Oil Trader Cover Letter

Oil Trader Cover Letter

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Company Address
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Salutation
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Compelling Details
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Respectful Closing

How to Write the Oil Trader Cover Letter

798 Langworth Points
West Cory, MD 25120
Dear Cameron Lebsack,

I would like to submit my application for the oil trader opening. Please accept this letter and the attached resume.

In my previous role, I was responsible for timely valuations of physical and financial trading book positions, exposures and P&L to facilitate trading execution, market risk management, management reporting and compliance.

Please consider my qualifications and experience:

  • Evaluating markets, market trends and communicating with other trading teams domestically and internationally
  • Negotiating term and spot contracts for sales and purchases of feedstocks and blend stocks
  • Ensuring all trading activities are conducted within appropriate authority limits, risk controls and internal trading guidelines
  • Strong logistics and trading knowledge of the domestic U.S. fuel oil market, notably the Gulf Coast and its interplays with international trade flows
  • Experience and expertise in global fuel oil markets
  • Experience with physical trading but also knowledgeable in the use of futures and derivatives
  • The legal authorization to work in Canada
  • Strong knowledge of Canada NGLs and Crude Oil markets and experience trading in this market

Thank you in advance for taking the time to read my cover letter and to review my resume.

Sincerely,

Reese Dach

Responsibilities for Oil Trader Cover Letter

Oil trader responsible for timely valuations of physical and financial trading book positions, exposures and profit and loss to facilitate trading execution, market risk management, management reporting and compliance.

Knowledge of metals/concentrates/bulk/etc
Enhances reputation of firm through expertise, professionalism and maturity in verbal and written communications
Proven track record of identifying and capturing new growth opportunities
Understanding of exposures associated with physical trading activities and execution of hedges
Strong relationship with trucking, marine, and pipeline companies to support solid infrastructure system for barrel (bbl) movement
Internally and externally purchasing and selling fuel oil for both internal system use and third party sale on a “for profit basis"
Monitoring geo, time and blending arbitrage opportunities for fuel oil and fuel oil blend components
Utilizing the futures and derivative markets for hedging / price exposure management and optimization

Oil Trader Examples

Example #1

Example of Oil Trader Cover Letter

4323 Kimberlee Wall
South Gabriella, VT 21919
Dear Denver Kerluke,

I am excited to be applying for the position of oil trader. Please accept this letter and the attached resume as my interest in this position.

In my previous role, I was responsible for market intelligence to wider STUSCO NA Crude Trading team.

My experience is an excellent fit for the list of requirements in this job:

  • Familiarity with the Alberta infrastructure, and experience with contract negotiations in both pipelines and fractionation plants
  • Strong knowledge of international crude oil flows and crude oil market dynamics
  • Deal with uncertainty and flexible to adapt to constant changes
  • Previous commodity derivatives trading experience
  • Experience in managing counterparty and customer relationships
  • Detailed knowledge of the Diesel/Jet fuel supply & trading industry
  • Knowledge of operations and origination (business development) activities
  • Knowledge of regulatory framework, fundamental balances and quality parameters for Diesel/Jet globally

Thank you in advance for taking the time to read my cover letter and to review my resume.

Sincerely,

Charlie Wunsch

Example #2

Example of Oil Trader Cover Letter

90885 Walker Vista
Lake Delchester, IN 61531
Dear Oakley Swift,

I submit this application to express my sincere interest in the oil trader position.

In the previous role, I was responsible for strategic direction for High Yield trading process and adapt strategies to the changing circumstances and economic environment.

My experience is an excellent fit for the list of requirements in this job:

  • To ensure trading orders and procedures are properly executed in timely manner
  • Assist sales with client presentation ‘Pitch Book ‘ preparation
  • Proactively maintaining and building client relationships
  • Ensure market views are pro-actively shared with other trading team members
  • Suitable track record of performance
  • Proficient level of Excel, MS Access and Bloomberg
  • Flexibility to pivot within a global team
  • Primary focus on fuel oil and middle distillate commodities in the physical space

I really appreciate you taking the time to review my application for the position of oil trader.

Sincerely,

Briar Walker

Example #3

Example of Oil Trader Cover Letter

283 Normand View
Port Gidget, IA 23887
Dear Ryan Block,

I submit this application to express my sincere interest in the oil trader position.

In the previous role, I was responsible for updates on the trades, market, trading environment and trading volume and price instability.

My experience is an excellent fit for the list of requirements in this job:

  • Strong level of experience trading in energy markets
  • Profitable track record
  • Solid understanding of options Greeks
  • Knowledge of crude oil and refined products market fundamentals
  • Control and compliance familiarity in a trading environment
  • An established network of industry contacts
  • Highly motivated self-starter with a drive to make money
  • Strategic thinking, decisiveness and risk awareness

Thank you for considering me to become a member of your team.

Sincerely,

Zion Gerlach

Example #4

Example of Oil Trader Cover Letter

30457 Tandy Ferry
Lake Palmer, AR 26519
Dear Bellamy Strosin,

Please consider me for the oil trader opportunity. I am including my resume that lists my qualifications and experience.

In my previous role, I was responsible for sales with trade ideas, axes, and color throughout each trading session to increase client contact and trading volume.

I reviewed the requirements of the job opening and I believe my candidacy is an excellent fit for this position. Some of the key requirements that I have extensive experience with include:

  • Well-organized and a strong attention to detail
  • Work autonomously collaboratively with the team
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a high level of flexibility and open mindedness
  • Full command of English (written and spoken), proficiency in Italian will be beneficial
  • Developing and implementing trading strategies to achieve revenue goals
  • Make markets in Gasoline, Diesel & other refined products, Crude oil and any other oil assets
  • Construct Supply and Demand outlook of oil trading desk
  • Make quick and competitive markets to our client base

Thank you for considering me to become a member of your team.

Sincerely,

Avery Ledner

Example #5

Example of Oil Trader Cover Letter

3005 Nikolaus Cliff
Port Hectorbury, NJ 07954
Dear Sam Blick,

I submit this application to express my sincere interest in the oil trader position.

Previously, I was responsible for thought leadership and hands-on analysis for IHS Markit North American Crude Oil Markets team.

Please consider my qualifications and experience:

  • Development and communication (both verbal and written) of regional point of view, mental models and trading strategies
  • Develop and support trade ideas, risk deployment and improve risk management practices
  • Maintain and further develop our information sharing platform and knowledge systems
  • Fundamental analysis for Distillation Products (Distillate/Fuel Oil/Feeds) - Maintain and further development of the Global Supply & Demand balances and predictive changes in flows and quality – identify market regimes
  • Hedge analysis and support for physical arbitrage
  • Previous experience on fundamental and financial analysis of the global Distillate and Fuel Oil markets
  • High level of motivation and intellectual curiosity
  • Strong communication skills and team-oriented thinking

Thank you for considering me to become a member of your team.

Sincerely,

Lennox Botsford

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