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Lease Operator - Fort Stockton, Texas

Company: Counting Oil
Location: Fort Stockton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Lease Operator

Fort Stockton, Texas

Position Summary

The Lease Operator optimizes and maintains oil and gas production and lease expenses. Under general supervision, this position prepares, maintains, and submits daily reports and records of daily gas and/or liquid volume, well pressure and volume of chemicals used, etc. Develops and applies an understanding of lease issues.

Essential Functions

  • Perform operational checks of assigned wells, equipment and plant facilities
  • Conduct production tests and perform minor repairs
  • Witness gauging and tests, ensuring accuracy of run tickets as required
  • Represent the company in delivery/receipt of materials and equipment
  • Maintain regulatory, environmental and safety compliance in conjunction with and through close coordination with the Operations Engineers, Superintendents, Foremen, and Environmental Health and Safety Department
  • Secure and maintain all company equipment, including but not limited to computers, vehicles, and analysis or test equipment
  • Possess the right and obligation to stop work if unsafe conditions exist or are suspected
  • Provide field wide contact with all personnel in the event of emergency or other significant occurrences
  • Maintain facilities painting, general upkeep, vegetation control, road maintenance etc.
  • Maintain positive relationship with local, state, and Federal representatives and surface owners
  • Train newly hired and/or less experienced lease operators
  • Maximize profitability of assigned wells
  • Commit to EH&S in all activities
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 5+ years of experience in Oil and Gas Industry
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic competency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

To Apply

We Offer

  • Contango Oil & Gas Company offers competitive salary, cash bonus and stock incentive bonus plans. The Company also offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical/dental/vision plans, company paid life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan contribution matching with 100% immediate vesting, paid vacation and sick time, and much more.

International Considerations

  • Expatriate assignments will not be considered. Contango Oil & Gas Company regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas for this position.

EEO Statement

  • Contango Oil & Gas Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, or pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
  • If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Contango's online application as a result of your disability. Please email HR@contango.com or call 405-252-5709 to request reasonable accommodation(s).

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