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Land Professionals

Land professionals

 

Job Title Job Description   Typical Education Location
Petroleum Landman Responsible for the acquisition or disposition of oil, natural gas or surface interests.  
Landmen are also in charge of the negotiation, drafting or management of agreements, 
and the supervision of land administration activities. 
Associate's Degree,
Bachelor's Degree preferred
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Land Negotiator Negotiates with private property owners, governmental authorities and/or other companies to 
obtain oil and gas leases or contracts.  Works with landowners on surface issues such as access 
and construction.
Bachelor's Degree Office
Land Coordinator Assists land negotiators with negotiations and administrative tasks, such as title work, 
correspondence with landowners and agencies.
Associate's Degree,
Bachelor's Degree preferred
Office
Landowner Relations Coordinator Works with local landowners, and community or citizen's groups on issues relating to drilling 
and production operations.
Bachelor's Degree Office
Division Order Analyst Analyzes lease ownership and prepares division orders dictating how royalty payments are 
to be disbursed based on ownership.
Bachelor's Degree Office
Division Order Coordinator Assists division order analyst with set-up and maintenance of well divisions of interests and well information. High school/GED,
Bachelor's Degree preferred
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Lease Analyst Sets up new leases upon direction from land negotiators.  Establishes lease payment 
schedules and ensures that rental payments are made in a timely manner.  Maintains records of well locations, contracts, lease expiration dates and operation conditions.
Bachelor's Degree Office
Lease Records Coordinator Assists lease analysts with set-up and maintenance of lease records. High school/GED, 
Associate's Degree preferred
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