Rick Jenner

Co-Managing Partner


Mr. Jenner founded Endeavor Natural Gas, LP along with Mr. Russ in 2001. He has more than 30 years of diversified experience in domestic oil and gas exploration and production. Prior to forming Endeavor, Mr. Jenner was a partner at Tepee Petroleum Company, a Houston-based independent. He began his career with Santa Fe Minerals and also worked for Torch Energy Advisors.

Mr. Jenner received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

Bill Russ

Co-Managing Partner


Mr. Russ has nearly 36 years of experience exploring for oil and gas in Texas and Louisiana. Mr. Russ was a founding partner of two successful oil and gas companies before starting Endeavor. Mr. Russ, and the teams he has supervised, are responsible for numerous field discoveries and field extensions in Texas and Louisiana. Through the use of current and state of the art exploration methods and tools, Bill and his teams have stayed ahead of the competition on emerging exploratory trends.

Mr. Russ has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from the University of Houston.

Bud Foster

Vice President – Land


Mr. Foster joined Endeavor in 2007 after a long and successful career in petroleum land management, most recently with Kinder-Morgan. He has worked for Edge Petroleum and Anadarko Petroleum, and began his career with Shell Oil Company.

Mr. Foster has a Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Texas A&M University.

Greg Linton

Vice President – Operations


Mr. Linton joined Endeavor in 2010, and since that time has been responsible for all drilling and production activities. Prior to joining Endeavor, Mr, Linton managed operations for Hanson Minerals and its affiliate, Southland Drilling Company. He started his 40 year career in the oilfield with Arco, and has also worked with Longhorn Oil & Gas, Pressler Consultants, and Hess Corporation.

Mr. Linton has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.


Contact ENG

Houston Office

1201 Louisiana, Suite 3350
Houston, Texas 77002

O  713.658.8555

F  713.658.0715

Field Office

289 Refinery Rd.
Carrizo Springs, TX 78834

O  830.322.5045

F  830.322.5005