Position: Regulatory Analyst

The Regulatory Analyst supports all regulatory and demand work of Western Energy Alliance with research, policy analysis, writing comments and policy pieces, and outreach to regulatory stakeholders.

  • Responsible for federal regulatory work, including conducting research, coordinating member input through committees, and writing technical comments
  • Analyzes federal policies, regulations, legislation, and studies that impact the oil and gas industry in the West and develops position papers, white papers, web content, and other policy pieces
  • Supports the demand policy work of the Alliance, including advocating for LNG exports, pipelines, natural gas electricity generation, and NGVs
  • Interfaces with scientific research teams such as NOAA, NASA and academic institutions regarding air emissions inventories, modeling, methane measurements, and other studies
  • Conducts outreach to policymakers at the federal and state levels, and to other stakeholders including allied trade associations, the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC), tribes, academic institutions, and professional societies
  • Runs the regulatory committee and associated task forces to include scheduling, agendas, minutes, and tracking and handling action items
  • Assists with writing regular communications to members, Congress, regional policymakers, and other stakeholders regarding regulatory advocacy work.


  • Minimum five years of experience in regulatory policy, public policy, government affairs, oil and natural gas, or a related field
  • Excellent writing ability is a critical qualification for this position. Applicants must submit writing samples and take a writing test during the interview process
  • Knowledge of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, and other EPA and state regulation
  • Experience interfacing with state and federal government agencies such as EPA, state DEQs, and state oil and gas commissions
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment handling complex issues and to adapt to changing conditions
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

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