Peter Schmidt

Senior Landman

Industry Experience

9 years

  • Diverse in-house land background with experience in various roles across several basins
  • Certified Professional Landman


Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Staff Landman

  • Brazos Valley Business Unit
    • Coordinated the integration and development of Eagle Ford asset acquired by merger with WildHorse Resource Development Corp.
  • Mid-Continent Business Unit
    • Facilitated the acquisition of over 20,000 leasehold acres in Oklahoma
    • Managed development program, including title clearance and regular testimony before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission
    • Served as an appointed liaison between the Business Unit and Business Development
  • Exploration (New Ventures)
    • Managed the acquisition of over 15,000 leasehold acres in covert leasing play
    • Analyzed land availability and development opportunities in numerous prospects across multiple states

Devon Energy Corporation

  • Permian Basin
    • Responsible for the management and development of assets on the Central Basin Platform


Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

Oklahoma City University School of Law, 2017

B.B.A. in Energy Management

B.B.A. in Finance

University of Oklahoma, 2011