Sr Landman

Newfield Exploration   •  

The Woodlands, TX

5 - 7 years

Posted 243 days ago

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Detailed Description

  • Analyze and interpret lease purchase agreements and trade agreements, including oil and gas leases, assignments, like-kind acreage exchange agreements joint operating agreements, geophysical options, and other contracts.
  • Evaluate acreage, develop lease offers and review title to determine ownership Investigate reports of lease position of competitive companies
  • Coordinate the acquisition of oil and gas leases and title work both internally and through outside vendors
  • Verify ownership and conduct due diligence
  • Draft and obtain assignments and other curative documents for acquisition of clear title of leasehold into Company.
  • Assemble data and maps in connection with acreage
  • Coordinate with Rental Analyst to maintain and review rental/lease expiration deadlines to determine renewal of leases
  • Analyze lease terms and determine continuous drilling requirements.
  • Coordinate with Land Associates and Land Techs to distribute varies tasks/duties related to assigned geographical area in answering daily questions and operations.
  • Provide both written and oral presentations to Management
  • Prepare and negotiate farmout/farmin, joint operating agreements, or other contractual agreements as necessary.
  • Manage a budget and provide a detail account of all Land related expenditures
  • Identify and potentially negotiate new acreage opportunities

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years Oil and Gas Landman experience working “IN HOUSE” for an Exploration & Production Operator.
  • Ability to travel (15%-20%)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred (Business Administration, Petroleum Land Management, Energy Management)
  • Independent judgment and in-depth knowledge of lease purchase agreements, JOA’s, Acreage Exchange Agreements and other land related contracts.
  • Understanding of lease contracts and acreage positions
  • Superior negotiation skills working on various oil and gas land transactions
  • Must possess advanced analytical and research skills
  • Knowledge of multiple state and federal regulations in our areas of operation
  • Strategic thinker with ability to identify areas of improvement and to introduce innovative and sound solutions
  • Ability to prepare and present clear, concise and persuasive oral/written opinions, reports and presentations