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
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