Sep 13, 2022

O&G Research Associate (Multiple Positions)

  • Darcy Partners
Full time Completions Consultant Drilling Oil & Gas Production and Operations Research

Job Description

About the Role

The Research Team provides unique insights about emerging technologies to Darcy’s customers, primarily via three key channels:

  • Darcy Live – weekly events that showcase the most exciting emerging technology companies and address strategic technology areas
  • Darcy Connect – a unique and proprietary software platform that allows customers to interact with innovators and each other as well as access the world’s most curated database of energy technology startups
  • Darcy Concierge – Darcy’s Research Team works with customers directly to solve pressing technology priorities while also ensuring that content can be utilized for the benefit of other Darcy members

Darcy is hiring Research Associates across the E&P value chain - Drilling, Completions, and Production. Oil & Gas operators turn to Darcy to help them find the technologies that drive efficient, profitable, and sustainable production. Come join this dynamic and elite team within Darcy!


  • Engage with Darcy’s customers to understand their challenges and technology needs in key upstream technology areas
  • Identify innovative technology providers and startups; engage them in primary research to understand technology solutions and value propositions, leading to in-depth company profiles
  • Prepare and host Darcy Live virtual events covering Sustainability topics (often 150+ technical attendees from the E&P industry)
  • Synthesize information and create proprietary Darcy frameworks to assist Darcy customers in understanding the landscape of a given technology trend or application
  • Author insightful and engaging blog posts and articles for Darcy’s members as needed
  • Work as part of a cross-functional team with other Darcy team members in research, sales / business development, and solutions engineering to meet customer success goals
  • Become an active user of the Darcy Connect software platform and contribute to the continuous refinement of the Platform’s information (e.g., innovator storefronts)


The ideal candidate for this role will possess:

  • 2 – 5 years of research, consulting, or O&G engineering experience
  • Exposure to the operations and culture of the Oil & Gas industry, preferably via work experience at an operator or at a company providing digital, technology, or consulting services to the industry
  • The aptitude to quickly gain an in-depth understanding of technology, but also synthesize complex information in easy to digest deliverables
  • A high degree of proficiency with presentation of information to corporate customers, to include the use of PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the confidence to engage with both senior leaders in customer organizations as well as technology innovators and entrepreneurs
  • Strong attention to detail and an ability to handle multiple projects in a highly organized manner
  • A sense of extreme ownership and pride in the quality of your work product as well as a long-term desire to build a base of expertise and a reputation for knowledge in the O&G Sustainability field
  • Team-oriented and capable of receiving and providing feedback in a fast-paced environment that emphasizes rigor and work quality

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