Matador Resources Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, production, and acquisition of oil and natural gas resources in the United States. The company primarily holds interests in the Eagle Ford shale play in South Texas; the Wolfcamp and Bone Spring plays in the Permian Basin in Southeast New Mexico and West Texas; and the Haynesville shale and Cotton Valley plays in Northwest Louisiana and East Texas. As of December 31, 2014, its estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves were 68.7 million barrels of oil equivalent, including 24.2 million one stock tank barrels of oil and 267.1 billion cubic feet of natural gas. The company was formerly known as Matador Holdco, Inc. and changed its name to Matador Resources Company in August 2011. Matador Resources Company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.