Analyst - Energy Insights


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2-3 years of oil and gas industry experience, ideally in oilfield services and equipment
  • Background in consulting, strategy, analytics and/or research is a plus
  • Strong modeling capability using Excel and experience managing large data-sets; Python and MATLAB experience helpful
  • Distinctive analytical and quantitative skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities
  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively - both verbally and in writing

Who You'll Work With

You'll work with our Energy Insights team in Houston. Energy Insights is part of McKinsey Solutions and McKinsey's New Ventures.

Energy Insights, a specialist data and analytics unit, provides distinctive analysis, insights, and support to energy players. We offer services along the oil and gas value chain, including exploration and production, refining and marketing, natural gas, trading and oil field services, and equipment.

Energy Insights' dedicated specialists apply proprietary tools and methodologies and a data-driven approach. With our strong ties with McKinsey's oil and gas consulting practice and access to the expertise of the wider McKinsey network, our research and analysis yield knowledge available nowhere else.

McKinsey New Ventures fosters innovation driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services and integrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model toward asset-based consulting and is a foundation for – and expands our investment in – our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a service solutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances, we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.

As one of the fastest-growing parts of our firm, New Ventures has more than 1,500 dedicated professionals (including more than 800 analysts and data scientists) and we're hiring more mathematicians, data scientists, designers, software engineers, product managers, client development managers and general managers

What You'll Do

You will develop proprietary insights and services and will help build a new entrepreneurial, client-facing business.

You will work with leading oil and gas companies to tackle topics central to the CEO agenda such as global supply and demand, operational performance improvement and investment strategies. Additionally, you will help some of the worlds leading private equity firms to identify and assess acquisitions in this sector. You will maintain one of our market models and coordinate with other model teams for consistency and continuous improvement. You will also monitor trends in the energy industry to help in publishing insights and articles.

You'll have the opportunity to gain new skills and build on the strengths you bring to the firm and will receive exceptional training as well as frequent coaching and mentoring from colleagues on your teams.

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