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The Role: Sr Research Analyst, Latin American Natural Gas (Rio de Janeiro)

The Team: The Gas, Power, and Climate Solutions team is part of S&P Global Commodity Insights, and it includes various analysts who work on power and renewables, clean technology, natural gas/LNG/hydrogen, climate and energy scenarios and energy transition issues. This position would be on the Latin America gas team, with team members in Boston, USA, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Impact: As a member of the natural gas practice in Latin America, this position will focus on gas markets across the region to provide quantitative research, create regular and stand-alone reports, contribute to consulting projects, and support local events. The Gas, Power, and Climate Solutions team is comprised of highly motivated professionals located around the world, delivering critical information to a wide client base from across the energy value chain.

What’s in it for you:

A successful candidate:

  • Will advance their knowledge of gas and energy markets in Latin America, work with a highly collaborative international team of energy professionals and advise clients on the drivers shaping gas markets.
  • Will get a global view of energy markets and opportunities and challenges of the energy transition.
  • Will Interact with high-level decision-makers across governmental and private organizations.


  • Evaluate, model, and analyze South American natural gas market fundamentals including analysis of supply, demand, storage, prices, transportation, and various other factors.
  • Lead or contribute to regular reports that communicate key market drivers and fundamental shifts in South American natural gas markets.
  • Deliver insights through written reports, presentations, and client interactions.
  • Carry out topical research to help clients understand drivers, trends, competitive landscape, and opportunities.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients to understand their needs in addition to ensuring they know the capabilities of S&P Global

What We’re Looking For:

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in economics, statistics, business, engineering or a related discipline; a graduate degree is a plus.
  • Three or more years of relevant experience is preferred.
  • Team player with an ability to work independently and efficiently with a self-management mindset.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills, forecasting skills, and the ability to work with large data sets are a requirement.
  • Data mining, programming (VBA, SQL), econometrics, forecasting, and Power BI skills a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English; Spanish fluency a plus
  • Ability to manage and adapt quickly to changing priorities.
  • Willingness and ability to do some travel locally and internationally

Please submit your resume in English. The recruiting process will take place in English.

About S&P Global Commodity Insights
At S&P Global Commodity Insights, our complete view of global energy and commodities markets enables our customers to make decisions with conviction and create long-term, sustainable value.

We’re a trusted connector that brings together thought leaders, market participants, governments, and regulators to co-create solutions that lead to progress. Vital to navigating Energy Transition, S&P Global Commodity Insights’ coverage includes oil and gas, power, chemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Commodity Insights is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world’s leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.

For more information, visit http://www.spglobal.com/commodity-insights.

What’s In It For You?

Our Purpose:

Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology–the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:

We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide—so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We’re committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We’re constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.


We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That’s why we provide everything you—and your career—need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include: 

  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.

  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.

  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.

  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.

  • Family Friendly Perks: It’s not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.

  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards—small perks can make a big difference.

For more information on benefits by country visit: https://www.spglobal.com/en/careers/our-culture/

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation – Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn’t stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.


Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.  Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.  


If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.  
US Candidates Only:  The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law. 


20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RESECH202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority – Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: 297426
Posted On: 2024-02-05
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Sr Research Analyst, Latin American Natural Gas
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