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Competitive advantage

Our full immersion approach not only reflects our organization, but also provides proprietary insights and competitive advantages.


Midstream and energy infrastructure investments powered by upstream expertise
The Tailwater platform consists of two platforms: dedicated midstream and adjacent energy infrastructure investment funds as well as funds focused on non-operated interests in exploration and production (E&P) opportunities. We believe our unique approach to the energy investment value chain sets us apart in the industry.
TAILWATER’S INFORMED PRESENCE “FLOW”CHART
Midstream Presence
  • Delivers midstream solutions where most needed
  • Builds E&P operator relationships as a value-add partner
Upstream Presence
  • Helps identify midstream bottlenecks
  • Quantifies production trends in each basin

A Diversified, Opportunistic Investor

Midstream and infrastructure
Midstream and infrastructure
  • $3 billion committed across four midstream and energy infrastructure-focused funds
  • Oil and natural gas gathering, processing, storage and transportation investment platforms as well as significant expertise in downstream energy adjacent investment
  • Tailored approach for each basin
  • Flexible structures for each basin and market cycle encompassing non-core, roll-up, buy-and-build, and anchored greenfield transactions
  • Expertise and relationships across diversified midstream services in all major U.S. basins provides for investment optimization
Upstream
Upstream
  • $339 million committed across two E&P funds
  • Non-operated investments minimizing the equity exposure and operating risk of oil and natural gas development
  • Transactions to date constitute over 750 wells drilled across eight basins
  • Allows ability to “mine” operating expense data and identify basin bottlenecks in real-time
  • Tailwater can quantitatively assess technology and efficiency trends
  • Further establishes Tailwater's relationships and reputation in the energy industry
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Presence in every major energy basin
POWDER RIVER BASIN WILLISTON BASIN APPALACHIA HAYNESVILLE / EAST TEXAS GULF COAST DJ BASIN PERMIAN BASIN EAGLE FORD MID-CONTINENT
Tailwater has added 15 new midstream portfolio companies and recruited more than 75 c-suite executives with over 1,475 combined years of experience since the firm's inception
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We needed private equity that moves as fast as we do, and Tailwater has exceeded our expectations and more from Day One. For them, nimble is an understatement - we’ve thrown some curveballs and received solutions in return, not roadblocks.
Brandon Webster
CEO of Connect Midstream