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Oil Analyst

Thomson Reuters Research 11/28/2017 9:16:11 AM , DU United Arab Emirates
Job Description

The Thomson Reuters Commodities Research & Forecast team is providing market insight, analysis and instantaneous transparency to our clients interested in the oil & refined products sector by continuously monitoring global energy flow, deals, infrastructure outages, paper market and other financial activities.

The oil analyst will be responsible to develop and maintain models of trade flow, oil production, supply and demand forecast, refining. The role is based in Dubai, UAE and will focus on the Middle East region.

The candidate will need to perform market research and analysis including data collection, data manipulation, data publication, quantitative analysis, and report writing. He will also be expected to develop excel spreadsheets and power point documents based on our research and datasets, and ultimately take the lead on building relationships with the various stakeholders in the MENA energy industry.


  • Responsible for conducting primary and secondary research on crude oil & refined products market in a timely manner.
  • Maintain daily interaction with a network of local and international energy market players in order to provide market insight to our customers.
  • Complete research studies, prepare client deliverables, and execute workflow up to the required quality and within the designated timeframe.
  • Continuously maintain and improve core technical and analytical processes
  • Supports the new business development process by demonstrating our capabilities & research live in front clients.


  • 3 years' experience in the oil physical markets.
  • Extensive network of physical trading contacts in Middle East.
  • A Bachelors Degree holder in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Business or petroleum studies from a reputable university
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct, analyze, and report primary research
  • Strong grounding in statistics
  • Advanced Proficiency in Excel and at least one programming or scripting language
  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Applications: Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with individuals at various levels within the organization and external clients.
  • Time management skills for managing multiple tasks simultaneously, while completing work within allocated time frames.
  • Team Player, with a flexible attitude and approach
  • Good critical thinking, Problem-solving and analytical skills, questioning, and listening skills; excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated quantitative abilities

Candidates will have a very strong experience of the oil physical markets, at least 3 years either as a trader, an analyst, and will understand perfectly energy market fundamentals. Candidate will also understand financial markets (energy swap market especially) be, proficient in statistics, and an advanced user of Excel (VBA coding would be a plus). Preferred candidates will demonstrate ability to communicate market insight in clear and concise prose through Eikon but also public presentation and power point.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Dubai-United Arab Emirates
Req #: JREQ091992
Locations: Dubai-United Arab Emirates
Job Function: Research
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