Current Investments

Alta Mesa Holdings LP

Alta Mesa Holdings, LP

Platform Company

Alta Mesa is a privately-held company engaged in onshore oil and gas acquisition, exploitation and production with a seasoned management team, whose mission is to maximize the profitability of its assets in a safe and environmentally sound manner. The Company applies advanced engineering analyses and enhanced geological techniques to under-developed or over-looked conventional resource areas to create value. The Company employs disciplined management processes and have the flexibility to respond to the market. Alta Mesa has a large, long-lived and diversified reserve base, with a substantial inventory of low risk development projects. The portfolio of assets has large components of liquids-rich gas and oil reservoirs. The core producing assets are located in the Oklahoma Sooner Trend and in South Louisiana.

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White Knight Production I, LLC

Platform Company

White Knight Production I, LLC is a private, independent oil and gas company with a strategic focus on acquiring and exploiting producing onshore conventional oil and gas assets in the Lower 48. White Knight’s operational approach is to extend field development through enhanced operating efficiency, recompletions, infill drilling, and waterflooding. The company currently operates prolific historical oil and gas fields in North Texas and Central California undergoing primary or primary and secondary development.

White Knight is committed to growing its enterprise alongside safe operations, utilizing the most efficient and effective operational processes, and exceeding regulatory requirements. For more information, please visit

Realized Investments

Own Resources

OWN ENERGY Partners llc

Platform Company

Own Energy Partners LLC is a partnership formed by Bayou City and Own Resources, LLC.

Own was founded in 2015 by Wallis Marsh and Niels Phaf to pursue the acquisition and exploitation of conventional, mature onshore oil and gas assets. Own’s strategy is centered on acquiring capital deprived properties with stacked pay, where significant value can be created through production optimization and low-cost development projects. In addition to Wallis and Niels, the Own team is augmented by Ed Schneider, Chris Gehrels, and Robert Eckols. Collectively, the senior leadership team has over 100 years of experience in oil and gas. For more information, please visit



Platform Company

TXON-SCZ was a private, independent oil and gas company headquartered in Houston, TX focused on achieving significant returns through the acquisition and exploitation of oil and gas properties in shallow, legacy fields in the United States, primarily in North Central Texas. The Company combines proven oil and gas leadership with highly skilled technical talent to create a superior management team with over 150 years of industry experience. The team has vast technical experience in primary, secondary, and tertiary recovery techniques including water flooding, horizontal drilling, alkali surfactant injection, and CO2, among others. TXON-SCZ, LLC was formed to combine the assets and employees of TXON Partners, LLC, TXON Partners II, LLC, TXON Services, LLC, and SCZ Resources, LLC.