G2 Petroleum, LLC is a privately held oil and gas exploration company whose main focus is development drilling of conventional vertical wells primarily in shallow oil sands of North Texas. The company was founded in 2008 by Cotton Graham who built this company to fulfill his goal of providing unwavering transparency to G2 Petroleum’s family of oil and gas investors.
Along with our sister company, Newport Operating, we have identified a niche market oil investment opportunity in Wichita County Texas that has produced over 855 million barrels of oil to date. By drilling in a proven area, our oilfield drilling costs are much lower compared to unconventional or deeper, more expensive resource plays. Our geologist has worked this area for 40 years and his oil and gas experience allows us to enhance our profitability by understanding the geology and history of the oilfield. This knowledge and experience guides us on where or where not to drill and provides a business model to develop and maximize returns for our Partners investing in oil and gas with us.
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Americans consume oil and gas more than any other energy source by a large margin. According to the EIA, petroleum and natural gas account for 67 percent of U.S. energy consumption and 63 percent of total energy production. Renewables are the source of only 11 percent of current energy consumption in the U.S. and account for only 18 percent of energy production.
Cotton began working in the oil and gas industry more than 25 years ago in 1994. He founded his first oil and gas development company in 2004 entering the market at $30 per barrel oil and sold his holdings near the top of the market at $75.
He founded G2 Petroleum, LLC in 2008. It provides venture capital (bringing to market retail oil investment deals) and consulting (aligned with our clients’ interests). The Company initially sought oil and gas investments in South Texas, North Dakota and Colorado. It is currently investing in oil in the historic “Boomtown” area of North Texas. We are committed to our clear-cut, results driven approach to exploration, oil and gas production and development in the highly prolific oilfields in Wichita County Texas.
Cotton founded Newport Operating, LLC in 2015 initially to complement G2 Petroleum, LLC’s drilling projects. Newport Operating allows Cotton to retain control of all aspects of oilfield drilling and operations and provides a transparency of costs to G2 Petroleum and its oil investment Partners.
When not working, Cotton enjoys spending time with his wife and partner of 18 years and their 5 children. He coaches his daughter’s basketball team and is involved with the city of McKinney’s Lacrosse program. The values he was taught growing up: God, Family, and Country are instilled into his parenting. Cotton is a Navy Veteran with 4 years of active service and his companies actively contribute to several non-profit organizations.
We take great pride in the trust and relationships we build with our family of partners here at G2 Petroleum. There’s an obvious connection that’s shared when we partner together. They know, that although there will always be a level of risk in oil investing, their investment is in the hands of people that care about them. And with our proven track record for production, our partners know that we will do everything in our power to generate the most aggressive return on their oil investments.
Full control of the day-to-day operations in the oilfield is the most notable factor separating G2 Petroleum LLC, from the rest of the oil and gas industry. Simply put, all of our production is overseen by the founder of G2 Petroleum and Newport Operating, Cotton Graham. His vision to provide accredited investors and high-worth individuals with an opportunity to realize aggressive returns in oil and gas investments is alive and well.
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Our geologist determines the drill site. The site is then surveyed and staked then applicable permits obtained. View video
30 ft. sections of 4.5” tubing is run into the well and cemented in place. View video
Strategically located holes are shot through the casing to allow fluid from the reservoir to flow into the hole. The well is tested to determine if fracking is necessary. View video
When it’s needed, a fracking solution of water and sand is pumped into the well creating channels that allow hydrocarbons to flow. View video
A custom completion setup and pump jack are used to extract the oil, its then stored in on-site storage tanks until picked up by the purchaser. View video
We have been a staple in McKinney,Texas for over a decade, and behind Cotton Graham’s leadership, we have thrived. Partners, accredited investors and high-worth individuals are always encouraged to come see us in person to further their education on oil investing through first hand experience. Communicating with our partners and potential investors serves as a steady reminder of why we love what we do.
The “black gold” we unearth in North Texas is the lifeblood of our industry, and fuels our unwavering drive to provide considerable returns for our family of Partners. We invite you to come see and experience the G2 difference for yourself.