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Upstream Legislative and Regulatory Analyst

Date: Mar 6, 2019

Location: San Ramon, CA California, US

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Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.


Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Upstream Legislative and Regulatory Analyst located in San Ramone, CA or Houston, TX through March 20, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).



Requsition ID#400059





The Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Analyst position works to identify, analyze, and develop company positions and advocacy strategies in support of a variety of environmental, operational and issues related to Chevron’s upstream and midstream business units. The Position supports upstream legislative, regulatory and other policy-related issues for Chevron's U.S. upstream business units. This position will also provide supplementary support to other LRA Upstream Analysts on a range of environmental and operational issues. Additionally, the position will work with internal stakeholders in upstream, state governmental affairs, OE/HES and ETC on these same issues. 


Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:


  • Track, assess and provide analysis on U.S. federal and state upstream legislation and regulation, including issues related to environment and safety.
  • Coordinate and deliver technical policy analysis for use by government affairs, upstream clients and trade associations.
  • Track record of responding to inquiries from government officials and others regarding company positions on issues.
  • Facilitate the issues management process and development of advocacy strategies for key issues.
  • Develop Chevron positions on legislative and regulatory issues.
  • Directly support issue management and advocacy activities by providing written analyses, meeting memos, executive communications, and internal and external presentation materials.
  • Provide support to other LRA Analysts on Upstream issues management and analysis.
  • Periodic travel in the U.S. to Houston, Midland, Sacramento and Washington DC as required by the work scope.


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor Degree required                                   
  • At least 5 years experience of relative work experience within the energy industry.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.   
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills to provide briefings to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex issues involving U.S. government policy, legislative and regulatory requirements and relate them to business strategy, plans and operations.
  • Possesses skills needed to reduce issues to core components and key business impacts.
  • Experience working with subject matter experts, business leaders and others in developing company positions in response to issue and multiple-component advocacy approaches.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate project and issue teams through issue management work process, achieving schedule driven results.
  • Ability to build and promote teamwork and work with all levels of an organization.
  • Willing and able to provide support to other LRA Analysts on Upstream issues management and analysis.
  • Possesses skills needed to develop and take action on strategic plans, while anticipating and managing change.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) with ability to describe complex concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Proficient networking skills within the company, industry association committees and key government and public stakeholders.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master’s degree in a related field of study
  • Previous experience on energy policy issues
  • Experience with upstream oil and gas preferred



Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.


Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.




Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:


Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.



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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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