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Regulatory Specialist Job

Date: May 1, 2019

Location: Minot, North Dakota, US

Company: Hess Corporation


Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. 

We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.

Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.

For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at 


This position is a compliance assurance role responsible for supporting ND Operations in implementation of State and Federal pipeline regulations and air/flaring regulations.  Regulatory Specialist must work well within cross functional teams and have the ability to influence without authority.  Individual will also serve as a liaison between Hess and regulatory agencies to ensure accurate and consistent communications. 



  • Represent Hess – establish and maintain relationships of integrity and trust with all regulatory agencies
  • Remain current regarding the latest developments in new and proposed regulations
  • Support Operational compliance with 49 CFR 192 (Gas) and 195 (Transportation of Hazardous Liquids by Pipeline), NDIC pipeline regulations, and PSC regulations
    • Completion of Jurisdictional Determination for LPG projects
    • Program management of PHMSA Public Awareness
    • Program management of PHMSA Operator Qualification
    • Coordination of Pipeline Steering Committee
    • Develop and maintain compliance demonstration of all pipeline tasking in Wildcat
  • Support Operational compliance with North Dakota Department of Health, EPA, BLM and NDIC air quality and flaring regulations
    • Support ND LDAR program
    • Completion of required external reporting
    • Provide and maintain leading indicators to measure air compliance performance




  • College degree or relevant experience
  • 2-5 years of related experience in upstream/midstream oil and gas operation


  • Understanding of Federal and North Dakota Regulations
  • Able to clearly and concisely communicate to all levels of the business
  • Ability to collaborate and partner with other parts of the organization to influence regulatory compliance
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Understanding of Lean principles


The Hess Way of Working refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an effective performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.

  • Builds Trusted Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Creates Effective Teams
  • Thinks Strategically
  • Inspires Innovation
  • Demonstrates Courage
  • Drives Continuous Improvement
  • Makes Quality Decisions
  • Delivers High Performance

Hess is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting Notes: Jordyn Makell Gustafson | Employee | Field/Plant Operations | United States| North Dakota | Minot | | |  | | No | 25063