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Regulatory Affairs Advisor

Date: Jan 18, 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

Chesapeake is committed to net zero production-related carbon emissions by 2035. Part of that journey is the independent certification of 100% Responsibly Sourced Natural Gas production across all basins that we operate within. Chesapeake is also certified as ‘Gold’ under the MiQ protocols and the equivalent under EO 100 and Project Canary. Looking for a candidate that can oversee the public policy aspect of Responsibly Sourced Gas and the multitude of evolving reporting/certification frameworks to help the company in its journey to Net Zero and commitment to continuous improvement, distinguishing itself with authenticity. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•    Tracks, identifies and analyzes emerging and existing regulatory laws and voluntary requirements in the E&P – Methane monitoring & reporting space
•    Provides guidance to senior management about these requirements
•    Serves as regulatory policy subject matter expert and contact across the infrastructure businesses, representing the interest and initiatives of infrastructure business by actively participating in various industry policy stakeholder & trade association meetings
•    Coordinates closely with the impacted operations and marketing departments
•    Coordinates the development of Chesapeake comments on state and local rulemakings
•    Mentors and trains less experienced regulatory affairs representatives
•    Communicates information on risks and opportunities associated with regulatory developments to the appropriate teams within CHK
•    Participates in multi-disciplinary regulatory impact analysis, position development and regulatory advocacy strategies
•    Develops and issues alerts, bulletins, and regulatory updates for key stakeholders
•    Coordinates Chesapeake representation on state, regional, and local trades and oversees processes for submitting comments and votes
•    Coordinates interactions with state, regional, and local agencies and prepares briefing and presentation materials
•    Develops regulatory advocacy strategies and will potentially lead advocacy efforts on select issues
•    Resolves state, regional, and local compliance issues, in coordination with appropriate stakeholders
•    Analyzes and communicates risks and opportunities associated with regulatory developments
•    Communicates and manages changes in regulatory requirements for the business
•    Performs other duties as assigned

Job Specific Skills

•    Expert knowledge of US, state, regional, and local regulatory and legislative framework, as appropriate
•    Expert ability to build a network of relationships to learn and influence change
•    Enhanced ability to understand and effectively communicate complex technical and regulatory processes inherent to the business
•    Demonstrates adherence to site safety measures
•    Demonstrates leadership skills on projects and with teams. Works well within a networked organization and role.
•    Strong commitment to continuous improvement, quality, innovation, and respect. 
•    Strong communication and leadership skills
•    Ability to manage time and projects effectively with competing priorities
•    Collaborative, professional, positive attitude, and attention to detail
•    Ability to travel

Education

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree - from accredited university - Related degree field

Experience

  • Minimum: 12 - 15 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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