Operating Partner

Mr. Patuwo was previously the Co-founder and CFO of Ridge Runner Resources, LLC, an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, development, and production of oil and gas properties in the Northern Delaware Basin. Ridge Runner Resources, LLC was formed in early 2018 and was funded by Warburg Pincus. Ridge Runner Resources, LLC sold its operated assets to public strategics in 2020.

Prior to founding Ridge Runner Resources, Mr. Patuwo was Co-Head of Energy Drilling Joint Ventures at Apollo Global Management, where he led the firm’s efforts in establishing drilling partnerships with operators in their core asset positions as well as the firm’s acquisitions of PDP assets and non-operated working interests. While at Apollo, Mr. Patuwo was also a Principal of Wolfcamp Drillco, LLC, a privately held oil and gas company which managed the firm’s non-operated working interests in the Permian Basin.

Before joining Apollo, Mr. Patuwo was a Senior Associate in the Private Equity Group of KKR. Prior to that, Mr. Patuwo was an Associate at Quantum Energy Partners. Mr. Patuwo started his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Credit Suisse in New York.

 Mr. Patuwo received a B.A. in Economics from Rice University.