VP Land Positions in W&T Offshore at Houston, TX

Website W&T Offshore

This Job listing For Year 2022 is about WT Offshore in Houston, TX

About the job


ABOUT THE COMPANY: W&T Offshore (NYSE: WTI) has been an independent oil and natural gas producer active in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties in the Gulf of Mexico since 1983. We take pride in offering excellent work/life balance, a strong community environment, and a diverse asset portfolio.

W&T Offshore is searching for a VP, Land. This is an exciting direct hire opportunity to work for an established upstream O&G company with 37 + years of leadership in the Gulf of Mexico.

WORKING LOCATION: Houston Office – 5718 WESTHEIMER RD 77057


SCHEDULE: M-T, 9 hours/F, 4 hours (in-office)

FLSA STATUS: Salaried – Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: The VP, Land is responsible for leading and directing W&T’s land department in all aspects of exploration, development, production and acquisitions and divestitures. Also responsible for interacting with W&T senior management by providing information and recommendations for ongoing projects.


  • Successfully leads and directs a Land team consisting of landmen and analysts.
  • Advanced knowledge of all offshore agreements, including, but not limited to operating agreements, unit agreements, PHAs, RUEs, ROWs, purchase and sale agreements and farmin and farmout agreements.
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of oil and gas industry contracts with the ability to successfully draft and negotiate agreements.
  • Ensures Company’s operations are conducted in accordance with applicable rules, regulations, and permits in the assigned asset areas.
  • Advanced knowledge of offshore governmental procedures and regulations. This includes, but not limited to, regulations and policies of BSEE, BOEM, ONRR, and the States of Texas and Louisiana.
  • Utilizes proactive negotiating tactics and strategies, finding and developing prospective opportunities
  • Oversee and support programs and initiatives established by senior management.
  • Oversees due diligence projects
  • Identify and respond to potential litigation issues and work closely with Legal staff
  • Assess land risk and convey risks to senior management
  • Establish and oversee land budgets
  • Coordinate land activities with multidisciplinary teams
  • Ability to seek out external opportunities


  • Minimum of 15 +years federal offshore land experience
  • Minimum of 15 + years of offshore land manager experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required; JD or MBA degree preferable
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of negotiating strategies and theories
  • Ability to manage multiple high priority projects and meet established deadlines
  • Networking and relationship building skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adhere to both the AAPL and Company ethical standards at all times.
  • Ability to handle a large and diverse work loads

Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Report to the Corporate Office daily and adhere to schedule
  • Ability to oversee direct reports daily and provide guidance as needed
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with stakeholders, direct reports and executive leadership
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Comply with company policies and procedure


  • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee. W&T Offshore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

W&T Offshore requires newly hired employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated or to have had the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine on or before first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with W&T Offshores HR department after you receive an offer of employment, if any. W&T Offshore complies with all applicable laws requiring a reasonable accommodation.

Company: W&T Offshore

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Director

Job Location: Houston, TX

Application Deadline: N/A

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