Welcome to Chestnut Exploration Companies

Based in Dallas, TX, Chestnut Exploration Companies are a family-owned group of companies that offer direct investment opportunities in its oil and natural gas projects in the Southwestern United States. Founded in 1994, our companies oversee each phase of development, from the investment to the exploration to the production. With a focus on transparent asset management and creating value through oil and natural gas programs, we use science, research and technology to rework existing oil fields and develop new ones for oil and natural gas production.

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Mark A. Plummer and Chestnut Exploration and Production Featured in Drilling Contractor Magazine

Mark A. Plummer and Chestnut Exploration and Production, Inc., have been featured in Drilling Contractor Magazine article.


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