Associate Editor, Asia and Middles East Oil Markets

S&P Global
  • Location
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Sep 03

Position description

The individual in this role is responsible for day-to-day reporting on Asia and Middle East oil markets. He or she is responsible for every aspect of market reporting, including the collection and publication of primary market information, running an assessment process, assessing the value of a variety of markets, reporting market-related news, writing commentary and analysis, contributing to methodology development and engaging with market sources. 

The Impact: The editor in this role is a member of the team that help maintain Platts' reputation for providing transparent price assessments by producing market-moving news and analysis. 

The Career Opportunity: You can expand your knowledge of the Middle East and Asian oil industry by interacting on a daily basis with regional traders, sharpen your verbal and written communication skills. 

The Team / The Business: You'll work with the Singapore-based oil reporting team. 

Your Skills: Deep and thorough understanding of Asia and Middle East oil markets, knowledge of trading strategies, an understanding of derivatives markets, written and verbal communication skills, and analysis. 

Our Hiring Manager says: "The individual will join the team that produces a number of Platts' most important benchmark assessments. I'm looking for a driven individual who's outstanding in news reporting and able to uphold Platts' standards." 


  • Lead the daily coverage of the gasoline markets in both news and pricing 
  • Run an intensive one-hour or so assessment window 
  • Actively engage with market participants 
  • Advise on market issues as they come up, resolve the issues, and escalate issues as needed 
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of the market areas within the team. 


  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree or similar level university degree 
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of market reporting or similar analytical role in refined oil product markets. Experience in Asia and Middle East markets is preferred by not mandatory 
  • Good knowledge of the Middle East and Asian oil markets 
  • Strong numeric skills with knowledge of crude oil and oil product pricing methodologies 
  • Excellent presentation and writing skills 
  • Self-driven, energetic and proactive 
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, global, multi-cultural environment 

S&P Global Platts 

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We're the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping. 

S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit . 

S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy ("the Policy") that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy. 

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. 

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