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BC Operating forms Permian Basin joint development

BC Operating says 30 years in Permian Basin gives it unique understanding of operational, geological trends

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Midland, Texas-based BC Operating, Inc., an independent and oil and natural gas company says it has formed a joint development agreement with Tulsa-based Nadel and Gussman, LLC, to drill and produce in the Permian Basin.

The agreement combines the two companies’ acreage and reserves in southern Eddy and Lea counties in New Mexico.

The combined position consists of an acreage footprint of approximately 50,000 net acres, and 5,500 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per day of operated production.

BC Operating will assume operatorship of the combined acreage including all existing wells.

The large-scale position has multiple targets in the Permian Basin including Wolfcamp, Avalon, Delaware and Bone Spring production. BC Operating expects to run at least one drilling rig in 2016 and will add more acreage, strengthening the combined position.

“As a Midland-based company, we have more than 30 years of experience in the Permian Basin. Our legacy in this region gives us a unique understanding of the operational and geological trends that drive successful production,” said Mike Black, president of BC Operating.

“We are delighted to partner with Nadel and Gussman, as they also have a rich history in the area, a talented staff of employees and a deep knowledge of the resource. We are confident that this strategic combination of assets is poised for substantial growth.”

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Midland, TX is the epicenter of the Permian Basin oil and gas industry.

“We are excited to be affiliated with the BC Operating team,” said Jim Adelson, president and managing member of Nadel and Gussman. “Nadel and Gussman values its relationships with its partners and we are excited about the opportunity to continue to build the value of this world-class asset.”

BC Operating and Nadel and Gussman are both privately-held, multi-generational, family energy companies. BC is the operating company for and owned equally by Crump Energy Partners II, LLC (Crump) and Crown Oil Partners V, LP (Crown), both based in Midland.

Crump is supported by an equity commitment from Quantum Energy Partners; Crown is financially partnered with Post Oak Energy Capital and Wells Fargo Energy Capital. Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Nadel and Gussman has been in the energy business since the 1920s. In addition to these joint development properties, the company owns and operates assets in Oklahoma, Kansas, Louisiana, Texas and North Dakota.

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