VAALCO Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States. The company owns producing properties and conducts exploration activities as an operator of consortiums internationally in Gabon and Angola, as well as conducts exploration activities as a non-operator in Equatorial Guinea, West Africa. It also acts as the operator of unconventional resource properties in North Texas and a lease hold in Montana; and owns minor interests in conventional production activities as a non-operator. The company has interests in 28,700 gross acre offshore block in Gabon, the Etame Marin block; 28.1% interest in the development areas in and surrounding the Etame, Avouma, South Tchibala, and Ebouri fields; a 50% working interest in Mutamba Iroru block with an exploration area of approximately 270,000 acres located onshore near the coast in central Gabon; and a 40% working interest in Block 5 with approximately 1.4 million acres offshore, Angola. In addition, it owns a 31% working interest in Block P located offshore Equatorial Guinea; 640 and 480 acre leases in the Granite Wash formation in North Texas; a 50% working interest in approximately 11,000 net acres in Roosevelt County, Montana; minor interests in Brazos County, Texas; and non-operated interests in the Gulf of Mexico and in Pickens County, Alabama. VAALCO Energy, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.