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 Engineering Tech

Job Description:

The Senior Engineering Tech performs data management activities, which include loading/entering, verifying, manipulating, analyzing, and reporting data related to engineering operations.

  • Provides user support for software systems to other technical support and professional personnel, which may include installation and maintenance of software and troubleshooting user issues.
  • Performs engineering calculations and preliminary analyses for interpretation of data.
  • May serve as liaison to corporate information systems personnel for more complex problems.
  • Makes selections, analyses, and interpretation of technical data.
  • Performs advanced data analysis and makes recommendations based on interpretation of data.
  • Recommends design improvements using complex, but established procedures.
  • Provides basic, discipline-specific training to new systems users.
  • Coordinates data transfer and updates shared data sources among departments.
  • Utilizes software to discover trends in operational data reports.
  • Applies skills and concepts to ensure data integrity, data reliability, and data accessibility throughout the group.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited University in Engineering Technology, Math, Science, or related field preferred.
  • 5-8 + years of related work experience preferred.
  • Experience with data visualization and analytics using TIBCO’s Spotfire software.
  • Knowledge of data entry and reporting in WellView, RigView, AFE Nav, and Merrick’s Carte/Procount.
  • SQL experience a plus.

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

Human Resources Contact:
Fax: 1.844-618-5498