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Lead Midstream & Marketing Strategic Advisor

Lead Midstream & Marketing Strategic Advisor

  • Location United States - Texas - Houston
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Strategic Planning & Business Development Group
  • Relocation available Negotiable
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 147934BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Responsible for exploring and developing new business opportunities, managing the successful development of offers, building strong and effective relationships with appropriate partner/supplier contacts and project managing specific elements of strategic projects, whilst exercising a sound combination of commercial and technical rigor to help achieve BP's growth objectives.

The Midstream & Marketing Strategic Advisor supports commercial activities within the Permian, Eagle Ford, and Haynesville basins for various midstream, downstream and commercial arrangements including (i) natural gas gathering, treating, compression, processing, and transportation; (ii) crude gathering, stabilization, storage, terminaling, intra-basin transportation, long haul transportation and buy/sell structures; (iii) natural gas liquids transportation, storage and buy/sell structures; (iv) produced water gathering, trucking, and disposal; and (v) renewable power generation and carbon capture. The Midstream & Marketing Strategic Advisor reports to the Head of Midstream & Marketing. This position will require the individual to have excellent communication skills and be able to provide leadership and commercial acumen that enhances business results and drives performance.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure export availability for all oil, gas and NGLs for all production, both BP operated and non-operated properties, with a keen focus on value generation.
  • This role will be responsible for managing and developing the commercial electrification strategy across all basins. Scope will include managing electricity costs, commercializing renewable energy projects, developing business cases for backup power solutions, securing renewable energy credits, and working closely with Dev/Ops teams to effectively plan.
  • Develop oil and gas export strategy for new developments, prepare economics, negotiate relevant agreements including, but not limited to gathering, transportation, interconnect, processing, stabilization, storage and disposal agreements.
  • Interface and manage relationships with various internal stakeholders including finance, legal, tax, land, operations, and development.
  • Build and maintain relationships with third party gathering, treating, processing and disposal companies.
  • Represent business with BP Energy Trading teams.
  • Support the business unit in managing midstream service costs (gathering, processing, oil hauling, water disposal etc.) in support of the business objectives
  • Work jointly with Midstream Analyst to prepare netback realizations for planning cycles, analyze and improve realized prices, evaluate midstream cost trends, and improve midstream cost structure.
  • Manage the natural gas balancing process with BP IST to deliver targeted production in line with commercial obligations
  • Assure contracted midstream service through vigorous production deferral management program

Essential Education:

University Degree in Finance, Engineering, Mathematics, or Business Administration from an accredited university or equivalent.

MBA is a plus

Essential Experience:
  • 8+ years of previous experience in Midstream or Marketing roles
  • Strategic understanding of midstream asset transactions
  • Strong negotiation and research skills
  • Advanced Excel skills with high level of proficiency in financial modelling
  • Must have thorough knowledge of US onshore upstream and midstream businesses (LA and TX preferred)
  • Ability to effectively interface, influence and build alignment with individuals, multi-discipline teams throughout all levels in the organization
  • Highly effective communication and people skills; ability to develop and use informal networks
  • Demonstrate ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in fast paced environment

We offer a reward and wellbeing package to enable your work to fit with your life. These can include, but not limited to, access to health, vision and dental insurance, flexible working schedule, paid time off policy, discretionary annual bonus program, long-term incentive program, and a generous 401K matching program. How much do we pay (Base)? $$133,000 - $221,000
*Note that the pay range listed for this position is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible base compensation at the time of posting.

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