Land Admin Analyst Sr

Mariner Energy   •  

Midland, TX

Industry: Energy & Utilities


8 - 10 years

Posted 30 days ago

Specific Responsibilities:

The Senior Land Administrative Analyst, for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Midland team at the company’s Midland, TX, office reporting to the Land Region Manager.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Provide administrative land support to the Region Land Department, under the supervision of the Land Administration Supervisor
  • Monitor and updatelease records, contracts, and lease expirations
  • Assist in analysis and interpretation of leases, deeds, and agreements involving Company assets to establish and maintain land data
  • Originate and confirm data used in establishing property records
  • Monitor production cessation reports, maintain critical well list and report findings to Landman and Production Engineer
  • Prepare requests for payment to lessors and partners
  • Be familiar with contract limitations and relevant legal constraints
  • Resolve minor problems with partners
  • Utilize relevant manual and computer systems
  • Assist Landmen with preparation, review, correspondence, research, analysis, etc. of all land and lease records and associated contracts
  • Coordinate, process, and track workover, non-op and new well proposal AFEs
  • Prepare LPRs for leases and create Electronic Property Memorandum (“EPM”) for new wells, payouts, non-consents, farmouts, P&As, recompletions
  • General internet research: Texas Railroad Commission, State of New Mexico Oil Conservation Division, New Mexico State Land Office, University Lands, Drilling Info, Premier Data Services, IHS, etc.
  • Coordinate mass mailings, track certified mailings
  • Coordinate wire payments and check requests for lease bonus, vendor payments, cash calls
  • Review monthly obligation, payment and expiration calendars
  • Assist Corporate Land Administration with payouts on wells and ensure facilities have been correctly set up and billed. Monitors payout accounting monthly report.
  • Ensures lease data, expense and revenue decks, and property records are correctly set up, cross referenced and all terms and obligations for maintaining leases will be met
  • Work with GIS team to resolve mapping issues
  • Assist with acquisition and divestiture projects
  • Recognize, participate in and act as a resource for special projects

Job Qualifications

Professional Qualifications & Experience:

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 10 + years of in-house land analyst experience with a major or large independent oil and gas company
  • Quorum or Tobin Land system experiencepreferred
  • Texas and/or New Mexico lease and title experiencerequired
  • Able to prioritize multiple projects
  • High degree of initiative and independent judgment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Able to work with employees and vendors as well as other disciplines
  • Strong skills as a coordinator
  • Capable of performing duties with a high level of accuracy
  • Able to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines
  • Strong personal computer skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Willing to train and mentor less-experienced analysts