About Us

Roxanna Oil Company is a family-owned, independent oil and gas exploration company founded by Marlan W. Downey 30 years ago. Our focus is on the creation of new, early-entry exploration plays in the onshore US and International.  We can invest directly in all projects we recommend to our industry partners and clients, always prepared to “put our money where our mouth is”.  We hold over 500,000 acres of working and royalty interests in numerous plays and encourage a review of our track record or to read more about us.


Areas Of Activity

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Core Business

Roxanna’s activity is in prospect generation, operations and consulting.  Our experienced team couples the fundamentals of the petroleum system with the application of new technology.  Today we are generating low risk projects that can be evaluated and acquired in the current lower cost environment and have the potential for significant future upside.  Our consulting team has completed major projects for Shell, Matador Resources, Marathon Oil, Petrohunt, Longfellow Energy and Kimmeridge Energy.