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Manager of Natural Gas Operations

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 326502 

 

BASIC PURPOSE AND OVERVIEW:  The primary purpose of this position is to manage operational risks around physical and financial markets, state and federal regulations, and federal and internal financial reporting. The secondary purpose of this position is to identify, effectively communicate, and capture market opportunities. 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Physical & Financial Risk

  • Formalize a process for and procure physical Natural Gas & Electricity for retail and 3rd party CNG stations
  • Manage all commodity logistics, nominations, storage, and execute contract renewals for RNG, Watonga, and Retail
  • Coordinate with Musket trading and RNG team to hedge renewable credit exposure to protect profits and mitigate losses
  • Other tasks include

Advise Sales and RNG groups on RNG Supply and Demand forecast Financial Reporting

  • Maintain RNG & Retail Accruals and Actuals for MidOffice reporting and BackOffice processing
  • Provide daily, monthly, and annual position and P&L estimates to MidOffice and Senior Management for RNG, Retail, and Trading
  • Review MidOffice-reported daily P&L and BackOffice monthly Income Statements, and ensure accuracy in financial reporting from commercial perspective
  • Manage RNG Rebates, ensure accurate and timely processing, and communicate calculations to suppliers and customers with support from analysts

Compliance – Federal & State

  • Oversee credit monetization including proration, book optimization, and documentation with Weaver and any other consultants as necessary
  • Communicate RNG Operations to Fuel Compliance Team for credit generation & ensure compliance (allocations, prorate, storge)
  • Provide Fuel Compliance Team with commercial documents for affidavits, QAP, pipeline injection statements, utility invoices, and other documents on request from fuel compliance consultants like Weaver/ICF/Trinity

RNG Growth & Market Analysis

  • Analyze and communicate market fundamentals and inefficiencies to BD team for business growth
  • RNG, NG, D3 & D5 RIN, LCFS, CNG, H2, EV
  • Work with AM, Commercial Analyst, and GM of Client Solutions to identify growth opportunities within existing customer base
  • Identify/Communicate operational necessities and risks to BD team during contract negotiations and sign off on final contract redlines
  • Attend industry conferences for market research and business development

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree ot equivalent required
  • Experience: Trading & NG Experience (Preferred) / Business Law (Contracts)

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  

  • Skills: 
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office products suite, SRA, RFS, CARB LCFS, and ability to learn new software applications and computer programs.
  • Physical Demands: 
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

 

 

Job Function(s): Corporate 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


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