Range Resources Corporation is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development, and acquisition of oil and gas properties primarily in the southwestern, Appalachian, and Gulf Coast regions of the United States.
The Company's southwestern operations include the Barnett Shale of north central Texas, the Permian Basin of west Texas and eastern New Mexico, the East Texas Basin, the Texas Panhandle, and the Anadarko Basin of western Oklahoma. Its Appalachian operations include tight-gas, shale, coal bed methane, and conventional oil and gas production in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, New York, and West Virginia. The Company's Gulf Coast operations include onshore Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. It sells gas to utilities, marketing companies, and industrial users. Range Resources owns and operates 5,100 miles of gas gathering pipelines in Appalachia, which transport gas to transmission lines, and directly to end-users and interstate pipelines. It also has interests in the Nora field.
Range Resources was founded in 1975. It was formerly known as Lomak Petroleum, Inc. and changed its name to Range Resources Corporation in 1998. Range Resources Corporation is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.