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Land Negotiator

Land Negotiator

  • Location United States of America - Colorado - Denver
  • Travel required Up to 25% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available Relocation may be negotiable for this role
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ071350
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary


Production & Operations

Job Family Group:

Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated Land Negotiator who excels in a fast-paced, collaborative environment to join the Permian Land Team. You will be responsible for all Land activities from development planning to maintenance within a defined Area of Interest, while providing guidance and advice to a multi-disciplinary team in the development of prospect and play access in the Permian Basin.

Job Description:


  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with significant mineral and royalty owners, and industry partners and competitors to facilitate strategic partnerships in support of commercial activity.
  • Manages risk and drives safe, reliable, and compliant behaviors and land processes.
  • Participates in the areas of deal development and structure, negotiations and the drafting of commercial oil and gas agreements including but not limited to farmouts/farmins, JOAs, pooling agreements, production sharing agreements, development agreements, oil and gas leases, and assignments in support of optimal unit development.
  • Responsible for securing title assurance and ensuring that commercial transactions are documented in accordance with Delegation of Authority.  
  • Responsible for input into applicable land systems, as well as internal communication to ensure proper compliance with contract terms and agreements.
  • Able to understand and analyze complex issues, identify risks and alternatives, and select an appropriate course of action to achieve desired outcome.
  • Manages and coordinates field brokerage work as needed, including title, related negotiations, and activities, and can timely deliver drill-ready projects in coordination with internal exploration and/or development groups.
  • Has exceptional interpersonal, communication skills (oral and written) and teamworking skills.
  • Communicates with clarity and integrity and understands the need for constant and consistent dialog.


  • Minimum of 3 years of in-house subsurface land negotiations experience, with Permian experience preferred
  • AAPL member required; RL or RPL preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to different management software systems
  • Strong skills using Microsoft Office products

In addition to the essential criteria & qualifications the successful candidate is likely to be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in fast paced environment
  • Forward looking thinker who actively seeks opportunities and solutions
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated behaviors that align with team behaviors of accountability, trustworthiness, collaboration, and community


  • BBA or BS in Petroleum Land Management/Energy Management, Business, or related field.

We offer a reward and wellbeing package to enable your work to fit with your life. These can include, but not limited to, access to health, vision and dental insurance, flexible working schedule, paid time off policy, discretionary annual bonus program, long-term incentive program, and a generous 401K matching program. How much do we pay (Base)? $$110,000 - $140,000

*Note that the pay range listed for this position is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible base compensation at the time of posting.  

Travel Requirement

Up to 25% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

Relocation may be negotiable for this role

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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