Oasis Petroleum

  • Crude Oil Commercial Representative

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Job ID
  • Position Summary

    This position will be responsible for marketing Oasis’ crude oil production and a broad range of strategic marketing projects.  This position will report to the Crude Marketing and Trading Director and will be a key contributor to the Oasis Marketing group.  This position is located in downtown Houston, TX. 

    Salary and level commensurate with experience.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Management of Oasis’ crude oil sales, including scheduling with an initial focus on West Texas production
    • Full understanding of crude oil sales and gathering agreements
    • Crude oil sales agreement negotiations and management
    • Crude gathering agreement negotiations and management
    • Review opportunities for downstream transportation and negotiate agreements where applicable  
      • Optimization and administration of existing Oasis crude oil transportation
    • Coordinate between oil buyers and the Oasis West Texas office to minimize wellhead inventories
    • Manage existing crude oil storage and review potential storage opportunities
    • Evaluate Monthly Net Realized Price, Volume and Revenue Recognition Process in conjunction with Accounting
    • Prepare and present Marketing presentations and reports
    • Work with an integrated team to analyze/understand North American supply/demand balances and fundamental market conditions for crude oil  
    • Help develop crude strategies to help capture best crude value
    • Develop and maintain strong working relationships within the company and industry  
      • Travel to industry functions, seminars and shipper meetings
      • Trips to the field to gain knowledge of area and meet with Oasis and counterparty personnel
    • Be able to step and schedule crude in West Texas or Bakken as needed

    This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. Incumbents will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties outside of their normal responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor. 

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 10 years of oil & gas industry experience
    • 5 years of crude oil sales / trading experience
    • Strong analytical, spreadsheet and organizational skills
    • Attention to details and timely completion of required tasks
    • Flexible to adapt to new situations quickly; willingness to assume increasing levels of responsibility
    • Team player with strong interpersonal skills; ability to work with various departments and seek out information and processes
    • Ability to properly access and prioritize multiple concurrent projects
    • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:  Must possess the ability to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, copier, files, telephone, and fax; maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 10 years in an oil and gas commercial setting
    • Crude Oil gathering agreement negotiations and management experience
    • Scheduling experience
    • Gulf Coast commercial experience
    • West Texas and/or West Texas commercial experience
    • Ability to think and plan strategically and provide new solutions to the overall Crude Oil Marketing process
    • Ability to seek out alternative methods, generate new ideas, recognize opportunities and technology to improve business functions
    • Ability to perform new project research and detailed economic analysis


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