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Planning Analyst Job
United State Of America
May 04, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 3.0-6.0 years
Job Category Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Planner / Scheduler
Role Maintenance Planner Jobs ,Other Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Designation Maintenance Planner,Other,Strategy Planner
Education High School Diploma
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Marathon Oil's goal is to be recognized as the premier independent exploration and production company. To achieve this, the Company remains focused on excelling in the areas of seven strategic imperatives (SI7)  listed below. These differentiate Marathon Oil, underpinning all of the Company's activities, and serve as key drivers of success.

Job Description


Maintain Life of Field and Short Term Production Forecasts

  • Update inputs periodically to ensure timely update of production forecast at least monthly or as required by asset or Business Planning
  • Provide variance analysis to quantify significant changes in forecasts, month-over-month changes
  • Analyze inputs and forecasts to identify potential issues and communicate to appropriate people in asset
  • Be a resource for users of the production profile to help them use, interpret, understand risks, upsides/downsides, and assumptions to forecasts
  • Gather feedback on use of Enersight and other such tools such as Spotfire to understand desired improvements/enhancements. Prioritize and implement improvements with support of other departments as necessary

Coordinate Forecast Process

  • Establish and communicate the process, timeline, required deliverables and other required information for the quarterly and annual forecast updates
  • Ensure quality inputs are received from the departments providing information
  • Communicate production forecast changes through meetings, presentations, and others as appropriate
  • Provide support for the development and maintenance of economic forecasting models in Enersight
  • Publish production, capital, and expense forecasts to users including Subsurface, Production, Facilities, Marketing, D&C and others

Support Communication of the Asset Plan/Forecast and Results

  • Items may include but are not limited to quarterly earnings material development, accounting variances, quarterly production variability, town halls, board meetings, investor relations presentations
  • Generate reports and provide trend analysis between current forecast and business plan and prior forecast. Analyze variance between forecast and actual realized bookings
  • Assist in lookback economics preparation and analysis
  • Provide updates to Hyperion

Support and Participate in Special Projects as Necessary

  • Provide support for ongoing Business Development activities (Acquisitions, Dispositions, Joint Ventures, etc.) through forecasting, economic modeling and preparation of presentation materials
  • Maintain type curve single well economics and perform sensitivity analysis as needed
  • Creation of unique scenarios within Enersight to support asset and planning teams

Preferred Qualifications:

Education, Minimum: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Majors: Engineering, Accounting, Finance, MBA
Experience: 3+ years experience in engineering, financial planning, business planning or auditing. Oil and gas accounting experience preferred
Computer Skills, Preferred: Enersight, Hyperion, SAP, Spotfire, Aries
General: Excellent oral and written communication skills, teamwork, analytical skills and attention to detail, strong organization & planning skills, ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment

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