E&P Counsel


This position provides internal legal counsel in both operational and corporate areas for the Company’s Oklahoma-based operations. Day to day responsibilities include working with various internal business leaders to advance the Company’s strategic goals by negotiating and drafting agreements as well as managing outside counsel in connection with litigation and other matters.

Essential Functions
  • Partner with and provide legal counsel to internal departments to manage legal risk related to operational matters, including providing advice to ensure compliance with contractual and legal requirements.
  • Negotiate and draft E&P contracts, including surface use and right of way agreements, vendor contracts and land related agreements, as well as midstream contracts such as gas gathering and transportation agreements.
  • Assist with A&D activity, including conducting due diligence and drafting and negotiating confidentiality agreements, letters of intent and purchase and sale agreements.
  • Assist with corporate finance transactions, including reserve-based credit facilities and mortgages.
  • Review and respond to matters involving oil and gas leasehold and landowner disputes, and royalty payment and joint interest accounting issues.
  • Work with internal and outside counsel to manage litigation and investigations, including drafting discovery responses and gathering documentation and attending depositions, trials, and hearings.
  • Manage outside legal counsel and control legal costs in a responsible manner.
  • Interpret statutory and regulatory laws and assess application to E&P operations and agreements.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
Minimum Qualifications
  • J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school; licensed to practice law in the state of Oklahoma or a comparable jurisdiction, and must be in good standing.
  • 5+ years of legal experience in the oil and gas sector.
  • Ability to build relationships and work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to negotiate settlements and other resolutions of disputed matters.
  • Working familiarity with all aspects of the exploration and production business.
  • Strong domestic E&P transactional and contracting background.
  • Experience interpreting and applying statutory and regulatory law to E&P operations and contracts.
Senior Geologist
Job Description:

The Senior Geologist will have a record of profitable exploration and development of oil and gas assets, particularly in Oklahoma. Will be expected to play a significant role in a multi-disciplinary collaborative effort to achieve corporate goals, manage rig schedule and generate new prospects. May assist, as needed, in acquisition and other efforts to grow the company. Must be able to provide clear and precise communications and reports of activities to peers and senior management of the company.

  • Required experience in the Anadarko Basin, preferably within the Mississippian in the STACK/NW Stack Extension area.
  • Advanced-level geologic workstation (Petra) skills required.
  • Successful track record generating prospects and finding commercial hydrocarbons.
  • Extensive experience in log analysis, geologic mapping and petrophysical concepts.
  • Thorough understanding of necessary petroleum geology concepts and practices, together with applicable seismic, reservoir engineering, economic, and risk assessment skills in both conventional and unconventional play types.
  • Ability to produce the work products necessary to generate, document, communicate, and market geologic prospects and assessments via reports, summaries, and presentations.
  • Commitment to exercise the highest level of professional ethics in all business dealings and situations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team (Geology, Engineering, and Land).
  • Strong time management and organization skills.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to introduce innovative and sound solutions adding the most value to the company.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in a broad spectrum of settings, especially being able to tailor communication to a specific audience.
  • Self-driven individual that is results oriented and can deliver on commitments.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience as a petroleum geologist with a verifiable, successful track record.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Geology is required, Master’s degree preferred.
Operations Engineer – Facilities and Infrastructure
Job Description:

WSTR is seeking a Facilities and Infrastructure Engineer. This is a corporate position located at our OKC office and reports to the Manager of Facilities and Infrastructure. This position performs all conventional aspects of associated engineering work and requires the individual to have a background in facilities and infrastructure operations.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
  • Facility vessel, pump, and pipeline design .
  • Conduct engineering studies.
  • Provide Quality Control and Bidding Development / Review.
  • Evaluate feasibility and economics of proposed projects.
  • Resolve existing or potential complex facility challenges.
  • Production forecasting and development plan response.
  • Interfacing with service companies and regulatory agencies.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Requirements:
  • Background in vessel selection and sizing.
  • Ability to understand and communicate reliability in results.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to combine equations of state with pipeline and vessel operational constraints.
  • Detail orientated in sizing of vessels and tankage.
  • Ability to work directly in multi-level teams, field staff through management.
  • Desire to find common ground on all engineering solutions with company-wide perspectives.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects against assigned deadlines.
  • Development of cost control measures and continual awareness of value engineering.
Education & Work Experience Required
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Petroleum Engineering.
  • 1-5 years of professional oil and gas exploration and production experience.
  • Engineer-in-Training certification.

Contact Us

Owner Relations:

ownerrelations @
Toll Free: 1.844.402.4903
Fax: 1.844.406.4347

Mailing Address:

White Star Petroleum, LLC
P.O. Box 13360
Oklahoma City, OK 73113

Physical Address:

White Star Petroleum, LLC
301 N.W. 63rd Street, Suite 600
Oklahoma City, OK 73116

General Inquiries:

info @
Local: 1.405.252.5777
Toll Free: 1.844.402.4902