Land Specialist Sr

Occidental Petroleum

Land Specialist Sr00033730



Oxy is an international energy company with assets primarily in the United States, the Middle East and North Africa. We are one of the largest oil producers in the U.S., including a leading producer in the Permian and DJ basins, and offshore Gulf of Mexico. Our midstream and marketing segment provides flow assurance and maximizes the value of our oil and gas. Our chemical subsidiary OxyChem manufactures the building blocks for life-enhancing products. Our Oxy Low Carbon Ventures subsidiary is advancing leading-edge technologies and business solutions that economically grow our business while reducing emissions. We are committed to using our global leadership in carbon management to advance a lower-carbon world. Visit for more information.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Land Specialist within our Land group based in Houston, TX.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

·         Assist with preparation of documents, agreements, permits and correspondence

·         Monitor and track external and internal documents for timely execution and proper recording

·         Code incoming invoices with appropriate account codes and forward to Landman for approval

·         Track contractual obligations

·         Assist Landman with ordering title and clearing to drill

·         Run reports, create exhibits, and provide lease and well information from the Oxy systems

·         Requesting/Processing checks for lease bonus requests, recording fees, application fees, assignment fees and broker invoices and updating budget spreadsheets

·         Assist Joint Interest Billing (JIB) with questions from partners

·         Creating contracts and title opinion records in QLS

·         Maintaining and updating Working Interest (WI) Ownership in Oxy+ systems, including initiating joint venture and land final of wells

·         Update/Create Business Partners in SAP

·         Route incoming OBO documents to appropriate team for review and handling

·         Approve and track SAP projects

·         Assist Finance with well setup tasks

·         Other various administrative duties required to support the company and contract land staff



Qualifications – 

·     High school diploma/equivalent

·     Minimum of 12+ years relevant experience required

·     Strong interpersonal and communication skills – both written and verbal

·     Self-starter and motivated learner that can work both independently with minimum supervision and within a collective group to support project requirements

·     Detail oriented with strong organizational skills

·     Ability to work in a team environment, support and meet project milestones, and work on multiple projects in conjunction with other requirements

·     Handle confidential and proprietary company data and information

·     Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and willing to learn other computer applications


Recruitment Fraud

It has come to our attention various individuals and/or organizations are contacting people falsely pretending to recruit on behalf of Oxy. Please be aware that these recruiting scams and communications do not originate nor are they associated with our recruitment process.  All Oxy job postings and offers will require a completed application through our company website.

Oxy does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruiting process. We will never: 

  • Ask you to pay for applications, interviews, meetings, processing, training or for any other fees

  • Use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an advance fee of any kind or

  • Request personal information such as passport and bank account details at an early stage of our recruitment process.

We recommend against responding to unsolicited business propositions or offers from people you don’t know. Do not disclose your personal or financial details. If you believe you have been the victim of a recruiting scam, please contact your local police department.

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.




Primary Location

  United States-Texas-The Woodlands





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