Vernon E. Faulconer moved to Marion, Kansas in 1960 and entered the oil and gas business as an independent oil and gas operator. The main focus was to purchase marginal oil wells for the purpose of either producing or plugging the wells. In 1970 Vernon E. Faulconer moved his oil and gas headquarters from Wichita, Kansas to Tyler, Texas. As a vehicle to operate the various oil and gas interests which had been accumulated over past years of operation, Vernon E. Faulconer, Inc. was formed in 1981. Today Vernon E. Faulconer, Inc. operates more than 650 oil and gas wells and accounts for over 400 non-operated wells. Of the total wells operated, more than 85% of the wells are gas wells.
Over the years, Vernon E. Faulconer, Inc. has expanded and now includes offices in Tyler, Texas, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Dallas, Texas, besides multiple field offices. Under the direction of the company president, David J. Enright, the company has continuously focused on the development and perfection of recovery techniques in marginal natural gas wells-a key to the success, growth and profitability of the company. Through a very high standard of wellhead maintenance and the creative application of developing technologies, the company creates significant new value through enhanced recovery.
Vernon E. Faulconer, Inc. has a fully staffed accounting, land, production, gas marketing and administrative team to provide effective management of oil and gas properties. The company's operations are supported by a top team of engineers, an acquisition group and various other company and field personnel. To provide the highest quality of maintenance and ensure enhanced well production, the company has also developed a uniquely capable compression and machine shop. The employees of Vernon E. Faulconer, Inc. are known for the integrity, ingenuity, and commitment to purpose that are the cornerstones of the company's success. The unity and team spirit that the company enjoys coupled with sound business, environmental and safety practices make Vernon E. Faulconer, Inc. a flourishing and progressive force in the industry.