Forge Energy is an independent exploration and production company focused on value creation through acquisition and leasing, consolidation and exploitation of mature oil and gas producing properties in the central United States. Founded in 2011 and headquartered in San Antonio, Forge is supported by a total of $400 million in private equity commitments from EnCap Investments L.P. and Pine Brook Partners.
Current operations are focused on the Permian Basin with an emphasis on Andrews, Gaines, Lubbock and Pecos counties in Texas. Targets include the Bone Spring, San Andres and Wolfcamp formations.
Forge Energy's three founding partners have a long history of working together in senior executive positions at Burlington Resources. When Barry Winstead, Danny Boone and Arnold Nall joined together to create Forge Energy, they set out to build an exceptional company with a commitment to excellence and the highest degree of integrity in every aspect of the company's business. Fundamental to Forge Energy's success is an emphasis on the safety of its employees and contractors while respecting the environment and communities where the company operates. Detailed technical assessment, disciplined capital management and cost-effective operational tactics are critical tools utilized at Forge.