Senior Landman

V-F Petroleum   Midland, TX   Full-time     Project Management
Posted on May 8, 2024



An Independent Oil and Gas exploration company headquartered in Midland, Texas
is in search of a Midland based Senior Landman to assist in the development of its
existing assets along with growing its business into other areas of the Permian Basin.
Senior Landman is expected to handle relatively complex transactional and title work.
This position provides research and analytical support to company personnel. This level
is viewed as a qualified, fully competent Land professional able to carry out projects
independently and with company personnel with standard and routine land and
regulatory tasks related to land issues.

* Understand the regulatory framework of New Mexico and Texas to assess the
implications pertaining to various transaction and title matters during the due diligence
and development stages of various assets;
* Provide land support within multi-disciplinary team, to evaluate acquisition,
divestiture, and trade opportunities;
* Work with legal counsel in preparation of complex and non-standard transactional
* Have a working knowledge of both New Mexico and Texas title and be able to provide
guidance to field landman personnel as it relates to title issues for acquisitions, trades
and asset development;
* Prepare, interpret, and negotiate leases and various contracts including JOAs, pooling
agreements, farmout agreements, exploration agreements, PSAs, oil and gas leases,
surface use and right of way agreements;
* Understand the process of running title and be capable of independently indexing and
updating ownership;
* Preparation of oil and gas leases and assignments of oil and gas leases;
* Order title opinions and lease takeoffs as necessary and perform and/or supervise title
curative as needed;
* Work with administration and land support personnel to maintain land records
* Interact with and provide operations and engineering with land support and
information critical to optimizing the development of assets; and
* Track and report various transactions, permitting, and well results throughout the
Permian Basin.

* Strong organizational and time management skills, enabling efficient planning and
execution of work to meet established deadlines;
* Meticulous attention to detail, consistently ensuring accuracy and precision in all tasks
and deliverables;
* Takes ownership of projects and responsibilities, displaying a high level of
accountability and initiative;
* Ability to work efficiently, independently as well as effectively within a team
environment; and effectively in a variety of settings and with diverse audiences;
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, able to articulate ideas clearly
and effectively in a variety of settings and with diverse audiences;
* Exemplary interpersonal and written communication skills, underpinned by
exceptional organizational prowess, a consultative approach, meticulous recordkeeping,
keen analytical acumen, and adept problem-solving abilities; and
* Proficiency in relationship building, encompassing effective engagement with land,
drilling, and production operation teams, collaboration with state and federal agencies,
and fostering positive interaction with mineral and landowners.

Education & Experience
* Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Land Management or related field.
* Prefer 5 years of experience, 1 of which as a field Landman and 4 of which as a
practicing inhouse Landman operating asset in New Mexico.

Resume required with application. Please send resume to:









V-F Petroleum

500 W Texas Avenue
Midland , TX