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January 24, 2023
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CleanArc Data Centers Launches to Transform the Future of Data Center Power With the Backing of 547 Energy
January 10, 2023
CleanArc Data Centers (“CleanArc”) today announced its formation and equity backing from 547 Energy LLC (“547 Energy”), the clean energy investment platform of Quantum Energy Partners (“Quantum”). CleanArc Data Centers is solving the current and future needs of the world’s largest data center customers by bundling new data center campuses with innovative clean energy contract structures that approach zero carbon emissions. CleanArc’s campuses will utilize scalable solutions optimized for hyperscale deployment that can deliver power up to the rack, initially across North America.
January 09, 2023
Quantum Energy Partners (“Quantum”), a leading provider of capital to the global energy and energy transition industry, today announced that Michael MacDougall has joined the firm as a Partner, dedicated to expanding Quantum’s energy transition and decarbonization (“ET&D”) efforts, and John Shearburn has joined as a Senior Advisor, focused on helping Quantum build and deepen relationships across the firm’s growing investor base.
Quantum also announced the promotions of Mike Denham, Jonathan Regan and Blake Webster to Partner, effective January 1, 2023.
November 14, 2022
BeZero Carbon announced closing a $50mm capital raise which was the largest Series B round in UK climate tech this year. BeZero Carbon will use the proceeds to scale its carbon ratings platform and expand into the USA and Asia. Quantum Energy Partners led the round with Hitachi, EDF and ICE investing alongside.
Quantum Energy Partners Streamlines Its ESG Program With Adoption Of The FigBytes ESG Insight Platform
October 20, 2022
FigBytes, creators of the leading environmental, social, governance (ESG) Insight Platform for strategy, data, reporting, and stakeholder engagement, today announced that Quantum Energy Partners (Quantum) has chosen the FigBytes ESG Insight Platform for the management of its ESG program. With deep experience investing across the sustainable energy ecosystem, Quantum builds companies that will help ensure a responsible transition to a net-zero carbon future.
Trace Midstream II, Backed by Quantum Energy Partners, Formed to Pursue Carbon Capture and Sequestration Opportunities in North America
September 27, 2022
- Quantum Energy Partners to commit $400 million to Trace
- Trace II and its affiliates will focus on the development of carbon capture and sequestration assets as well as other midstream infrastructure across North America
- Company appoints tenured executive David Dell’Osso as Chief Operating Officer
EQT Announces Strategic Bolt-On Acquisition (Tug Hill and XcL, QEP VI companies) and Doubles Share Repurchase Program to $2 Billion
September 06, 2022
EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT) today announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement with THQ Appalachia I, LLC (“Tug Hill”) and THQ-XcL Holdings I, LLC (“XcL Midstream”) whereby to which EQT has agreed to acquire Tug Hill’s upstream assets and XcL Midstream’s gathering and processing assets, for total consideration of $5.2 billion. Tug Hill and XcL Midstream are backed by equity commitments from funds managed by Quantum Energy Partners. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2022, with an effective date of July 1, 2022. Subject to the transaction close and EQT’s regular board approval process, Wil VanLoh, Founder and CEO of Quantum Energy Partners, will join EQT’s board of directors.
Quantum Energy Partners Announces Heriberto Diarte Has Joined as a Partner of Quantum Innovation Fund
September 06, 2022
Quantum Energy Partners (“Quantum”), a leading provider of capital to the global energy and energy transition industry, today announced that Heriberto (“Heri”) Diarte has joined as a Partner of Quantum Innovation Fund.
Formed in 2017, Quantum Innovation Fund invests in transformative companies focused on climate technology, decarbonization and sustainability. Mr. Diarte, who will be based in Silicon Valley, will work closely with the Quantum investment team to source, execute and support Quantum Innovation Fund’s growing portfolio.
