Castleton Commodities International LLC

Summer Natural Gas Scheduling Internship

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Category
Operations
Type
Intern

Overview

Castleton Commodities International is an independent global commodities merchant. As a trader, CCI deploys capital on a proprietary basis in the physical and financial commodity markets, providing the Company with market insights and access. As a strategic investor and developer, CCI leverages its market expertise, operations capabilities, and industry knowledge to invest in, and develop, select commodity infrastructure assets. CCI focuses its activities on the markets it understands best, while constantly striving to expand its knowledge base and network of relationships in order to participate in new markets.

CCI’s natural gas activities include the ownership of physical reserves, physical and financial trading, leasing of storage and transport capacity, and transacting with producers and consumers. CCI’s U.S. Natural Gas business consistently ranks among the top marketers of natural gas in the U.S. transacting on approximately 100 pipelines and over 60 storage facilities to create a geographically diverse portfolio of natural gas assets. CCI’s natural gas storage leases comprise one of the largest independent storage portfolios in North America.

Internship Overview:  This is a full time internship (late May – August 2018) working with our Natural Gas Scheduling team in Houston. Throughout the internship there will be regular interaction with other members of the scheduling and trading teams. This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to the North American Natural Gas markets and join a best in class commodity merchant. There is the potential for this to evolve into a full time position post-graduation.

Responsibilities

  • Performing gas scheduling functions related to accurate and timely pipeline nominations
  • Utilizing electronic bulletin boards to schedule product movement; monitoring and communicating pipeline operational information postings
  • Monitoring and resolving volumetric discrepancies; monitoring and communicating producer supply changes
  • Managing pipeline imbalances and optimizing pipeline capacities
  • Entering and managing nomination data in an internal accounting system;
  • Communicating pipeline tariff rate changes;
  • Reviewing and approving pipeline transportation and storage invoices;
  • Acting as a liaison with settlements team on pipeline and storage invoice reconciliation as well as other duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications

  • Pursuing Bachelors in Financial Energy or related program
  • Expected graduation date in 2018 or 2019
  • Interest in commodities trading—specifically Natural Gas
  • Solid analytical and technical skills (Excel/VBA)
  • Superior communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational skills and ability
  • Ability to work as an effective team player

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