Chaparral Energy

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

FOUNDED in 1988, Chaparral Energy is an independent oil and gas production and exploration (“E&P”) company. Chaparral has increased reserves and production primarily by acquiring and enhancing properties in its core areas of the Mid-Continent (Oklahoma and North Texas) and the Permian Basin (West Texas).


Original Investment


CCMP II 2010 Realized

Provided growth capital to a founder-led management team to develop attractive properties with increased focus on highest return areas, conventional oil plays and use of enhanced oil recovery technology to drive growth

Growth Plan

Focused mid-continent E&P company Capital & operational efficiency
Stable, long life enhanced oil recovery Attractive, high growth resource plays