Devon Energy

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At Devon, we will offer you a career full of energy and unmatched opportunities to solve today’s greatest challenges. Innovation, creative problem-solving and positive change happen when people step out of their comfort zone and think differently. Our values, workplace practices, wellness programs, benefits and compensation are aimed at helping employees manage their unique personal life and care for their families so they can focus on contributing to the fullest.


Working under limited supervision, this Landman role will be responsible for addressing complex land matters for oil and gas exploration and production activities. Working within a multi-functional team, the role will manage a drilling and operations schedule or other projects that support the company’s goals and objectives. The role involves the evaluation, transaction and maintenance of oil and gas leases and interests including determination of mineral and leasehold ownership. The role analyzes and addresses complex title issues and regulatory matters, and consults with attorneys, other land professionals, and various stakeholders to problem solve, mitigate risks, make recommendations, and improve processes. The role supports portfolio optimization by working within a commercial unit to identify and close opportunities to high-grade or expand the company’s well inventory. The role is responsible for evaluation, negotiation, drafting, interpretation, and maintenance of all commercial transactions and relevant agreements related to exploration and production activities.


Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Land Management or Energy Management, Business Administration, Law or related discipline  


Requires a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Landman


• Provides support of exploration and development by negotiating the disposition of leasehold and other contractual rights, including drafting agreements such as Farm Out Agreements, Exploration Agreements, and Joint Operating Agreements.

• Interprets provisions in leases, contracts, regulatory orders, and laws to assess risks and ensure accurate maintenance of Land data. Monitor all upcoming lease obligations. Provides asset and operations teams with information critical to ongoing production and development of properties.
• Supports preparation and compliance of orders and permits issued by federal or other regulatory agencies.
• Advises and collaborates with Land Analysts and other internal stakeholders to maintain lease records and land data systems.

• Coordinates the collection and evaluation of land, commercial, and regulatory data from internal and external sources. Coordinates the acquisition of and reviews title ownership and cures title deficiencies brought forth within title opinions.
• Organizes and completes multiple concurrent land projects, prioritizes deadlines, and communicates effectively, demonstrating autonomy in decision-making and providing strategic technical recommendations to leadership.
• Fields inquiries from mineral and working interest owners. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders and influences at all levels. Maintains and fosters public and community relations that demonstrate excellent corporate stewardship and integrity.

• Possesses and applies advanced knowledge to drive completion of significant land projects, providing innovative land management solutions leveraging diverse expertise, technical land management knowledge, technology/software capabilities, and business acumen to identify opportunities, recognize issues, resolve problems, and make recommendations to achieve objectives. Leads concurrent efforts and mentors team members, providing direction, development, and guidance.
• Supports efforts to analyze and interpret legal and regulatory changes and provides strategic insights into market trends and potential impacts on land assets.
• Identifies commercial opportunities, confirms viability, leads commercial negotiations and drafts agreements for the acquisition and divestiture of oil and gas leases and interests.


• Oral & Written Communication

• Results Oriented
• Active Learning
• Digital Literacy

• Business Acumen
• Innovation
• Land Management

• Lease Negotiation & Acquisition
• Due Diligence
• Legal & Regulatory Knowledge

• Contract Drafting
• Data Analysis & Reporting
• Process Implementation

• Regulatory Compliance
• Land Records Management System Knowledge
• CPL or RPL certification preferred

• Practice safe work habits at all times
• Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes



Devon Energy is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Devon Talent Acquisition Team at

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