In-House Oil & Gas Title Attorney – Dallas, TX

In-House Oil & Gas Title Attorney – Dallas, TX

CSI Recruiting is working with an active and growing oil and gas company seeking an experienced Title Attorney for an in-house position.

The Title Attorney will be responsible for Title Due Diligence and Title Management, including:

  • Verifying and clearing title work from land service providers for mineral and leasehold
    acquisitions
  • Liaison between mineral owners and in-house acquisitions team to complete needed title
    curative ahead of closings
  • Creation and structuring of agreements- letters of intent, purchase and sale agreements,
    deeds, title curative instruments and leases
  • Managing land service providers to obtain GIS Mapping of tracts/shapefiles
  • Coordinate with land administration group to resolve any underpayment issues with
    relevant operators

Perform Management of company’s Non-Op assets

  • Manage any active leasing programs and oversee any land service providers engaged in
    that process
  • Non-Op regulatory filings on assets (tracking Poolings/regulatory)
  • Manage pre-pooling letter agreements and JOA process
  • Manage internal OBO (operated by others) approvals
  • Manage all non-op elections

Oversee royalty owner lead management through land service providers and other owner data
providers (front end mineral owner identification in active areas of interest)

Perform Document management- leases, deeds, LOIs/PSAs

Manage lease negotiations for all the company’s mineral assets, including:

  • Conduct title examination and prepare title opinions for mineral acquisitions within the state of Texas;
  • Identify and address any title defects through preparation of curative documents, such as stipulations of interest, affidavits, and releases;
  • Initiate civil probate and quiet title cases to address title defects, as needed;
  • Prepare closing documents for both the acquisition and divestiture of assets;

Qualified candidates will:

  • Be licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and in good standing;
  • Have 3 or more years’ experience in the oil and gas industry;
  • Be proficient with the Texas Title Examination Standards

CSI is working directly with company owners and senior managers to assist in growing the firm.  This company is very well funded and their growth plans are exciting and aggressive.  Excellent opportunity for someone on the upswing of a career that’s seeking a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment, with in-house mentoring and guidance.