LNG Business and Commercial Development

Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

Company: Chesapeake Energy

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. We realize that, historically, underrepresented groups feel the need to be 100% qualified in order to apply. If you meet any combination of our requirements, we encourage you to apply. We strive to hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

Job Summary

This senior level position is responsible for securing and managing markets for the transportation or sale of crude oil and/or natural gas products, under limited supervision in order to optimize revenue to the company. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•    Evaluate new commercial structures for LNG activities to optimize gas supply and transport margins / value
•    Develop & manage strategic relationships with global LNG markets/companies
•    Originate, evaluate, and negotiate LNG agreements (SPAs, GSAs, etc.)
•    Manage internal and external clients including upstream/downstream operations, midstream, legal, credit, accounting, investor relations, and other key business partners
•    Ability to travel
•    Draft project/transaction tracking, updates, timelines, management presentations to support deal approvals and stakeholder engagement
•    Perform other duties as assigned

Job Specific Skills

•    Knowledge of LNG liquefaction facilities and shipping operations
•    Expert knowledge of gas sales, marketing, and transport
•    Solid contractual writing/negotiation skills
•    Solid knowledge of LNG fundamentals and global players
•    Ability to work effectively across multiple time zones with international cultures


•    Minimum: Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
•    Preferred: Bachelor’s / Master’s degree from an accredited university in Marketing, Energy Management, Economics, Finance, Engineering, or related field


Minimum: 5 - 8 years related work experience


Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Chesapeake Energy Corporation's operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the United States.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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