Industry Sectors

Exploration and Production

Simmons serves the largest segment within the broader energy sector, working with companies seeking to find, develop and produce hydrocarbons. 


Jay B. Boudreaux
Managing Director,
Head of E&P
Tel: 713 546-7325
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Damon Box
Managing Director
Tel: 713 546-7224
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Phillip J. Ream
Managing Director
Tel: 713 546-7329
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National oil companies, divisions within integrated energy companies and independent exploration and production companies account for the majority of its participants. Exploration and production businesses primarily generate revenue through the sale of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids produced from their respective reserves. These businesses are capital intensive, as significant investments are generally required to acquire and exploit hydrocarbon reserves.

Subsectors are generally defined by the location and/or the type of reserves that the company is seeking, including, but not limited to:

  • Domestic or international
  • Onshore, shallow or deep water
  • Conventional or unconventional

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