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Legal Counsel 

Posted on Monday, Nov 22 2010 0:00 AM
Categories - Legal

Job Information

Purpose/Summary: Maersk Oil is seeking a lawyer to provide legal support and advice on oil and gas exploration and production activities in North America, South America and Africa.
1. Key Responsibilities
You will provide legal support for the exploration, business development and support functions located in the Maersk Oil Houston office which includes drafting and reviewing exploration and production related agreements and acquisition agreements, negotiating service agreements with vendor/suppliers, addressing regulatory issues with host governments and providing general legal advice. You will also be involved in the cooperation with Maersk Oil’s Corporate legal team based in Copenhagen on international projects including acquisitions.
Position Type:Full Time
Position Reports To:Senior Legal Counsel
Reference Code:Legal Counsel
Location:Houston, TX
Job URL:http://www.maersk.com/Career/Vacancies/Pages/Vacancies.aspx?Region=5&C...;
Travel Required:0% of the time (approximate)
Starts On:Nov 22, 2010

Job Requirements

Required Experience:
Experience working on oil and gas exploration and production matters with a fundamental understanding of:
  • Oil and gas leases/licenses/concessions
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Farmin and farmout agreements
  • Acquisitions and divestitures
  • Due diligence
  • Service agreements
  • Dispute Resolution
Excellent drafting and negotiation skills, including a proven record of strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Preferred Experience:
Five to ten years with an oil and gas exploration and production company or law firm. Gulf of Mexico and/or international experience is preferred but not a requirement.
Education Required:Requires a law degree with admission to the State Bar of Texas or an international equivalent.
Fields of Expertise:O&G; Law
Security Clearance Required:Yes

Company Information

Maersk Oil Houston
2500 CityWest Blvd, Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77042

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