Senior Crude Oil Trader - Midland, TX

Shell TradingMidland, TX1M ago

Job Description

The Senior Trader is responsible for developing and executing profitable trading strategies across the Permian Basin. This role requires an ability to build strong customer relationships with producers, refiners, and transporters that translate into increased flow and profit for the desk. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability originate and operationalize new business opportunities within the wider Permian Basin book. This role is based in Midland, TX and will report to the Lease Trading Team Lead.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Develop new customer accounts and capture market share in Permian Basin.
  • Provide market intelligence to wider STUSCO NA Crude Trading team.
  • Interface between Bulk and Lease Trading teams to execute hedges and manage basis risk.
  • Collaborate across NA Lease Team to develop new business proposals.
  • Arrange logistics necessary to support efficient flow from wellhead to bulk hub.
  • Assist in development, execution, and growth of Permian business strategy.
  • Mentor junior staff and become a leader on the desk.

Country of Work Location

United States

City, State (if applicable)

Midland, TX

Work Location

Texas - Midland Trading



Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.


  • Legal right to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Strong track record of building customer relationships and executing structural deals
  • Ability to optimize flow across multiple trading hubs
  • Understanding of exposures associated with physical trading activities and execution of hedges
  • Demonstrated a strong risk appetite with ability to make markets in an illiquid environment
  • Ability to work closely with operations and back office personnel to facilitate seamless desk function
  • Enter transactions into deal entry system and ensure they are accurately reflected in daily PnL/exposure reports

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