Penn Natural Resources LLC was formed by the principals of Texas Independent Exploration, Ltd. to acquire and develop Marcellus leaseholds in Pennsylvania.

XPR Resources LLC (XPR), former WPX Energy Appalachia, LLC, is a privately funded natural gas exploration and production company. Together, with Penn Natural Resources, XPR Resources holds over 50,000 acres of Marcellus gas rights in Southwest Pennsylvania.

RW Gathering LLC (RWG) operates natural gas gathering systems in Derry Township, Westmoreland County; Cooper Township, Clearfield County; and Snowshoe Township, Centre County. RWG’s pipelines collect natural gas from wells and transports it to compressor stations where it is processed and delivered to downstream pipelines. XPR Resources is the managing partner for RW Gathering.


Texas Independent Exploration, Ltd. (TIE) is a privately owned domestic E&P with over 30 years  of operational experience in multiple areas of the United States. TIE has previously developed and managed operations which built the 5th largest producer in Texas RRC District 4. The Management Team has drilled and operated in excess of 200 high pressure gas condensate producing wells. The principals of TIE continue working on finding the best investment opportunities across the United States.