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Counsel/Senior Counsel

Company name

Chevron Corporation

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

May 20,2019

Valid Through

Sep 02,2019

Posted on

May 16,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Bakersfield, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Energy and Oil & Gas >> Energy and Oil & Gas
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Counsel/Senior Counsel
The candidate works closely with, among others, SJVBU Asset Development; Business Development; Commercial; Environmental Management; Finance; Health, Environmental and Safety; Land; Operations; Policy Government and Public Affairs; and Supply Chain Management personnel. Reports to the Supervising Counsel of the SJVBU legal group in Bakersfield. Provides legal advice and counsel on U.S. legal and regulatory issues facing SJVBU, including: oil and gas, joint operations, pipelines, casualty, commercial, compliance, and property rights. Represents the Company in negotiations with landowners/royalty owners, joint interest owners, contractors, suppliers, customers, and their legal counsel over exploration, production, land, gas sales/processing/transportation, and other agreements. Drafts, reviews and/or approves complex contracts across a full range of land, operations, and commercial matters, as well as significant transactions and business activities. Works with clients and the Litigation Management Unit to manage and resolve disputes with third parties. Offers general corporate and legal advice on compliance requirements, risk exposures and mitigation in areas such as antitrust, bankruptcy, corporate governance, employment, health, environmental and safety, information technology, procurement, public lands and policy. Partners closely with Enterprise Law Practice Groups, including Environmental and Safety Law and Litigation Management Unit, as appropriate.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctor in Law from an accredited U.S. law school. Must have 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney. Admission to practice law in one U.S. State is essential. Membership in the State Bar of California is desirable. Upstream oil and gas legal experience (preferably 6+ years), including experience drafting, negotiating, and closing oil and gas transactions and providing legal advice and counsel to clients is essential.

Deadline: May 29, 2019.

Additional info

Requisition ID#401485.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Chevron Corporation
3360 Panama Ln
Bakersfield, CA 93313-3695

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