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

Full Time

Pekarsky & Co.

We have partnered with Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (“Canadian Natural”), a senior independent crude oil and natural gas exploration and 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, Canadian Natural has 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. Today, their strong, diversified asset base is compromised of a balanced portfolio of light, synthetic, and heavy crude oil and natural gas. Canadian Natural operates in Canada, the United Kingdom and Offshore Africa and is proudly committed to operating in the Western Canadian market. 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 team. Reporting to the Manager, Legal – Business Operations, the Legal Counsel’s primary role will be to provide prompt and effective legal and commercial support to internal business and service teams including but not limited to the Marketing department and the Supply Management department (which supports the Company’s Oil Sands, Thermal and Conventional business units). 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 for more information, or apply online via the below link.

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