Contracts Landman

Ref: TNO-RQ17-47

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Type of Role
Permanent only
Job Function
Land Management
Calgary, AB. Canada
Job Description

TAQA North Ltd., a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, is ranked among the top midsize oil and gas producers in Canada. The TAQA North America head office is located in Calgary, with field operations in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming that deliver production of approximately 78,000 barrels of oil equivalent/day. We are committed to driving a safety culture and acting as a socially responsible player in the communities in which we operate.

Job Title: Contracts Landman RQ 17- 47

TAQA North currently has an opening for a Contracts Landman. Reporting to the Supervisor, Land Contracts, the Contracts Landman is responsible for preparing, analyzing and administering mineral land contracts in an assigned geographic area.

As part of this challenging role you will specifically be responsible for:

  • Monitoring contractual obligations, changes in working interest, operatorship, land ownership, and updating contract and lease records in CS Explorer as required;
  • Preparing and processing Independent Operations Notices, Abandonment Notices, Notices of Assignment, Change of Operatorship, etc. and tracking TAQA North’s obligations in conjunction with Area Negotiator and Area Asset Team;
  • Reviewing, analyzing and interpreting existing mineral land contracts and prepare ancillary documentation to rectify chain of title deficiencies as required;
  • Preparing new mineral land contracts in accordance with TAQA North precedents, incorporating terms and conditions as provided by Area Negotiator;
  • Inputting, updating and maintaining mineral contract information in CS Explorer;
  • Verifying and providing mineral land contractual and well ownership information as required by internal business partners in support of TAQA North business processes i.e. Drilling Approval Forms, Abandonment Approval Forms, AFEs, etc.
  • Analyzing queries from third parties and internal business partners, and proactively liaison to resolve in a timely fashion;
  • Assisting other Mineral Contracts Team staff, as required, to maintain balanced work load;
  • Participating in the review and preparation of Mineral Land Department Business Processes and Precedent Documents.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years Contracts Analyst experience.
  • SAIT/ MRC Contract Land Administration Diploma.
  • Proficient in CS mineral land system.
  • Working knowledge of CAPL Operating Procedure and Farmout & Royalty Procedure.
  • Strong analytical, interpretive and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates initiative, innovation and teamwork.
  • Effective follow-up and time management skills.
Closing Date

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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