Principal Research Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur MY
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IHS Markit
  • 17 Aug 18 2018-08-17

Principal Research Analyst

Position summary

As the Upstream Asset Valuation Analyst for the APAC region, the candidate will be predominantly responsible for the production, cost and economic modelling of oil & gas projects across the region. The Analyst will work within a team of geologists, economists and engineers focusing on the analysis of the upstream aspects of oil & gas developments in the APAC region. The successful candidate will be able to carry out independent research, integrate his/her findings with internal sources/data and leverage his/her own technical knowledge and understanding of market dynamics in the region to build consistent and insightful asset analysis.

The role is client facing, therefore the ability to communicate ideas and present own work in a clear and structured way is paramount.

Knowledge and skills

  • Solid understanding of the upstream oil & gas sector including resource development, cost estimating, midstream infrastructure, demand/supply, and regulatory issues (preferably in APAC region).
  • Ability to perform a detailed research and critically assess and capture field/company/country data from various sources
  • Highly proficiency with Excel and ability to manage large datasets
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic. Able to work collaboratively as part of a team as well as carry out independent research
  • Fluency in English required, with additional regional language skills also desired.
  • Knowledge of petroleum geology, discounted cash flow models, petroleum economics and relevant software (e.g. cost estimation, VBA, MS Access and GIS platforms) all advantageous.

Experience and education
  • Previous experience in an operating company or as an upstream researcher/analyst for a research or consulting firm highly desirable
  • B.S. or M.S. in petroleum geology, engineering, or economics
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