Rio Grande E&P LLC

About

Rio Grande is a privately held company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of natural gas and oil assets in South Texas. Rio Grande was founded in June 2017 by Glenn Hart (the former CEO of Michael Petroleum Corp. and Laredo Energy) and GS Gas LLC (whose principals include Governor Jeb Bush and Jeb Bush Jr).

The Rio Grande management team, which includes industry veterans Jerry Holditch and Brian Butler, specializes in South Texas natural gas production, particularly in Webb County, and the area surrounding Laredo, Texas. The management team has collectively drilled more than 500 wells, acquired interests in over 1,000 wells, and held oil and gas leases of over 500,000 acres in the area of specialization.

Columbus Energy LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rio Grande E&P LLC.

Editor's note: Updated Oct. 15, 2019.

Headquarters Address

10000 Memorial Dr., Suite 500
Houston, TX 77024
United States

News

Rio Grande E&P LLC sold both its conventional and unconventional Eagle Ford Shale assets located in South Texas to two separate…

Something unusual is happening on the way to 2022. The “shoulder months” are barely shoulder months. A one-year wonder or a new gas…

The southern, gassy Eagle Ford was left for better natgas-price days, which are here now. The fairway is further advantaged by pipe…

While U.S. natural gas demand was mostly flat in 2020, Mexico’s grew. And it came from Texas. The outlook is that Mexico will be…

Having produced for decades from South Texas, this operator, Rio Grande Exploration & Production, is now making Eagle Ford natgas—…

Transactions

Report Date Amount (MM) Description
2022-06-01

Intrepid-backed Rio Grande E&P Finds Exit to Two Separate, Undisclosed Buyers

Intrepid-backed Rio Grande E&P Finds Exit to Two Separate, Undisclosed Buyers

Report Date Amount (MM) Description
2018-03-13 $20.00

Amplify Energy To Sale Noncore South Texas Assets For $20 Million

Amplify Energy To Sale Noncore South Texas Assets For $20 Million