Company: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analy
Skills: Business Analyst, Financial Analyst, Oil Terminal / Storage Management
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: $90,000 - $100,000
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: Europe

This is a remote role for locations within Europe, preference for residents of North Sea countries: Norway, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, England and Scotland.


The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is seeking an Offshore Energy Analyst for a contract consultant role based in Europe. We are looking for an experienced professional with deep knowledge of the offshore oil & gas sector in Europe. The consultant must also possess a commitment to IEEFA's mission to accelerate the transition to a diverse, sustainable and profitable energy economy.


IEEFA is a rapidly-growing NGO/nonprofit that conducts research and analysis on financial and economic issues related to energy markets, trends and policies. Headquartered in the United States, IEEFA has a team of analysts and communications personnel located across the globe.


IEEFA produces a significant volume of original research, as well as ongoing analysis and reports on issues affecting energy industries. Our major research reports, daily commentaries, press coverage and other resources can be found on our website:


The organization's research products and commentary are used by a variety of organizations and individuals involved in the energy industry, including just-transition organizations, environmental organizations, business and labor leaders, market analysts, academic researchers and educators, legislators, attorneys and government administrators. IEEFA's work is widely cited across the mainstream press and in trade publications.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Producing written research, analysis and commentary for publication and internal use on energy transition issues across the North Sea and other European offshore oil and gas regions. Issues to examine may include:
    • operating status of offshore oil and gas rigs
    • profitability and stranded asset risk of offshore production assets
    • energy transition plans of upstream producers, incl. offshore M&A and investments
    • asset-level case studies including analysis of future cash flow and returns
    • repurposing of assets for CCUS and/or hydrogen projects
    • decommissioning
  • Providing timely, relevant information for IEEFA including emerging regional energy issues and themes.
  • Establishing and developing relationships between IEEFA and energy and finance professionals and relevant campaigner organizations to improve information flow.
  • Other duties as mutually agreed.


Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of five years' experience with financial analysis of the offshore energy sector, or a related field.
  • Experience working in the North Sea oil and gas production sector.
  • Minimum Bachelor's level degree qualification.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Strong understanding of offshore oil & gas production technology and economics.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective positive relationships with companies, investors, governments/policy-makers, journalists, campaign groups, and foundations.
  • Must be self-motivated, able to work independently, able to multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines with limited direction while working remotely.
  • High degree of technological proficiency and demonstrated ability to learn new software and applications.
  • Team oriented with a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Commitment to IEEFA's mission.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to residents (or former residents) of North Sea countries: Norway, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, England and Scotland.
  • Fluent in one or more European languages.


EOE: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity, equity and inclusion at IEEFA. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. We are committed to providing all personnel with a work environment free from discrimination and harassment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy/parental status or disability status.


Term, Schedule and Fee: The initial contract will be negotiated within a range of 3 and 5 days per week over 9-12 months. This initial contract may be renewed depending on performance and availability of funding. The contract fee ranges between $90,000 - $100,000 annually (USD). Fee commensurate with experience.


Work Location & Travel: This is a remote contract consultant role suitable for locations within Europe. Some travel may be required (when it becomes possible).


Review of applications begins early January 2022.


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