Lease Analyst

Lease Analyst

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

The Lease Analyst provides support within the Land and Land Administration departments.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain lease records, incorporating lease amendments and extensions.
  • Process changes in ownership for all land related documents, including leases and contract records.
  • Manage monthly lease expiration, obligation, and payment calendars.
  • Create reports and provide support for monthly internal processes.
  • Establish records for various type agreements and title opinions.
  • Review title opinions, address title curative issues and requests.
  • Communicate with internal personnel, as well as external parties.
  • Assist with audit processes, as well as other Land projects as needed.

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent, college degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years experience with an in-house Oil & Gas Operator, Land and Lease Administration Department.
  • Land and lease systems experience, with BOLO experience preferred.
  • Background in lease and title analysis including interpretation of title opinions, contracts, assignments, and maps.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values.
  • Strong working knowledge of government regulations and policies regarding land related operations.
  • Knowledge of fee, state and federal oil and gas lease agreements.
  • Exhibits the ability to interpret and apply terms of complex agreements.
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Effective organizational and time management skills, demonstrating an ability to organize and manipulate data in a detailed and logical format.
  • Professional written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
  • Flexible with changing business environment and processes.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Estimated pay range: $74,000 – $110,000 (depending upon experience of the successful candidate)
  • Eligible for short- and long-term incentives
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • Basic life and AD&D insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • 9/80 work schedule

*Frequently sit for extended periods of time. Regularly view a computer screen for extended periods of time. Regularly type on a keyboard and/or perform data entry continuously. Occasionally may be required to reach, squat, bend and lift up to 10 lbs (files or documents). May also require occasional lifting of heavy objects (30+ lbs).