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Capital Project Analyst, Upstream (EMEA)

Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom with regular international travel

Position type:
Permanent and Full-Time
Date posted:
January 24, 2023
Closing date:
January 30, 2023


Are you curious how the business and capital project worlds combine to deliver project feasibility in the upstream oil and gas market? Do you love making connections and solving puzzles or problems? Do you enjoy analytical research work but also thrive on client interaction? If so, please apply to IPA EMEA!

Role Key Responsibilities

  • Do client-interfacing work to collect and analyse project technical data and uncover areas of risk
  • Apply statistical analysis using quantitative and statistical data to quantify your findings
  • Write reports to provide insight and recommendations for clients
  • Deliver verbal (virtual or in-person) presentations to technical and business audiences
  • Work collaboratively with capital project teams and organisations to improve client competitiveness
  • Conduct research on the drivers of project success and failure using statistics and IPA’s database
  • Travel internationally to our clients and to other IPA offices on a regular basis, including the USA


  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree (preferred) or equivalent in engineering, science (physics, chemistry, petroleum, geology), statistics, operations research, economics, or allied fields
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience in reservoir engineering, well control and analysis, drilling engineering, or petroleum geosciences
  • Proven record of carrying out independent research
  • Proven record of using a variety of statistical methods to analyse large amounts of data


  • Demonstrable superior English language written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience with Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel functions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to successfully liaise with people from other cultures
  • Excellent listening, presentation, and report writing skills with strong attention to detail
  • Able to demonstrate intellectual curiosity and organisational leadership
  • Ability to speak languages other than English is advantageous but not essential; preference for central European languages and Arabic


  • Competitive salary commensurate with relevant skills and expertise
  • Comprehensive private medical cover, including dependents
  • Highly competitive employer contributory pension scheme
  • Holiday entitlement of 23 days plus 8 public days
  • Life assurance and critical illness cover
  • Sponsored academic development, international exposure, and structured career development.

How To Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter, including your salary expectations and availability by filling out the form below.

Any offer of employment is conditional upon either having the right to work in the UK or successfully obtaining a work visa within the timescale required by IPA Ltd. IPA Ltd is a sponsor employer with UK Visas and Immigration.


Interested in joining the IPA team? Apply now!
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