Stellus’ Houston-based energy team (“Stellus Energy”) provides capital solutions to middle market energy companies, with a primary focus on upstream oil & gas projects in U.S. and Canadian onshore resource plays and lower-risk conventional fields.
Additionally, Stellus Energy will invest in midstream and energy service opportunities where it can apply specialized knowledge gained through its upstream investment activities.
Stellus Energy’s typical investment size is $30-$150 million of flexible equity capital. The Stellus Energy team has consistently focused on the middle market segment of the energy industry since 2000, earning a reputation as a reliable capital partner to companies in this space.
Representative types of upstream projects that Stellus Energy will fund include: (i) drilling and development of existing acreage, (ii) acquisitions, and (iii) new acreage leasing and development. Our capital solutions are flexibly and creatively tailored to fit the specific opportunity, with no “one size fits all” approach.
Stellus Energy’s principals have worked together for over 13 years, investing approximately $1.4 billion in more than 50 energy transactions across multiple energy cycles and investment fund vehicles. Collectively, the Stellus Energy team possesses over 90 years of principal investing, corporate finance, and restructuring experience.
Our unique combination of experience, deep industry relationships and flexible approach results in Stellus being a preferred capital provider for energy management teams.