Texas

Facts, Figures & More Info

Texas is the leading crude oil-producing State in the Nation (excluding Federal offshore areas, which produce more than any single State).
Source: EIA

The State’s first major oil boom began in 1901 with the discovery of the Spindle Top oil field in the upper Gulf Coast basin. Since then, major discoveries have been made in East Texas, West Texas, and offshore in the Gulf of Mexico.
Source: EIA

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Hilcorp

ADDRESS
1201 Louisiana Street
Suite 1400
Houston, Texas 77002

EMAIL
info@hilcorp.com

PHONE
713-209-2400

FAX
713-209-2460

WEBSITE
www.hilcorp.com

Jeff Hildebrand
Founder, President and CEO

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, our primary operating areas are the Gulf Coast region of the United States and Wyoming’s Powder River Basin. In 1989, Hilcorp started out as the proverbial “three guys and a telephone” trying to make a living in the oil and gas business.

Since then, we have grown to be one of the largest privately-held E&P companies in the country. Our business model – Acquire & Exploit – hasn’t changed significantly since our humble beginnings and has served us well. Hilcorp proudly celebrated 20 years of success on March 20, 2009.

Merit Energy Company

ADDRESS
13727 Noel Road, Suite 500
Tower 2
Dallas, Texas 75240

PHONE
972-701-8377

EMAIL
info@meritenergy.com

WEBSITE
www.meritenergy.com

Merit Energy Company is a private firm specializing in direct investments in oil and gas assets. Our dedicated and proven investment strategy has been implemented since the Company was formed in 1989 and has been successful year after year.

The senior management team has worked together for over a decade embracing the same investment philosophy and instilling a culture within the organization of respect and responsibility at every level of the Company.

This, combined with our intensive engineering and operational focus, has enabled us to consistently create value for our investors and create a dynamic environment for our employees.

BASA Resources Inc.

ADDRESS
14875 Landmark Blvd.
4th Floor
Dallas, Texas 75254

EMAIL
info@basaresources.com

PHONE
214-559-4200

FAX
214-528-1988

WEBSITE
www.basaresources.com

BASA Resources Inc. is a private corporation founded in early 1989 by Michael N. Foster, Jr. and Lary D. Knowlton. The Dallas based company, with monthly production of approximately 375,000 BOE, ranks as the 23rd largest private producer of liquid hydrocarbons in the United states and among the top 20 of the more than 8,400 producers of oil in the state of Texas.

BASA is one of the fastest growing oil companies in Texas, owing its 20% average annual growth in production since 1997 to its aggressive acquisition strategy. The company currently owns and operates approximately 3,400 wells located in 2 states across more than 100 different fields.


About the President and Co-Founder

Michael N. Foster Jr. has served in this position since the company’s inception in May of 1989. Mr. Foster is a graduate of Austin College in Sherman, Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.

Swift Energy Corporation

ADDRESS
16825 Northchase Drive
Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77060

EMAIL
info@swiftenergy.com

PHONE
(281) 874-2700

FAX
(281) 874-2808

WEBSITE
www.swiftenergy.com

Terry E. Swift
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Swift Energy Company, founded in 1979 and headquartered in Houston, engages in developing, exploring, acquiring and operating oil and gas properties, with a focus on oil and natural gas reserves onshore in Louisiana and Texas and in the inland waters of Louisiana.

Pioneer Natural Resources Company

ADDRESS
5205 N. O’Connor Blvd., Ste. 200
Irving, TX 75039

PHONE
972.444.9001

WEBSITE
www.pxd.com

Scott D. Sheffield
Chief Executive Officer

Pioneer Natural Resources is a large independent exploration and production company focused on delivering competitive and sustainable results. Pioneer responsibly produces oil and gas resources to help meet the world’s energy demands as it provides opportunities for growth and enrichment to employees, business partners and the communities in which the Company operates.

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