Regulatory Oil and Gas Analyst at Statoil – Brazil

Statoil was founded on the idea that industrial development undertaken by skillful people should create value for society. We aspire to shape the future of energy through our effort to deliver oil, gas and renewable energy in a safe and sustainable way – accommodating the world’s growing need for energy and reduced climate emissions. Headquartered in Stavanger, Norway, we are present in more than 30 countries worldwide and have more than 20,000 employees. Follow our page for updates and news from all around the world on our interests, what we do and how we do it.

Job description:

Statoil is an international energy company with operations in more than 30 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world’s energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Norway with approx. 21,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges.

Development and Production International (DPI) is responsible for Statoil’s portfolio of producing assets and planned field developments in all countries outside Norway and US.   DPI’s ambition is to ensure industry-leading safety and security performance in all our operations and partner-operated fields, while maximising value from producing fields.  DPI oversees business and operations in 17 countries accross six continents. Key development projects are found in Angola, Brazil, Canada, UKCS and Tanzania.  Angola produced 206,000 boe/d in 2014 which equals to around 10% of Statoil’s total production. This is the highest oil production in any one country outside Norway.

Regulatory Affairs acts as a liaison between Statoil and Brazilian Authorities. Looking after Statoil’s reputation, the area must maintain a sustained effort to establish and keep goodwill and mutual understanding between the organisation and Authorities, focused on but not limited to ANP.

Regulatory affairs role is to advise and assist the business areas on regulatory related issues. The area is also responsible advise business for following up on the application process, monitor changes in the regulation, communicate them internally and influence the regulatory body when possible.

Job Description

Review regulatory documents to be submitted to the authorities keeping the consistency among the reports

Assist projects on regulatory document preparation and on the interpretation of regulatory rules

Develop and implement tools that will help the organization to deliver accurate information to authorities in a standardized manner

Follow-up relevant information platforms such as ANP’s website and Official Gazette publications and distribute updated information within Regulatory Affairs department

Observe the current regulation and assist on Statoil’s participation on relevant forums to discuss changes on regulation

Focal point for receiving and distributing internally all incoming communication from ANP

Manage the regulatory documentation database

Maintain appropriate files relating to regulatory activities, including action tracking to achieve timely and accurate report submission to authorities

Establish and maintain good working relationships with key internal stakeholders.


Degree in Law,Economy, Administration or Engineering

Fluency in Portuguese and English (oral and written) is required

Basic Knowledge of the Brazilian regulatory system and key players in the oil & gas industry

Experience with oil and gas industry preferred

Ability in the development and implementation of procedures and processes

Due to local requirements we are only looking for Brazilian nationals for this position

Personal Qualities:

Analytical and has attention to detail

Able to build trust within the organization

Candidate must have strong oral and written communication skills, ability to build relationship and to interact with key internal stakeholders.

Application Method:

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