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Governmental Affairs Advisor

Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview


Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living. Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world. The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.


Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being. We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.


Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.


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Specific Responsibilities


The Government Affairs Advisor for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache's Governmental Affairs team based in the company's Houston, TX office reporting to the Manager, Government Affairs and Community Partnerships.


This role will be primarily responsible for the following:


  • Serve as a key team member  representing the company on legislative and regulatory  matters at the state and federal levels in the company’s geographical areas of interest.
  • Build relationships and influence key stakeholders to help maintain and protect the company’s reputation through strategic communications and partnerships.
  • Monitor and review proposed legislation and regulations and assess their potential impact on the company in coordination with internal clients.
  • Develop appropriate positions and responses in conjunction with internal clients.
  • Work with trade associations, working groups and contractors on issue-specific efforts to ensure that legislation, rules and regulations serve the best interests of the company.
  • Advocate for company positions and when appropriate work with coalitions of like-minded companies in the industry to support or oppose legislation and proposed new rules and regulations.
  • Support the administration and management of the company’s political action committee.

Qualifications & Experience


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:


  • Prefer individual with a minimum of 10 years of experience in government affairs.
  • Must possess degree in law, political science, business or engineering related to Oil and Gas industry.
  • Advanced degrees preferred.



The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:


  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting.
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success.
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust.
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

Apache Statement on Hiring


To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.



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