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WPX Energy, Inc. Landman II in Midland, Texas

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Landman II






Job Responsibilities

  • With minimal guidance, the Landman II handles land assignments of a broad scope and moderate difficulty.

  • Spends a significant amount of time building and nurturing relationships, primarily in face-to-face communications, to site well pads, easements, and related oil & gas facilities.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with landowners, stakeholders, industry peers and various counterparts necessary to keep day-to-day operations on track.

  • Manages the scheduling and staking process with survey crews and when necessary, outside brokers brought in to help on large projects. .

  • Collaborates with internal WPX groups (Facilities, Production, Drilling/Completions, Marketing, Regulatory and Planning) and outside third-party operators and stakeholders.

  • Interprets and is able to negotiate terms with Landowners on Surface Land Related contracts, such as, Right-of-Ways, Easements, Surface Use Agreements, Subsurface Easements and other related documents.

  • Coordinates with State Regulatory agencies all exploration, development, and production issues to facilitate company drilling programs and production goals.

  • Follows all external and internal federal, state and local policies and procedures related to Land management function.


Skills and Attributes – Sustained & Consistent Performance

  • Demonstrates self-motivation, action oriented, seeks out and is driven by challenges.

  • Gains trust quickly with other parties to positively impact negotiations and agreements.

  • Provides timely updates to manager and others on resolving/addressing tasks and assignments.

  • Manages multiple projects, task and assignments in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

  • Demonstrates planning, prioritizing, organizing and attention to detail skills and abilities.

  • Strong, clear, concise, thorough communicator in writing and verbally in a timely manner with others

  • Builds relationships with internal/external WPX employees, contractors, and vendors to address any Land issues by working well with others.

Education & Experience: Required High School Diploma with 2+ years Surface Landman experience

Preferred: Energy Management Bachelor’s Science Degree, Business, or related discipline; Permian Basin experience

AAPL Membership is preferred

Travel Requirements: Up to 50% of the time to field locations (as needed)

WPX Energy Inc is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. EOE including Disability/Veteran.

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