Oil and Gas Copywriter

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I’ve spent years in international oil and gas companies, working primarily in business development. Winning minds, hearts and millions of dollars of funding for deals and operations was all in a day’s work.

Commercial Specialist, Hess UK Ltd

2008 – 2010

Operated commercial contracts for a range of producing assets in Azerbaijan, Norway and UK. Managed gas operations for all Norwegian assets, negotiating gas sale and purchase agreements, transportation and dispatch service agreements.

Executive Assistant to Group Vice President, Access and Exploration, BP

2007 – 2008

Assisted with all levels of GVP interaction with group, including regular contact with E&P CEO and Group CEO’s offices and rest of E&P senior leadership team.

Competitor Strategy Adviser, E&P Access and Exploration, BP

2004 – 2007

Working as commercial lead in business development team, characterized global unconventional gas business potential. Contributed to strategy, marketing and competitor analysis for access bids for a range of renewal opportunities. Analyzed competitors’ business development activity and authored white papers for group- wide communication on evolving trends.

Commercial Analyst, Northern Europe Gas and Power Business Development, BP

2003 – 2004

Working with gas trading bench, carried out commercial evaluations to support decision-making for a variety of business development opportunities.

Finance Adviser, Global Business Centre Treasury, BP

2002 – 2003

Finance Manager for two business units: aligned businesses with Group Finance policy and guided the delivery and content of decision support memoranda. Company lead in financial closings for ship deliveries into leasing structures.

Commercial Analyst, Sakhalin Performance Unit, BP


Economic modelling of Sakhalin prospectivity to evaluate impact of partner financing in support of negotiations with Russian Oil Co.
Technical Assistant

Arco British Ltd

1998 – 1999

Geological and geophysical studies of North Sea data, and data room support.