Senior Commercial Trading Analyst

Golden Pass Lng Terminal Llc
Houston, Texas
Dec 01, 2023
Dec 07, 2023
Position Type
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Summary / Purpose

With a vision to be the premier LNG exporter in North America, Golden Pass LNG, is constructing an LNG export terminal on the Gulf Coast near Sabine Pass, Texas where it currently has an LNG import terminal. Golden Pass LNG's mission is to bring clean energy from Texas to power the world.

As part of its vision and mission and consistent with its transformation from an LNG import to an LNG export business, Golden Pass is undergoing rapid growth and is seeking a Senior Commercial Trading Analyst.

The Senior Commercial Trading Analyst will be responsible for providing analytical support to the Commercial Gas Supply function in the management of over 2.5 Bcf/d of natural gas feedstock to the Golden Pass LNG facility. This position will report to Head of Trading.

Essential Duties / Functions

1. Provide analytical support for the Commercial Gas Supply team:
• Support natural gas optimization strategies
• Support deal structuring activities
• National, Regional and Local pipeline gas flow analysis
• Maintain price models for US basis markets
2. Support Commercial Team in developing analysis, presentations and reports regarding market conditions, strategic transactions consistent with strategy and other relevant industry for management.
3. Perform a broad range of analytical support for gas supply, transportation and storage transaction efforts including gathering, analyzing, economic modeling and package findings for transaction approval and execution.
4. Assist with managing commercial agreements and relationships (Transportation, Storage and Term Supply)
5. Participate in structuring long-term transactions and analyzing the associated risks and alternatives.
6. Effectively organize and manage key data for analytics ensuring it is current, clean, and reliable and fit for commercial decisions.
7. Collaborate with the Director, Fundamental Analytics to devise methods and procedures for obtaining data and presenting their findings in a clear and creative manner to support commercial strategy and transactions; and supports market data management and system improvement.
8. Perform ad hoc analysis and presentation as required to support one-off commercial projects / transactions.
9. Develop commercial models and use market data and systems to back test model results for continuous improvement.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position.
• A bachelor's degree in engineering, business, economic or other STEM based discipline with an advanced degree preferred

Minimum experience required of the position.
• Minimum of 3 years' experience in natural gas marketing and analysis
• The ability to develop market opinions from fundamental and technical market data
• Experience developing standardized models that can be utilized and supported in a repeatable fashion for gas supply operations
• A broad knowledge of natural gas market and natural gas transactions including transportation, term supply and storage
• Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization including developing formal presentations
• A desire to be client and industry-facing with regard to participation in both internal and external customer meetings as well as industry events

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position.
• Strong analytical, quantitative skills with attention to detail
• Excellent data management and organization capabilities
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and market data systems
• Excellent Excel modelling skills
• Experience with Power BI, Python, and VBA is preferred

Required job competencies of the position.
• Analytical, quantitative, self-starter, problem solving, critical thinker

Working Conditions

Normal Office Environment

Physical Requirements

Normal Office Environment


Not all aspects of the job are covered by the description - may require "other duties as assigned."
Job may change over time in accordance with business needs.
Job description does not guarantee employment.
Golden Pass LNG is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status."