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Oil & Gas Mineral Rights Investments

(512) 458-6675

Clayton Smith - President: My goal for Escondido Minerals is to be viewed as the most honest and well respected mineral investment group in the Permian Basin. I believe in fair dealings, strong valuations, and an enjoyable transaction process. Whether we get a deal done together or not... this is more than business, it is personal. 

Where We Buy

Because we focus our operations to the Midland Core and Delaware Basin of the Permian, Escondido is able to offer the highest value for your interest. We put the seller first and understand that the diversification of investments is key to a safe return in today's markets. 

Whether we purchase ALL or HALF of your interest, we guarantee that you will be treated with the RESPECT, TRANSPARENCY, and a TIMELY CLOSING.

Escondido Guarantees:

A prompt evaluation and timely offer.

Reviewing of your mineral interest through title.

The handling of paperwork and fees.

We hold a current understanding of the market.

We will provide an honest and competitive offer.

The closing of purchases within 30 days.




Escondido Minerals, LP is a leading buyer of mineral rights in the Permian Basin with some of the most competitive offers in the market.

Formed by Clayton Smith, Escondido strives to wear the "white hat" for the mineral owners and sellers. Whether we purchase your minerals or not, we will push to bring you the best offer on the market.

Clayton Smith, born and raised in the heart of the Permian Basin, Midland, TX- is a graduate from Texas Tech University and holds a Major in Finance, a Minor in Leadership, and studies in Business Ethics. Clayton is also a graduate from the National Outdoor Leadership School of Mexico. His drive was to build an investment group that puts the seller first. Structured around an Ethical, Fair, Transparent and Prompt work ethic- Escondido Minerals is a leading buyer of Mineral Rights in the Permian Basin with putting the person before the deal. 



Escondido Minerals, LP

5926 Balcones Dr, Ste 150

Austin, TX 78731

Tel: (512) 458-MNRL​

(512) 458-6675