Market Strategies Analyst

Date: Apr 30, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77042

Company: Apache Corporation

Specific Responsibilities

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:


  • Build and maintain fundamental supply and demand models across commodities such as Global oil, LNG, US gas, NGLs and petrochemicals.
  • Effectively articulate fundamental views, market opportunities, valuations, and related recommendations to leadership.
  • Oversee the procurement and trading of APA’s carbon credit portfolio requirements.
  • Develop and maintain quantitative tools to measure and monitor Apache portfolio price risk and hedging options.
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of energy markets and price drivers.
  • Quantitatively and qualitatively evaluate commercial sales or transportation agreements.
  • Regularly demonstrate excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Communicate complex information effectively and succinctly.
  • Ad hoc project work in support APA’s commercial team.
  • Establish strong relationships with key internal stakeholders.
  • Prepare presentation material for executive management and Board of Directors.
  • Perform ad-hoc research and analysis as requested.

Qualifications & Experience

 The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:


  • 5+ 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.
  • Familiarity with energy commodity market pricing mechanics, options theory, and financial risk principles 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; and
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living. We are committed to providing oil and natural gas in more innovative and sustainable ways to help meet the world's energy needs.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ: APA). Apache and other affiliated subsidiaries have operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom's North Sea and exploration opportunities offshore Suriname.

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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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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