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Role summary

Westwood Global Energy Group is a leading provider of market intelligence, commercial analysis and strategic advice to the global energy industry. Powered by proprietary, industry-leading data & analytics, our insights support both day-to-day commercial operations as well as critical decision-making at the highest levels of energy related corporations as well as the financial sector. We are currently looking for an analyst to join our Onshore research team, to support the current group of analysts as we look to grow both our product and consulting revenues in this area. The successful applicant will focus on primary and secondary research & analysis across a range of Onshore areas to support Westwood’s global client base.


About the role

This onshore research analyst role is a great opportunity for new or recent graduates or undergraduates seeking internship roles to join an intellectually stimulating environment where they will be supported by experienced market analysts to learn from. The Research Analyst’s responsibilities will directly impact the products we deliver to our clients; helping maintain our world-class content output and help our clients and the wider industry navigate the opportunities and challenges currently facing the Energy sector.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Primary & secondary research on the Onshore Oil & Gas sector including the Global Land Rig and Pipeline markets.
  • Use both the news flow and your personal network of contacts to update and improve the quality and breadth of data covered by our proprietary databases, especially the Global Land Drilling Rig Database and Pipelines Database
  • Build and maintain a network of relevant industry players.
  • Monitor and analyse global onshore industry news flow and maintain a news flow for our clients via the DailyLogix feature.
  • Identify current trends and developments in the Energy industry and translate findings to the Company’s models / forecasts and research reports in collaboration with senior members of the team.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of projects, supply-chain, commercial landscapes and contracting trends and communicate this to clients via calls, presentations or DailyLogix news pieces.
  • Collaboration with other Westwood research and consulting teams across our global offices to provide unique and best-in-class insights to our clients across the energy industry.
  • Generation of market commentary, written reports and delivery of presentations to clients and internal stakeholders, including representing Westwood at wider industry events.


About you

  • Intellectual Curiosity: As an analyst for a global thought-leader, the role requires a genuine interest in the macro-economic, business and market dynamics of the global energy industry. You should be especially eager to understand your specific field and how it fits into the wider energy industry.
  • Ownership: Westwood’s analysts are expected to take ownership of their market coverage and analysis, leveraging expertise across the group but also demonstrating independence and pride in their work.
  • Analytical Skillset: The successful candidate will have a problem-solving & methodical mindset as well as the ability to collate, process and interpret large and diverse volumes of data.
  • Diligence: A dedication to excellence is expected and the successful candidate will demonstrate a high degree of efficiency and accuracy in written and quantitative work. An understanding of best practice with regards to data sources, including which to trust, is vital.
  • Communication Skills: The successful candidate will be expected to liaise directly with Westwood’s clients at all levels, therefore the ability to receive and summarise information as well as clearly and professionally communicate work both internally and externally is key. Excellent verbal & written English is essential.
  • Team Player: Ability to work cohesively with colleagues and form professional relationships at all levels.
  • Eagerness to Develop: The successful candidate will always be striving to improve both their understanding of relevant markets and develop their skillset to further both themselves and the business. Examples of this could include learning new data science programmes (Python, R) or attending conferences.


Essential Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office in particular Microsoft Excel (data handling/manipulation)
  • Excellent verbal and written English


Desirable Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Geoscience, Engineering, Economics or Business
  • Experience with forecasting/modelling
  • Experience handling large data sets


Westwood Global Energy Group is committed to encouraging Equality, Diversity and Inclusion among our workforce in everything we do and eliminating unlawful discrimination.


To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to