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Vencer Energy LLC


Vencer Energy is an upstream oil and gas company seeking to invest in and operate large producing assets in the U.S.

The company looks for quality assets, with stable and successful long-life production. Based in Houston, Vencer Energy is led by an experienced independent management team and is backed by Vitol, a leading energy and commodities company that trades over 7 million barrels of crude oil and products a day.

Editor's note: Updated April 30, 2021.

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2000 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S., Suite 750
Houston, TX 77042
United States


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Vencer Energy Makes Debut with Acquisition of Hunt Oil’s Permian Position

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Vencer Energy Makes Debut with Acquisition of Hunt Oil’s Permian Position

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