80 Strand, United Kingdom
Building on over 100 years of heritage in oil and gas production, shipping and marketing, Shell’s is the world’s largest global energy trader with a reputation for bringing innovative new products to the market.
To support the growth of Crude Trading business across North & West Africa by successfully and efficiently negotiating and closing out crude oil Business Development projects. The role involves originating new opportunities by engaging continuously with producers, refiners and logistics providers in the region. The business development strategy has to be developed in close association with the Low Sulphur (LS) Trading desk, products trading desks and leveraging cross-business relationships -Downstream Supply, Strategy & Portfolio and Future Fuels; Upstream, Shell Global Solutions and Gas & Power.
Identify, originate and deliver new Business Development growth opportunities for Crude Trading in line with the Trading desk plans and sponsorship, undertaking appropriate research and analysis. This will include the acquisition of term offtake agreements for crude oil with independent producers, national and regional oil companies. In addition, it will include the development of term crude supply agreements with refineries in WAF and North Africa, which may involve “crude for product swaps” or processing deals as well as potential storage and logistics opportunities.
Support the Crude Trading desks activities (on a long term through to a day today basis) in countries within the region where there are clear overall advantages in BD providing this service and playing this role. There could be opportunities to leverage as well as support products trading position in the region.