Founded in late 2013, Oryx is backed by equity commitments of $650 million from Quantum Energy Partners, Post Oak Energy Capital, Wells Fargo Energy Capital and other private investors.

Quantum Energy Partners, based in Houston, is a leading provider of private equity capital to the global energy industry, having managed together with its affiliates, more than $6.5 billion in equity commitments since inception in 1998. Quantum invests across the energy value chain with a particular emphasis on the oil and gas upstream, midstream, oil field service and power generation sectors.

Post Oak Energy Capital, established in 2006, is an energy focused private equity firm based in Houston. Its management team has executive experience and a broad network in the energy business as well as significant expertise in private equity investments, operations, development, finance, acquisitions and divestitures. The firm pursues private equity investments primarily in the upstream sector of the oil and gas industry in North America and in oil field services and related infrastructure. Post Oak works in close partnership with operating management teams to build businesses, accelerate growth and enhance shareholder value.

Wells Fargo Energy Group, headquartered in Houston, Texas, includes Wells Fargo Energy Capital and is an energy finance leader, providing integrated financial solutions to public and private companies across the upstream, midstream, downstream, services and power sectors. With more than 40 years of experience in the energy industry, the Wells Fargo Energy Group delivers comprehensive debt, equity, advisory, capital markets and traditional banking solutions to companies of all sizes and in all stages of development.