Southwestern Energy Senior Trading Analyst in Spring, Texas

Company Overview

Currently one of the largest producers of natural gas in the continental United States, Southwestern Energy Company is a growing independent energy company primarily engaged in natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production within North America. We are also focused on creating and capturing additional value through our natural gas gathering and marketing business, which we refer to as Midstream Services. Visit to learn more.

Working at Southwestern Energy

Southwestern Energy produces and provides energy to our world. It’s a commitment that has motivated our employees for more than 80 years. Every day we are explorers and producers, working to discover innovative new ways to fuel the future. Our culture demands creativity and innovation, and we foster this by building programs and procedures that make our company and industry better. We give employees, including new hires, the opportunity to be a contributor from the first day on the job. It’s important to us to create a rewarding and inclusive work environment. We reward team and individual performance, in addition to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits. We support our employees with opportunities to participate in ongoing development training and support groups.

We are at the forefront of several significant projects, including the Fayetteville Shale and Marcellus Shale plays. In fact, Southwestern Energy was the first to discover the economic viability of the Fayetteville Shale and is the largest producer of its natural gas. Our work is also well known in the Arkoma Basin in Western Arkansas, East Texas, and we have exploratory efforts in the Brown Dense, located near the Arkansas-Louisiana border, East Texas and Colorado’s Denver-Julesburg Basin and Niobrara formation.

Job Description

Through our gas marketing subsidiary, SWN Energy Services Company (“SES”), we capture downstream opportunities related to marketing and transportation of natural gas, oils and NGLs.

In Fayetteville, SES currently holds 2.0 Bcf/d of firm transportation on Texas Gas Transmission and Fayetteville Express Pipeline to ensure steady, firm takeaway of our affiliates’ equity production. This capacity provides us with access to Midcontinent, Gulf Coast and Southeast markets via NGPL, MRT, TETCO M1 24”, TGP 800L, TETCO M1 30”, ANR, TGT, Trunkline Z1A, CGT ML, Sonat, and FGT, among others.

In Northeast and Southwest Appalachia, SES also holds transportation capacity on several pipelines including Tennessee Gas, Millennium, and Columbia Gas, which access Northeast markets such as Algonquin, TETCO M3, TCO, Dominion, TGP Z6, and Transco-Leidy, among others.

Working in an open and collaborative environment, the Senior Trading Analyst will be tasked with assisting with the execution of the strategies and tactical plans of the high performing Marketing group in a dynamic, continually changing marketplace.

Reporting to the Director, Marketing and Transportation, the successful candidate will bring a strong quantitative ability, attention to detail, the capability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and a willingness to learn.

The Senior Trading Analyst’s responsibilities will include:

  • Develop, maintain, and utilize economic models to support commercial opportunities

  • Analyze historical and future commodity prices for business proposals

  • Quantify operational factors that influence economic impacts

  • Review and summarize commercial contracts

  • Build and maintain economic models for IRR projections

  • Perform data analysis on volumes and pricing, identify trends, and report to management

  • Maintain models for pipeline transportation capacity evaluation and alternatives, production, short and long term sales, and NPV calculations of future projects.

  • Prepare presentations for management for overview information, requests for transport, evaluation, and decision making.

  • Analyze and report accurate risk positions, basis changes, profit and loss results

  • Analyze pipeline transportation capacity alternatives

  • Work closely with and support all trading and business development activity

  • Work on special projects as assigned

  • Undergraduate degree required, preferably in Business related major, Economics, or Engineering, or MBA

  • 3 – 5 years experience in the natural gas marketing industry

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong analytical capabilities

  • Strong computer skills including advanced Excel and PowerPoint capabilities

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Self motivated with abilities to quickly prioritize multiple priorities

  • Ability and willingness to learn in an open fast paced environment

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States on a regular full-time basis without restrictions

Southwestern Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities, females, protected veterans and disabled.

Job: *Midstream

Title: Senior Trading Analyst

Location: Texas-Spring

Requisition ID: 10898