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ConocoPhillips GIS Intern, Land Administration 2021 in BARTLESVILLE, Oklahoma

Title: GIS Intern, Land Administration 2021


Job Number: 00TOT

Position Summary

The Land Administration (Land Admin) Geographical Information Systems (GIS) intern will be involved with and exposed to systems and processes that support creation of master data and information layers for the land function at ConocoPhillips. You will work with various GIS applications and toolsets including ArcGIS, SQL, FME, Python, Geocoretex web mapping, GIS legal description analysis/mapping, and working in the Quorum Land System. You will also gain a broad overview of how Land Administration works including overviews of the Lease & Title Analysts and Division Order Analyst Roles. Land Admin interns will participate in site wide internship activities such as field trips, weekly seminars, social activities, and opportunities to meet senior management. Your supervisor and your mentor will provide coaching and guidance throughout your internship as well as periodic performance evaluations.

Your internship will culminate with a presentation designed to showcase your knowledge of your work assignments and other elements of your internship experience.

Assignments will be at our site located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Typical length of our internships varies from 10 to 14 weeks based on the project and your availability.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Complete project or projects targeted to experience level, working with mentor and other Land Admin staff.

  • Interpret and analyze Jeffersonian and Survey Abstract legal descriptions.

  • Create/maintain master land record spatial data using Quorum QGIS/ArcMap.

  • Use FME Data modeling and/or scripting to transform master data sets into informational business layers.

  • Learn/support how we utilize web mapping technology as an information delivery tool for end users.

  • Research spatial/nonspatial data issues and resolve inquires for mapping and information requests.

Our Company

At ConocoPhillips innovation and excellence create a platform for opportunity and growth. We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies. We don’t hire just the GPA; we hire the person who earned it.

We strive to represent and reflect the global communities in which we live and work. To deliver superior performance, we create an inclusive environment that respects the contributions and differences of every individual. We believe that diverse opinions, ideas and perspectives are what fuels innovation throughout our company, and we all play a role in giving our company a competitive business advantage.

Land Administration Overview

Land Administration is an exciting, functionally unique group. We are comprised of three primary asset regions: Great Plains North, Great Plains South, and the Gulf Coast. Each asset is unique and provides opportunity for growth in skills and experience. Whether working in Division Order or Property Maintenance, your daily activities can vary depending on projects, time sensitive deadlines, and additional responsibilities that may arise. This gives way to an interesting and challenging environment pushing individuals to excel in their performance.

Land Administration is a leveraged, multi-functional organization responsible for establishing, maintaining, and protecting the legal ownership of real property assets for ConocoPhillips. We provide distinct value to the company through analyzing legal documents such as oil and gas leases, contracts, title opinions, and conveyance documents to establish and maintain joint venture and revenue ownership. We also field owner inquiries regarding lease interpretations, ownership interest calculations, payments, and transfer of ownership. Additionally, we maintain lease acquisition cost, and create visual representation through use of spatial data for both surface and mineral ownership to facilitate business decisions.



  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee and will not need sponsorship now or in the future

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field or foreign equivalent

  • Current level in college: Freshman through Senior

  • Expected graduation date: Fall 2021 through Spring/Winter 2024

  • A minimum of ten (10) continuous weeks’ availability for internship


  • A minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • Previous internships or co-op's in an energy related field

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Petroleum Land GIS Mapping experience

  • Experience with ArcGIS or ESRI based products and land mapping tools

  • Experience with any of the following Land Systems and Software; Quorum, Spotfire, FME, or Geocoretex

  • Working knowledge of Oil & Gas leases and Exploration & Production agreements along with their associated provisions

  • Ability to invite dialogue to gain a shared understanding and influences with confidence to drive performance and achieve business results

  • Demonstrates taking ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by courageously dealing with important problems, holding others accountable and standing up for what is right

ConocoPhillips will conduct interviews at many universities in the U.S. during the Fall of 2020 . Please check with your university career services to find out if and when we will be visiting your campus. If ConocoPhillips is interviewing on your campus, you must register with your career service office and complete your online application prior to the university deadlines to be considered for these interviews. If we are not making a site visit to your campus and you are selected for an interview, our recruiters will contact you directly to schedule the interview.

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions, attaching your resume with transcripts, and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of October 31, 2020.

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee. Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F (F1-Academic Student), G, H (H1-B), I, J, L, M (M1-Vocational Student), NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Function: Internships, Graduate Positions, and Student Programs

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level


Title: GIS Intern, Land Administration 2021