Plains Exploration & Production Company
Sr. Lease Records
Administration - Houston
BASIC PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Position is responsible for
ensuring effective administration and control of all lease records in an
assigned geographical area and transactions in connection with properties,
non-producing and producing and interest acquired, owned, operated or purchased
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Set up and maintenance of lease
records and contracts for assigned geographical area.
- Verify all lease
- Prepare exhibits as
- Perform research for Landmen and
others as needed.
- Prepare spreadsheets for
departmental use as needed.
- Review leases to determine
shut-in, minimum royalty, and royalty in lieu of drilling
- Analyze lease well and unit
wells to determines affected leases that need to be cross-referenced to the
well and/or unit and contracts in Excalibur land system.
- Analyze and calculate
- Analyze and re-work cessation of
production clauses and determine how it affects the validity of
- Set up Indian-BIA and BLM leases
for rental purposes, change of ownership etc.
- Calculate working interest and
net revenue interest for lease.
Analyze Title Opinions and all other
legal contracts in connection with assigned properties.
- Direct activities of Lease
Analyst Assistant as required.
- Support and assist the assigned
business unit Landmen as requested.
- Work closely with the Lease
Records Department as well as Landmen in assigned areas, Attorneys/Legal
staff, and Revenue Accounting (internal departments/employees). Incumbent will also interact with the
general public on a one-to-one basis with lease owners and/or their
- High School Diploma or GED
- Minimum of 8-10 years
progressively responsible experience in land/lease records and strong
familiarity with Joint Operating Agreements, Farm-Outs, Farm-Ins, Unit
- Excellent oral and written
- Demonstrated proficiency in
computer applications and applications specific to PXP including but not
limited to Excel, Word (Excalibur Land System experience is a plus but not
required) incumbent must be able to set priorities and follow through with
assigned tasks with limited supervision.
- Must be diplomatic in offering
alternative solutions and have the ability to explain the ramifications of
title problems to lease owners so they will take the appropriate
- Must have ability to cooperate
and gain the cooperation of co-workers and external stakeholders.
- Must perform well under tight
time pressures and work extra hours as needed.
is located in downtown Houston.
Please visit us at http://www.pxp.com/
and apply through our careers page.