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S&P Global Sr Technical Research Analyst I - Basin Researcher - Europe in Tetbury, United Kingdom

S&P Global Commodity Insights

The Role: Basin Researcher | Senior Technical Research Analyst | Upstream Solutions

The Team:

The Basins team provides critical geological information and insight which supports a variety of E&P products within S&P Global's Commodity Insights Upstream Solutions organization. The core basins team comprises 15 experienced geoscientists and has a global footprint with key locations in Geneva, Houston, Kuala Lumpur and Tetbury (UK).

The Impact:

S&P Global's Basins and E&P data is reliant on the role of the Basin Researcher for the provision of detailed geological information and insight. The researcher will collaborate with wider teams within Upstream Solutions to help provide industry leading upstream intelligence, enabling the client to make critical investment decisions.

What’s in it for you:

You will build on your geoscience knowledge to become an expert on the sedimentary basins of a designated region. You will work alongside an exciting research team comprised of regional experts and experienced geoscientists. You will upskill in geoscience tools such as ArcGIS, Kingdom and Timescale Creator. You will build your knowledge around the wider upstream industry as it, and S&P Global, adapts and evolves with the energy transition, and you'll be a key contact for geological information in your region for both internal and external clients.


  • Extensive research, analysis and interpretation of information and data relating to sedimentary basins

  • Compile detailed commentary on stratigraphy, plays, petroleum systems, basin evolution and exploration potential for S&P Global's basin monitor reports

  • Maintenance of the Iris 21 Basin Databases (Geological Provinces, Plays, Petroleum Systems, Stratigraphy and Bibliography) and of geological spatial layers using GIS tools

  • Conduct technical data review projects in conjunction with the basin and E&P database updates

  • Participate in regional presentations to S&P Global clients and collaborate with wider teams within Upstream Solutions

  • Publish paper(s) in scientific journals and/or oral presentation(s) at international conferences

What We’re Looking For:

  • A Bachelor's degree in a Geoscience-related subject is essential. Post-graduate geoscience qualification preferred.

  • Strong industry or academic geoscience background or experience with excellent knowledge of petroleum systems and plays

  • 2+ years of oil and gas industry experience is favorable

  • Experience with GIS tools such as ESRI ArcMap and geological interpretation software such as Kingdom and Petrel

  • Experience with large datasets, data management systems and data analysis software (Excel, PowerBI, Access etc.)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with fluent spoken and written English. Additional languages will be considered favorably

  • Ability to excel both individually and as part of the team, personally driving strong, collaborative relationships across the basins and wider regional teams

  • Self-starter, resourceful and independent thinker that is detail oriented

    Flexible Working (optional)

    We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.

    Return to Work

    Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.

The Location: Tetbury (United Kingdom)

About Company Statement:

S&P Global Corporate

S&P Global provides businesses and organizations with essential intelligence–including data, expertise, and technology that makes it easy and efficient to bring insight into daily decision-making. As the world’s leader in credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics, and financial market data, we help people navigate the market in a constantly changing world. We help customers identify opportunity, take on challenges, and accelerate progress, but it’s only through our talented team that this is possible.

Our people come prepared every day to creatively approach and solve new problems. They are instrumental in helping our customers see things differently and take on tomorrow’s challenges, today.

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