Chevron land professionals manage the company's land assets for exploration and production operations around the world.

Who We Hire
What You'll Do
Where You'll Work

Who We Hire

We're looking for talented candidates with the following skills:

  • Negotiation ability/persuasiveness — establish relationships with landowners and other company land professionals to obtain leases/other agreements/chain of title documents.
  • Planning and organizing — develop courses of action for project teams to ensure work efficiencies.
  • Teamwork — thrive in a team environment.
  • Communication — ability to express thoughts effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Contract interpretation/drafting/problem solving — review contracts submitted by third parties and accept/reject based on Chevron's best interests; draft contracts with business objectives acceptable to third parties; review complicated title opinions and chain of title documents and determine required actions.

Candidates should have a bachelor's degree or higher with a major or emphasis in law, energy management, petroleum land management, or various business disciplines.

What You'll Do

Professionals in Chevron's land business unit do the following:

  • Negotiate, draft and provide advice on various agreements related to oil and gas exploration and production.
  • Participate with engineers and geologists in making strategic business decisions related to oil and gas exploration and production.
  • Provide business advice to multidisciplinary teams on issues such as:

    — Negotiations

    — Lease/asset acquisitions and dispositions

    — Contract obligations

    — Asset management

    — New property setups for appropriate booking of revenue

    — Valuation issues

  • Interact with federal and state agencies on oil and gas regulatory issues.
  • Provide support and analysis, including:

    — Litigation matters

    — Lease maintenance review

    — File research

    — Title curative

  • Manage land, lease and contract data requiring use of specialized software.
  • Negotiate and deal with partners and landowners.
  • Provide land information to internal customers.
  • Establish and maintain critical information relative to Chevron's producing property assets:

    — As new wells are completed, set up the new producing properties in our Land revenue systems so that revenues can be booked.

    — Determine ownership in producing properties/wells, resolve any title discrepancies, and establish data in systems so that revenue can be paid to correct owners of record.

    — Analyze and update databases to reflect changes in ownership or address for owning parties.

  • Generate payments and invoices for lease rental, minimum royalty, and shut-in royalty obligations.

Where You'll Work

Chevron land jobs are available in the following U.S. locations:

  • Bakersfield, California
  • Midland, Texas
  • Houston, Texas
  • Lafayette, Louisiana
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Ann - Senior Land Representative

"There was the thrill of getting to type in the words, "billion dollars" on a contract I was responsible for."