Maverick Natural Resources, LLC

Landman II

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Maverick Natural Resources is a private oil and natural gas development and production company headquartered in Houston, Texas.


Culture is Maverick’s most integral asset, and we believe extraordinary accomplishments start with extraordinary people. We are relentlessly driven to improve and give our employees the freedom to test ideas and take calculated risks to find solutions that make Maverick better. Maverick’s success comes from the inventiveness and resolve of peerless talent aligned to a common purpose. Committed to responsible production and sustainable growth, Maverick seeks entrepreneurial candidates for career-defining roles.


Maverick is committed to rewarding top performers and leads with a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes


  • 401K plan with a dollar for dollar match up to 10% of your base pay
  • Paid parking at our downtown location
  • Referral bonus program with a $10,000 reward
  • 9/80 Schedule
  • Job sponsorship for qualified roles


There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Maverick. We’ve got a lot of work to do – let’s get it done, together!


This position will be responsible for acquiring necessary land rights for operations (leases, contracts, surface access) and provides land input for permitting, environmental and regulatory compliance. Also, research land ownerships, formulates strategies and negotiate with landowners. Also, presents land information to management.


  • Respond, interact, and professionally represent Maverick with industry partners, sellers, investors, bankers, consultants, etc.
  • Work and interact professionally with fellow employees.
  • Ability to participate and contribute to negotiations of Confidentiality Agreements.
  • Review agreements, contracts, regulations, etc. associated with potential acquisitions to concur the assumptions made in the economic model is correct and accurate.
  • Confirm that current operations and upside opportunities as defined in the economic model are allowed and/or permitted under applicable agreements, permits, and/or regulations.
  • Timely communicate with geology, evaluation team, operations, land, and other departments with respect to issues involving acquisition targets and upside opportunities.
  • Ensure all production operations in potential acquisitions are conducted in accordance with applicable rules, regulations and permits.
  • Professionally participate in presentations to executives describing potential deals.
  • Participate and contribute to the negotiation of Purchase and Sale agreements and confirm that all associated exhibits and schedules accurately reflect the assets being purchased.
  • Participate and contribute to finalize title and land due diligence efforts to confirm title prior to closing on an acquisition.  Provide bank with all necessary due diligence work.
  • Coordinate the organization, transportation and integration of all files associated with the assets acquired.
  • Play an active role in the integration of acquired properties into the existing businesses.
  • Have a network of industry contacts to assist in targeting potential acquisition targets.


  • Related Bachelor or higher degree (PLM or EM degree a plus) with 2+ years in-house experience required; MBA or JD preferred.
  • Prior due diligence experience related to sale/purchases of oil & gas interests is preferred.
  • Understanding of US mineral and surface ownership principles including regulatory, title and curative documents.
  • Working knowledge of production and acquisition land work.
  • Familiar with staking and permitting wells, including, but not limited to BLM, State and other issues related to drilling wells.
  • Understanding of and experience in oil & gas accounting, COPAS and Property Administration a plus.
  • Computer literate with proven ability to utilize Microsoft Office products and familiarity with land system software.
  • Ability to professionally and effectively communicate both verbally and written.


Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. EOE/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability



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