Noble Energy, Inc. Surface Landman II in Pecos, Texas

Responsible for acquisition, development, maintenance and divestiture of company’s position regarding land (mineral, leasehold and surface).

Detailed Description

All duties of Landman I, and:

  • Initiates deals, contracts, agreements, and performs underlying tasks, and procedures.

  • Assist in-house Surface Land Team negotiate Surface Use Agreements, Rights-of-Way, Utility Easements, Ditch Crossings, and other miscellaneous Land agreements, as needed

  • Assists in developing recommendations regarding complex surface land issues.

  • Supervises lease brokers to acquire rights of way and other contracts.

  • Establishes, cultivates, and maintains relationships with surface owners, industry partners, competitors and regulatory agencies.

  • Reviews title to determine surface ownership

  • Researches, analyzes, briefs and generates various curative land contracts, legal instruments and State/Federal forms required for government regulatory compliance.

  • Preview/scout surface for new drill operations and ensure that all pre-spud surface related issues have been resolved in timely manner

  • Host Stake Site Meetings for new well staking’s

  • Coordinates the execution of development plan and serves as liaison between Operations Team/In-House Land and landowners

  • Coordinate any survey work associated with operations

  • Negotiate crop and other surface damages

  • Gain surface access for all subsequent operations

  • Serve as company liaison with landowners, local, county, state and federal regulatory agencies; attend city council meetings on behalf of the company

  • Handle (research and respond) to Surface owners questions/complaints and work with operation team to remedy

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, PLM, Energy Management or JD

  • Typically requires 4 years of related oil and gas experience

  • Or, 7+ years of oil and gas experience related to the Level Specific Duties above (in lieu of degree)

Additional Details

Work Conditions:

  • Travel to field operations required

EOE/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Surface Landman II

Location: Pecos, TX, US

Organization Name: Noble Energy Inc