"The efficient and professional manner in which you performed is commendable. We look forward to working with you again..."
 - City of La Porte
Houston based oil and gas landmen
JIM BURGIN & ASSOCIATES, LLC was established in 1986 to provide brokerage services and computer assisted reporting to the oil and gas industry in order to reduce time and expense for their clients.

In meeting the need to reduce paper work, Jim Burgin and Associates is EDI (electronic data invoicing) capable and has developed a data base that interfaces with accounting for tracking expenses of all land work performed.

Additionally, we provide Arc-View GIS Mapping Service.

These computer assisted functions result in greater productivity at reduced broker costs, making the system an interactive part of Jim Burgin's management and overall service to clients.

Areas of Expertise
  • Abstracting Land, Mineral & Royalty Title
  • Land, Mineral & Royalty Title Curative
  • Oil, Gas & Mineral Lease Acquisition
  • Mineral & Royalty Purchasing
  • Right-of-Way Acquisition
  • Property Acquisition/Divestiture Research/Analysis
  • Drilling & Production Historical Research
  • Three Dimensional Seismic
  • Royalty Division Order Analysis
  • Due Diligence Courthouse/In House
  • Environmental Site Assessment
  • Arc-View GIS Mapping Services
History Jim Burgin, founder of Jim Burgin & Associates, LLC, obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas A & I University in 1967. Upon graduation, he worked as an assistant ranch foreman on the Welder Ranch in San Patricio County, Texas. One of his primary duties was to oversee the oil and gas production. From 1971 to 1975, Jim Burgin worked with Lyndon Sanders and Company in Houston dealing with ranch property throughout the state of Texas. From 1975 to 1986, Jim Burgin worked in all phases of land work including lease take-offs, lease acquisitions, title runs, etc. He also had the responsibility of supervising all work of various crews in Texas, Oklahoma, Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Rocky Mountain states. In 1986, Jim Burgin established his own professional brokerage service to meet the changing environment of the oil & gas industry from small independents to the major oil and gas companies. The following are the important attributes of Jim Burgin & Associates, LLC's success, demonstrating the utmost in competence and professionalism in providing this service to his clients:
  • Well-developed communication skills which quickly establish rapport and inspire confidence and trust. 
  • Strong negotiating skills. 
  • Effectively describe and sell intangibles/concepts. Particularly effective in situations requiring the utmost in diplomacy and tact. 
  • Proven record of dealing with difficult problems in title. 
  • Extensive and constant interface with individuals, corporate representatives, attorneys, and other oil & gas representatives. 
  • Specialized knowledge of oil and gas leases and pertinent documentation. 
  • Able to correctly prioritize and manage time and resources for maximum productivity and efficiency. While conducting requested tasks, Jim Burgin & Associates, LLC approaches the task of spending money as though it was their own budgeted income.
  • American Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • Houston Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • West Houston Association of Petroleum Landmen

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