Duration: 4 months
Location: Houston, TX
Schedule: 5-40 Schedule (8Hr Days) - 5 days on / 2 days off
Company: oil and gas operator
The Regulatory Coordinator will primarily be responsible for providing regulatory planning, permitting, and compliance support to the Permian asset as well as for outstanding compliance obligations in the states of Colorado and Louisiana. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of upstream oil and gas operations and the regulatory process for the full life-cycle of an oil or gas well from permitting to final abandonment. The Coordinator will be responsible for working with asset teams to ensure compliance with Federal, State and Local rules and regulations as well as internal company policies pertaining to their assigned production areas. The successful candidate will serve as a subject matter expert for assigned rules/regulations affecting assigned production areas.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Development, Land, Operations, Production, and Projects groups and will provide guidance on regulatory requirements.
This position reports to the Texas Regulatory Supervisor.
Responsibilities may include:
• Prepares and submits State and Federal well Applications for Permit to Drill (APD) and all subsequent reporting actions.
• Engages with asset teams to ensure regulatory concerns are addressed in the strategic planning development cycles.
• Works with team to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, tribal, state and local rules and regulations and internal company policies pertaining to assigned production areas.
• Maintains Compliance Assurance program for assigned topics and/or areas.
• Reviews INCs/compliance inspection reports/etc. and elevate issues for discussion with supervisor and team as appropriate.
• Prepares and presents information on new regulations, regulatory issues and processes to team members and other internal stakeholders.
• Establishes and maintains professional working relationships with regulators.
• Legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions.
• 3-5 years of direct experience in upstream oil and gas.
• 1-3 years of regulatory or permitting experience with State or Federal agencies
• Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
• Knowledgeable in NMOCD, LADNR, COGCC and BLM Oil and Gas regulations and requirements.
• Knowledgeable in NEPA processes for relevant federal agencies.
• Strong understanding of drilling and completion operations.
• Basic knowledge of oil and gas land requirements including surface and mineral agreements, spacing orders, drilling/pooling units, and leases.
• Basic knowledge of production and revenue accounting practices.
• Basic knowledge of GenerWell, Intelex and SAP.
• Basic knowledge of Regulatory Agency systems such as Northstar, WIS, AFMSS RRC Online etc
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to interact with multiple layers of organization
• Well-developed planning and organizational skills including the ability to work independently, prioritize activities, meet commitments, and proactively manage time.