Regulatory Compliance Representative Job

Marathon Oil



Job Overview:

Marathon Oil Company’s Regulatory Lead serves as a subject matter expert and enterprise-wide coordinator of regulations promulgated by the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs and state oil and gas commissions.  The Lead will serve as Marathon’s primary technical representative on federal trade organization committees related to this subject matter.  The Lead will routinely interface with Regulatory Compliance Managers to understand advocacy objectives, and will be responsible for rolling out newly finalized regulations to the Regulatory teams and supporting implementation with consistent processes and tools.  Environmental-related regulations will be handed off to the Compliance Supervisor and the Regulatory Lead is responsible for developing RACI charts to coordinate efforts between the Regulatory Compliance Managers and the Compliance Supervisor. 


Primary responsibilities: 

  • In concert with the Sustainability & Advocacy Manager, develop strategic guidance on forthcoming regulations and represent Marathon’s interests in state and federal trade organization committees. 

  • Analyze proposed regulations to identify potential pain points 
  • Consult with Regulatory Compliance Supervisors, Operations, Land and Production Revenue Accounting as needed to develop company positions 
  • Communicate and advocate for Marathon’s position within the trade groups, elevating issues of nonalignment as needed 

  • Communicate developments on  regulatory policy internally 

  • Communicate major developments and associated impacts to the Sustainability & Advocacy Manager. 

  • Assist Regulatory Compliance Supervisors with implementation of final oil & gas regulations. 

  • Summarize requirements 
  • Lead gap assessments and coordinate efforts to develop processes and tools to support implementation 
  • Determine when implementation is appropriate for the Compliance Supervisor to execute. 


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental sciences or related technical field
  • 10 years experience in upstream oil and gas environmental or operations
  • 5 years experience with federal/tribal/state regulatory requirements, processes and implementation
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Strong regulatory competency as well as strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Analytically strong with excellent attention to detail and ability to present complex issues in a simple concise manner


Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether you’re a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You’ll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.

If you are a current Marathon employee please use the ERP website to submit referrals.

Posting Notes: ||  Houston  ||  TX   ||  United States (US)  ||  SF:LI; SF:DI; SF:GH; SF:MN; SF:RZ ||  Health, Environment, Safety and Security  || Not Applicable  || || 31994  ||





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