG team

  • Maintain and improve MSA and a suite of contractual agreements as the industry evolves

  • Face external counterparties in commercial negotiations and contracts

  • Maximize LNG cargo value through competitive marketing processes or structured transactions as appropriate

  • Manage transaction support activities including due diligence, approvals, compliance, credit, treasury, commercial operations etc. with broad internal groups and JV partners

  • Optimize assets/contracts and resolve exceptions

  • Build new and foster existing relationship with external counterparties including end users, portfolio players, traders and other producers

  • Model commodity trading economics, run analysis and drive quantitative decisions

  • Leverage industry knowledge and relationship to support global LNG’s long-term strategy in market and project development

  • Collaborate with other business units closely and assist them managing their with LNG market exposures

  • Work Location: Singapore

Qualifications:

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (e.g. engineering or numerate degrees in science, economics, finance or business), advanced degree preferred

  • Five years minimum experience in a commercial role in the commodity industry.

  • Broad awareness of economic, commercial and political/regulatory issues affecting all LNG related markets

  • Comfortable dealing with commercial situations and working with a very international setting

  • Collaborative and creative mindset

  • Able and willing to invest the time in relationships both internally and externally

  • Strong commercial acumen and sensitive to commodity value drivers

  • High level of competency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint; able to build financial models, comfortable dealing with numbers

  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing

  • Take initiatives and pay attention to details

  • Willingness to travel as required

Preferred Skill and Experience

  • Previous experience marketing or trading short term LNG or natural gas

  • Familiarity with the LNG industry value chain, MSA and related commercial agreements, spot and term transaction structure and pricing methodologies, shipping operations and economics, netback calculations, short and long term supply and demand fundamentals

  • Exposures to carbon markets, natural gas/LNG engineering, relational database and computer programming are helpful

  • Basic knowledge of quantitative methods and financial theories

We are an equal employment opportunity company and we do not engage in employment activities that are prohibited by Singapore law.

Job Function: Sales and Marketing

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level

Line of Business: GLOBAL CRUDE OIL, NGL & UK BD/COMMON SVC

Title: LNG Marketer

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