Apache Corporation is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas producers. The company has a six-decade record of profitable growth, and is differentiated by its strong core values, entrepreneurial spirit, and operational focus.
Responsible for providing administrative support to the Region Land Department, under the supervision of the Land Admin Supervisor. Monitors and requests updates to lease records, contracts, and lease expirations. Assists in analysis and interpretation of leases, deeds, and agreements involving Company assets to establish and maintain Tobin Land Suite (“TLS”)/Quorum data. Originates and confirms data used in establishing property records in TLS/Quorum. Familiar with contract limitations and relevant legal constraints. Utilizes relevant manual and computer systems.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist Landmen with preparation, review, correspondence, research, and analysis, of all land and lease records and associated contracts
Coordinate, process, and track workover, non-op and new well proposal AFEs
Liaison between Corporate Land Administration (CLA)/Accounting and Region
Knowledgeable on industry legal issues, regulatory matters, exploration and production issues, gas marketing and lease record/division order arrangements
Assist department personnel with special projects
Prepare or review eLPRs (electronic Lease Purchase Reports) for Oil and Gas Leases to determine mineral interest, process correct lease bonus payments and ensure mapping of the subject tract is correct.
General research using Apache Systems: Tobin Land System (“TLS”), CLand Reports, Well Portal, CLA Imaging, MapsNow, Quorum
Scanning and Filing documents in Land Files and Corporate Land Imaging system
Electronic Property Memorandum (“EPM”) creation for new wells, payouts, non-consents, farmouts, and recompletions.
General Internet Research: Texas Railroad Commission, State of New Mexico Oil Conservation Division, New Mexico State Land Office, University Lands, Drilling Info, Premier Data Services, I H S, etc.
Coordinate wire and check requests for lease bonus, vendor payments, cash calls
Review and verify brokerage invoices for accuracy before approval by landmen and Land Manager
Review of monthly obligation, payment and expiration calendars as needed
Field inquiries from mineral owners and working interest partners
Attend interdisciplinary team meetings
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS:
BS/BA degree preferred or equivalent years of experience in Land administration.
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