2019 Associate Sponsors
Ridgewood Energy is a leading private equity firm that focuses on oil exploration and production in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Since 2009, Ridgewood Energy’s deepwater oil-focused investment team has achieved an industry-leading exploration success rate and have discovered estimated gross reserves in excess of 1.5 billion gross barrels of oil equivalent. Ridgewood Energy holds interests in Gulf of Mexico leases with additional resource estimated to exceed 1.3 billion gross barrels of potential resource. Today, Ridgewood Energy’s funds produce approximately 40,000 BOE per day (net to Ridgewood’s ownership interests in its projects) and, facilitating this production, Ridgewood Energy has participated in the installation of two of the largest pieces of offshore infrastructure in the past decade: the Delta House Floating Production System and the Coelacanth Platform.
Ridgewood Energy’s most recent Fund closed on $1.9 billion. It is part of the affiliated Ridgewood companies a leading real asset investment management firm managing approximately $6.5 billion of capital and commitments. Another affiliated Ridgewood company, Ridgewood Infrastructure, focuses on water and other strategic and environmental infrastructure in the lower middle market.