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Legal Counsel, Commercial Operations – Canadian Natural (WR: 702)

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Alberta, Calgary
Posted 8 months ago

We have partnered with Canadian Natural Resources Limited (“Canadian Natural”), a senior Canadian oil and natural gas production company, to help them add a senior commercial lawyer to their legal team.

Why Canadian Natural?

Canadian Natural is one of Western Canada’s best success stories. Over the last 30 years, they have grown from a company with nine employees to over 10,000 employees. They have increased their production from approximately 400 BOE/d in 1989 to more than one million BOE/d today.

Canadian Natural is committed to supplying safe, reliable and responsible energy, along with reducing its environmental footprint. They are a leading investor in R&D in the Canadian crude oil and gas natural gas sector, and they continually evaluate and invest in a wide range of projects and technologies that incorporate Environmental, Social and Governance practices that strengthen their long-term sustainability across all aspects of their business. Canadian Natural announced a new environmental target to reduce their corporate absolute GHG emissions by 40% by 2035, in addition to other robust environmental targets.  They have a defined journey to net zero emissions in oil sands operations and are working collaboratively with industry peers through the Pathways Alliance, a climate action collaboration of oil sands industry participants, to achieve this goal.

Canadian Natural is made up of fun, hardworking and collegial individuals. At Canadian Natural, they strive to live through their mission statement: “To develop people to work together to create value for the Company’s shareholders by doing it right with fun and integrity”.

The Legal Counsel, Commercial Operations Role

Canadian Natural is seeking an experienced oil & gas commercial lawyer to join its dynamic and collaborative Commercial Operations legal team. Reporting to the Manager, Legal – Commercial Operations, the Legal Counsel’s primary role will be to provide high quality prompt and effective legal and commercial support to internal business and service teams including but not limited to the Marketing, Supply Management (which supports the Company’s Oil Sands, Thermal and Conventional business units) and Technology Development & Innovation.

There’s an exciting array of commercial legal work available at Canadian Natural and ample opportunity to grow long-term with the team.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for commercial oil & gas lawyers with at least 10 years of post-call Canadian legal experience. The ideal candidate will bring a track record of success supporting the marketing and business development teams within another exploration and production company in Western Canada.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please reach out to Erin Dand, Client Partner at Pekarsky & Co. at [email protected] for more information, or apply online via the below link.

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