Core Purpose & Strategy

Ensign Natural Resources is a private equity backed exploration and production company focused on acquiring, developing and producing US unconventional resources. Ensign’s founders are committed to creating a durable and long-term focused company generating maximum value for its stakeholders.


Maximize value using efficiency, technology and a disciplined approach.


Relentless pursuit of excellence starts with our people and a continuous improvement culture.


To generate superior results for our stakeholders and team members.

Setting a New Standard
for Unconventionals

At Ensign, people drive culture and we strive to provide challenging and rewarding assignments and opportunities. We are all shareholders and united in our focus of adding and creating value throughout the upstream business.

  • We believe in alignment at all levels of the organization. Delivering results is easy when everyone is aware of our goals and strategy, and are empowered to make a difference.
    - D. Brett Pennington
  • Delivering excellent results comes from having excellent people that have the freedom and mandate to make things a little better every day.
    - D. Brett Pennington