This is an entry level assignment. Associate Landmen assist in negotiating rights for oil and gas leases or pipeline ROW on property within project areas and parameters defined by clients; explain the principles and advantages of oil and gas exploration and development to individual land owners, consortium groups, and/or at public meetings.
Meets with landowners either at his or her property or another agreed upon location
Establishes trust and rapport with land owners to facilitate negotiations and have a positive working relationship.
Negotiates lease and / or Right of Way agreement with landowners on behalf of clients under the guidance of senior staff
Explains project to landowners including expectations, procedures, timing, and financial arrangements
Provides reports to Project managers on the status of their negotiations an details of executed lease agreements
Prepares lease agreement packets containing the lease agreement and other necessary documents related to the transaction.
Previous experience in outside sales, real estate, negotiating leases and/or property sale agreements or equivalent related experience preferred
Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred
Excellent communication skills
Ability to prioritize and organize work in order to meet project deadlines
Ability to gain trust of clients and landowners to facilitate the lease negotiation process
Possesses a high level of professionalism and ethical standards
Significant travel may be required
Work outside normal business hours may be required
Ability to travel to land owner residences or other agreed upon meeting locations
AAPL Membership highly preferred