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Division Order Analyst

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/05/2013
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The Company:
Is a major oil and gas company seeking Division Order Analysts to work on short term contract positons.

The Role:
•To serve as a key focal point for the Division Order team in the North American Shale Production Division providing full scope and oversight of EP Joint Venture and Royalty Owner set up and Division Of Interest (DOI) maintenance.
•DOI set up and maintenance includes, title analysis, interpretation of related documents and contracts, ownership preparation and changes to record title ownership of minerals, working and royalty interests. Scope is focused on areas (PU) assigned with the understanding that workload balancing may occur requiring assistance in other areas
•Ensure JV and Revenue ownership is timely and accurately captured also that information is appropriately communicated within the organization. Direct the preparation and issuing of Division/Transfer Order Contracts.
•Work with revenue accounting to provide direction for the EP monthly royalty check print process and suspense releases.
•Comply with governmental and Regulatory reporting tasks associated with Division Orders.
•Capture and communicate D/O information within the organization as needed.
•Individual contributor role to ensure the client's rights are protected, contractual obligations are met, compliance with governmental and regulatory requirements associated with Division Orders.

Policies, Processes and Systems
• Learn and comply with the client's Division Orders data guidelines and procedures including Quality Assurance.
• Contribute to improvements and efficiency of these processes – higher job levels
• Serve as key resource to land department, technical teams and management on Division Order and royalty payment related topics.
• Set up and maintain Division of Interests in the Land System to ensure royalty payments made to private, corporate, and government mineral owners are in compliance with all applicable laws, statutes, regulations, and contracts.
• Learn and refresh knowledge on applicable laws, statutes and industry standards related to leasing, contracts and mineral ownership in the geographical area assigned.
• Recognize and develop solutions for non-routine ownership and payment issues, including operated and non-operated ventures. Advanced and subject matter expert for higher job levels
• Assist with testing Land related systems enhancements/upgrades, and deployment training.
• Assist Supervisor and Manager with training less experienced staff to analyse and interpret basic, intermediate and complex title, conveyances - higher job levels
• Basic to expert knowledge covering onshore leases and contracts used to set up and maintain joint venture, royalty revenue payment ownership within the geographical area assigned.
• Research and resolve complex Owner Relations/Partner inquiries and issues related to DOI ownership and payments
• Represent the client by participation in various local and industry associations and forums. Lead and present for higher job levels
• Stay current with land division order and revenue systems technology and work to improve Land systems and work process. Develop and train (BPDC role) for higher job levels
• Contribute to evaluation and constant improvement of key work processes to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
• Generate business and regulatory reports for compliance to assist land and technical teams in analysis and decision-making.

•Has a direct functional reporting relationship with the Supervisor of Division Orders for the PU.
•Internal Cross Functional relationships within the North America Shale Production Division (PU Land Teams, Legal, Tax, Revenue Accounting, JV Accounting, Finance, etc.)
•General work direction of Technician not direct reporting relationship. Direct supervision of future part-time services
•Higher job levels.
•Specific Authorities are derived from the the client's Petroleum Approval Framework.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Four-year university accredited degree or higher with major in Law, Petroleum Management or Business related Degree.
•Basic knowledge of US Division Order & Revenue software.
•MS Office software
•Knowledge of Lease, Contract and Royalty Management software.
•State specific and Federal onshore Division Order and Title experience preferred.
•Experience in Division Orders/Lease Administration or Land (3 years minimum for Senior & 5 for Staff)
•Understanding of Land and mineral titles and conveyances including ability to cure common title defects.
•Knowledge of land document management process and systems.
•Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
•Some project or team leadership experience preferred for Senior and Staff levels.
•Able to effectively interface with multi-disciplines on a land related topics.
•Clear understanding of the NASPD and the specific PU's strategy and internal objectives.

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