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Oil and Gas Books Every Land Professional Should Read in 2016

In the oil and gas industry, new innovations and technological breakthroughs are constantly changing the way business is conducted. Landmen are charged with the responsibility of understanding tried-and-true methods of oil and gas ...
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What is a Land Management System and Does Your Team Need One?

In the Modern Age, technological improvements to land management systems (LMS) have taken huge strides toward simplifying, streamlining, and bringing the oil and gas industry up-to-date in today’s data-driven environment.
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What Do Grantor/Grantee Records Mean for the Oil and Gas Industries?

To consider what grantor and grantee records mean for oil and gas companies, it is important to first understand the differences between them. A grantor is essentially the party “giving” a property. The grantee, on the other hand, is the ...
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Surviving a Downturn with Strong Relationships in the Oil and Gas Industries

Uncertainty is no stranger to the oil and gas industries, especially in recent years as international tensions have disrupted supply chains, the public has become increasingly aware and vocal about the environmental impact of drilling ...
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The Best Places to Keep Up with Oil and Gas News

The oil and gas industries have changed significantly due to the economic downturn of 2008 and will continue to do so. Thanks to OPEC’s new approach to supply and demand, oil prices have dropped considerably – good news for the average ...
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Cost-Cutting Tips for Oil and Gas Brokers

Although the American economy continues to recover slowly, the downturn of 2008 is still having an impact on many industries. The oil and gas industries are perhaps two of the hardest hit, and many employers are eager to learn how to save ...
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Tips for Writing an Oil and Gas Resume

The recent downturn in the oil and gas industry has made the competiveness of resumes even more challenging as employers in these fields seek more-experienced workers to fill more-versatile roles. If you have not yet written your oil and ...
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Oil and Gas Graduates: Tips for Finding Work in a Downturn

The downturn in the gas and oil industry has created many challenges for recent graduates who are searching for work in these fields. Although the outlook may look bleak for graduates, understanding the current environment and knowing some ...
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Self-Employment 101: Tax Return Tips for Landmen

With every new year comes a new tax season, sending chills up independent contractor's spines across the US. Unlike most people who enjoy a refund this time of year, landmen can usually expect to be emptying their bank accounts and forking ...
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What to Expect at NAPE Summit 2016

Every February, thousands of people in the oil and gas industry gather at the NAPE Summit in Houston. It’s an assembly of some of the best minds in the business. Industry professionals come from all over the country (and the world) to ...
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