S&E Regulatory Analyst

  • Repsol USA
  • The Woodlands, TX, USA
  • May 15, 2024
Full time Legal Other

Job Description

Repsol is seeking an experienced S&E Regulatory Analyst to oversee S&E compliance for our oil and gas exploration and production operations in Texas. In this role, you will be responsible for monitoring the existing and new S&E legal requirements on a periodic basis, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, as well as company policies and procedures. You will work closely with our S&E and operations teams to ensure that all operations are conducted in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.

S&E compliance is one of the most important parts of legal compliance.  S&E regulations are developed at different levels: local, state and federal and on different matters: Health, Safety, Environment (air, waste, water, hazardous materials, etc). The S&E Regulatory Analyst will play a critical role in managing the regulatory compliance for Repsol production operations as effectively as possible.​

About Repsol

Repsol is a world leading integrated oil and gas company which spans the entire energy value chain including exploration, production, refining, marketing and new energy R&D.  Repsol’s corporate headquarters are located in Madrid, Spain. Its U.S. headquarters are in Houston, Texas. Repsol operates in more than 40 countries with 25,000 employees worldwide.  In the U.S., Repsol has exploration and production operations in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico, the North Slope of Alaska, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Oklahoma. North America is a strategic growth area for Repsol. Over the past few years, our company has expanded exponentially with strong projections for continued growth.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the S&E legal compliance database: Ensure S&E compliance records are complete, up-to-date and known and understood by personnel.
  • Implement current S&E regulations​ including local, state and federal regulations and work together with the SEMS Coordinator in the implementation​.
  • Implement changes to S&E compliance processes due to new or amended regulations.
  • Conduct internal S&E compliance audits and inspections on sites to ensure compliance with regulations and company policies.
  • Facilitate 3rd party S&E compliance inspections and audits to identify deviations from applicable policies, regulations and procedures, as well as opportunities for improvement. Review and submit the corresponding reports.
  • Participate in all S&E regulatory audits performed by local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Perform periodic self-assessments​ as well as periodic reports on S&E compliance.
  • Prepare S&E Compliance Action Plans​.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the S&E Compliance Action Plans.
  • Advise leaders and managers on S&E compliance matters.
  • Act as liaison and foster and maintain relationships with S&E local, state and federal regulators (TCEQ and environmental side of the RRC, others).
  • Attend workshops and conferences associated with industry S&E regulatory updates.

Requirements

  • Full US work authorization, without limitations, conditional requirements, or sponsorship required, now or in the future.
  • High school degree, or equivalent, in combination with required experience listed below.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in S&E compliance in the oil and gas sector, with a focus on onshore exploration and production operations
  • Strong knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations related to oil and gas operations, including EPA and OSHA regulations
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Willingness to travel to the field sites as needed

Preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or related field
  • S&E specific legal training
  • OSHA 30-hour (General Industry and/or Construction)
  • CHST, OHST, ASP, CSP certification or similar

Location & Schedule

  • Exempt, full time salaried, based out of our US headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas, with occasional travel to field sites.
  • Candidates should be able to reasonably commute to the office in The Woodlands, Texas. Position does not include relocation support.
  • This office follows a hybrid work model and compressed work schedule (9/80); however, the specific schedule is to be discussed with and confirmed by the hiring manager based on business needs.
     

Repsol is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Gender/Disability/Ethnicity/Veteran