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Job Opportunity: Research Analyst (Oil & Gas) - Virtual, USA or Canada

  • 1.  Job Opportunity: Research Analyst (Oil & Gas) - Virtual, USA or Canada

    Posted 03-12-2021 15:28
    LAC Group seeks an experienced Research Analyst to be part of a global intelligence team supporting our project at a large global energy/chemical/oil company. This role will work independently as well as within a global intelligence team providing research, analysis, business/competitive intelligence, market research, patent review, etc. This is a full-time position that can be location-agnostic but synchronized to the timelines and business needs coming from client locations in the US as well as UK and mainland Europe. Ideally, the selected candidate will be located and able to work from our office in Moncton, New Brunswick.

    Ideal candidates will have some experience in the Energy & Oil and Gas sector or similar and relatable research and analysis experience across other business / technology sectors. Additionally, experience working in the nexus of business development research, tech start-ups and market intelligence a plus.

    • Independently conducts retrospective literature and patent searches on technical and business topics for the research and development staff.
      • In addition, be capable of conducting insightful and informative review and analysis of information to supplement / complement this research so as to add to the requestors overall understanding of the information
    • Produces and distributes regular alerting bulletins covering business, marketplace and technical subjects of new and / or recurring interest to the company – especially in the areas of hydrocarbon processing, petrochemicals and biofuels.
    • Monitors new developments and commercial activities of competitor companies in key emerging technologies. Provide market intelligence in sync with internal business partners and business development initiatives.
    • Provides analysis of above search/monitoring results to create periodic reports, including graphical representations and summary conclusions.
    • Interacts with senior staff in the group and other business units to help assess information needs and suggest projects or services where Technology Intelligence can best meet those needs.
    • Presents research results and graphical analysis to staff, e.g., in a variety of methods ranging from onsite to zoom, skype, telephony, etc. as needed.
    • Works with other team members to implement and sustain information services, including those linked to the LIS website and delivered via SharePoint.

    • Three years of experience in technical information research and/or analysis. Experience/knowledge of the petroleum industry is a plus.
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in related sciences.
    • Experience with databases/search services such as: STN Express, Chemical Abstracts, Derwent World Patents Index, Compendex, EnCompLit, EnCompPat, Dow-Jones Factiva, Elsevier Scopus and MineSoft PatBase, etc.
    • Excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and interpersonal skills coupled with a passion for synthesizing complex data points into actionable insights

    To apply, visit:

    Katy Davis
    Operations Assistant
    LAC Group