Surface Landman

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Location: Cuero, TX, US

Job ID: 17787

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The Field Landman, under general supervision, provides support to division exploration in routine matters relating to the review and acquisition of various forms of leases and ownerships including determination of lease or land ownership, identification of mineral rights and negotiating and preparing documentation to acquire lease or ownership.



High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree in applicable field is preferred



Requires a minimum of 3 years of related industry experience



  • May conduct projects and/or act in liaison capacity with other departments, divisions and organizations
  • Conduct public records research to determine surface ownership
  • Facilitate and coordinate negotiation and acquisition of surface leases, surface use agreements, right of way, facility agreements and other agreements in support of field operations
  • Support preparation and compliance of permits issued and/or administered by regulatory agencies
  • Communicate with surface owners and with field operations personnel on an ongoing basis to address and resolve issues related to exploration, development and production activities
  • Maintain and foster public and community relations that demonstrate excellent corporate stewardship



  • Oil and Gas Industry Experience Preferred
  • Practice safe work habits at all times
  • Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes
  • Intermediate level computer skills
  • Contract drafting and analytical skills are critical
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Able to travel as required

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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