IHS Markit Principal Research Analyst in Houston, Texas

About IHS Markit

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.


The Principle Research Analyst will be responsible for providing oil and gas industry expertise as well as team leadership on projects within the consulting side of the company.

Focus will be on pressure pumping (primarily frac) market in North America.

Responsibilities would include gathering and synthesizing secondary and proprietary research utilizing internet search and IHS Markit's internal databases and platforms, as well as developing strategic research reports on the unconventional oil and gas supply chain landscape. Having the ability to work as part of a team and independently is a must. We are a small, but growing firm, and research analysts will have the opportunity for this position to translate into one with additional responsibilities and a more active role in strategy consulting work.

Desired skills and Experience:

  • Oversee projects assigned to ensure that the clients’ strategic thinking has been translated into actionable goals

  • Confer with clients to understand and develop business objectives and strategic direction

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the unconventional oil and gas industry value chain

  • Ability to gather, classify, analyze and synthesize information coming from multiple sources and create a framework to address the underlying problem

  • Assist with business development activities as needed

  • Strong analytical skills combined with synthetic capability

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills

  • Excellent team player with a sense of initiative

  • The ideal candidate would have energy sector experience and awareness of the business and public policy issues related to energy

Preferred Education:

MBA, M. Eng. or equivalent. A combination of quantitative skills and business acumen is preferable.

Preferred Experience:

3+ years of experience in consulting or consulting -like environment, or the oil and gas industry.

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