August 30, 2022
Calpine Energy Solutions, Quantum Innovation Fund, and Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Lean into the Clean Energy Transition with Investment in Recurve’s Revenue-Grade Smart Meter Measurement Platform
August 24, 2022
- Funding round led by Decarbonization Partners, a partnership between Temasek and BlackRock, and Quantum Energy Partners’ Innovation Fund
- Platform’s end-to-end carbon management solutions are underpinned by science and operational expertise, turning carbon science into climate action
- Capital will help enable more organizations to reduce their emissions and remove carbon from the atmosphere
August 16, 2022
The U.S. should continue supplying a big portion of the oil and gas it needs, avoiding a productionshift to countries with looser environmental standards, energy-focused private-equity firms say.
Energy-focused firms including NGP Energy Capital Management, Pickering EnergyPartners and Quantum Energy Partners have been sending articles, reports andpresentations to investors highlighting the importance of oil and natural gas during thetransition to renewables. The eff ort comes as investors continue putting less money intofossil fuels.
Western Area Power Administration Issues Record of Decision for Interconnection of ConnetGen's 504 MW Wind Project
July 19, 2022
HOUSTON, July 19, 2022 – ConnectGen announced today that the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) approving two interconnection requests associated with ConnectGen’s Rail Tie Wind Project, a proposed 504 MW wind energy generation project located in Albany County, Wyoming.
Project Canary Enters into Strategic Arrangement with Quantum Energy Partners to Facilitate Improvements in Energy Industry ESG Performance
June 07, 2022
Denver, June 07, 2022 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Project Canary, a climate tech and environmental assessment company focused on providing trusted third-party ESG data for emission-intensive industries, announced today that it has expanded its strategic relationship with Quantum Energy Partners (“Quantum”) related to Quantum’s credit and structured capital investment efforts. Quantum is a leading provider of private capital to the energy industry and is focused on providing sustainability-linked capital to both public and private energy companies. Project Canary and Quantum believe that meaningful synergies exist between Quantum’s sustainability-linked investment initiatives and Project Canary’s emissions monitoring solutions.
April 14, 2022
HOUSTON, Texas, April 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Quantum Energy Partners (“Quantum”), a leading provider of private capital to the global energy industry, today announced a series of strategic leadership appointments, bolstering its deep bench of talent to support the firm’s continued investments in growth across the Sustainable Energy Ecosystem. Ajay Khurana, Managing Partner and head of Quantum’s credit and structured capital strategies, has been promoted to Co-President, effective immediately. Additionally, the firm has hired Charles Baillie as Co-President, effective September 2022.
Addtionally, the firm also promotes Keila Hand to Managing Director and Head of ESG as well as Hires Tommy Ho for Newly Created Role of Chief Talent Officer.
547 Energy Finalizes Initial Commitment to Aer Soléir, an Integrated European Onshore Wind, Solar and Energy Storage Platform
April 04, 2022
547 Energy International LLC (“547 Energy”), the global clean energy investment platform of Quantum Energy Partners (“Quantum”), today announced that it has committed $250 million of equity funding to Aer Soléir, an onshore wind, solar and energy storage company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Aer Soléir’s strategy is to support Europe’s ambition to become the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050 by developing, constructing, owning and operating renewable energy projects throughout Europe.
Williams Further Advances Its Integrated Clean Energy Value Chain Strategy Through Acquisition of Assets from Trace Midstream
Mar 14, 2022
Williams announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the Haynesville gathering and processing assets of Trace Midstream (Trace), a portfolio company of Quantum Energy Partners (Quantum), in a transaction valued at $950 million.
Mar 07, 2022
Quantum Energy Partners has engaged in a strategic engineering agreement with Microsoft to support Quantum’s development of an industry cloud solution to share knowledge efficiently across Quantum’s portfolio companies. The Quantum Energy Cloud (QEC) is a unique, energy data-focused cloud that integrates several Microsoft Azure services, which allows Quantum to build a hub-and-spoke data and application environment.
