• Land Admin Analyst Sr

    Job Locations US-TX-Midland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/11/2019 9:00 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Land Administration
  • Company Overview

    Apache Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. With operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom (North Sea), the company has a presence in domestic and international basins.  Apache is proud of its portfolio that includes exploration in conventional, unconventional, onshore and offshore operating areas. 

    At Apache, there is a world of opportunity. With a history of using sound financial practices and an abundant inventory of near-term and future development projects, the company is admired across the industry for its ability to navigate in a rapidly changing world. Apache succeeds in recognizing opportunity and acting quickly. The growth of the company comes from the coordinated efforts of its diverse and accomplished workforce.

    • Our vision is to be the premier exploration and production company contributing to global progress by helping meet the world’s energy needs.
    • Our mission is to grow in an innovative, safe, environmentally responsible and profitable manner for the long-term benefit of our shareholders.
    • Our strategy is to deliver top-tier returns by maximizing recovery and minimizing costs through continuous improvement.

    Apache is proud to have been named a Top Workplace in Houston and San Antonio and is one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune. Our global team is brought together by a shared sense of ownership, team of teams approach and the knowledge that best answers win.


    Apache provides a challenging and rewarding work environment, supported by a premier total compensation package that includes competitive base salaries and benefits along with performance-driven incentives.


    For additional information about Apache, please visit:


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    Key Duties/Responsibilities

    Position Title: Land Admin Analyst Sr.


    Location: Midland, TX


    Specific Responsibilities:

    The Senior Land Administrative Analyst, for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Midland team at the company’s Midland, TX, office reporting to the Land Region Manager. 


    This role will be primarily responsible for the following:


    • Provide administrative land support to the Region Land Department, under the supervision of the Land Administration Supervisor
    • Monitor and update lease records, contracts, and lease expirations
    • Assist in analysis and interpretation of leases, deeds, and agreements involving Company assets to establish and maintain land data
    • Originate and confirm data used in establishing property records
    • Monitor production cessation reports, maintain critical well list and report findings to Landman and Production Engineer
    • Prepare requests for payment to lessors and partners
    • Be familiar with contract limitations and relevant legal constraints
    • Resolve minor problems with partners
    • Utilize relevant manual and computer systems
    • Assist Landmen with preparation, review, correspondence, research, analysis, etc. of all land and lease records and associated contracts
    • Coordinate, process, and track workover, non-op and new well proposal AFEs
    • Prepare LPRs for leases and create Electronic Property Memorandum (“EPM”) for new wells, payouts, non-consents, farmouts, P&As, 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, IHS, etc.
    • Coordinate mass mailings, track certified mailings
    • Coordinate wire payments and check requests for lease bonus, vendor payments, cash calls
    • Review monthly obligation, payment and expiration calendars
    • Assist Corporate Land Administration with payouts on wells and ensure facilities have been correctly set up and billed. Monitors payout accounting monthly report.
    • Ensures lease data, expense and revenue decks, and property records are correctly set up, cross referenced and all terms and obligations for maintaining leases will be met
    • Work with GIS team to resolve mapping issues
    • Assist with acquisition and divestiture projects
    • Recognize, participate in and act as a resource for special projects


    Job Qualifications

    Professional Qualifications & Experience:

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
    • 10 + years of in-house land analyst experience with a major or large independent oil and gas company
    • Quorum or Tobin Land system experience preferred
    • Texas and/or New Mexico lease and title experience required
    • Able to prioritize multiple projects
    • High degree of initiative and independent judgment
    • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
    • Able to work with employees and vendors as well as other disciplines
    • Strong skills as a coordinator
    • Capable of performing duties with a high level of accuracy
    • Able to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines
    • Strong personal computer skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Willing to train and mentor less-experienced analysts  


    Behavioral Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    The successful candidate will exhibit the following behavioral competencies and personal characteristics:

    • A “Team of Teams” mindset with the objective of aligning your vision, mission, and strategy with the company’s overarching vision, mission, and strategy;
    • A natural desire to work with a sense of urgency and a contrarian spirit;
    • A solid grasp of economic, industry and competitive landscapes;
    • The capability to change and generate process improvements for greater effectiveness and efficiency;
    • Strength of character, including the highest levels of honesty, integrity, ethics, professionalism, trust, and loyalty;
    • An approachable, likeable personality;
    • An entrepreneurial mindset with a strong track record of agility and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment;
    • A hands-on employee who can also see the big picture;
    • An employee who leads by example, with the energy and ability to work collaboratively across the entire organization;
    • The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture;
    • Confident, while checking ego at the door, and fearless in the face of speaking up to challenge norms or convention;
    • Self-aware with excellent communication skills, both written and oral; and
    • Highly intelligent, intellectually and emotionally, with excellent analytical, strategic, business judgment, and problem-solving skills.


    Core Values and Leadership Attributes

    The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values and Leadership Attributes:

    Core Values:

    • Expect top performance & innovation;
    • Seek relentless improvements in all facets;
    • Invest in our greatest asset, our people;
    • Foster a contrarian spirit;
    • Drive to succeed with a sense of urgency;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be compromised;
    • Conduct our business with honesty & integrity;
    • Treat our stakeholders with respect & dignity; and
    • We derive benefit from the earth & take our environmental responsibility seriously.

     Leadership Attributes:

    • Responsible irreverence;
    • Focus on team accomplishments over personal gain;
    • Decisive, invested, committed;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be comprised;
    • Fire in the belly;
    • Lead by example, be an ambassador for Apache’s values;
    • Sees the big picture, translates into action;
    • Sound judgement and emotional maturity;
    • Best answers win;
    • Working managers; and
    • Effective communicators.


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