Senior Research Analyst
IHS Markit
London - Ropemaker Place
4d ago


Research, analyse and communicate a wide range of commercial, economic and legal issues which affect petroleum E&P in order to contribute to a long-

established multi-client service as well as one-off consulting assignments. This is a challenging role which requires a thorough understanding of legal and contractual terms governing upstream operations worldwide.

What you'll be doing

  • Monitor, acquire, examine and evaluate legislation and investment terms (model contracts, bid round documentation and similar official papers) for petroleum E&P within a defined geographic region (e.g. Sub-Saharan Africa)
  • Create and update written reports on the above in a clear, concise and consistent manner following established routines and company standards
  • Contribute to client-specific projects, webinars and presentations and collaborate with Upstream Consulting colleagues on bespoke projects
  • Research and draft ad hoc reports on emerging legal and fiscal changes and trends, contributing to special reports and internet-
  • delivered presentations where appropriate

  • Pursue and develop innovative analytical approaches which can deliver value to our clients
  • About you

  • Law Degree (required)
  • Degree in Petroleum Law or Petroleum Economics (desirable) those without an LL.B will also be considered if an LL.M in oil and gas law (or similar degree) has been obtained
  • A minimum of two years’ legal work experience ideally in the upstream petroleum sector including a familiarity with researching energy legislation (preferably in more than one jurisdiction)
  • Experience in, or knowledge of, upstream petroleum economics is desirable
  • Excellent legal research and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; able to write in English with a very high standard of grammar and spelling
  • Precision and attention to detail are critical requirements, as is the ability to describe complex issues in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to work collaboratively within the immediate team and across different disciplines within the organisation at multiple levels
  • Competency in standard Microsoft Office products, especially Word and PowerPoint
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