Feb 16, 2022
Trident Energy (“Company”, “Trident”), and Warburg Pincus are pleased to announce the successful closing of a new investment into Trident Energy by Quantum Energy Partners (“Quantum”), to support the Company’s continued growth and business development. Under the terms of the transaction, Quantum is now a significant investor in Trident and has committed to participate in a $400 million Line of Equity (“LOE”) alongside Warburg Pincus and Trident’s existing minority shareholders. Trident expects to use the LOE to fund additional growth opportunities in its existing assets and new opportunities.
Feb 01, 2022
Datagration Solutions, Inc. (“Datagration” or “The Company”) announced today the closing of additional equity financing to support the growth of its business with funds slated to further advance the PetroVisor™ Platform, add to its implementations and customer success group and recruit additional global sales resources. All major existing investors, including Quantum Energy Partners’ Innovation Fund, participated in the fundraising and several new investors, led by Houston-based EIV Capital, an energy-focused private equity firm.
THE ENERGY TRANSITION presents both massive risks and opportunities in the coming years and decades, and patient, higher-risk capital will be essential to ensuring a smooth transition globally. The biggest challenge is achieving global netzero emissions by 2050 while also
ensuring that energy production remains sufficient to supply vastly increasing global demand.
Dec 14, 2021
Why it’s a structurally different North American gas market now. Based on a first-hand survey, private equity and debt providers were asked to describe their investing interests and capacity then versus now.
Tug Hill and XcL Initiate First Production & Midstream Partnership with Project Canary to Independently Certify Responsibly Sourced Gas
Dec 06, 2021
Tug Hill Operating, LLC (Tug Hill) and XcL Midstream Operating, LLC (XcL) will seek responsibly sourced gas (RSG) certification for the entirety of their upstream and midstream assets via a partnership with Project Canary, the companies announced.
Dec 8, 2021
A number of private-equity firms have been outspoken about their commitment to the oil-and-gas sector amid a capital flight from fossil fuel-related assets. The capital flight from the oil-and-gas sector reflects not onlyenvironmental concerns but also a history of poor returns as well as uncertainty about the futurevalue of traditional energy assets.
Dragos Raises $200 Million in Series D Funding to Safeguard the World’s Critical Infrastructure as Valuation Soars to $1.7B
Oct. 28, 2021
Dragos, Inc., the global leader in cybersecurity for industrial controls systems (ICS)/operational technology (OT) environments, announced it has raised a record-breaking $200 million in Series D funding at a valuation of $1.7 billion.
Nov 29, 2021
Hart Energy announced its ESG “Top Performers” in front of roughly 300 industry professionals attending its annual Energy ESG Conference, held in person at The Westin Houston – Memorial City hotel.
Oct. 20, 2021
Quantum Energy Partners Announces the Formation of HEQ Deepwater, a QEP VII Company, and the Acquisition of a 20% Working Interest in the Shenandoah development in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
Aug 30, 2021
Quantum Energy Partners (“Quantum”), a leading provider of private equity capital to the global energy industry, and Houston Energy, one of the premier privately-held independent oil and gas companies in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico, announce the formation of HEQ Deepwater (the “Company”) with more than $400 million of equity capital commitments from Quantum and management.
Power Factors to Be Acquired by a Consortium including Quantum Energy Partners VII
July 27, 2021
Power Factors LLC,(the “Company”), the global leader in renewable energy asset performance management software, today announced a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”). Vista’s involvement will continue to fuel product innovation and enable Power Factors to serve a wider range of renewable energy customers as renewable energy generation is rapidly adopted on a global scale.
Orennia, a QEP VII Company, Closes Series A Funding
May 18, 2021
Orennia, a technology company focused on the renewable power sector, today announced the closing of their Series A funding. Quantum Energy Partners, Global Reserve Group, NGP Energy Technology Partners III, and Stronghold Resource Partners were all significant investors. The financing will enable Orennia to scale rapidly as it provides highly innovative analytics in the renewable and zero-carbon power sector.
