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Oil and Gas / Transactional Attorney -OK - Continental Resources

Posted on: 10-Apr-2012

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Oil and Gas/Transactional Attorney

Legal | Oklahoma City, OK

Job Title: Oil and Gas/Transactional Attorney
Department: Legal 


Continental Resources, Inc. is seeking an exceptional Oil and Gas/Transactional Attorney.  This is an exciting opportunity to join Continental’s expanding legal team. 
Continental is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The company has maintained a crude oil focused growth strategy since the late 1980s and is on track to triple its size from 2009 to 2014. The Company has the largest acreage positions in the Bakken and Anadarko Woodford resource plays and is the number two oil producer in the Rocky Mountains.
The successful candidate have (i) substantial experience in oil and gas transactions and contracting (including crude oil purchase agreements, natural gas gathering, processing and purchasing agreements, and master service contracts) and (ii) other oil and gas, operational, land and/or regulatory experience.  The successful applicant will be highly skilled, have excellent interpersonal and writing skills, and have experience in effectively managing outside counsel.  The position will entail interaction with other business units within the Continental team, including operations, exploration, land, and business and compliance personnel.
  • Excellent academic record
  • 5+ years legal experience with oil and gas matters
  • Established leadership skills
  • Oil and gas contracting, including complex crude oil purchase agreements, natural gas gathering, processing and purchase agreements, and experience in regulatory, operational and land issues
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with the internal and external stakeholders, including operations and business personnel, compliance personnel, and legal, regulatory and administrative personnel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Contract negotiation, drafting and execution
  • JD from accredited law school
  • Member of state bar in good standing
This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly skilled, motivated and proactive counsel looking to join an excellent team and growing company.

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