Lease Owner Relations Analyst



Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2023
Texas, United States of America

Job Family Group:

Trading Jobs

Worker Type:


Posting Start Date:

Business unit:

Downstream and Renewables

Experience Level:

Early Careers

Job Description:

What’s the role?

The Owner Relations Analyst provides support services to the Lease Administration department, Trading and all external lease customers and stakeholders. This position requires a sound understanding of the lease crude business, standard oil and gas leases, conveyance documents and other legal forms of title documentation.

Some of the key responsibilities are described below:

  • High level research, analysis and interpretation of legal documents and pay sheets defining ownership in a lease crude oil well.
  • Support various lease teams as needed with research, analytical and administrative efforts.
  • Assess, direct, and follow up as necessary on all customer communication (e.g., phone calls, mailed letters, and emailed messages.)
  • MDN/Banking focal, focal for bank account updates per Sox Control.
  • Perform routine review and remediation of SOX and other Operational Controls to ensure compliance.
  • Respond to various stakeholder inquiries; research and resolve revenue discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Work directly with traders and other operations teams to provide real time support, analysis, and feedback on streamlining opportunities.
  • Add commercial value by identifying capture and/or maintenance improvement opportunities and prevent profit leakage.

We are interested in attracting people to our business who share our core working values of honesty, integrity and have respect for others. We also want those who can build on our business vision, are prepared to accept accountability, and can achieve great results through teamwork.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Work under time pressure, meet deadlines and prioritize multiple activities.
  • Manage a high volume of transactions in an efficient and accurate manner.
  • Process limited probate information and transfer documents from interest owners in order to maintain correct division of interest.
  • Assist with curative issues, bankruptcy filings, lien requests, assignments, and conveyances.
  • Maintain intermediate knowledge of statutory probate laws which govern transfer of property upon death of a person.
  • Effectively communicate, influence key stakeholders, and strengthen team working relationships in order to deliver on enterprise-first goals.
  • Attain comprehensive understanding of related roles in the organization, including Scheduling, Inventory, Ticketing and Lease Administration.
  • Develop in the role to the point of identifying and driving optimization opportunities in regard to both productivity and risk mitigation.
  • Incorporate Shell's five behavioral imperatives into daily work ethic (External Focus, Commercial Mindset, Delivery, Speed and Simplicity).

What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required or minimum of three (3) years of crude lease administration experience.
  • Working knowledge and skill in interpreting estate requirements, deeds, assignments, title, leases, contracts, probates, unitizations, and marketing arrangements.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with strong desire and drive to deliver bottom line results for self and team. Thrives in a busy work environment.
  • Team player willing to serve as advisor to others with good interpersonal skills capable of developing and maintaining strong internal and external relationships.
  • Ability to work beyond normal business hours during monthly close and at times of increased commercial business.
  • Commercially focused and detail oriented individual, with strong work ethic, robust communication skills, and solid team working abilities.
  • Must have following systems knowledge or a strong learning aptitude for new systems in business related applications and tools:
    • Lease Purchase System, Salesforce, QlikView, TSAP, mycrude.
  • Technical capabilities will be considered.
  • Willingness to embrace accountability and become subject matter expert is necessary for success in this role.

For regular full-time or regular part-time employees of the Company (participating companies as listed in the Summary Plan Description), insurance coverage options include medical, dental, vision coverage, life Insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs. Employees also participate in a company pension plan and a 401(k) plan. Paid leave includes up to 6 weeks of paid vacation time, up to 11 paid holidays, and parental leave offering 16 weeks of paid leave to birthing mothers, and 8 weeks of paid leave for non-birthing parents. Additionally, employees are eligible for disability leave for up to 52 weeks at 100% or 50% of base pay. Shell also offers other compensation such financial reimbursement for adoption, wellness, education, and personal learning expenses, and some roles are eligible for discretionary long-term incentives. For interns, eligible benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs; participation in a 401(k) plan; and paid leave for up to 11 paid holidays. Additional information on Shell’s US benefit programs can be found at

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Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

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  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.
  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

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We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.



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