Quantum Energy Partners provides an update on recent enhancements to its long standing ESG program
May 13, 2021
Quantum Energy Partners (“Quantum” or the “firm”), a leading private capital firm that invests across the global energy value chain, announced a variety of enhancements to its long-standing Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) initiatives.
FigBytes, a QEP VII Company, Closes Funding Round to Advance Sustainability and ESG Data Management Solutions
Apr 27, 2021
Q-GRG Ventures, a partnership between Quantum Energy Partners (QEP) and Global Reserve Group (GRG), has completed a significant Series-A investment in FigBytes, an environmental, social, governance (ESG) and sustainability software company focused on connecting business leaders with the data and insights they need to report on corporate sustainability goals.
547 Energy, a QEP VII Company, Announces Partnership With Andy Kinsella
Apr 14, 2021
An affiliate of 547 Energy LLC (“547 Energy”), the clean energy investment platform of Quantum Energy Partners (“Quantum”), today announced that it has partnered with European clean energy industry veteran, Andy Kinsella (“Kinsella”), to launch a new company with a mission of developing, constructing, owning, and operating a multi-gigawatt (GW) portfolio of onshore wind, solar and energy storage projects throughout Europe.
Project Canary Receives Series A Funding from Leading Venture Capital Firms (led by QEP VII)
Apr 06, 2021
Quantum Energy Partners (QEP), Global Reserve Group (GRG) and Energy Impact Partners (EIP) have invested $10 million in Project Canary, a Denver-based B-Corp (approval pending), focused on delivering independent, trusted, continuous emissions monitoring and environmental, social, governance (ESG) data across the energy, manufacturing, and waste management sectors.
Double Eagle (affiliate of DoublePoint Energy, a QEP VII company) Announces $6.4 Billion Divestiture in the Midland Basin
Apr 05, 2021
Double Eagle III Midco 2 LLC (the “Company” or “Double Eagle”), wholly owned by DoublePoint Energy, LLC (“DoublePoint”), announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to sell all leasehold interests, subsidiaries and related assets to Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) (“Pioneer”).
Whitecap Resources Inc. Consolidates Top Tier Montney Assets (from Kicking Horse, a QEP VII company) and Positions for Enhanced Free Funds Flow
Apr 04, 2021
Whitecap Resources Inc. (“Whitecap” or the “Company”) (TSX: WCP) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an arrangement agreement (the “Arrangement”) to indirectly acquire Kicking Horse Oil & Gas Ltd….
US Onshore Gets Ready for New Investment Cycle as Private Operators Return
Rystad Energy – Mar. 2021
Shale’s Private Army Ramping Up Means Supply Wild Card for OPEC
Bloomberg – Mar. 2021
Oilfield Services Investing: Private Equity’s Tech Pivot
Oil & Gas Investor – Feb. 2021
Access to capital shrinks if oil and gas companies ignore methane, says Quantum private equity
Environmental Defense Fund – Nov. 2020
Shale binge has spoiled US reserves, top investor warns
Financial Times – Oct. 2020
Pioneer Natural Resources Announces Agreement to Acquire Parsley Energy, a QEP V company
October 20, 2020
ChargePoint, a QEP VII company, to Become Public Company, Advancing EV Charging Network’s Reach Across North America and Europe
September 24, 2020
Quantum Energy Partners and Global Reserve Group Lead $11 million Financing Round of Datagration Solutions, Inc.
September 16, 2020
Quantum Energy Partners hires Sebastian T. Gass as Chief Technology Officer
September 10, 2020
Quantum Energy Partners Hires Its First CTO
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Sep. 2020
547 Energy, a QEP VII company, and Enora Prove Successful in Third Straight Auction
July 29, 2020
ESG Roundtable: Is Oil and Gas Ready for the Expectations, Opportunities
Hart Energy – Jul. 2020
DoublePoint Energy, a QEP VII company, and Double Eagle Energy Holdings Announce Upsized Borrowing Base Commitment Alongside Existing Equity...
