Uncovering Premier Energy Investment Opportunities

Avant Natural Resources is a privately funded energy company focused on identifying and managing standout assets that deliver exceptional cash flow growth and value.


Avant is an energy company focused on building a balanced portfolio of high-quality assets reflecting the current resource mix.

Our extensive experience and relationship network, along with our execution track record and financial expertise, enable us to capture attractive opportunities as we seek to deliver exceptional returns.

Avant manages assets across the energy sector including:

Operated and non-operated energy development projects in the Permian Basin
Oil and gas mineral and royalty interests
Renewable energy royalties
Infrastructure projects focused on reducing carbon emissions

Avant’s portfolio of high-quality, proven assets includes interests in:

gross acres
producing wells
gross barrels per day
Midland Basin
Royalties Focus Area
Delaware Basin
Operated Focus Area

Avant is led by a team of proven industry leaders with experience in both exploration and production and energy finance.

Jacob Nagy
Founder & Co-CEO
Skyler Gary
Founder & Co-CEO
Braden Harris
Senior Vice President of Operations
Shelly Albrecht
Vice President of Land
John Harper
Vice President of Geosciences
Shane Kelly
Vice President of Engineering
Pete Williams
Vice President & CFO
Sarah Ferreyros
Director of Regulatory
Tiffany Sarantinos
Senior Landman
Chris Leyendecker
Senior Landman
Katelyn Dick
Senior Title Landman
Sophia Guerra
Rusty Sandry
Sr. Operations Manager
Jerry Strawn
Alex Keller
Finance Manager
Shailey Oglesby
Operations Tech
Jesse Schmidt
Business Manager
Contact us to learn more

Avant Natural Resources
1515 Wynkoop Street
Suite 700
Denver, CO 80202