Painted Pony Energy Ltd. (the “Corporation”) is a publicly-traded natural gas company based in Western Canada. The Corporation is primarily focused on the development of natural gas and natural gas liquids from the Montney formation in northeast British Columbia. Painted Pony’s common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “PONY”.

About the Role:

Position Title:

Senior Contracts Landman


External Engagement & Land

Position Location:

Calgary, AB

Reports to:

Land Director

Job Purpose:

Working in close association with the Land Director, the Senior Contracts Landman is responsible for ensuring that all agreements with third party companies and Government agencies are completed in a timely and economic manner and maintained to the benefit of the Corporation.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Interpret, draft and administer all types of land agreements and draft and administer joint venture agreements as required
  • Conduct due diligence duties with respect to divestitures and acquisitions, including pre- closing and post-closing matters
  • Process and respond accurately to queries from internal departments including land administration, production, joint venture and financial accounting, exploration, legal and marketing
  • Monitor well commitments, contractual obligations on land agreements, royalty and ROFR obligations
  • Conduct AFE reviews and new well RTD’s in advance of drilling
  • Coordinate all land-related activity requiring provincial regulatory authority approval
  • Operate as a liaison on acreage calculations with the Accounting Department
  • Verify title chains, prepare earning letters as required and complete land system updates
  • Operate as the designated administrator for the Corporation’s land system
  • Coordinate and complete annual undeveloped land report
  • Act as a designate to the Land Director in his absence

Qualifications, Experience and Skills Required: 

  • Minimum 15 years of directly related experience
  • Knowledge of all standard land agreements, including their preparation and interpretation
  • Experience in all facets of acquisition and disposition agreements and associated conveyancing documents
  • Exposure to joint venture agreements considered an asset
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with other departments
  • CS Explorer (P2) experience and advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with geoSCOUT considered an asset

How to Apply: 

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the requirements of the job to Friday, June 14, including “Senior Contracts Landman” in the subject line of the email

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