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Intern - Land

Date: Jan 28, 2023

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

Company: Chesapeake Energy

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

Job Summary

Land Interns will be mentored by senior land professionals as they manage the company’s mineral and leasehold interests for an assigned geographical area by obtaining the legal right to drill oil and gas wells on a specific property. Interns will also monitor and report competitor activity on a larger prospect-wide scale. Interns are expected to work in a safe manner at all times and demonstrate company core values.  All geographical basins are worked out of the Oklahoma City office.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares ownership reports from internal records.
  • Checks federal and county lease records.
  • Assists with assignment preparation.
  • Negotiates leases, performs title curative and contract review.
  • Assists with payout determination.
  • Proposes wells to third parties and prepares well notices.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Job Specific Skills

  • Demonstrate basic computer knowledge through effective use of a personal computer including Microsoft Office applications.  Able to learn company specific applications.
  • Able to effectively manage time and prioritize projects in order to meet established deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to work effectively with all levels of co-workers, clients, and other external contacts.
  • Able to effectively abide company policies, procedures, and technology.
  • Able to function independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of a team. 
  • Able to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately. 
  • Able to manage information with accuracy and critical attention to detail.
  • Strong relationship building and negotiation skills.
  • Able to learn company-specific applications.


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in an American Association of Professional Landman (AAPL) accredited program required.

Additional Qualifications

  • Will graduate in December 2024 or after required.


Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Chesapeake Energy Corporation's operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the United States.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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