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Asset Optimizer

Asset Optimizer

  • Location United States - Texas - Houston
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category Supply & Trading Group
  • Relocation available Negotiable
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 141023BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

The West Natural Gas Trading Team is part of the Gas Power and Trading America (GPTA) gas trading and marketing team. The team is responsible for Asset Optimization and Value Trading in the West and Midcontinent regions of the United States. The West Team Asset Optimizer role will be responsible for planning and executing trades; managing long and short positions, risk parameters and profit and loss; providing market intelligence and fundamental analysis; managing portfolios to monetize the region's assets and customers; developing and implementing the regional strategy; and owning the region's relationships with other BP teams.

The role will primarily manage a physical asset optimization portfolio with opportunities to expand the scope after demonstrated success and achievement. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving strong communication and coordination between Asset Optimization, Value Trading, Marketing & Origination, and the Market Analytics Teams.

What You Will Deliver:

Maximize profitability by reviewing available market information to seek commercial opportunities

  • Make current day and forward day trading decisions based on market data and fundamental analysis
  • Review fundamental market information including weather forecasts, production, storage, and power generation information to determine potential supply and demand
  • Execute and handle profitable trading positions across time frames and geographies while utilizing physical and financial products to express your fundamental view

Be an active participant in building the West Trading Team's relationship with Marketing, Structured Products, Power Team, T&O, and Enabler teams

  • Handle interactions with Marketing and Origination teams to help identify asset and customer opportunities in the Region
  • Assist in origination efforts and align transportation opportunities with potential asset management and customer deals

Assist in Strategy Development

  • Develop physical strategies around trading position, transportation and storage assets
  • Identify and communicate to the M&O and Power Teams the assets, customers, and products that will drive performance

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Understand key factors of supply and demand in the natural gas market and their impact on price
  • Strong bias for action and attention to detail
  • Ability to lead peers and develop others
  • Excel under pressure, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, rapidly process information, and make decisions based on changing market dynamics
  • Strong networking, communication, and interpersonal skills - Knowledge of risk management
  • Understanding of legal and compliance information

You Will Work With:

The West Natural Gas Trading Team has a proven track record of delivering value to the wider GPTA organization. Our seasoned team partners with Analytics, Marketing and Origination, Power and NGLs, and the other regional gas teams to produce results. The team's depth of expertise and knowledge is the key to our success.

Why Join Us:

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly. There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, and excellent retirement benefits, among others! We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

The West Natural Gas Trading Team is part of the Gas Power and Trading America (GPTA) gas trading and marketing team. The team is responsible for Asset Optimization and Value Trading in the West and Midcontinent regions of the United States. The West Team Asset Optimizer role will be responsible for planning and executing trades; managing long and short positions, risk parameters and profit and loss; providing market intelligence and fundamental analysis; managing portfolios to monetize the region's assets and customers; developing and implementing the regional strategy; and owning the region's relationships with other BP teams.

The role will primarily manage a physical asset optimization portfolio with opportunities to expand the scope after demonstrated success and achievement. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving strong communication and coordination between Asset Optimization, Value Trading, Marketing & Origination, and the Market Analytics Teams.

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