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Research Analyst (2591549682)





Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Company Description

Wood Mackenzie is the global leader in data, analysis and consulting across the energy, chemicals, metals, mining, power and renewables sectors.

Founded in 1973, our success has always been underpinned by the simple principle of providing trusted research and advice that makes a difference to our customers. Today we have over 2,000 customers ranging from the largest global energy companies and financial institutions to governments as well as smaller market specialists.

Our teams are located around the world. This enables us to stay closely connected with customers and the markets and sectors we cover. Collectively this allows us to offer a compelling combination of global commodity analysis with detailed local market knowledge.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We are committed to creating a workplace that works for you and encourage everyone to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join.

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Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Job Description

Wood Mackenzie is seeking an Equity Research Analyst to join our Equity analytics team in Calgary, Canada. Our team collects and collates Wood Mackenzie’s vast proprietary and public datasets to build an advantaged view of production and midstream performance for oil and gas companies in Lower 48 and Canada. You will also collaborate closely with some of the industry’s leading subject matter experts to deliver the insights that move markets.

About The Role

The Equity analytics team is responsible for ensuring accurate, timely, and complete delivery of production forecast for 50+ E&P and midstream companies in North America with associated datasets and commentary, and delivering insightful market analysis to clients. Our team runs weekly models to estimate producer production and midstream throughput, in addition to running analysis on well economics and hedging. Responsibilities include:

  • Run weekly production by producer report for Bakken, PRB, and Canada, with commentary for client delivery
  • Provide general support for customers in their process via multiple communication channels
  • Analyze underlying operators and continuously improve accuracy of the production models, as compared to reported numbers
  • Collect operation and financial data for the underlying producers and midstream companies
  • Manipulate large datasets to identify areas of improvement in data accuracy
  • Contribute to the quarterly economics report and hedging report by running breakeven models and writing commentaries
  • Collaborate with Wood Mackenzie’s team of data scientists and developers and continuously improve current techniques and processes
  • Maintain a view of the market narrative for Bakken, Rockies and Canadian producers & midstream companies and share findings with wider Commodity team.
  • Research information relating to the E&P and Midstream industries and maintain a fundamental understanding of the industry and available datasets.

About you and how you can excel in this role

The Following Qualities Would Be Advantageous For Any Potential Candidate

The role is ideal for someone who is looking to begin their career in energy and data analytics with a drive to innovate and grow.
  • You have a highly analytic mindset
  • You are organized and comfortable multi-tasking in a time-sensitive, often high-pressure environment
  • You have a strong personal intellectual interest in the ever-changing energy market
  • You pride yourself in attention to detail and data quality
  • You have previous customer / client management skills
  • Communicate clearly with clients/stakeholders, both in writing and over the phone
  • You are a self-starter and appreciate the creative latitude
In addition, any experience with the subject matter and skillsets used by the team would be a plus but is not necessary. The subject matter focuses on oil and gas production and movement in US and Canada and associated datasets. The tools most used by the team include Excel, VBA, SQL, Python, Power point, Publisher and relational databases. However, we welcome any technical or industry knowledge and are always looking to embrace new technologies, programing languages, and skillsets.

Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

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