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Bob Echs

Seasoned Mid-continent Landman

Seasoned Landman with more than 10 years of experience in competitive oil and gas development plays. Excellent courthouse document research and in-house hbp lease management skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in mineral ownership research and oil and gas lease acquisition.

Last Resume Update January 24, 2019
Experience 10+ to 15 Years
Category Landman
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City Carmen
State OK


Petroleum Landman Dec 2015 -May 2017
Contex Energy Denver, CO
Provided independent contractor professional landman services in support of client's
Permian Basin development and drilling projects. Concentration on preparation of
abstracts to support title examination for drillsite and division-order title opinions. Also
prepared Ownership Reports and updates of private, State and Federal mineral owners on
open and hbp tracts in Lea County and Eddy County, New Mexico.
Court Bailiff May 2012 -Jan 2015
Tulsa County District Court Tulsa, OK
Provided courtroom management and enforcement services in support of District Court
Judge Linda Morrissey. Supervised and controlled trial jury members as directed by
District Judge. Assisted in court docket management and provided legal research and
writing services as required.
Land Manager Jun 2002 -Aug 2010
Energytec Dallas, TX
Began as independent contractor providing due diligence investigations in acquisition of
hbp oil and gas lease operations in South Texas. Transitioned to full time in-house land
management duties for small oil company specializing in stripper production in East and
Central Texas. Conducted county courthouse and Texas Railroad Commission research
for management of division order settlement and payment of accrued royalties to interest

owners. Prepared and filed production reports and analyzed historical production
information in support of investor relations activities. Negotiated renewal and revivor lease
documents and prepared and recorderd surface and subsurface sales, leases and
assignments as required.
Microsoft Certified Trainer May 1998 -Jul 2001
Infotec Austin, TX
Maintained certification as Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) and Microsoft
Certified Trainer (MCT) for corporate computer training company associated with St.
Edwards University in Austin Texas. Specialized in computer classroom training for
system administrator duties and student certification tests using Microsoft software and
training products. Travelled nationally and internationally to conduct professional-level
instruction in management of Windows NT, Windows Server and Microsoft Exchange
Server technologies.
System Engineer and Microsoft Certified Trainer Jun 1993 -Jun 1997
EWA (Electronic Warfare Associates) Services Killeen, TX
Provided professional IT network and server support to United States Army as employee
of government contractor charged with deployment of off-the-shelf software products and
custom deliverables under Force 21 contract. Maintained, configured and repaired Army IT
equipment as required. Conducted training of service members and civillian employees in
computer classroom . Prepared and tested curriculum as required. Obtained certification
as MCSE and MCT in support of contractual agreements of employer, client anf
Microsoft. Obtained Secret level security clearance after investigation, as required by
Prosecutor and Assistant Attorney General Feb 1981 -Jul 1986
State of Alaska- Department of Law Bethel, AK
Represented State of Alaska in Criminal and Civil court procedings in Fourth Judicial
district Superior, District, and Juvenile court proceedings. Assisted and advised Sate and
municipal forces in legal and law enforcement policy matters.
Petroleum Landman Jun 1979 -Dec 1980
Jimmy Carpenter- Landman Edmond, OK
Conducted courthouse research, prepared ownership reports and negotiated and obtained
oil and gas leases as directed. This was before word processing, so aquired and polished
skills as manual typewriter typist. Became a virtual artist with white-out.


Master of Arts : Asian Studies Jun 1990
University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, HI

Juris Doctor Jun 1979
The University of Oklahoma Norman, OK

Bachelor of Arts Aug 1976
The University of Oklahoma Norman, OK