Oil Trading Reporter

Careers at Bloomberg

Houston, TX

Posted Jan 25, 2019 - Requisition No. 73113

The Company:

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and three magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

The Role:

Bloomberg News is seeking a reporter for its Oil Trading team to cover independent oil producers and refiners. This position will be based out of our Houston office.
Candidates will have experience covering petroleum markets, with in-depth knowledge of North America. They must have deep and broad contacts in the industry and be able to write for that audience. The ideal candidate will show a proven ability to break news and write in-depth features on what's affecting flows of gasoline, diesel and other refined products and prices in spot markets around Americas, working independently and in collaboration with reporters across the organization.
Knowledge of Bloomberg's energy functions and data is a plus.
All candidates must have strong writing skills and will be expected to develop new contacts.

You need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of three years of oil markets experience
  • Strong work ethic, team player, ability to work calmly in high-pressure environment
  • An understanding of U.S. oil and refined product markets

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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