Hawkwood Energy LLC is a Denver, Colorado-based start-up exploration and production company focused on onshore, liquids-weighted opportunities in known hydrocarbon basins in the Rockies and Mid-Continent regions. The company focuses on early stage and emerging resource-type plays where the application of technology and top-tier project execution can create compelling risk-adjusted returns. The management team is led by CEO Patrick Oenbring and COO Leonard Gurule, talented oil and gas executives with nearly 75 years of combined experience across domestic and international, onshore and offshore, and conventional and unconventional plays. Warburg Pincus led a line of equity financing to Hawkwood in August 2012.
Warburg Pincus is a leading global private equity firm focused on thesis-driven growth investing at scale. With more than $54 billion in assets under management, our active portfolio of more than 185 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography. As an experienced partner to outstanding management teams, we help build durable companies with sustainable value. We have raised 19 private equity funds, which have invested more than $83 billion in over 895 companies in more than 40 countries.