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Analyst (Fuel and Chemicals) at Nexant
Houston, TX, US

About the Job

We are seeking an Analyst who will support our client engagements and multi-subscriber offerings. Working under the direction of more experienced staff, an Analyst collects information, analyzes for trends and key findings, and prepares text or PowerPoint sections for incorporation into client Reports. An analyst typically works on a few projects at one time, thereby necessitating excellent ability to multi-task, work with minimum supervision, exercise good judgment and communicate with a wide variety of colleagues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collecting information from a variety of sources such as pre-existing intellectual capital, trade statistics, internet searches, and through primary market research
  • Analyze the information collected through a variety of established methodologies such as supply/demand/trade balances, price forecasting methodologies, or cash flow models
  • Assist senior staff in the preparation of reports and presentations describing the results of projects
  • Assist in proposal or prospectus preparation as requested by senior staff
  • Other duties as necessary to ensure excellent client service.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a subject relevant to the Energy and Chemical Industries, generally Chemical Engineering, but also chemistry/biochemistry
  • Relevant higher degree is a plus (Masters, MBA)
  • Coursework or experience background in the use of excel spreadsheet models and technical analysis and markets, and in developing formal written reports
  • Knowledge of process simulation (e.g. using Aspen Plus)
  • Successful internship in a relevant area of focus
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills, as well as client interface capabilities
  • Available to travel up to 10% locally and nationally.

Salary and Benefits (U.S.)

Nexant offers competitive salaries based on candidate's qualifications. Nexant also offers three weeks paid vacation per year, eleven paid holidays per year, a 401(k) plan with employee matching funds and an overall comprehensive benefits package.
About Nexant
Nexant is a globally recognized software, consulting and services leader that provides innovative solutions to utilities, energy enterprises, chemical companies and government entities worldwide. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in San Francisco, Nexant and its 500+ employees work from 26 global offices providing deep technical expertise and regional knowledge to improve customer engagement, boost operational efficiency, reduce costs and achieve superior business results.
Nexant supports clients through four distinct business units:
  • Nexant Energy Software has developed and commercialized a number of industry-leading software platforms and applications, including Nexant iEnergy®, Nexant Grid360™, and Nexant iHedge®
  • Nexant Utility Services works with clients to drive customer energy savings, ensure cost-effective program design, implementation and management, and promote customer engagement
  • Energy & Chemicals Advisory provides strategic planning, project development, competitor analysis, market and price forecasting, and Nexant Subscriptions, a subscription program and online product portal
  • Nexant Government Services assists developing countries with energy sector policies, infrastructure, financing, and access to affordable electricity