About PetroLegacy Energy:

PetroLegacy Energy is a privately-held exploration and production company based in Austin, Texas. PetroLegacy Energy II, LLC was formed in September 2016 with an equity commitment from EnCap Investments, L.P. The Company is actively pursuing the acquisition and development of oil and gas properties in the Lower 48 through a multiple basin approach with a concentration on the Permian Basin and the Eagle Ford Shale trend. PetroLegacy currently operates in the Midland Basin where it holds a substantial acreage position primarily in Martin County.

PetroLegacy Energy’s leadership includes partners Jason Churchill, J.D. Braddock, Aaron Gutierrez and Kris Simpson. For more information and bios, please see the Leadership page.

Petrolegacy History

  • January 2011 – June 2017: PetroLegacy Energy I operates an East Texas Eagle Ford position in Lee County, TX
  • September 2016: PetroLegacy Energy II, LLC is formed
  • April 2017: PetroLegacy Energy II, LLC enters the Midland Basin through an acquisition of producing properties and acreage in Martin County, TX

Corporate Mission:

Our team is committed to generating stakeholder value through responsibly developing unconventional oil & gas resources.


Leveraging our integrated subsurface expertise and development track record in an unconventional marketplace. Our acquire and exploit strategy is grounded in subsurface analysis, risk mitigation, and operational excellence.

Corporate Values:

  • Integrity: Always do it the right way, not the easy way.

  • Trust: We build trust through transparency.

  • Technical Excellence: Creating value through analysis, tackling uncertainty, and flawless execution.

  • Employee Satisfaction: We are developing leaders through teamwork, challenge, accountability, and respect.