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Senior Landman

Company: Whiting Petroleum Corporation
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe Landman will be responsible for all aspects of land work within an assigned geographic area. The selected candidate will work closely with multiple internal and external stakeholders to deliver business needs that include: obtaining rights and clearing title to support the operated rig schedule, lease maintenance, contractual and regulatory compliance, trades and acquisitions within an assigned area, and non-operated activities. This position will report to the Land Operations Manager and is located in downtown Houston, TX. -Level and salary commensurate with background and experience.Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee and perform all phases of land work within an assigned geographical area
  • Ensure delivery of company's planned rig schedule and proactively identify and address risks to same
  • Work independently and with legal counsel to clear title for drilling and division order purposes
  • Ensure company's planned activities remain compliant with all relevant leases, contracts, and statutes
  • Prepare all documents relating to development activities, including JOA, Communitization Agreements, leases, well elections, and regulatory filings
  • Represent company at state regulatory hearings and other government regulatory agencies
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to identify and carry out bolt-on acquisitions and trades
  • Direct and supervise external field resources
  • Perform technical analysis and recommendations relating to complex land items and agreements
  • Facilitate and foster business relationships within current focus areas
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned by managerThis job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. -Incumbents will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties outside of their normal responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor. -Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree from four-year degree program
    • 5 -years of previous job related experience in the land department of an unconventional exploration and production company
    • Strong background in unconventional play asset development and leasing and the associated land contracts (leases, JOAs, SUAs, AMIs, Farmout Agreements, etc.)
    • Comfortable interpreting and understanding legal language associated with oil and gas documents
    • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills
    • Ability to multi-task and work with various people in different departments
    • Strong Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and other software skills
    • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: -Must -possess the ability to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, copier, files, telephone, and fax; maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; vision to read -printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephoneThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must -be met by an employee to successfully -perform the essential functions of this job. -Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Preferred Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Land Management, Energy Commerce, or a related field
      • Williston Basin experienceEEO Statement:Chord Energy does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Keywords: Whiting Petroleum Corporation, Houston , Senior Landman, Other , Houston, Texas

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