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Welcome to
Yates Petroleum Corporation

Yates Petroleum Corporation has built a legacy of hard work, family values, employee relationships, and strategic partnerships over the past 75 years. Our core methodology has made Yates Petroleum Corporation a pillar in our communities and the petroleum industry. Yates Petroleum Corporation is:

  • A family owned company with over 540 employees in 4 states.
  • A community involved company.
  • Developing our nation’s greatest resource -- its’ people.
  • Aggressive in exploration and production.
  • A leader in environmental excellence while promoting a healthy and rigorous industry.
  • The 10th largest oil producer in New Mexico.*
  • The 10th largest natural gas producer in New Mexico.*






*Based on NMOCD 2013 Data.

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Located in Artesia, New Mexico, Yates Petroleum Corporation takes pride in it’s state of the art facilities, family work environment, and employee-centric methodology.
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Yates Petroleum Corporation
Environmental & Avian Protection Policies

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Read about Yates Petroleum Corporations Environmental Protection Policies and Avian Protection Plan.

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Join the Yates Petroleum Team: Job Opportunities

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Become part of the Yates Petroleum Corporation Family. Check out our Job Opportunities and download an application online today.