Regulatory & Compliance Supervisor


Ring Energy, Inc. (NYSE American: REI) is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas and is a Texas-based oil and gas exploration, development, and production company with current operations in the Permian Basin of West Texas -- recognized as the top producing oil basin in North America. Primary company focus is horizontal San Andres wells in the Central Basin Platform and Northwest Shelf.


The position will be based out of the company’s office in Midland, Texas. Candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of engineers, geoscientist and land professionals and will provide support through his/her knowledge of regulatory rules. Must be able to handle multiple projects with minimal supervision, while meeting the established deadlines. This is a supervisory role and the successful candidate is expected to interpret oil and gas regulation and foster growth in their team.

Description of Tasks:

  • Supervise and guide the Regulatory and Production Reporting staff in their day- to-day activities and tasks.
  • Responsible for interpreting regulations, accurately reporting to federal and state agencies, and working with company personnel at all levels of management
  • Manage filings to state organizations (Railroad Commission, NMOCD & BLM)
  • Organize and maintain technical files related to the permitting functions of the regulatory group
  • Develop business relationships with professionals at regulatory agencies to ensure knowledge of the rules and compliance
  • Must be able to communicate clearly, influence other departments, and discuss issues that may potentially arise
  • Review documentation submitted by third parties and be able to correct and review information independently
  • Review as drilled plats provided by survey companies
  • Review drilling permits
  • Work with multiple disciplines to ensure accuracy before permitting
  • Ability to comprehend complex permitting issues
  • P-16s, P-12s, P-17s, SWR 10s, 37s, 38s, and 40s
  • Responsible for filing UIC permits – collecting and reviewing all data before the application is submitted
  • Responsible for ensuring all facilities and gathering pipelines are compliant with regulatory requirements (TCEQ, TRRC, EPA)
  • Overall comprehension of all aspects of oil & gas operations
  • Prepare reports for the Mandatory Reporting Rule for Greenhouse Gases
  • Assist with the development of LDAR Monitoring Plans and schedules
  • Work with third party for items related to air permitting, SPCC, OOOOa, and GHG Emission Plans
  • TIER II reporting/oversight
  • Prepare and submit T4 permits and SWR106/SWR36 applications when applicable


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 10 – 20 years of oil and gas related experience or demonstrated knowledge of the industry
  • Minimum of 10 – 20 years regulatory and compliance experience


Ring Energy, Inc. offers a competitive compensation plan and a comprehensive benefits program. The benefits program includes healthcare, dental, vision, short-term and long- term disability, 401(k), life insurance, HSA & FSA Plans, and paid time off.

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