Company: Competentia US, Inc.
Skills: Landman
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Midland, Texas, United States
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Job Summary

These opportunities are located in Denver, CO & Midland, TX and will be members of the Surface Land Team.


  • 8 + years of successful oil and gas land management experience required
  • Goal and solution-oriented with the ability to remain flexible, motivated, and focused during times of changing priorities and compressed project deadlines
  • Strong negotiation, conflict-management, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently of others with limited supervision; will perform routine tasks individually or complex assignments within a group; easily adaptable for working on multiple project teams as an individual contributor or in a leadership role
  • Knowledge and understanding of WY & UT state and local oil and gas and land use rules and regulations
  • PC proficiency; experienced use with Microsoft Suite of products to include Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Knowledge of and ability to draft written agreements, apply for permits, and draft varied rights-granting documents in compliance with company guidelines and procedures
  • Strong self-organization and time management skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with landowners


  • Manage over 1 million acres of privately owned surface throughout Wyoming
    • Coordinate grazing operations
    • Respond to requests for surface access pertaining to third party oil and gas activities
  • Acquires land rights and develops contacts to promote exploration and production activities in newly identified exploration project areas
  • Negotiates and acquires all surface and water rights associated with both upstream and midstream operations including surface leases, right-of-way agreements, surface use agreements, disposal agreements, etc.
  • Manages teams of contract landmen in assisting with the above efforts.
  • Engages in legal research on acreage to determine burdens and encumbrances on the surface. Works cooperatively with internal counterparts in Regulatory, Operations, Construction, Engineering, Geology, HSE, Midstream, Mineral Land, etc. to build comprehensive plans for development of Anadarko DJ Basin assets.
  • Coordinates with various local, state and federal regulatory bodies and agencies, municipalities and other governmental agencies having jurisdiction in Wyoming & Utah as required to support project requirements

Bachelor's degree required, with a preference in Petroleum Land or Energy Management, Business, Law or other relevant degree.

This position may be eligible for domestic relocation.

Travel Requirements
The percentage of travel required for this position is 15-25% .

Work Schedule
This position is eligible for the 5/40 or 9/80 work schedule.

Competentia is more than a staffing company; we combine our long experience in the industry with a continuing commitment to innovation to provide a different level of customer service.


From the moment you begin planning your projects Competentia offers you real advantages in all areas related to staffing your teams and managing your manpower resources.


We offer strategic staffing solutions ranging from recruitment and onboarding to training, payrolling and mobilizing your human capital.


Above all we offer the expertise, experience and integrity to bring you genuine peace of mind as you manage one of the most challenging aspects of the modern technical market place.