Founders Advisors


Deep Industry Knowledge and Expertise

The Founders team leverages its deep network of relationships in the energy services and equipment sector to provide clients a seasoned perspective around strategic and transaction-related services in the upstream, midstream and downstream energy segments. In the energy sector, the environment is continuously evolving, which creates a volatile and complex M&A market. Our extensive market intelligence and broad network of strategic and financial buyers enables us to provide trusted advisory services and produce successful transaction results for our clients. In addition to the extensive M&A experience, Founders team members have held both positions and board seats at oil & gas services companies.

Sample Niche Sub-Sector Focus:
Oil & Gas Services, Oil & Gas Equipment, Pipeline, Oil & Gas Distribution, Transportation and Refining

Client Testimonials

Spartan Energy Services
Atchafalaya Measurement Inc.
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Market Insights


  • Founders Oilfield Services Market Update

    February 15, 2018

    By: Duane Donner The number of Oilfield Service (OFS) M&A transactions are on pace to be up ~40% in Q1 2018 over Q1 2017 levels. Buyers of OFS companies are starting to get comfortable with the rebound in energy prices, as production cuts from OPEC have allowed the U.S. to dip into its bountiful oil […]

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  • Independent E&P Consolidation Is The Future – Is 2018 The Year?

    December 22, 2017

      Guest article by Paul Sparks, retired Senior Vice President of Resource Development at Energen and Founders Energy & Industrials Board Member.  This article was originally published on December 14, 2017. I don’t espouse to have a crystal ball on the topic of E&P industry consolidation. But after many conversations with others in the business, I do […]

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  • Founders Q3 2017 Oilfield Services Update

    November 17, 2017

    In the Founders’ Q3 2017 Oilfield Services Update we recap the year behind us and provide insight into developing trends in the industry. We also discuss developments in the energy markets over the last 12 months and how they will impact service companies as we head into the new year. The top energy story of […]

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Founders Forums

Founders regularly hosts industry specific forums for business owners, executives, and service professionals. These invitation only events are hosted at tranquil locations, allowing guests to relax and enjoy fellowship with their peers. The intimate setting allows attendees to interact with industry specific experts who present analysis on current market conditions and timely industry challenges and opportunities.  Founders updates attendees on the current M&A market including both current valuations and trends.  The goal of the Founders forum is to be an entertaining event that helps business leaders create value in their company and develop new relationships with industry peers to share advice, insight, and challenges. See below for more information and highlights from previous events.



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Founders 2017 Greater New Orleans Forum
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