CEO, Titanium Exploration Partners
Chip Simmons is the CEO of Titanium Exploration Partners, LLC, a Dallas, TX-based oil and gas investment firm. Simmons co-founded Titanium in May 2014 with private equity sponsorship from Castlelake Funds. Titanium is focused on upstream investments in non-operated working interests alongside quality operators, primarily in the Eagle Ford Shale and the Permian Basin. Simmons has successfully managed energy investments in and for oil and gas companies that participated in U.S. shale plays, including the Marcellus, Eagle Ford and Permian Basin, resulting in combined sales of $440 million over the past 10 years. Previously, Simmons was CEO of private equity-backed Titan River Energy and managing director of Clear Creek Capital, a Dallas, TX-based oil and gas investment firm that managed energy investments for Reservoir Capital. Simmons graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 1984.