Job Number: #2811 Status: Open Location: Houston
Type: Permanent Position: Attorney Practice Area: Energy
Contact: Resume Submissions
Description: Senior Counsel Global Upstream – A premier major oil and gas company has engaged Pye Legal Group in its search for an experienced attorney to join its legal team in support of drilling and completions across the organization. This position will provide sophisticated transactional support to global clients in the upstream oil and gas industry. Duties and responsibilities in this role will include:

• Proactively provide counsel for drilling, completions and well services globally for onshore/offshore operations.
• Negotiate International Master Agreements (IMAs) related to products, services, offshore/onshore drilling contracts, and provide counsel for services and global sourcing.
• Provide guidance on risk exposure to business clients and counsel on related compliance matters.
• Coordinate with in-country counsel and subject matter experts (Tax, Corporate Compliance, Intellectual Property, Insurance, FCPA, Antitrust, Corporate Governance) on complex transactions for drilling activities.

Interested candidates must have:
• J.D. from an accredited law school and current active admission to the Texas State Bar or applicable requirements for in-house counsel in Texas.
• Minimum 5 years transactional experience drafting and negotiating significant oil and gas agreements.
• Strong business acumen and analytical skills; strong work ethic and accountable working style
• Self-starter with superb verbal and written communication and inter-personal skills.

If you meet the search qualifications and are interested in this role, you may confidentially contact:, and refer to job #2811. Please include a resume in Word format.

Please know that your inquiry will remain confidential and your resume will not be forwarded to our client without your permission.