PE  EnCap

     Office Locations:

1100 Louisiana, Suite 4900
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-659-6100
Fax: 713-659-6130

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  • Middle Market



  • Energy & Clean Tech



    Since 1988, EnCap has been a leading provider of private equity to independent oil and gas companies, closing over $8.3 billion of principal investments and corporate finance transactions. The firm has raised 21 institutional oil and gas investment funds totaling more than $37 billion and currently manages capital on behalf of over 350 U.S. and International investors. EnCap has invested with over 240 companies. The firm's most recent fund, EnCap Energy Capital VIII L.P., closed in January 2011 with $3.5 billion of limited partner capital commitments.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    D. Martin Phillips Managing Partner
    David B. Miller Managing Partner
    Douglas E. Swanson, Jr. Managing Partner
    E. Murphy Markham Managing Partner
    Gary R. Petersen Managing Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Ark-La-Tex Energy
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      Bold Energy
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      Brigadier Oil & Gas
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      Broad Oak Energy II
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      Common Resources II
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      Common Resources III
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      Cornerstone Natural Resources
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      Dorado E&P
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      Eagle Oil & Gas
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      Eclipse Resources
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      Enduring Resources
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      EV Energy Partners
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      Felix Energy
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      Forge Energy
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      Halcon Resources
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      HVL Energy
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      Laramie Energy II
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      Legado Resources
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      Lone Star

      Manti Exploration
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      Marquette Exploration
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      Oasis Petroleum
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      OGX Holding I
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      Paloma Partners
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      Payrock Energy
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      Phillips Energy Partners III
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