Gulf of Mexico Analyst

Rystad Energy is a leading energy research and consulting firm headquartered in Oslo, Norway with offices across the world.  The company was founded in 2004 to provide strategic consulting services and has evolved into one of the leading research organization with a series of databases and reports covering the global energy industry and other parts of the energy space.  Our team of industry experts serves our client base, including the largest oil & gas and energy companies, financial and oilfield service companies.



Rystad Energy is looking for an analyst to work in Houston as part of our E&P team and contribute to the greater global research teams. You will focus on the analysis of operators in the Gulf of Mexico and how their plans will drive activity in the region.  Leveraging public source data and building relationships with companies active in the GoM, your role is to provide strategic insight to our customers through your contribution to our research offerings.

You will be expected to collect and analyze data, ensuring its accuracy for publication within our databases and to provide written commentaries on key trends and events affecting the shallow and deep water portions of the Gulf. This will give you a deep understanding of the industry and where the GoM fits into that, allowing you to work in close collaboration with our consultants, programmers and business developers.

Candidates with very strong analytical skills and some years of analyst experience from oil or service companies or from the financial community will be preferred.  We are looking for team members able to work independently under tight deadlines and able to juggle multiple priorities.



  • Obtain and analyze upstream data related the Gulf of Mexico
  • Follow a set of E&P companies and make sure our data on these companies is up to date
  • Ability to model and value oil and gas assets
  • Identify and determine the impact of external factors such as prices, M&A, geopolitics & policy etc. on activity in the GoM
  • Build and maintain a network of contacts with operators, service companies and government bodies
  • Write insightful commentaries on industry trends
  • Contribute into the E&P team’s work to build the core UCube offering
  • Support our external clients, Consultants and business development team


Experience & Skills

  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience
  • University degree in a data driven field such as mathematics, engineering, economics or information technology
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and written
  • Fluent in English; other languages are a plus.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and independent as well as a strong team player

 The working place will be in our offices in Houston.

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Final Application Day: 6 January 2019

If you have any questions please contact:

Nick Livingstone, Head of Americas, nick.livingstone@

Espen Erlingsen, Partner and leader of the E&P team




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