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Asia Oil Correspondent

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 3/30/2018 8:44:02 AM Singapore, Singapore
Job Description

Asia Oil Correspondent

Reuters is looking for a driven, experienced energy journalist to report on Asia’s large and fast growing energy markets, based in Singapore. Focusing on oil markets, this is a key role covering the region’s changing crude oil and fuel markets in the world’s fastest growing consumer region. The reporter will work in a highly competitive news environment and is expected to produce breaking news as well as in-depth stories about the impact of OPEC’s crude supply cuts, changes in the refined product markets ranging from new fuel standards to the challenges coming from the rise of electric vehicles. He or she will also be expected to spot changing trade flows and arbitrage opportunities as new suppliers come to the market and demand also shifts. An understanding and interest in shipping markets is also beneficial.


  • At least 5 years of experience reporting energy or commodity markets is desired.
  • Proven ability to break news fast and reliably.
  • Engage with an often opaque market in order to develop and maintain relevant contacts. This includes cold-calling trading desks, attending industry events, and meeting sources directly.
  • Report out short spot news articles ahead of competition. She or he will also be handling daily market reports.
  • Write analytical pieces within short turnaround times, to a high standard.
  • Ease of handling/analyzing data
  • Cooperating with the multi-media team including graphics, pictures and TV.
  • Excellent written English; knowledge of Asian languages preferential.

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Req #: JREQ101269
Locations: Singapore-Singapore
Job Function: News & Editorial
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