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Oil Pricing Reporter, London (S&P Global Platts)


S&P Global Platts is the leading provider of energy pricing, news, and analytics. We are seeking an Oil Pricing Reporter to join our Oil Markets team covering Europe and Africa, based in our London office. 


The Oil Markets Price Reporter will gather information from a variety of contacts and market sources to write news stories and market commentary, and produce daily price assessments and analysis on a specified oil market.


For ambitious and driven reporters, we offer huge opportunities for progression and career development, through travel assignments, public speaking engagements, and placements across our three main offices in Houston, New York and Singapore, and a global network of local offices in Argentina, China, Japan, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States.


The Oil Pricing Reporter will:


  • Provide daily assessments for Platts oil price benchmarks, analysing information gathered in the Platts ‘Market On Close’ process.
  • Write timely news stories and market commentary on the oil markets across Europe and Africa.
  • Build, maintain and develop a list of market contacts and sources. You will be networking on a daily basis to keep abreast of new market developments.
  • Research, collate and assess value objectively in the oil markets, and write pricing analysis across the regions.
  • Monitor new trends, new deals and important market intelligence in the oil pricing market.


The ideal candidate will have a passion for journalism / market reporting and will possess strong networking skills in order to build contacts with senior industry representatives.  You will be fearless in seeking out and investigating potential news stories and ensuring that our publications provide reliable, detailed and accurate price data.


Your Skills:

  • Degree educated, preferably in a subject that demonstrates strong writing & numerical skills, ideally in either languages, economics, journalism, or a humanities subject.
  • Experience gathering information and writing industry news to tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the oil, energy or commodity sectors would be an advantage.
  • Expert writing, grammar and numeracy skills, and excellent communication skills with the ability to network and build contacts with industry specialists.
  • Strong mathematical skills and familiarity with Excel would be an advantage.

S&P Global Platts is the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

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