Douglas E. Swanson, Jr.



Douglas E. Swanson, Jr.

Managing Partner

Mr. Swanson is a Managing Partner with EnCap Investments L.P., where he serves on the Investment Committee and Management Committee of the firm. During his 17-year tenure with EnCap, he has led deal teams in investing over $2 billion of equity in the North American exploration and production business. Recently, he has overseen over $1 billion of equity investments into four of the largest shale plays in the United States.

Prior to joining EnCap in 1999, Mr. Swanson spent three years as a corporate banker with Frost National Bank and Amegy Bank (formerly Southwest Bank of Texas). Mr. Swanson graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and also received his Master of Business Administration from University of Texas in 1999.

Mr. Swanson currently serves on the board of numerous independent exploration and production companies including Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: OAS), Earthstone Energy (AMEX: ESTE), Eclipse Resources (NYSE: ECR), Felix Energy, Escondido Resources, Forge Energy, Sabalo Energy, Travis Peak Resources and Paloma Resources. In addition, he recently served on the board of the Houston Producers’ Forum and is a member of the Independent Petroleum Association of America and the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association. Mr. Swanson also is serving active roles in several philanthropic organizations throughout the City of Houston.