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ConocoPhillips Intern, Land Analyst 2021 in HOUSTON, Texas

Title: Intern, Land Analyst 2021


Job Number: 00TM8

Position Summary

As a Land Analyst Intern, you will be assigned to an asset team within a business unit and will be exposed to and responsible for many phases of land work. You will be assigned tasks and projects allowing you to assist with the acquisition and maintenance of surface or subsurface rights, and various oil and gas related contracts. You will also have the opportunity to interact with various industry business associates, such as operators, non-operated working interest owners, mineral owners, and surface owners. This internship will be a great opportunity to receive diversified training through on-the-job assignments using the technical skills you have acquired in college or through your work experiences.

The work will develop you technically and professionally. A Land Analyst employee within the Land organization will be assigned to you as a mentor. You will also be assigned a “buddy” to assist your transition into ConocoPhillips' corporate environment.

Assignments are typically located in our Houston, TX office. The length of our internships varies from 10 to 14 weeks based on the project and your availability.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Completing projects targeted to experience level, working with mentor and other land staff, and presenting the results to Lower 48 Land Management

  • Researching and analyzing leases and contracts, including ownership set up for new wells, resolving working interest and net revenue interest in wells or other projects

  • Determining working interest ownership in federal units & participating area expansions

  • Developing and maintaining network relationships with government agencies, mineral owners, surface owners, and co-owners

  • Developing and maintaining network relationships with other groups within company, i.e., legal, accounting, tax, production, and auditing

  • Creating various reports from Quorum Land System and Business Objects

  • Creating, analyzing, and preparing recommendations for monthly contract and lease obligations. Emphasis is on research, creating various reports, and analysis of data

  • Assisting Landmen with research and drafting contracts or other agreements

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.



  • 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 or have completed a Bachelor's degree or higher in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or business related discipline or foreign equivalent

  • Current level in college: Freshman through Graduate Student or Recent Graduate

  • Expected graduation date: Fall 2020 through Spring/Winter 2024

  • Available for a minimum of 10 continuous weeks


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

  • Previous internships or co-ops in an energy related field

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Land Management Certificate

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work well with others in a team setting

  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously within deadline requirements

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Consistently demonstrates high integrity, behaves ethically, and follows through on commitments

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

Line of Business: LOWER 48

Title: Intern, Land Analyst 2021