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Natural Gas Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 19
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 0.58
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Oil and Gas
  • Renewable Energy
  • Natural Resources
  • Environmental Engineering

Natural Gas Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1988. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Irving.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Utility Associates, groSolar, Black Diamond Minerals. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Oil and Gas, Fuel. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Natural Gas Partners, startups are often financed by SJF Ventures, NGP Energy Technology Partners, Calvert Social Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Warburg Pincus, Trident Capital, TL Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Umpqua Bank, Trinity Capital Investment, Trident Capital.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2008. Comparing to the other companies, this Natural Gas Partners performs on 9 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 27 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Mettle Midstream

Oil and Gas
Service Industry
$100M05 Mar 2018 Dallas, Texas, United States

Oil and Gas
$254M14 Mar 2017 Austin, Texas, United States

AVAD Energy Partners

Oil and Gas
$77M12 Jan 2017 Dallas, Texas, United States

Mining Technology
$524M12 Oct 2016 Austin, Texas, United States

Natural Resources
Oil and Gas
$125M17 May 2016 Dallas, Texas, United States

Colgate Energy

Natural Resources
Oil and Gas
$75M25 Feb 2016 Midland, Texas, United States

Mining Technology
$500M04 May 2015 Austin, Texas, United States

Crossing Rocks Energy

08 Jan 2015 Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Oilfield Water Logistics

20 Jun 2014 Dallas, Texas, United States


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