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Landman - WPX Energy

Posted on: 12-Sep-2012

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Career Opportunities: Landman (16181)

Requisition Number 16181 - Posted 09/05/2012 - Minot, ND

Under moderate supervision, this position is responsible for conducting straightforward land work to include obtaining and evaluating land data on availability of land and/or leases for acquisition, development, and/or divestiture. May work with more senior level Landmen to secure the examinations of titles, resolves defects, settles damage claims and maintaining producing leases and co-owner relationships. Uses established procedures to perform assigned tasks.


  • Obtains right-of-way easements for overhead or underground use
  • Checks property titles to determine ownership, negotiates easements and price to be paid, prepares assessments, and arranges payment to grantor
  • Assists in land acquisition by obtaining land options
  • Maintains permits and inspects completed work
  • May coordinate acquisition activities with municipalities, governmental and regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with acquisition and easement requirements



  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience working with title opinions and title curative
  • Solid grasp of oil and gas title fundamentals
  • Familiarity with lease terms, JOAs, C/As, Fed
  • Unit agreements and other standard industry agreements
  • Strong oral and writing aptitude
  • CPL preferred