Excellent opportunity for the right candidate with a pleasant atmosphere, outstanding benefits, and job security in beautiful downtown Fort Worth! The family-owned petroleum investment company is seeking a newLand Administrator & Division Order Analyst. This role will be a member of the Land Team, contributing to the company’s success by ensuring proper management and administration of the company’s land files and division orders. The Land Administrator will support all administrative aspects of the Land Department while maintaining high-quality documentation and performing tasks in line with the company’s internal controls.
Front office position that answers phones and is a “gatekeeper.”
Researches, analyzes, and interprets various legal documents, including but not limited to oil and gas leases, assignments, title opinions, and curative documents, including ownership verification.
Processes for new ownership in wells, determining working interest and net revenue interest in new wells or royalty interest decimals, acreage figures, payment amounts, and due dates.
Develops and maintains a positive working relationship with internal and external partners.
Creates various reports pertaining to company assets and obligations.
Oversees the input and management of the company’s assets in multiple internal environments.
Monitors and ensures compliance with critical dates and contract obligations.
Interact with Land counterparts to ensure timely receipt of necessary information and documentation.
Ability to resolve complex ownership issues.
Supporting acquisition records assimilation.
Determine working interests and burdens based on title analysis of title opinions, deeds, assignments, purchase and sale agreements, trade agreements, probate documents, and oil and gas leases.
Work alongside finance and resolve revenue and JIB issues and discrepancies.
Work directly with operators to resolve ownership issues, transfers, and inquiries.
Analyzes and interprets deeds, leases, assignments, probate documents, legal decrees, division orders, title opinions, joint operating agreements, contracts, and other similar and related legal documents.
Assists in coordinating the curing of title requirements with in-house and field Landmen and obtains curative documents.
Prepares Excel spreadsheets calculating divisions of interest and establishes and maintains well title ownership decks in an integrated Land and Accounting software system.
Processes ownership changes upon receipt of probates, deeds, leases, assignments, etc.
Ensures that internal control procedures are maintained.
Completes work timely to comply with contractual and statutory requirements.
Reviews and calculates division orders, amended division orders, and transfer orders.
Assists department with gathering and analyzing data for acquisition or divestiture of company interests.
Update and maintain weekly and monthly workflow reports and progress reports.
ESRI ArcGIS Pro experience to build out maps of acreage positions.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Advanced knowledge of surface, mineral, royalty, and leasehold title.
Understanding of relevant federal and state statutes and regulations.
Advanced proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.
ESRI ArcGIS Pro experience preferred not required.
Industry certification as one or more of the following preferred: CPLTA, CDOA, RL, RPL, CPL
3+ years of in-house land administration experience.
Ability to work well with others.
Strong work ethic and desire to learn.
Ability to follow oral and written directions.
Willingness to embrace accountability.
Professional demeanor and personal presentation.
High ethical standards.
High level of data quality and attention to detail across all areas of responsibilities.
Ability to read and interpret complex legal documents.
Good verbal and written skills - communicates information, asks questions, and checks for understanding.
Must be a self-starter, motivated, with good organizational and reasoning skills and the ability to prioritize workload.
Flexible, can-do, and team-oriented to handle added or changed duties and responsibilities to meet the needs of a growing, dynamic company.
Pheasant Energy was founded in June of 2014. Pheasant was spun off to take a more aggressive approach to our historically successful model. We continue to primarily focus on the acquisition of mineral, royalty, and non-operated working interests. We are an innovative, fast-paced company focused on both conventional and unconventional plays throughout the United States. We have a number of different prospects on the horizon, so look for more from our growing company.