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Senior Economist

  • Job reference: 923751
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 05/02/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Economist, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities Include:
Provide economic support primarily to the UK. Direct responsibility for pre-developments
Produce the economics section for investment decision documents;
Create analytical reports bespoke to individual investment decisions Explain to management the outputs from economic evaluations
Peer review of economics generated by others (in UK, and if required NL and Egypt);
Cover for other UK assets as and when required
Set up new fiscal models for assessing new country entries
Maintain/update company Economics manual and Economic standards
Focal point for PSC modelling processes and standards
Research and establish missing data in evaluations (e.g. NTS gas charges, NGL product pricing)
Gather inputs for and provide input to Business Strategy Reviews, annual Group Portfolio Management Report.
Provide commercial and business strategy input to asset development teams (including support to commercial negotiations as and when required)
Provide support to corporate exercises such as reserves audit, CPR, company audit.
Resolve follow up questions/queries
Familiarise with company Policies, including the policies on HSE, Risk Management and Major Hazards;
Familiarise with the company Management System and its meaning for day-to-day work;
Familiarise with the work and be aware of all associated risks for People, the Environment, Assets and Reputation (PEAR);
Report any incident, near miss, hazards (unsafe acts/situations) and improvement suggestions;

Skills & Knowledge:
Significant demonstrable experience in Petroleum Economics
Expert knowledge of economic and commercial oil/gas issues
Demonstrable experience in a similar role gained in an E&P Operator environment
Educated to degree level in a relevant subject with clearly demonstrated numerical and analysis capabilities
Experience of working with macro and micro economic issues, working with key economic tools and systems, building economic models and performing economic evaluations, supporting investment decisions and commercial negotiations

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 923751.


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