IOG Resources Announces Acquisition of Delaware Assets

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IOG Resources, LLC (“IOGR”) today announced that it has acquired producing oil and gas assets (the “Assets”) in the Delaware Basin from Tier 1 Merced Holdings, LLC (“Tier 1”). The Assets consist of non-operated wellbores primarily located in Eddy and Lea counties, New Mexico. With this acquisition, IOGR adds net production of approximately 3,800 boe/d under top-tier operators including Devon, Conoco, and Marathon. In conjunction with the transaction, IOGR successfully closed a new, upsized revolving credit facility. Following the transaction, the IOGR portfolio includes 12 discrete investments across 6 core basins in the US.


Kirkland & Ellis LLP acted as legal counsel for IOGR. Tier 1 was advised on the sale process by TenOaks Energy Advisors and Holland & Hart LLP acted as legal counsel.

About IOG Resources

IOG Resources, LLC and IOG Resources II, LLC are Dallas, Texas-based energy investment platforms sponsored by First Reserve. The group was established in 2017 and is focused on onshore producing non-operated oil & gas investments and structured drilling capital in North America. For more information, please visit

About First Reserve

First Reserve is a private equity firm exclusively focused on investing across diversified energy, infrastructure, and general industrial end-markets. Founded in 1983, First Reserve has 39 years of industry insight, and has cultivated a network of global relationships. First Reserve has raised more than $32 billion of aggregate capital since inception. Its investment and operational experience have been built from over 725 transactions, including platform investments and add-on acquisitions, on six continents.

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