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ConocoPhillips Staff Land Analyst in HOUSTON, Texas

Title: Staff Land Analyst


Job Number: 00STR

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 16 countries, $70 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,800 employees as of Dec. 31, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,242 MBOED in 2018, and preliminary proved reserves were 5.3 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2018.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.


Assist Land Asset Teams in acquiring and maintaining oil & gas leases and Exploration & Production contracts. In addition, respond to mineral owner questions, issues or demands.

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Analyzing and interpreting provisions of land related documents and contracts

  • Research lease and contract obligations and provide recommendations to Landman

  • Research mineral and royalty titles and calculate working and net royalty interest

  • Draft assignments and amendments associate with various land transactions

  • Inputting complex data entries into well planning systems when setting up operated and non-operated wells, this includes calculating and determining working interest and net revenue interest in new wells, recompletions, and non-consents

  • Inputting lease data information into Quorum Land System (i.e. ownership, burdens, payment, legal segments and depths), lease and contract obligations, expirations and payments

  • Maintaining databases that track complex working interest ownership in wells and units

  • Building various reports from Land Systems, Spotfire and Business Objects pertaining to critical leases, contracts, agreements, acreage reporting, cessation of production, etc.

  • Emphasis is on research, building various reports, and analysis of data

  • Advising and making decisions on due diligence efforts to cure title when divesting or acquiring acreage

  • Making recommendations to internal groups such as Finance, Land and Asset Teams on managing budgets as it relates to Exploration Lease Acquisitions, Developed Lease Acquisitions, Mineral Impairments, Transfers-to-Producing, Exchanges and other related land transactions

  • Developing and maintaining network relationships with government agencies, lessors, mineral owners and partners

  • Developing and maintaining network relationships with other groups within the company, i.e., Legal, Finance, Accounting, Tax, Production and Auditing



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • 10 years of experience analyzing oil and gas leases and Exploration and Production contracts

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with common industry land systems i.e. Quorum, ArcMap, Web maps, Business Objects, and Spotfire

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Business, Finance, Economics, Energy Management or Energy Commerce or foreign equivalent

  • Professional Lease or Title Analyst Certification

  • Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions

  • Supports new ways of looking at problems, processes or solutions

  • Actively seeks out different people and organizations to collectively achieve business goals

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

  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously within deadline requirements

  • Well organized and detail oriented

  • Listens actively and invites new ideas for shared understanding, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results

  • Builds positive relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of September 17, 2019 .

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, 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: Land Management

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level


Title: Staff Land Analyst