• location: Houston, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $160,000 - $180,000 per year

job description


Large E&P operator is looking for a Senior Land Negotiator for their Houston location.

Responsibilities for the Landman

  • Frequent interaction with the BLM, Forest Service, and private landowners; acquiring oil and gas lease interests, surface interests and various permits in areas managed by asset teams and for assembling prospects
  • Analyze, negotiate and prepare and/or review agreements including leases, farm outs, term assignments and operating agreements required for drilling wells to evaluate and/or develop acreage managed by Asset Teams including all compliance required for agreements as well as obtain the necessary title examination, title curative and issue final title approval and release of wells for drilling
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and application of land and negotiating principles, theories and concepts and have a wide understanding of how Land interacts, advises and collaborates with geoscience, engineering, operations, legal, regulatory and other professional groups
  • Attend company and industry meetings and represent company for Land/Regulatory/Working Interest matters, interface with working interest owners, royalty owners and surface owners
Requirements for the Landman

  • Must have minimum of 10 years of in-house, broad-based working experience in traditional operations Land Negotiator roles (Permian Basin experience preferred)
  • Must have Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Land Management, Energy Management, Business or a related field or Law degree (J.D.) from an accredited Law school
  • Must have excellent verbal/written communication, organization and time management skills as well as project management skills
  • Must have understanding of applicable county, state and federal regulatory rules and procedures
  • AAPL and/or local Landman Association memberships, as well as having CPL status is preferred
<Benefits for the Landman

  • Comprehensive benefits
  • 401 K
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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