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.

Latest News

Chestnut Exploration & Production and Mark A. Plummer featured in Bloomberg Article

Chestnut Exploration & Production, Inc., and owner and chairman Mark Plummer are featured in "Drug Gangs Attacking With Tanks Block Mexican Shale Boom", an article by Nacha Cattan and Adam Williams for Bloomberg Businessweek.  


How and Why Chestnut Redevelops Oil Fields

Q & A with Mark Plummer, founder and CEO of Chestnut Exploration and Production

Q: What are the benefits of redevelopment?

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