Crude Oil Trader

Musket CorporationHouston, TX 770193M ago

This purpose of this position is to analyze the crude oil market, both foreign and domestic, as it pertains to demand, inventory and margins. Develop an analytical and fundamental view on front- to- back crude spreads and domestic crude differentials. Develop a crude oil blending position in Cushing and identify arbitrage opportunities along rail and pipeline routes. Assist in the development of the growth of the crude by rail business i.e. storage and blending possibilities. Communicate to the rest of the trading team views and opinions. Integrate Musket into the physical domestic trading business.


  • Trade domestic crude oil grades, time-spreads and price.
  • Strengthen Musket’s brand as a reliable supplier to domestic refiners.
  • Develop a storage and blending business when economical.
  • Trade domestic grades and Brent/WTI arbs.
  • Assist in business development efforts.
  • Monitor crude oil market and communicate to the desk.
  • Help develop broader portfolio strategies.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.
  • Education:
  • High school Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience:
  • 5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Skills:
  • Hard Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office, working knowledge of Quantitative Acumen
  • Soft Skills: Good written and oral communication skills, team player, exceptional customer service, attention to detail, self motivated, good time management skills, and innovative thinking
  • Typical Physical Demands:
  • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
  • Possible overnight/weekend work

Job Function(s): Musket

Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more.

Loves is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled.