Encino Energy combines the right assets, the right people and the right ideas to generate strong returns for our investors.

Founded in 2011, we’re a private natural gas and oil operating company headquartered in Houston. We acquire and operate assets in multiple onshore U.S. basins.

Encino focuses on delivering strong returns with low risk by applying a disciplined approach to acquisitions and development and by employing top-tier people in every aspect of our business. Our assets generate strong cash flow, we have modest debt and we support our development activities with a robust commodity hedging program.

Encino Energy is backed by the third-largest pension fund in the world, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). In 2017, Encino Energy and the CPPIB formed an oil and gas acquisition partnership, Encino Acquisition Partners (EAP).

In October 2018, EAP closed a $2 billion deal to buy Chesapeake Energy’s Utica assets in Ohio, acquiring approximately 900 operating and non-operating wells with approximately 900,000 acres of oil and gas leases. Encino is the second-largest producer of natural gas and oil in Ohio and is a proud member of the ONE Future Coalition, a group of natural gas companies working together to voluntarily reduce methane emissions across the value chain to 1 percent (or less) by 2025.

Watch as President & CEO Hardy Murchison discusses why Encino Energy defines what the next generation of oil and natural gas company should be. Striving to be the best it can, the Encino team drives innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement every day.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to maximize value without undue risk to our shareholders, employees, and partners. Encino employs a culture of ownership, innovation, excellence, diversity and learning to achieve outstanding results. We take a transparent, sustainable and safe approach to achieving our goals over the long term.

Our Strategy:

  • Buy large, low-cost assets with many years of development potential;
  • Hire top-tier people;
  • Achieve operational environmental excellence across the value chain;
  • Utilize cutting edge technologies to maximize returns;
  • Emphasize efficient, low-cost, innovative and safe operations; and
  • Maintain financial strength and flexibility at all times.

Our Commitments:

  • A focus on the long-term:
    • Sustainable, safe, environmentally conscious operations
    • Carefully managed risks
  • Align all stakeholders with ownership, incentives, transparency and involvement:
    • Employees
    • Landowners
    • Communities

Encino Energy is — and will remain — committed to investing in our assets, people and innovative ideas to continue to get the best results for our investors and the communities we call home.