Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Legal
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Petroplan is currently recruiting on behalf of a well known Oil & Gas company here in Houston, TX in need of a Contracts Attorney. This position is short term (3 month) contract. Prospective candidates must have previous experience with either a law firm or directly working in an Oil & Gas company. Also, primary responsibility for is for USA off-shore legal matters and might include some USA on-shore support as well.



  • Participate n in multi-disciplined teams for exploration, production, and other relevant areas of upstream energy work
  • Drafting of complex legal transactions, major contract negotiations, due diligence reviews, and deep familiarity with operational aspects of the oil & gas business including federal off-shore regulations, joint operating agreements, unitizations, pooling, transportation, processing and purchase & sale agreements


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience within a law firm or in house legal department for Oil & Gas company
  • Licensed attorney in the State of Texas


About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

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