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We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 14 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

Job 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 will typically be at our sites located in Houston or Midland, Texas. The length of our internships varies from 10 to 14 weeks based on the project and your availability.

Job Description:

Responsibilities may include:

  • Complete 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, determining 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, lessors, mineral owners and partners

  • 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

  • Assist Landmen with research and drafting contracts or other agreements


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer and/or education institution

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

  • Current level in college: Freshman through Senior

  • Expected graduation date: Fall 2024 through Spring/Fall 2027

  • Available for a minimum of 10 continuous weeks


  • Willing to work in either of these locations: Houston, TX, or Midland, TX

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

  • 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 balance 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 2023 . 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 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 December 31, 2023 .

Job Posting End Date:

December 31, 2023


ConocoPhillips’ sponsorship for employment authorization in the U.S. is NOT available for this position.


In the US, 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.