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  • Job reference: RMS0162679


  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/11/2015
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The Company:
With interests in over 20 UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) fields, my Client has one of the most significant exploration and production businesses in the offshore waters of the UK.

The Role:
As an economist in EE&P you will have responsibility for a combination of operated and non-operated assets. You will prepare Economic Analysis and present insights to EE&P Management, and to Joint Venture partners, as well as provide guidance on the formulation and delivery of strategy and analysis for decision making.

This role is an integral part of the finance team, where you will be required to:

- Prepare all economic submissions for assigned licences, including Investment Papers.
- Contribute to asset strategy.
- Take account of interaction between the different business units in the asset.
- Identify and quantify key factors in project value and identify the optimum approach to proposed projects.
- Support negotiations with government and co-venturers.
- Undertake the Business Planning, Reserves Reporting and other corporate processes for assigned licences.

Key Accountabilities


Every individual has a duty to both themselves and those around them to ensure that safe practice is adhered to at all times. In addition to any specific accountability for HSSE, all managers are accountable for HSSE within their area of the Business and are responsible for ensuring that their team adopt exemplary HSSE behaviours.

Unique Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Attribute

Degree in a numerate discipline or equivalent.
Strong understanding of technical aspects of Exploration & Production.
Experience in building, maintaining and using PEEP models and software.
Strong familiarity with the company appraisal techniques and approvals process.
Experience of UK or other upstream fiscal / tax regimes.
Comfortable with more risky and complex decisions.

Good understanding of financial reporting, tax and project financing.
Strong analytic and diagnostic skills. Understanding of which real life business decisions are likely to create or destroy value.
Calm, resilient and efficient in dealing with colleagues and co-ventures, and open to learning and new ideas.
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