May 24, 2017 – HOUSTON, TX – Quantum Energy Partners (“Quantum”), a leading energy private equity firm, is pleased to announce the formation of Middle Fork Energy Partners, LLC (“Middle Fork” or the “Company”) with its founders Christopher L. Valdez (“Valdez”) and Jeffrey E. Wojahn (“Wojahn”, and together with Valdez, the “Founders”).  Quantum and members of the Middle Fork management team have collectively made initial capital commitments in excess of $200 million to the Company.

Middle Fork, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, seeks to acquire, develop, and operate properties in the Rocky Mountain region of the U.S. where the Founders have a demonstrated track record of execution.  With the initial capital commitments and Quantum’s demonstrated ability to deploy additional funds as required, Middle Fork has the flexibility to pursue a wide range of acquisition and development opportunities.