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Upstream Oil and Gas, Rig Market Research Analyst (9 Month Fixed Term Contract)

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S&P Global


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Research & Development, Business, Operations & Strategy•Aberdeen


Contract Length:

  • 9 Months

The Team: 

  • The Petrodata Rigs team provides continuous news flow and information to the global offshore rig market through rolling news, monthly reports and database updates. The team works from a variety of global locations with a close relationship to the offshore rig market. The team thrives on being a leader in supplying accurate and time-sensitive information on the offshore rig market to all elements of the upstream oil & gas sector. Openness, collaboration, accuracy, teamwork and customer service drive our work.
  • Petrodata by S&P Global Commodity Insights is currently seeking an enthusiastic, committed and innovative analyst/reporter to continue S&P Global Commodity insights coverage of the global offshore rig markets, for the company’s market-leading Petrodata Rigs service.
  • You are part of a growing global team responsible for analyzing, interpreting, and forecasting global energy commodities markets and prices. This is a fast-paced team, with ever expanding new ways of delivering important content and analytics to our readers.
  • Our team works in a collaborative environment with multiple teams across the upstream space to increase the quality of our deliverables and develop new ideas. We are considered a reference in the industry and being a team player is crucial in this role.

The Impact: 

  • The successful candidate will be keen to apply strong analytical and communication skills to developing a deep understanding of the Offshore E&P industry. This exciting role will be pivotal in developing analytical content and research as well as writing forward-looking market commentary. Our analysis serves a wide range of customers across the energy industry. In this role the candidate will work to keep S&P Global’s information on the rig market as up to date as possible and assist in publishing market-relevant news.


  • Bachelors degree Journalism/Business/Market Research/Oil-related or relevant experience.
  • Verbal and written fluency in English is essential.
  • Clear and concise writing style, and strong communication skills to provide insightful analysis in compelling and straightforward content.
  • Attention to detail, focus on maintaining accurate records in databases.
  • Analytical and data gathering skills (not related to IT): need to be able to understand emerging trends and what they mean to the market.
  • Familiarity with offshore oil and gas industry and terminology. Knowledge of the participants and structure of the offshore drilling market would be an advantage and highly valued.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development
Business, Operations & Strategy


  • In this role, you will be responsible for reporting on developments in the global offshore drilling rig market by focusing on the continuous tracking of mobile offshore drilling rigs, providing updates on the demand for drilling rigs, and providing daily news updates.
  • Maintain and update information for our customer facing database
  • Monitor news sources, identify and publish updates that will be of interest to our customers
  • Be our customer's advocate internally - Participate in cross-functional initiatives representing our customers´ point of view.
  • Improve our customer's experience - Increase customer satisfaction and reduce gaps in our deliverables
  • Work directly with customers and possess an excellent understanding of our services
  • Be a strategic thinker - Be able to provide strategic direction for the future of our products.
  • Be able to work collaboratively internally - Work closely with S&P Global teams to find new business opportunities for our products.


Work type

Full time

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