Equinor Intern -- Land in Austin, Texas

Intern -- Land


  • Job ID: 13444

  • Country: USA

  • Location: Austin, Texas

  • Company: Equinor US Operations LLC

  • Contact Name: Julia Ramos

  • Workplace: Onshore

  • Discipline: Finance & Control

  • Education Preferred: Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience Preferred: Less than 1 year

  • Closing Date: Feb 222019

Job Description

Equinor is an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We’re the largest operator in Norway, among the world’s largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we’re building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.

Development and Production USA (DPUSA) is responsible for Statoil’s portfolio of producing assets and planned field developments across the US. Technological innovation, rigorous safety standards, and environmental awareness drive our operations in the US and have helped Statoil to build a portfolio of onshore, offshore and exploration assets in some of the industry’s most exciting energy resource areas. Statoil’s US headquarters are located in Houston, TX. We also have offices in Austin, TX, Stamford, CT and Washington D.C, as well as in Mexico City. We are looking for talented people with a desire to find solutions and opportunities in even the most challenging situations to contribute to our organization.

Job Description

Tasks and responsibilities based on projects assigned:

Perform duties and responsibilities of an inhouse Landman

Interacts with other disciplines in a team environment to accomplish company goals

Develop understanding of oil and gas Leases and related contracts and a technical understanding how each can impact or be impacted by field operations.

Develop an operational understanding of oil and gas drilling, completion and production practices

Develop an geological understanding of the origination of oil, gas and other hydrocarbons and associated reservoirs properties

Develop an understanding of regulatory requirements and practices in areas worked

Assist Landmen with projects involving their respective geographic areas

Develop a basic understanding of the origination of oil and gas interest types and how they contribute to related Land interest calculations (working interest, royalty/overriding royalty, gross/net acres)

Participate in educational field trips and team activities

Assist in drafting contracts under Land/Legal supervision

Ability to learn and use computer related software associated with contract management, mapping and oil and gas information retrieval


Job Knowledge Requirements and Most Critical Job Skills:

Basic understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Landman as partially set forth by the American Association of Professional Land Management

Ability to effectively and concisely present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public

Able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical solutions

Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists

Personal Qualities

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work within multi-disciplinary team

Well structured work practices

Self driven

Flexible and a team worker

Enjoy helping and educating collaborating to further educate self and others

We Offer


General Information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: Females, Minorities, Veterans, Disables and Other Protected Groups. Statoil is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral requested.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.