Legal Counsel

  • ConocoPhillips
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Sep 20, 2019
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Job Description

Legal Counsel - Temporary - 00STT

 

Company Overview

 

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent exploration and production (E&P) company, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, we had operations and activities in 17 countries, approximately 11,100 employees worldwide and total assets of $71 billion as of Sept. 30, 2018.

 

We are focused on exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas globally. Our diverse portfolio primarily includes resource-rich North American unconventional assets; oil sands assets in Canada; lower-risk legacy assets in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia; several international developments across the portfolio; and an inventory of global conventional and unconventional exploration prospects.

 

In Canada, we can trace our history back over 110 years. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, our world-class portfolio includes the Surmont oil sands project in the Athabasca region of northeastern Alberta and exciting opportunities in the liquids-rich Montney play in northeast British Columbia. Our production averaged 62,000 barrels of oil equivalent in 2017 when adjusted for the impact of asset dispositions, and proved reserves were 300 million barrels of oil equivalent.

 

Our story demonstrates our commitment to the community, our innovative approach to technology and our adaptability during the changes faced by our industry. We believe that diverse opinions, ideas and perspectives are what fuels innovation, and we reinforce this belief throughout our company. Our workforce represents the international communities in which we live and work, bringing together talented people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Consistent with our focus on excellence, ConocoPhillips continues to discover and develop best practices in diversity and inclusion – for the good of our enterprise, our employees, our vendors and our communities. 

 

Description

 

ConocoPhillips Canada is seeking an experienced corporate lawyer to join our team for a 16 -month term. Reporting to the General Counsel & VP Legal, this dynamic role provides high quality, timely legal assistance to the Canadian Business Unit.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice and support to a wide variety of internal departments addressing:
    • energy law, including joint interest, mineral and surface title, regulatory and environmental matters;
    • employment law;
    • corporate and commercial law;
    • litigation; and
    • procurement.
  • Manage, instruct and supervise external counsel.
  • Manage and instruct legal support staff.

 

 

Required Qualifications

  • LLB or JD
  • Called to the Alberta Bar
  • Minimum 12 years legal practice in oil and gas industry
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada on a full-time basis without restrictions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative and team-oriented atmosphere

In order 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 September 11, 2019.

 

Current employees: Please ensure you have discussed your intent to apply with your current supervisor prior to applying for any internal position.

 

For information on our Sustainable Development performance in Canada, visit www.cpcsustainability.ca

 

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

Practice Area(s)

Oil and gas law

Experience

12 years