Wood Mackenzie


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Company Description

Wood Mackenzie is the global leader in data, analysis and consulting across the energy, chemicals, metals, mining, power and renewables sectors.

Founded in 1973, our success has always been underpinned by the simple principle of providing trusted research and advice that makes a difference to our customers. Today we have over 2,000 customers ranging from the largest global energy companies and financial institutions to governments as well as smaller market specialists.

Our teams are located around the world. This enables us to stay closely connected with customers and the markets and sectors we cover. Collectively this allows us to offer a compelling combination of global commodity analysis with detailed local market knowledge.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We are committed to creating a workplace that works for you and encourage everyone to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join.

Hear what our team has to say about working with us:

We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Job Description

Wood Mackenzie is seeking a Natural Gas Research Analyst to join our natural gas market data analytics team in Houston. Our team maintains and analyses Wood Mackenzie’s vast proprietary and public datasets to research trends and construct narratives using supporting data. You’ll also collaborate closely with some of the industry’s leading subject matter experts to deliver the insights that move markets.

The level of appointment to which band on the company banding structure will be dependent on your skills, experience and capabilities demonstrated at assessment prior to offer of employment.

The natural gas market data analytics team is responsible for ensuring accurate, timely, and complete data delivery to our products as well as delivering insightful market analysis to clients. Each member of the team has a regional focus but collaborates to deliver a cohesive picture. In this role, you will professionally grow towards becoming an expert on all aspects of your region beginning with the data that are the foundation of market research and continuing to macro-economic forces that influence spot and futures prices. You’ll take a quantitative and qualitative approach to understand the fundamentals of natural gas markets and analyze big data to support your insights. We deliver these insights to clients through products and direct interaction with clients. To succeed in this role you should be creative, detail oriented, and tenacious.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, outlining the knowledge, skills and experience you have that make you a suitable candidate.



The role is ideal for someone who is passionate about energy and data analytics with a drive to innovate and grow. The following qualities would be advantageous for any potential candidate:

  • You are able to create cohesive narratives from disparate data sets to explain trends from a quantitative and qualitative perspective.
  • You understand database structures, principles and practices. (PostgreSQL experience beneficial).
  • You understand various data extraction and transformation techniques.
  • You are able to collect information on issues, transform it into actionable tasks and work with team members to accomplish these tasks.
  • You can clearly convey your research orally, in writing, and through data visualization.
  • You have at least 2 years of experience working in US natural gas markets and demonstrate an understanding of the primary market drivers.
  • You are familiar with US natural gas pipeline data reporting.
  • You excel at finding creative solutions to complex problems.
  • You take on new challenges outside of you comfort zone but are also not afraid to ask for help.
  • You enjoy collaborating with a team but are also able to work independently.
  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree, preferably with a quantitative focus.
In addition, any experience with skillsets and tools used by the team would be a plus but is not necessary. The tools most used by the team include SQL, Python, Excel, and relational databases. We welcome any technical or industry knowledge and are always looking to embrace new technologies, programing languages, and skillsets.


Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

Wood Mackenzie