Natural Gas Buyer/Trader & Asset Manager
A highly energetic, analytical, professional with expertise areas including Natural Gas Asset Management, Procurement of natural gas both in the Southeast and Northeast, Contract Management, Financial Analysis, Account Reconciliation, Physical/Financial Settlements and Project Management in fast-paced environments. Successful in daily/spot/term purchasing of natural gas and transportation.
Willing to relocate
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
Gas Asset Rep (Gas Asset Management – Gas Supply Purchasing Department)
October 2004 to Present
Responsible for spot purchase of natural gas and transportation; obtaining the lowest cost commodity and transportation purchase for both regulated and unregulated SCANA entities including power generation plants and DCGTC pipeline. This includes both Northeast and Southeast natural gas transactions.
Responsible for managing assets including capacity and storages on Transco and Sonat for SEMI, initiating RFPs, negotiating and awarding it to counter parties. Manage AMAs for SEMI customers.
Identify and negotiate short term / long term capacity releases, as well as acquisition on Sonat, Transco and DCGT pipeline.
Initiate and review the NAESB with counter parties for purchase/sale and transportation contracts.
Purchase base load (short and long and term) for all SCANA entities including PSNC Energy and South Carolina Gas and Electric, SCANA Energy Marketing and SCANA Georgia regulated and unregulated.
Identification and evaluation of transportation opportunities to optimize the assets and provide the least cost pathing of transportation, both short term and long term.
Enter supply and market deals, maintain Gasman system updates and confirmations for audit control.
Consultant – Gas Accounting
August 2004 to October 2004
Analyze and reconcile natural gas imbalances related to transportation, gas purchases/sales, and storage and equity gas.
Verify accuracies of historical royalty payments to equity owners.
September 2003 to July 2004
Consultant – Accounting /Finance
Working with various small businesses, jobs related to accounting and finance.
Consultant – Risk Management/Financial Accounting
April 2002 to May 2003
Confirmed accuracy of daily financial trade into the deal capture system.
Provided support to the trading desk.
Monthly financial settlements.
Recognition of monthly financial and physical trade book estimate (settled and forward based on mark to market).
Analysis of actual vs. estimated variances.
Reconciled accounts and data discrepancies.
Senior Business Specialist – E-Commerce/Logistics
2001 to 2001
Executed Trading Partner Agreements (TPA) for Enron and its five entities.
Implemented EDI nominations for Enron and various pipelines.
Provided business support to Traders and Schedulers.
Monitored NAESB and FERC compliance.
Coordinated compliance issues for Enron regarding GISB and FERC with the legal department.
Analyzed processes to increase efficiency.
Natural Gas Trader/Asset Manager
1987 to 2001
Business/System/Gas Scheduling Coordinator
1997 to 2000
Business Development Group
Project Lead for developing a new Scheduling and Transportation System.
Generated new business specifications, coordinated testing, trained both internal and external personnel and implemented new system.
Ensured consistency in the application of business procedures for gas scheduling, gas accounting, contracts and settlements.
Responsible for the day to day activities of twelve schedulers as a Scheduling Coordinator.
Resolved system and business issues for the gas schedulers and customers.
Special projects and assignments as required.
Senior Market Service Representative
1993 to 1997
Team Leader for Transwestern Pipeline’s Market Services Group.
Ensured customer and pipeline compliance of TW’s gas tariff.
Liaison between IT, Regulatory affairs, Traders and the Market Service’s Group.
Coordinated daily with Operations personnel.
Scheduled natural gas for various California utilities.
Responsible for actualization of gas volumes and settlement with gas pipelines and trading companies.
Monitored accounts receivable and gas imbalances for selected customers and pipelines.
Senior Financial Analyst
1990 to 1992
Compiled and consolidated the Operating Plan and Current Estimate for five ELF divisions.
Monitored Capital Expenditures.
Prepared Current Estimate and Actuals variances to Plan.
Prepared monthly flash package.
Cash Analyst – Treasury
1987 to 1990
Assisted with daily cash management and investment activities.
Initiated 800 monthly wire transfers for Enron and its subsidiaries.
Reconciled all daily activity with bank balance reports for thirty bank accounts.
Ensured accuracy of bank transactions and balances to facilitate preparation of cash flow statements.
Master of Business Administration in Finance
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance
Interested in Natural gas trading South East and North East trading