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Natural Gas Trader at OXY

Natural Gas Trader

OXY Houston, TX Full Time
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Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide.

Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people.  Occidental Energy Marketing, Inc. is looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Physical Natural Gas Trader within our Natural Gas Marketing Team based in Houston, Texas.

Candidate will be responsible for executing short term physical trading opportunities within the U.S. market areas (Rockies, Southwest, Midwest and Gulf Coast).  The ideal candidate will be able to work closely with Scheduling on a daily basis and communicate clearly while executing in a fast pace environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Trading and optimizing around transportation, storage and current deals.
  • Working with the entire Gas Marketing team to evaluate supply/demand market trends.
  • Working with Midstream on daily production volumes.
  • Assist in procuring gas supply for OxyChem plants and cogen facilities.
  • Coordinating with Operations to ensure proper deal capture within Oxy Allegro system.
  • Coordinating scheduling activities.
  • Monitor respective market area EBBs for scheduled maintenance and potential market impacts.
  • Developing customer relationships.
  • Monitor, track and report in a timely manner, physical and financial position quantities at multiple locations.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 3 years or more physical commodity experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate efficiently with external & internal customers.
  • Understand the gas grid and transportation components.
  • Self-starter/responsible for assessing and making quick decisions.
  • Team oriented.
  • Ability to work hours and needed, including weekends and holidays.
  •  Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel.
  •  Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  •  Disciplined work ethic, work with a sense of urgency and have strong drive for results.
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills, ability to anticipate, identify and resolve problem areas before they become exacerbated.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 3 years or more physical commodity experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate efficiently with external & internal customers.
  • Understand the gas grid and transportation components.
  •  Self-starter/responsible for assessing and making quick decisions.
  • Team oriented.
  • Ability to work hours and needed, including weekends and holidays.

Relocation:  Will not be offered at this time

Occidental does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Job ID: 00025556