Shell Senior Power Fundamental Analyst (Houston, TX) in Houston, Texas

Auto req ID 37595BR

Job Title Senior Power Fundamental Analyst (Houston, TX)

Country of Work Location United States

Work Location Houston, TX

Company Description Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

Job Description

Shell Energy North America is seeking a senior level individual to lead Short and Medium Term Power fundamental Analysis with a focus on MISO and Northeast Markets (PJM). This position is responsible for supporting Shell Energy North America (and the larger Shell organization when business priorities permit) with analysis developed from a deep understanding of the key short and midterm drivers of the transmission, regulatory, supply and demand and – by extension – prices. This position must build credibility with internal customers so that such foresight can be translated into commercial gain primarily in the Trading business function but also in Sales and Business Development. The emphasis is on developing both qualitatively and quantitatively advantaged capabilities, supported as appropriate by models, tools and techniques that yield high quality insight. Collaborating with peers in the Fundamentals team to build scalability in this respect is essential.


  • Use fundamental analysis techniques to support trading and origination decisions

  • Research and understand the fundamentals drivers related to supply/demand/transmission in the context of short and midterm modeling focused on developing forward pricing views

  • Monitor market developments in market design/regulatory issues that could impact prices

  • Maintain and perform models capable of zonal and nodal market simulations

  • Work collaboratively with other natural gas and power analysts


  • BA in Engineering/Computer Science/Mathematics/Economics/Econometrics or related, Masters/PhD preferred.

  • Minimum five (5+) years of experience of Power Fundamentals work within an energy trading environment.

  • Must be able to develop Fundamental views that will be translated into profitable trades.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relations at multiple levels and across teams

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and oral

  • Demonstrated understanding of power fundamentals

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

  • Must have five (5+) years of experience with at least one of the following applications:

  • UPlan, ProMod, Powerworld and Aurora

No. of Positions 1


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Removal Date 09-Nov-2016