April 6, 2020
547 Energy, a QEP VII company, And Enora S.A. Continue Momentum In Greece
April 5, 2020
South Ripley Solar and Storage Project under development by Connectgen, a QEP VII company, Receives NYSERDA Contract Award
March 17, 2020
Private Equity-Backed Oil Producers Find Coronavirus Relief by Hedging Prices
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Mar. 2020
Parsley Energy Completes Acquisition Of Jagged Peak Energy, a QEP V company
January 10, 2020
Quantum Energy Partners’ Take on Energy Technology – Wil VanLoh (Video)
547 Energy, a QEP VII company, in Partnership with ENORA S.A. Secures 135MW of Wind Energy Projects in Greece
December 19, 2019
ConnectGEN, a QEP VII company, Appoints Chief Executive Officer and Acquires Solar Portfolio
November 18, 2019
QL Capital Partners Enters into Partnership with Devon Energy to Fund Delaware Basin Gas Gathering Infrastructure
November 6, 2019
Premium Oilfield Technologies, a QEP VII company, Acquires Global Drilling Support
November 4, 2019
Parsley Energy Announces Acquisition Of Jagged Peak Energy, a QEP V company, In All-Stock Transaction
October 14, 2019
In Their Own Words With Quantum Energy Partners’ Wil VanLoh
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Oct. 2019
Quantum Energy Partners Forms Strategic Partnership with RS Energy Group to Enhance Quantum’s Data
September 4, 2019
PetroLogistics ll, a QEP VII company, Announces 500 KTA Gulf Coast PDH Project Using Dow FCDh Technology
July 15, 2019
2019 Hotter ‘N Hell Conference – Interview with Wil VanLoh (Video)
Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. (via Vimeo) – May 2019
Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners to Acquire Oryx Midstream, a QEP V and VI Company
April 2, 2019
Shale 2.0 – How Will Private Equity Compete In A Rapidly Evolving Industry – Wil VanLoh (Video)
2019 Hart Energy Capital Conference – Mar. 2019
Ring Energy, Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire...
February 26, 2019
All Hands and Hearts & Quantum Energy – Providing a Place for Play (Video)
All Hands and Hearts YouTube Channel – Feb. 2019
Gemini Midstream, a QEP VII Company, Announces New Partnership Focused on Providing Transport Solution for East Texas Haynesville Development
December 18, 2018
ChargePoint, a QEP VII Company, Secures $240 Million in Series H Funding as Electric Mobility Revolution Accelerates
November 28, 2018
New Acquisition Positions QEP VII Company Premium Oilfield Technologies as Leader in Drilling Market
October 26, 2018
Trace Midstream Receives $200 Million Equity Commitment and Enters the Eagle Ford Shale with Substantial Acreage Dedication
October 3, 2018
Oryx Midstream Services Announces Successful Open Season and Provides Commercial Update
September 18, 2018
2018 North America Assembly Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Wil VanLoh (Video)
Oil & Gas Council (via YouTube) – Sep. 2018
Quantum Energy Partners Announces the Final Closing of QEP VII at $5.575 billion
August 7, 2018
Quantum Energy Surpasses Hard Cap
Oil & Gas Investor – Aug. 2018
A Pivotal Role For Private Equity
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Aug. 2018
Quantum Energy Collects $5.6 Billion for Its Latest Fund
The Wall Street Journal – Aug. 2018
Quantum Energy Partners Announces Industry Veteran Gabriel Alonso Has Joined the Firm and the Launch of a New Renewable Energy Company
July 26, 2018
QEP Resources Announces Agreement to Sell Uinta Basin Assets for $155 Million
July 10, 2018
Oryx Midstream Services II, LLC Launches Binding Open Season for Regional Crude Oil Gathering and Transportation System in the Delaware Basin
July 9, 2018
Are Larger Energy Exits on the Horizon?
