McGraw Hill Financial Senior Writer, Mexico Oil and Gas in Houston, Texas
The Role:Platts seeks a Senior Writer, Mexico Oil & Gas. This subject-matter expert in oil, gas or power markets will write news and analysis content leveraging Platts in-house markets and analytics resources. The right candidate will actively engage with the industry through conferences and company visits to learn the most important issues facing market participants.
The position also serves as a Platts Latin America lead, helping coordinate stringer coverage for the Platts Energy News team when needed.
The Location:Houston Texas or Mexico City, Mexico
The impact:The writer will produce differentiated, thought-provoking stories and analysis to feed the highly regarded oil and gas Platts products including Oilgram News and Gas Daily. This position has the responsibility for generating content ideas and contributing to print and digital media for the Americas Energy News team.
What’s in it for you: This position offers the opportunity to continue building on cross-commodity subject matter expertise in areas like oil and gas exploration and production, midstream and refining, which are being opened in Mexico to outside investors for the first time in nearly 80 years. There will be developmental opportunities associated with being a member of a strong news team.
The team/business:Platts remains the leader in energy market news, pricing, and analysis and is driving innovation in fusing news with analytics.
What we look for:An understanding of Mexico’s oil, gas and power markets with an emphasis on supply/demand fundamentals. The role requires a highly motivated individual with great interpersonal skills and a willingness to engage frequently with industry, market and government sources.
Writes in-depth news and analysis pieces on key developments in Mexico’s oil, gas and power markets
Interfaces with Platts Market Reporters and Analytics team to enhance stories with proprietary data
Liaises with production team to produce graphics to enhance news and analysis pieces
Attends conferences and company meetings to learn about the most important issues facing market participants
Bachelor degree required. Journalism, Economics, Business and/or Finance
5 years writing about commodity or energy markets, preferably oil, gas or power
Fluent Spanish, English
Analytical skills with proficiency in Excel
Our hiring manager says: I'm looking for someone who is experienced in, and curious, about Mexico’s oil, gas and power markets. If you're right for this role, you'll be inquisitive, conscientious, and an effective communicator. You'll love this job because you'll be in a dynamic environment when market-moving changes occur with regularity, surrounded by high-energy individuals who are enthusiastic about covering markets and regulation, spotting key trends and reporting about those trends to our curious customers.
About S&P Global Platts
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