701 Wildcat Drive (361) 643-9551

Portland, Texas 78374 therese@strainland.com

 

THERESE STRAIN

PETROLEUM LAND CONSULTANT

 

Twenty-five years title/oil and gas experience, including all phases of negotiation and administration related to oil and gas exploration and production. Proficient in Microsoft Office software as well as many PC oil & gas software programs.

 

Contract negotiation, preparation and administration

Oil and Gas Leases

Farmout Agreements, Term Assignments, Letter Agreements

Unitization Agreements

Joint Operating Agreements

Preparation and filing of assignments, releases, unit designations, affidavits of heirship, and other curative and land-related legal instruments

Land Administration

Lease Records

Division Orders

Contracts

Acquisition and sale due diligence review and preparation

Courthouse/Title examination: mineral, royalty, and working interest ownership reports; runsheets

Minerals Management compliance

Land software systems conversion and implementation

Computer land documentation, procedures, technical writing

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Association of Professional Landmen, Corpus Christi Association of Professional Landmen (President, 2003), National Association of Division Order Analysts, National Association of Lease & Title Analysts

 

PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS

Registered Land Professional (RLP), Certified Division Order Analyst (CDOA)

 

FORMAL ACADEMICS

The University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Arts (English)

 

EMPLOYMENT

10/2005 present President, Strain Professional Land Services Co.

 

10/1996 1998 & Independent Landman, Corpus Christi, Texas

2000 10/2005 Client companies: Dewbre Petroleum Corp.; DSX Energy, Ltd., LLP.; Esenjay Petroleum Corp.; Kebo Oil & Gas, Inc.; Magnum Producing & Operating Co.;

Riddle Engineering Corp.; Tana Oil & Gas Corp.; VirTex Petroleum Corp.

1998 to 2000 Esenjay Exploration, Inc. - In-house Landman, Division Order Analyst

 

5/1990 - 10/1996 Tana Oil and Gas Corporation - Division Order Analyst, Land Records Administrator

 

Prior to 1990 Everest Minerals Corporation, US Life Title Insurance Co., Surety Title Co.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE (1988 present)

Prepared materials and presented seminars (2001-2006) for beginning land professionals; co-presented land seminar to surveyors in conjunction with Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (2000); taught basic literacy and English as a second language, and trained tutors at the Corpus Christi Literacy Council; adjunct professor for Bee County College, Kingsville, Texas: basic computer, word processing, spreadsheet classes.