Bass Energy Production Company

Bass Energy Production Company (BEP) is an independent oil and gas company which was formed by Howard Bass in 1983 after retiring from Texaco, Inc. Howard Bass retired as Senior Geologist and Vice President of Exploration for South America, Africa and Europe. For the last 29 years, the company has focused on exploration in the Western Hemisphere using geological and geophysical state-of-the-art scientific techniques.

BEP has a team of very experienced personnel including geophysicists, geologists, petroleum engineers, and landmen. Their emphasis is on technical expertise with a proven track record of finding commercial reservoirs.

The company has extensive experience in the development of Oil/Gas Shale Projects. Together with its industry partners, BEP has developed over 800,000 acres throughout the lower 48 states and has initiated the drilling of over 184 horizontal wells.




Striving for American energy independance one well at a time!