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Senior Commercial Advisor - VR/21990

Status: Permanent
Location: Kingswells, Aberdeen
Ref: VR/21990
Rate: To be discussed

Senior Commercial Advisor required to provide commercial / joint venture management in support of our clients production operations in the UK continental shelf. This is a permanent opportunity with an independent upstream oil and gas company based in the Kingswells area of Aberdeen.


As Senior Commercial Advisor, your duties and responsibilities will include:


  • Responsibility for all commercial matters associated with the company’s role as Asset Operator, including JV management via the OPCOM and relevant sub-committees. This will require the management of existing commercial agreements, negotiation of new agreements, and management of ad-hoc commercial issues as and when necessary and liaison with oil and gas Marketing Teams.
  • Representing the company’s interests at Commercial Sub-Committees or OPCOM as required, for certain assets in the non-op portfolio, deputising for the Non-Op Asset Manager as necessary. Interfacing with JV partners and other stakeholders as required.
  • Ensuring complete understanding and implications of commercial agreements being negotiated or executed and how they can be used to maximise value. Key focus on DSAs, JOAs, TPOSAs, offshore gas sales.
  • Undertaking studies, investigations and analysis in support of resolution of issues / commercial negotiations. Leading commercial negotiations as opportunities arise e.g. third party tie-backs.
  • Working closely with the Asset Economist, undertaking analysis on an ad-hoc basis to establish / support commercial proposals or positions. Ensuring full understanding of impact on commercial position and advise/make recommendations accordingly.
  • Taking full ownership of the commercial arrangements for the hub and ensuring these are captured correctly and kept up to date in the economic models for the CAD planning exercise.
  • Working closely with the Commercial Analyst to ensure that the operators obligations under the DSA agreements are met.
  • Providing commercial support and guidance for various activities relating to the UKBU or other Corporate business as required e.g. OGA Activity Survey.


Applicants to this position should offer significant experience in an Upstream Oil & Gas company, including a substantial amount of experience in a commercial / JV management role, preferably within an operator environment.

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