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Sr Analyst, Land (Division Order) Job

Date: Mar 15, 2019

Location: Houston, Texas, US

Company: Hess Corporation

ABOUT HESS CORPORATION

Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. 

We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.

Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.

For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at Hess.com. 

Division Order Senior Analyst

 

POSITION SUMMARY
This position requires a self-starter who is able to work independently with good decision making skills while gathering and analyzing complex data from a wide range of sources. The source of data includes but is not limited to leases, contracts, division orders, title opinions, curative and other such related documents.

The role requires someone familiar with the upstream energy business who regularly acquires knowledge of industry practices, trends, regulations, laws, rulings as they pertain to our core business activities.  This position requires someone with exposure to all facets of ownership including various interaction levels with internal and external business partners. 

This person in this role must possess strong analytical skills, computer skills and general knowledge about the use of core computer applications along with related applications that support our business effort.  This position requires a person who can easily and professionally interact with the upstream organization using good interpersonal skills, while being aligned to company goals and objectives, and embracing Hess Values.

ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE AND ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Analyze and validate ownership, property and production information related to our core business processes. This includes review of all leases and related contracts captured in Quorum Land System and how to obtain and apply that information.
  • Contribute to the setup, revision and maintenance of all division order information in SAP/PRA which includes understanding and manipulating unit tracts, bearer groups, and all other related system required data in SAP/PRA.
  • Support and responsiveness to our Finance colleagues by making available ownership to allow for accurate and timely processing of production volumes, production revenue, and joint interest billing.
  • Must be familiar with the formats of various legal descriptions so as to analyze spacing and unit map information and apply that information to our core business processes.
  • Responding to phone calls, emails and correspondence from mineral owners and working interest partners regarding title issues, inquiries and account questions.
  • Willingness to participate in or provide input for break-in projects to the extent engaged.
  • Clearly and effectively communicate with both internal and external business partners as well as property owners to obtain needed information and/or documents or to convey information.
  • Adhere to internal document management process to ensure correspondence, instruments, records, and all other data are filed, imaged and indexed appropriately for retrieval and analysis.
  • Alignment with company needs to monitor and measure business activities and to continuously improve our business processes.
  • Conduct all business activities according to Hess policies including business ethics, Hess application of Sarbanes-Oxley legislation, and all system/process security restrictions.
  • Contribute to and support LEAN practices in all aspects of the role as the Company moves toward a distinctive LEAN culture which is a foundation block for BPEI in 2020.

Functional Competencies

  • Strong knowledge of land administration including:
    • Lease, royalty, and joint interest partner concepts
    • Laws and regulatory provisions related to oil and gas extraction
    • Contract administration
    • Exposure to oil and gas operations.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Strong computer skills.
    • Understand how to calculate all division of interest ownership types and burdens.
    • Understand all related contracts including before and after payout calculations.
    • Understand the essential requirements of ownership transfers and be able to interpret the effects of a wide range of ownership-transfer documents.

Behavioral Competencies

  • Achieving Expectations - Establishes criteria or work procedures to achieve a high level of quality, productivity, or service; dedicates required time and energy to assignments or tasks to ensure that no aspect of the work is neglected; works to overcome obstacles.
  • Adaptability - Is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, and ambiguity; focuses on the positive aspects of change; speaks positively of the change to others.
  • Customer Service - Extends a high level of professionalism, courtesy and friendliness to customers; is responsive to customer requests and ensures customer satisfaction.
  • Business Partner - Effectively meets client needs, builds rapport and a cooperative relationship with clients, and follows up with clients, shares information with clients to build their understanding of issues and capabilities.
  • Collaboration - Shares knowledge and resources for the greater good, establishes good interpersonal relationships with co-workers by being approachable and available to assist colleagues when needed.
  • Communication - Presents ideas effectively in one-on-one or group situations, expresses ideas clearly and effectively in writing.
  • Innovation - Questions the status quo. Is open to alternative ways of viewing or defining problems, targets important areas for innovation and develops solutions that add value.
  • Resiliency - Maintains a positive outlook, even when faced with difficult situations, maintains performance standards under pressure and/or tight deadlines, shows enthusiasm about the company and what we do.

 EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 5-8 years of oil and gas experience is desirable, preferably in land, land administration, division order, or land development.
  • Experience with PRA/SAP is a plus but not required.  

EDUCATION/TRAINING:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferable or commensurate experience.  Certifications or degrees in the following are also a plus: Law, Petroleum Land Management, Lease and Title Analyst, Division Order Analyst.


Hess is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting Notes: Brad Janik | Employee | Land | United States| Texas | Houston | | |  | | No | 25031