Natural Gas Trader

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Koch Energy Services, LLC is a natural gas supply, marketing and distribution company with offices in Wichita, KS Houston, TX and Calgary, AB and is a subsidiary of Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC. Koch Energy Services markets 4.0+ BCFD of natural gas including ~1 BCFD of Koch’s internal demand across North America. The company leases transport and storage and actively trades across all major hubs. Koch Energy Services adds value through its expertise in market analysis, physical gas trading, marketing, and innovative energy solutions.



Koch Energy Services, LLC is looking for a Physical Natural Gas Trader to join our team. The ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate clearly, a track record in building sound strategies to grow business and keep management informed while operating within authority parameters and established key industry contacts in the region.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
  • Ensuring Koch has a competitive and secure supply for its internal demand in the region and interconnecting regions
  • Trading and optimizing around transportation, storage, and customer deals
  • Working with operations and mid office functions to ensure trades are properly captured and balanced in the trade management system
  • Working with the Origination team on developing and maintaining strong working relationships with pipelines, suppliers/producers, local distribution companies, and end use markets
  • Seeking transportation and storage lease positions to help grow 3rd party business
  • Understanding supply/demand and the associated price drivers
  • Applying market fundamental points of view to capture value in the market
  • Marcellus/Utica Producer relationships and track record of building supply portfolio of business
  • In Basin/NE End User relationships and track record of building end use demand portfolio of business (LDC’s, Industrials, Power Gen’s)
  • Experience and relationships with pipelines that move gas from the Marcellus/Utica supply basin to some or all of the KES’s key regional markets: Upper Midwest, Eastern Canada, Southeast/Gulf Coast
    • Pipe experience on one or more of the following: TCO/Col Gulf, Tx Gas, ANR, Tetco, Transco, TENN, – with experience with moving gas back into the Gulf Region
    • Additional pipes for the Midwest/Eastern Canada would include: Nexus, Rover, Millennium Pipeline, Bluestone Gathering/Pipeline, Iroquois
  • In Basin Optimization Experience and Track Record (Transportation, Storage, 3rd Party Business, AMA’s)
  • Developing and executing trade strategies in collaboration with other team members

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of natural gas trading/optimization experience
  • Experience developing, maintaining and growing relationships with Marcellus/Utica producers & Northeast end users
  • Experience with the Northeast region including pipelines and storage facilities
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience and relationships with pipelines that move gas from the Marcellus/Utica supply basin to the Gulf Coast &/or Midwest
  • Experience building/growing a physical natural gas business
  • Experience optimizing and risk managing embedded optionality around storage and transport positions

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

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Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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