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Fundamentals Analyst

Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Apache Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. With operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom (North Sea), the company has a presence in domestic and international basins.  Apache is proud of its portfolio that includes exploration in conventional, unconventional, onshore and offshore operating areas.


At Apache, there is a world of opportunity. With a history of using sound financial practices and an abundant inventory of near-term and future development projects, the company is admired across the industry for its ability to navigate in a rapidly changing world. Apache succeeds in recognizing opportunity and acting quickly. The growth of the company comes from the coordinated efforts of its diverse and accomplished workforce.


  • Our VISION is to be the premier exploration and production company, contributing to global progress by helping meet the world's energy needs.
  • Our MISSION is to grow in an innovative, safe, environmentally responsible and profitable manner for the long-term benefit of our stakeholders.
  • Our STRATEGY is to take a differentiated approach to the exploration and production of cost-advantaged hydrocarbons through innovation, technology, optimization, continuous improvement and relentless focus on costs to deliver top-tier, long-term returns.


Apache is proud to have been named a Top Workplace in Houston and is one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune. Our global team is brought together by a shared sense of ownership, team of teams approach and the knowledge that best answers win.

Apache believes in a culture that encourages everyone to bring their unique perspective and background to work every day and to know that their voice is valued and respected.

Apache provides a challenging and rewarding work environment, supported by a premier total compensation package that includes competitive base salaries and benefits along with performance-driven incentives.

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Position Description & Duties

The Fundamentals Analyst for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Market Strategies team at the company’s Houston, TX office reporting to the Director of Market Strategies. The Market Strategies team develops fundamental research and analysis for Apache’s commodity exposures, the output of which serves a range of internal stakeholders including executive leadership, Midstream & Marketing, Corporate Planning, Business Development and Asset Teams. This position supports all aspects of Market Strategies’ responsibilities, with a focus on supply and demand modeling of global crude, US and European natural gas, natural gas liquids, and the UK/EU emissions markets. 

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Build fundamental supply and demand models across commodities;
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of energy markets and price drivers;
  • Develop and maintain quantitative tools to measure and monitor Apache portfolio price risk and hedging options;
  • Quantitatively and qualitatively value existing and prospective commercial sales or transportation agreements;
  • Effectively articulate fundamental views, market opportunities, valuations, and related recommendations to leadership;
  • Establish strong relationships with key internal stakeholders;
  • Prepare presentation material for executive management and Board of Directors; and
  • Perform ad-hoc research and analysis as requested.

Preferred Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • 3+ years of analytical experience in fundamental research and/or commodity trading;
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, engineering, mathematics or similar field;
  • Strong strategic sense combined with an ability to perform in an unstructured environment;
  • Ability to create complex financial and fundamental models;
  • Experience managing large datasets with deep proficiency in Microsoft Excel / VBA;
  • Experience with commodity market fundamentals and pricing data sources;
  • Experience with Bloomberg terminal / API preferred;
  • Experience with Python or similar programming language preferred; and
  • Familiarity with energy commodity market pricing mechanics, options theory, and financial risk principles preferred.

Core Values & Leadership Attributes

The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values and Leadership Attributes:

  • Core Values:
    • Expect top performance & innovation;
    • Seek relentless improvements in all facets;
    • Invest in our greatest asset, our people;
    • Foster a contrarian spirit;
    • Drive to succeed with a sense of urgency;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be compromised;
    • Conduct our business with honesty & integrity;
    • Treat our stakeholders with respect & dignity; and
    • We derive benefit from the earth & take our environmental responsibility seriously.
  • Leadership Attributes:
    • Responsible irreverence;
    • Focus on team accomplishments over personal gain;
    • Decisive, invested, committed;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be comprised;
    • Fire in the belly;
    • Lead by example, be an ambassador for Apache’s values;
    • Sees the big picture, translates into action;
    • Sound judgement and emotional maturity;
    • Best answers win;
    • Working managers; and
    • Effective communicators.

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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