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Specialist - Oil & Gas Upstream, Petroleum Asset eXcellence (PAX)

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You'll be based in Mexico City and will work within our Petroleum Asset Excellence (PAX) team, part of our global Oil & Gas practice. As part of PAX, you will work with and be part of a team of exceptional advisory professionals with similarly deep Upstream operational experience.

PAX helps clients unlock the full value of their Oil & Gas assets in a sustainable way using a combination of deep industry expertise and reliable, tested solutions. Our Oil & Gas practice serves clients across the entire Oil & Gas value chain, helping them manage risk and uncertainty, strengthening their organizations and improving performance.

Your ultimate aspiration will be to maximize the intrinsic value of our clients’ assets whilst improving capabilities and sustaining change.

You will use your expertise in the upstream business production optimization, drilling and completions, reservoir management and processing facilities and will apply your knowledge and distinctive problem-solving skills to address current business and performance challenges. This could be with clients on an onshore / offshore asset, as a team member on client projects, to fellow McKinsey advisors and / or multifaceted internal projects.

The combination of your technical expertise with the application of McKinsey’s proprietary Oil & Gas models and strengths in advisory and change management, will allow you the opportunity to work with leading Oil & Gas companies on the challenges they face.

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Engineering or closely related field; Master’s or PhD degree would be advantageous
  • 5-12+ years of professional experience in onshore/offshore operations
  • Experience gained at a leading operator, service company or consultancy
  • Led or had a role in the operational improvement of an asset or facility
  • Upstream focused with preferred experience in surface operations and asset management (e.g. production optimization, drilling and completions, reservoir management and processing facilities)
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing in both English and Spanish; Portuguese will be considered a plus

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