Petroleum Economist / Fiscal Modeller in Aberdeen - IHS Markit

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Aberdeen, Scotland
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
7 days ago

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The Role: Petroleum Economist / Fiscal Modeller

The Team:

Upstream Solutions from S&P Global Commodity Insights comprise some of the most extensive and complete information, analytics, insight, and advisory services in the world. We deliver oil and gas databases and software, energy transition, energy supply and demand forecasts, and comprehensive data on transactions at the global and regional market levels.

The Impact:

The Petroleum Economist / Fiscal Modeller functions as a member of the Vantage Asset Valuation team, providing expert fiscal, economic and financial analysis of upstream assets for a wide-ranging customer base.

What’s in it for you:

You will become a subject matter expert on oil and gas fiscal modelling, working alongside an exciting global team of experienced researchers, engineers, and economists. You will build your knowledge around the wider upstream industry as it, and S&P Global, adapts and evolves with the energy transition. You'll be a key contact for fiscal research and economic modelling in your region for both internal and external customers.


Be the go-to individual for fiscal research and economic analysis with thought-provoking, qualitative and quantitative deliverables in the form of excel based models, written reports and presentations. Ensure that the breadth of coverage of Vantage fiscal models covers all types of locations and properties.
Develop stand-alone project level as well as portfolio and company level consolidated models.
Respond to customer questions of various complexity in assigned geographical regions by providing deep subject matter expertise, timely insight, and good judgement.
Work in close co-operation with colleagues and product management teams to help define what type of results and analysis customers want to see. Contribute to the continual development of the Vantage product and its relevant functionality.
Provide expert support to business development / sales, management, and colleagues for the marketing of the Vantage product to contribute to securing and retaining customers.
Continuously develop expertise in a particular/designated practice or focus area and expand knowledge into related fields. Stay abreast of current/hot topics and contribute to written/published products to broaden and build upon subject matter knowledge.

What We’re Looking For:

At least a bachelor’s degree or studies towards a chartered qualification in economics, finance, tax, accountancy or law is a must; initial degree in a technical / numerical discipline will be an advantage but not a principal requirement.
Extensive hands-on experience of building Excel based fiscal, financial or economic models, ideally of the oil and gas upstream and midstream assets.
Extensive 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.
Substantial 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 VBA coding.
Knowledge of / experience with oil and gas industry economic modelling tools is a plus.
An equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered.

Flexible Working

We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.

Return to Work

Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.

The Location: Tetbury, London, Aberdeen

About Company Statement:

S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world’s leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you’ll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

S&P Global Commodity Insights enables organizations to create long-term, sustainable value with data and insights for a complete view on the global energy and commodities markets.



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