Company: Shell
Skills: Business Analyst
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

What is the role

Shell Energy North America (SENA) is seeking a senior level Short Term East Region Natural Gas Analyst individual to join our short-term North America fundamental analysis team. This position is responsible for developing short to medium (0-to-2-year time horizon) for the East Gas and Power trading desk that will ultimately be used as a key input for their daily trading activity.

The successful candidate will be responsible for generating Supply/Demand/Infrastructure views and extracting the essential components that ultimately influence prices. This role primarily supports our trading side of the business with analysis developed from a deep understanding of the key supply/demand/infrastructure drivers. This position must build credibility with internal customers so that such foresight can be translated into commercial gain primarily on the trading side of the business. The emphasis is on developing both qualitatively and quantitatively advantaged capabilities, supported as appropriate by models, tools and techniques that yield high quality insight. Collaborating with peers in the Fundamentals team to build scalability in this respect is essential.


  • Develop own view of regional natural gas supply/demand/infrastructure view - be able to logically, clearly, and as necessary, provocatively articulate this view to the customer base. Identify and evaluate the implications of major trends and developments in the East Region gas market.
  • Develop tools and models to enhance the quality and accuracy of price.
  • Develop strong relationships with SENA gas/power traders.
  • Consolidate regional gas market view and other observations into commercially actionable insights delivered both reactively and proactively to Natural Gas and Power traders.
  • Expand contacts, both internally and externally, to improve the quality and timeliness of intelligence.
  • Maintain positive relationship with external consultants and leverage information and analysis that they provide to maximize productivity in supporting Shell Energy North America.
  • Generate Gas Supply forecast by basin that will be used by all gas analysts within the Fundamentals team.


Work location of Houston, Texas.



  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • BA, MBA or PhD in Engineering/Mathematics/Economics/Econometrics/Business/Finance/Geology and/or equivalent relevant experience
  • 5+ years of experience of Gas Supply/Demand/Infrastructure Fundamentals work
  • 5+ years of natural gas supply/demand modelling experience
  • Must be able to develop Fundamental East Region views based on quantitative analysis that will be translated into profitable trades
  • Proven experience working on dynamic analytical teams focused on rapid and accurate creation of models, views, and custom applications
  • Demonstrated understanding of natural gas supply fundamentals
  • Proficiency with typical Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relations at multiple levels and across teams
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to filter multiple perspectives for commercially actionable intelligence
  • Comfort level with technology-based research given the ability to manage multiple high priority tasks preferred


Company description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world's growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity, and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork, and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you'll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future - whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we're nurturing an inclusive environment - one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills, and reach your potential.


  • We're creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we'll take it from there.
  • We're closing the gender gap - whether that's through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We're striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.


A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We're huge advocates for career development. We'll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.