A Private Upstream Oil and Gas Company

Formed in 2020, RRP acquires producing properties in Texas and the surrounding states. RRP currently owns and operates a position in the southern Midland Basin and actively pursues the acquisition of operated and non-operated assets.

About Us

Focused on safety and environmental stewardship

We believe that responsible energy production requires continued reduction of the industry’s environmental footprint.

Created to be a resilient, sustainable business

We will endure economic and commodity cycles and operate our assets accordingly with the highest standards and a long-term focus.

Committed to delivering value to our stakeholders and partners

We operate with prudent stewardship of capital and assets, responsible governance, transparency, and accountability.


Michael Pipkin

CEO & Founder

Prior to his current role, Michael spent time at Reservoir Capital Group, a New York-based private investment firm, where he was responsible for opening the Houston office and leading energy origination and execution efforts for upstream, asset-focused equity strategy.

With over 15 years of experience, Michael spent 10+ years in energy principal investing at The D.E. Shaw Group and Stellus Capital. Michael started his career in energy investment banking at Jefferies and RBC.


  • Dartmouth College with high honors

Community Activities

  • Writers in the Schools (Executive Committee, Past Board President)

  • Arts Connect Houston (Board President)

  • St. John’s School Alumni Board (President)

  • University of Houston Honors College (Advisory Board Member)

Bradley Bracewell

COO & Founder

Prior to his current role, Bradley worked for 12 years at Shell Oil Company, where he served in a number of engineering, operations, corporate planning, and leadership positions of increasing responsibility.


  • University of Texas at Austin (MS, Petroleum Engineering)

  • Washington & Lee University (BS, Mechanical Engineering)

Community Activities

  • Children’s Museum of Houston (Board Member)