Certified Professional Landman

P.O. Box 1189

Gladewater, Texas 75647

Telephone             (903) 999-9999


 Certified Professional Landman


During a career beginning in 1982 have provided complete land services including: Title search (metes & bounds, township & range, city lots, Federal Units), heavy curative with in-depth written reports.  Extensive Runsheet preparation, including leasehold, for stand-up title opinions.  In-house Due Diligence for acquisitions of producing properties. Compiled full unit division orders, drafted operating agreements, option and purchase agreements.  Wetlands filings and classification with Army Corps of Engineers. Negotiation and acquisition of leases and preparation of all supporting documents.


Certified Environmental Site Assessor


Certified for period of 1992 to 1995 by America Association of Professional Landmen to conduct
Phase I Site Assessments which include: historical data associated with the site, regulatory information, on location inspection of the subject and adjacent property, contamination assessment and the compilation of a report detailing all relative data.


Abstractor/Title Examiner


Field abstractor for company writing title insurance. Responsible for field review of title for underwriting standards.


Licensed Real Estate Broker


Texas licensed broker. All facets of listing, sales, title orders and closings.  Compiled closing statements and conducted closings.  Emphasis on residential listings and sales.


Oil Operator


Operation of shallow oil leases in Callahan County, Texas. Active hands-on operator.  Contracted and supervised geologic and field operations including treatment, work-over and installation of equipment.


Office Manager


Manager of office and operations for wholesale refined petroleum company. Extensive experience with Department of Energy regarding allocation of fuels (1973 and 1976).




Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access) under recent version of Windows Operating System and Deed Plotter on both desktop and laptop machines. Completed GIS for Landmen introductory seminar. Computer experienced since 1979.



Independent Professional Landman                                1988 – Present

1982 – 1986

Global Title Incorporated, Irving, Texas                           1987 – 1988

Independent Oil Operator, Eastland, Texas                      1985 – 1986

King Insurance Agency, Ranger, Texas                          1980 – 1982

R. J. Caraway – Texaco, Inc. Strawn, Texas                   1970 – 1980




Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas

B. A. Political Science, 1970; Dean’s List, Honor Graduate                                 Diploma




Midwestern University, Wichita Falls, Texas

Lease Records Administration

Joint Interest Operating Agreement


Permian Basin Graduate Center, Midland, Texas

Natural Gas Contracts

Oil and Gas Investment Evaluation


Ranger Junior College, Ranger, Texas

Basic Surveying


Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas

Wellsite Geology Review

Log Interpretation

Reservoir Engineering for the Non-Engineer


Railroad Commission of Texas

Forms and Procedures

Gas Proration

H2S Safety Procedures



American Association of Professional Landmen

East Texas Association of Professional Landmen