The Senior Landman reports to the Land Manager. Responsible for acquisition and maintenance of Permian Basin producing properties as well as negotiations, maintenance and interpretation of all agreements required for exploration, development and operations.
Plans and directs projects and supplies land knowledge, leadership and consultation to professional co-workers. Represents Company in external discussions with WI owners and mineral/royalty owners.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Direct field brokers to run title, acquire oil and gas leases, prepare run sheets and aide the company landman in curing title deficiencies; cure title deficiencies brought forth within division order and drilling titel opinions.
- Notify exploration and production personnel of all upcomine lease obligations and partipate in determing contractual provision of various agreements contributing to the disposition of each obligation; monitor continuous development obligations for leases.
- Acquire leasehold rights, and seek out trades, farmins and farmouts with operators to optimize land holdings; perform other A&D duties as necessary.
- Provide all Land support to assisgned area of responsibility, working with technical peers and other department in support of company's drilling program.
||KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
•Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required; preferably BBA, PLM, or JD
•Minimum of 10-15 years of practicing mineral landman experience required
•Strong Permian Basin experience as 'in house' mineral landman
•Strong A&D experience, including due diligence work
•Working knowledge of oil and gas leases required
•Excellent interpersonal skills and written/verbal communication skills
•Strong attention to detail
•Strong analytical skills
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