ConocoPhillips Alaska - Legal Counsel in ANCHORAGE, Alaska
Title: Alaska - Legal Counsel Location: NORTH AMERICA-USA-ALASKA-ANCHORAGE Job Number: 00R2K
ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 17 countries, $73 billion of total assets, and approximately 11,400 employees as of Dec. 31, 2017. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,356 MBOED in 2017, and proved reserves were 5.0 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2017.
Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.
ConocoPhillips Alaska and its heritage companies have more than 50 years of business history in Alaska. As Alaska's largest oil and gas producer, the company produced an average 182 thousand barrels of oil in 2017. ConocoPhillips, with about 1,100 Alaska employees, holds major ownership interests in the Prudhoe Bay Unit, the Kuparuk River Unit, and the Colville River Unit (Alpine). ConocoPhillips operates the Kuparuk and Alpine oil fields on the North Slope. The company has an ownership interest in the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) and owns/operates the Polar Tankers fleet.
We are seeking candidates for Legal Counsel to join our Legal team in Alaska.
Responsibilities may include:
Provide legal advice and, when necessary, manage outside legal services, on various claims/litigation, administrative law, commercial, regulatory and strategic planning issues that may affect the Company, especially in relation to exploration, production and pipeline matters Draft, review and negotiate legal agreements involving current operations, regu¬latory compliance and new business opportunities Collaborate with senior management and various operations personnel including participation in project and asset teams Represent the Company in external contacts with other parties including industry organizations, asset co-owners, agencies, and outside counsel as required Qualifications: Basic/Required:
Legally authorized to work in the United States J.D. degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association Licensed by state law to practice in Alaska, or a state that grants reciprocity with Alaska 5 years of direct experience in oil and gas law, regulatory law relevant to the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry, and/or handling oil and gas industry-related litigation/administrative appeal matters
Work under minimal supervision Strong initiative along with excellent communication and analytical skills Ability to handle multiple projects and work in a team environment Experience with Alaska state law or federal law specific to Alaska, relevant to the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry 7 years of direct experience in oil and gas law (upstream and midstream) Experience in practice before AOGCC, FERC, RCA or other similar regulatory agencies Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical Listens actively and invites dialogue for shared understanding, then influences and acts to drive performance and achieve results Builds strong relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals
To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of June 29, 2018 .
Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status. Job Function: Legal Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level Line of Business: ALASKA Title: Alaska - Legal Counsel