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Senior Landman

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Hiring Organization Maverick Natural Resources
Post Name Senior Landman
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77002


Under the direction of the Land Manager, this position will oversee and manage an expansive acreage position.


  • Response interacts, and professionally represents Maverick with industry partners, sellers, investors, bankers, consultants, etc.
  • Work and interact professionally with fellow employees
  • Ability to manage negotiations of Confidentiality Agreements. Managing the executed Confidentiality Agreements
  • Review agreements, contracts, regulations, etc. associated with potential acquisitions to concur the assumptions made in the economic model are correct and accurate
  • Confirm that current operations and upside opportunities as defined in the economic model are allowed and/or permitted under applicable agreements, permits, and/or regulations
  • Timely communication with geology, evaluation team, operations, land, and other departments with respect to issues involving acquisition targets and upside opportunities.
  • Ensure all production operations in potential acquisitions are conducted in accordance with applicable rules, regulations, and permits
  • Professionally participate in presentations to Executives describing potential deals
  • Have the ability to negotiate and finalize Purchase and Sale agreements and confirm that all associated exhibits and schedules accurately reflect the assets being purchased
  • Coordinate and finalize title and land due diligence efforts to confirm title prior to closing on an acquisition.  Provide the bank with all necessary due diligence work
  • Coordinate the organization, transportation, and integration of all files associated with the assets acquired
  • Play an active role in the integration of acquired properties into the existing businesses
  • Have a vast network of industry contacts to assist in targeting potential acquisition targets.


  • Related Bachelor or higher degree (PLM or EM degree a plus) with 7+ years in-house experience required; MBA or JD preferred
  • Prior due diligence experience related to the sale/purchases of oil & gas interests is required
  • Solid understanding of US mineral and surface ownership principles including regulatory, title, and curative documents
  • Broad-based knowledge of all facets of production and acquisition land work
  • Familiar with staking and permitting wells, including, but not limited to BLM, State, and other issues related to drilling wells (Permian or EOR experience preferred)
  • Understanding of and experience in oil & gas accounting, COPAS, and Property Administration a plus
  • Computer literate with proven ability to utilize Microsoft Office products and familiarity with land system software
  • Ability to professionally and effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

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