Land Administration Services

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    Team Leaders

    Team Leader

    Paula M. Rauchfuss

    Director, Land Administration

    The S&J Land Administration Services group provides professional land administration services and transitional support to its clients, allowing them to focus their resources on key strategic opportunities. Utilizing industry software and the in-depth knowledge of our team, we can provide the vital land administration services needed in today’s fast-paced environment. Additionally, the S&J Land Administration Services group can work in conjunction with the firm’s abstracting and legal teams to provide the industry’s only one stop shop for oil, gas and pipeline needs.

    How We Have Helped
    • Lease and ROW Analysis and Set-Up
      • Basic to complex document and provision analysis and data entry
      • Digital and/or physical file creation
      • Document recording
    • Lease Maintenance/Land System Management
      • Maintain lease and acreage data in our software or remotely into client’s system of choice
      • Process changes in ownership
      • Manage lease expirations and extensions, lease surrenders, and releases
      • Create standard exhibits and custom reports
      • Develop and document policies, procedures, and best practices
    • Lease Payment Obligations
      • Generate monthly rental/obligation calendars
      • Process delay rentals, miscellaneous lease payments, shut-in royalties
    • Contract Administration
      • Review and analyze JOAs, farmouts, PSAs, and more
      • Process participation elections
      • Monitor contract compliance
    • Acquisition and Divestiture Due Diligence
      • Prepare asset inventories
      • Scrub records for title defects
      • Draft defect reports
    • Transactional Support
      • Generate asset lists
      • Report consent requirements, mail consent letters, and monitor responses
    • Land Administration Department Support
      • Special projects staffing and management
      • Long term staffing backfill
    Additional Services
    • Data Onboarding, Assimilation, Conversion, and System Clean-Up
    • Transitional Services Support
    • Divestiture Data Room Set-Up and Management (physical or virtual)
    • Division Order Preparation and Administration
    • Lease Extension and/or Lease Renewal Mailouts
    • Document Drafting
    • GIS Services
    • Landowner Hotline/Customer Care