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ConocoPhillips Regulatory Coordinator - Midland in MIDLAND, Texas

Title: Regulatory Coordinator - Midland


Job Number: 00UE5

Who We Are

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 15 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.


If you are selected as the Regulatory Coordinator, you will primarily be responsible for providing regulatory planning, permitting, and compliance support to the Permian asset. The coordinator will be responsible for working with asset teams to ensure compliance with Federal, State and Local rules and regulations as well as internal company policies pertaining to their assigned production areas. Additional responsibilities may include supporting resolution of compliance issues, attending trade association meetings and/or conference calls as assigned, developing summaries of, commenting on, and developing compliance programs for emerging regulations, coordinating with third party vendors to ensure timely and accurate regulatory reports, and supporting well permitting processes as needed.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Development, Land, Operations, Production, and Projects groups and will provide guidance on regulatory requirements.

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Prepares and submits State and Federal well Applications for Permit to Drill (APD) and all subsequent reporting actions

  • Engages with asset teams to ensure regulatory concerns are addressed in the strategic planning development cycles

  • Works with team to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, tribal, state, and local rules and regulations and internal company policies pertaining to assigned production areas

  • Provides information to Supervisor to inform advocacy and rolls-out new rules as assigned with help from Supervisor

  • Prepares and presents information on new regulations, regulatory issues, and processes to team members and other internal stakeholders

  • Establishes and maintains professional working relationships with regulators

  • Continued development of regulatory expertise – stay abreast of pending regulatory changes by participation in L48 networks and teams, attend state/federal workshops, participate in industry trade associations, promote, and accept knowledge sharing among Asset and L48 peers

  • Manages consultants for well-site, access road, facilities, field-wide compliance, and survey requirements including archaeological, biological, and all NEPA requirements



  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as a permanent resident, refugee or asylee

  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to travel 10% of the time on a yearly basis

  • 1 years of direct experience in upstream oil and gas

  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft O365 applications: Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams and Word


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Biology, Ecology, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Sciences, other related fields, or foreign equivalent

  • 1 years of regulatory or permitting experience with State or Federal agencies

  • Basic knowledge of oil and gas land requirements including surface and mineral agreements, spacing orders, drilling/pooling units, and leases

  • Basic knowledge working in GenerWell and SAP

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what is right

  • Delivers positive results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

  • Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

  • Listens actively and invites new ideas for exchanged opinions, 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

  • Drives thoughtful and pragmatic change, inspires innovative thinking and continuous improvement, and models adaptability through resourcefulness, flexibility, and positivity

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 October 25, 2021 .

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, 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

Line of Business: PERMIAN LAND

Title: Regulatory Coordinator - Midland