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Jul. 2018
Sending Money Home
Oil & Gas Investor – Jul. 2018
Double Eagle Energy Holdings III LLC and FourPoint Energy announce formation of DoublePoint Energy
June 5, 2018
Private Markets are not Reticent
Oil & Gas Investor – Jun. 2018
Strategic Buyers’ Retreat Could Boost Secondary Energy Deals
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Jun. 2018
Co-Investment Ever More Important for Energy PE Investors
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Jun. 2018
Private-Equity Firms Adapt to Energy Producer Discipline
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Jun. 2018
The Changing Role of Private Equity in the Energy Industry (By Wil Vanloh)
Landman Magazine – May 2018
America’s Energy Future: Fueled By Private Equity, Driven By Oil, LNG Exports
American Oil & Gas Reporter – Apr. 2018
Adapting and Diversifying
Oil & Gas Investor – Mar. 2018
Firms Lay Transformation Blueprints for Post-Downturn E&P World
Journal of Petroleum Technology – Feb. 2018
A View from the Top
Oil & Gas Investor – Feb. 2018
Private Equity Pivots to New Oil Frontiers as Permian Rush Ends
Bloomberg – Feb. 2018
Oil & Gas Tech Startup RigUp Taps Private Equity
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Jan. 2018
Quantum Energy Invests in Oil-Field Services Again as Outlook Improves
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Jan. 2018
Private Equity Turns Cautiously to Liquefied Natural Gas
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Jan. 2018
Quantum Energy Partners and Global Reserve Group Lead $15.8 Million Funding to Support Next Phase of RigUp’s Growth
February 5, 2018
FourPoint Energy Announces New Equity Financing with Quantum Energy Partners and Closes on Jointly Owned Properties from EnerVest
December 14, 2017
Oryx Midstream To Build New Regional Crude Oil Transport Pipeline In The Delaware Basin
September 18, 2017
Forum Energy Technologies Announces Purchase of Global Tubing from Joint Venture Partner Quantum Energy Partners
August 28, 2017
Rockcliff Energy Purchases Additional Haynesville Shale Rights in East Texas
August 15, 2017
Carrizo Oil & Gas Announces Closing of Delaware Basin Acquisition from ExL Petroleum
August 11, 2017
Samson Resources II to Sell Its East Texas and North Louisiana Assets to Rockcliff Energy II LLC for $525 MM
August 1, 2017
Quantum Energy Pledges $450 Million to New Oil-and Gas Company
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Aug. 2017
Quantum Energy Partners Leads $300 Million Investment to Form New Oil Company
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Jul. 2017
Shift to Renewables May Be on the Horizon
WSJ Pro Private Equity – Jul. 2017
Noble Energy Announces Closing of Sale of Upstream Appalachia Assets to HG Energy II, LLC
June 28, 2017
Noble Energy Sells Marcellus Midstream to Quantum Energy Partners for $765 Million
May 18, 2017
Marathon Oil Announces $2.5 Billion Canadian Oil Sands Divestiture and $1.1 Billion Permian Basin Acquisition from Crump Energy Partners Affiliate and Others
March 9, 2017
Jagged Peak Energy Inc. Prices Initial Public Offering
January 26, 2017
Sentinel Peak Resources Announces Closing of the Acquisition of Freeport-McMoRan’s Onshore California Assets
January 3, 2017
Gulfport Energy Corporation Announces Acquisition from Vitruvian Exploration II of Approximately 85,000 Net Effective Acres
December 14, 2016
Rice Energy Announces Closing of Vantage Energy Acquisition
October 19, 2016
A Pivotal Role For Private Equity
Oil & Gas Investor – Jun. 2016
As Market Rebalances, New Rules Emerge For Oil, Gas Players
E&P Magazine – May 2016
Quantum Energy CEO Sees Path To Oil Recovery Along A Razor’s Edge
Oil & Gas Investor – Apr. 2016
Premium Blend: Interview with Wil VanLoh (Video)
Hart Energy (via YouTube) – Apr. 2016
Energy Capital Conference Opening Keynote: A World View – Wil VanLoh (Video)
2016 Energy Capital Conference – Mar. 2016
Oil & Gas Investor – Feb. 2016
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