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Surface Landman

Houston, TX 77002

Posted: 10/22/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Professional Job Number: 17057 Pay Rate: 125,000-130,000 +

Surface Landman

Seeking a Surface Landman to join the Drilling and Completions Department. This is a field position that will office out of Midland or Big Lake but report to management in Houston.

Compensation: $125,000-130,000+ DOE


  • Negotiate, analyze, and draft land related contracts pertaining to surface use, I.e., surface damage agreements, rights-of-way, road use, water use, frac pits, etc.
  • Manage all surface-related land functions in support of multi-rig drilling program.
  • Acquire rights-of-way and surface damage settlements.
  • Coordinate communication between surface owners and field personnel in order to avoid, address and/or resolve issues related to ongoing drilling and daily production activities.
  • Coordinate with in-house landmen for all surface-related land activities.
  • Coordinate and conduct pre-construction on-sight meetings with Land Owners and State of Texas personnel as each project dictates


  • Minimum of five years of industry experience as Surface Landman. 
  • PLM, Energy Management or related Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • Experience in the Permian Basin is a plus.
  • Must be able to manage all surface related land activities associated with ongoing drilling programs in multiple project areas. 
  • Should be able to maintain focus and attention to detail in a fast-paced work environment. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a proven track record when dealing and communicating with Land Owners, employees and regulatory agency personnel
  • Will be self-motivated, possess strong negotiating skills and capable of performing all job duties with minimal supervision. 
  • Candidate must be a team player with excellent communication skills.

Courtney Lemoine

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