The Energy Studies Department monitors, analyzes and forecasts world energy developments in the medium and long term and reports thereon, in particular providing in-depth studies and reports on energy issues.
It monitors developments and undertakes specific studies on energy demand and production-related technology, assessing implications for OPEC.
It identifies and follows up key areas of energy-related emerging technologies and research and development (R&D), facilitates and supports planning and implementation of collaborative energy-related R&D programs of Member Countries, as well as identifies prospects for OPEC participation in major international R&D activities.
It carries out studies and reports on developments in the petroleum industry, providing effective tools for carrying out model-based studies of analyses and projections of energy supply / demand and downstream simulation.
It elaborates OPEC Long Term Strategy and monitors, analyzes and reports on relevant national or regional policies (fiscal, energy, trade and environmental), assessing their impacts on energy markets.
Objective of Position
To study, analyze and evaluate developments of global coal and non-hydrocarbon primary energy sources with particular attention to their technical and economic potential, technology, economics and drivers, such as policies, taxation, market structuring, strategies of key players, etc.
contribute to the World Oil Outlook.
Conducts studies on the development of coal and non-hydrocarbon sources of energy and prepare reports thereon
Collects, integrates and analyses data on technological, economic, environmental and policy aspects of coal and non-hydrocarbon energy
Studies and analyses developments of primary energy demand by fuel and sectoral energy use within a country / group of countries, taking into consideration various aspects of energy policy development, including environment, energy substitution and conservation and security of supply, and assesses the impact on the energy supply mix
Monitors the technological evolution of coal and non-hydrocarbon sources of energy, and assesses potential for major breakthroughs and their impact on interfuel competition in various sectors
Assesses investment requirements and the costs of finding, developing, producing and delivering energy from coal and non-hydrocarbon sources
Contributes to and delivers speeches, articles and presentations to internal meetings and various international forums
Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his / her background, qualifications and position
Required Competencies and Qualifications
University Degree in Energy Management, Economics or in a relevant Engineering discipline
Advanced Degree preferred.
Work Experience :
University Degree : 8 years in the field of energy studies
Advanced Degree : 6 years.
Training Specializations :
Renewable and / or nuclear energy
Full cycle Cost evaluation
Knowledge of related environmental issues an asset.
Competencies : Communication skills
Customer service orientation
Initiative and integrity.
Language : English.
Status and Benefits
Members of the Secretariat are international employees whose responsibilities are not national but exclusively international.
In carrying out their functions they have to demonstrate the personal qualities expected of international employees such as integrity, independence and impartiality.
The post is at grade E reporting to the Head, Energy Studies Department. The compensation package, including expatriate benefits, is commensurate with the level of the post.