About Yates Petroleum

Yates Petroleum Corporation is a privately owned, independent exploration and production company.


Headquartered in Artesia, New Mexico, Yates Petroleum Corporation has a rich acreage position across the western United States in proven, horizontal resource plays. The Company’s focus areas in the Permian Basin and Powder River Basins are stacked oil plays with low-risk, multi-zone opportunities. The Company has a valuable resource in its employees, who possess a deep technical knowledge across all of our areas of operation. Yates employs more than 350 professionals in four states with a combined 4,800 total years of industry experience. The Company has a long and rich history, with four generations of family ownership.

Prioritized prospects

Divestiture of non-core assets

Optimizing capital expenditures