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ABOUT US

XCL Resources is a private oil and gas company focused on maximizing risk-adjusted returns on assets that require significant development from onshore U.S. projects. 

Based in Houston, XCL’s team combines unique abilities using data to evaluate and operate large-scale operations that are capital efficient and well-managed.

XCL’s strategy is to acquire assets near the bottom of the cost curve in proven, domestic basins that have tangible upside not realized by previous operators.  The Company emphasizes downside protection with a focus on safety, protecting the environment and adding incremental value throughout the value chain.

OUR MISSION

Maximize risk-adjusted returns on assets that require efficient development

OUR VISION

Build a great oil and gas company through teamwork, technology and culture with safety at the forefront

LEADERSHIP

Management that places the Company’s interests before their own

TEAM

Constructed around industry leaders in their given fields who embody a culture to succeed

CULTURE 

Entrepreneurial spirit characterized by teamwork, humility and operational excellence in a flat organization

TECHNOLOGY 

Make data-driven decisions quickly, increase transparency and streamline work-flows while adding value

OUR VALUES

SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

EXCELLENCE IN EVERYTHING

TEAMWORK

OWNERSHIP MENTALITY

MERITOCRACY

OUR TEAM

XCL Resources is a private oil and gas company focused on maximizing risk-adjusted returns on assets that require significant development from onshore U.S. projects.  Based in Houston, XCL’s team combines unique abilities using data to evaluate and operate large-scale operations that are capital efficient and well-managed.  Our team, comprised of industry financial leaders and top technical experts, has experience in most of the unconventional oil and gas plays in North America.

Gray Lisenby

Chief Executive Officer

Blake McKenna

President and EVP Operations

Eric Matus

Chief Technology Officer

Tom Kastens

Vice President of Drilling

Nick Barham

Vice President of Finance

Lauren Brown

Vice President of Administration and Special Projects

Mark Graeve

Vice President of Reservoir