S&P Global Associate Editor, Oil Markets in Houston, Texas

The Role:

Associate Editor, Oil Markets

Grade(relevant for internal applicants only):


The Location:

Houston, TX

The Team - The Business:

The right candidate for this role will be an enthusiastic team player with a passion for market reporting. Platts is a well-regarded source of expertise in the energy commodity markets. Our price assessments are used to settle billions of dollars worth of contracts every day. We foster a collaborative team environment that encourages working together.

The Impact:

You will provide critical information, news and analysis to our subscribers.

What's in it for you:

Significant growth opportunity within the Platts editorial team. Growth is encouraged and supported.


  • The Associate Editor will be responsible for publishing daily spot price assessments for a variety of crude oil and refined products markets, as well as writing daily market commentary and real-time news.

  • Develop excellent source relationships with industry contacts.

  • Look for opportunities to expand into new contacts.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Drive to develop knowledge of North and South American oil markets. Understanding of market fundamentals is necessary in order to develop subject matter expertise.

  • Working to intra-day deadlines in high pressure environments. Our processes are daily and we have frequent intraday deadlines.

  • Accuracy under time pressure. It is critical that we deliver accurate assessments to the market consistently.

  • Proven real time news abilities. This position will be writing news and analysis on a real time basis.

  • Spanish language skills are a plus.

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We re the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE:

SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.platts.com.

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