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ConocoPhillips Economist in HOUSTON, Texas

Title: Economist


Job Number: 00SIJ

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 16 countries, $70 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,800 employees as of Dec. 31, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,242 MBOED in 2018, and preliminary proved reserves were 5.3 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2018.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.


This role is accountable for the provision of accurate, clear and concise economic evaluations to the decision-makers within ConocoPhillips Lower 48. You will work with the support of an experienced economist and be expected to produce high quality independent work. You will often need to handle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously and work under deadlines. This is a high visibility role. The role is ideal for an experienced professional looking to develop in strategy and economic evaluations, and an understanding of the Lower 48 business.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Develop, maintain and run economic models, primarily using Excel

  • Act as the economic spokesperson for project teams in meetings with internal peer review teams and managers

  • Coordinate with Asset/Finance team to generate LRP/Budget forecasts, ensuring all deadlines are met on a timely basis, allowing adequate time for management review. Will also partner with S&PM team in support of the LRP.

  • Respond to various inquiries and provide support to Regional Management in decision making and the understanding of business results and projections

  • Continuously look to improve processes and tools related to the economic analysis and the LRP/Budget process

  • Source and archive Asset data used for various forecasting exercises (Production, Costs, Capital Expenditures, etc.)

  • Evaluate economic modeling tools that best serve the needs of the Business Unit

  • Generate ad hoc economics as and when requested (Sensitivities, Well economics, etc.)

  • Support business development activities



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or related discipline or foreign equivalent

  • 5 years of finance experience in the oil and gas industry

  • 1 years of experience using economic modeling skills utilizing tools such as Excel, Crystal Ball, PEEP

  • Intermediate understanding of upstream project cash flow construction, economic measures of merits, and other financial metrics

  • Intermediate understanding of how key financial and quantitative indicators impact the business


  • Experience with budgeting, Long Range Planning

  • Familiar with Decision and Risk Analysis processes and methods

  • Experience preparing and delivering presentations to leaders

  • Experience facilitating multidisciplinary teams in problem solving sessions a plus

  • Strong focus on quality control and ability to start and finish tasks independently

  • Invites dialogue to gain a shared understanding and influences with confidence to drive performance and achieve business results

  • Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of July 17, 2019 .

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Function: Accounting, Finance, Auditing, and Tax

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level

Line of Business: FINANCE LWR 48

Title: Economist