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Knox Energy Inc. ("Knox") is a natural gas and crude oil exploration and production company
located in suburban Columbus, Ohio. It specializes in natural gas production, primarily within Ohio. In addition, Knox provides natural
Mark D. Jordan founded the company in 1998. In its first year, Knox acquired approximately 200 producing wells and another 150 wells
for equipment salvage and well refurbishment.
In its second year of operations, a new division known as Berry Well Service was formed to provide oilfield services. This enabled Knox
to service and refurbish its own wells and offer oilfield services to other oil and gas producers. Berry Well Service currently operates up
to four Service rigs. Knox’s field operations are conducted out of its Gratiot, Ohio, office located 10 miles west of Zanesville.
In that same year, Knox developed its natural gas marketing abilities by creating a natural gas pool on Dominion East Ohio, thus allowing
Knox to sell gas directly to Ohio industrial customers, in northeast Ohio. Since its inception, Knox has drilled over 430 wells and currently
operates approximately 620 wells.