Once a wildcatter, always a wildcatter.

Legendary shale pioneer Floyd Wilson recently left Halcon Resources Corp., the company he founded, resigning in February after activist investor Fir Tree Capital Management’s call to sell the debt-laden company.

But he has already formed Falconer Oil & Gas Corp. to go after the brass ring again—the ninth company he has created.

“We’re still wildcatting, just in a modern way. We can be dismissive of what investors need, but we shouldn’t be.”

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