Newfield Exploration Co Sr Landman in The Woodlands, Texas

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

  • 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

  • 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

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years Oil and Gas Landman experience working “IN HOUSE” for an Exploration & Production Operator. Rockies experience is preferred

  • Ability to travel (15%-20%)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred (Business Administration, Petroleum Land Management, Energy Management)

  • Knowledge of multiple state and federal regulations including Tribal regulations in our areas of operation

  • Independent judgment and in-depth knowledge of lease purchase agreements, JOA’s, Acreage Exchange Agreements and other land related contracts.

  • Superior negotiation skills working on various oil and gas land transactions

  • Must possess advanced analytical and research skills

  • 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 reports and presentations

Equal Opportunity Employer

Newfield is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other legally-protected characteristics.

Job: *Land

Organization: *NFX Business Group

Title: Sr Landman

Location: TX-The Woodlands

Requisition ID: 1806G