In every aspect of our business, Vital Energy operates to the highest standards, for our customers, employees, communities, environment and our investors.

Full-time employees in Oklahoma and Texas*
Net acres in the Permian Basin*
Net BOE per day production*
MBOE of total proved reserves**

Corporate Profile


Our company was founded in 2006 as Laredo Petroleum. Since our earliest days we’ve focused on something much greater than producing hydrocarbons. Driven by constant innovation and a limitless mindset, we aim to set the example in our industry for what’s possible in providing more sustainable and abundant energy – the energy vital to helping people live better, healthier and more prosperously. This focus is why in 2023 we changed our name to Vital Energy. It’s only fitting. Bringing vitality to human lives has always been the soul of our company. And always will be.

News Releases

Feb ’23
Company Issues 2023 Outlook; Plans to Invest $625 - $675 Million TULSA, OK, Feb. 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Energy, Inc. (NYSE: VTLE) ("Vital Energy" or the "Company") today announced its fourth-quarter 2022 financial and operating results and provided its 2023 outlook.
Feb ’23
TULSA, OK, Feb. 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Energy, Inc. (NYSE: VTLE) ("Vital" or the "Company") today announced the signing of a definitive purchase and sale agreement to acquire the assets of Driftwood Energy Operating, LLC ("Driftwood"), inclusive of all leasehold interests and hedges, in
Jan ’23
Fourth-Quarter 2022 Production Expected to Exceed Guidance TULSA, OK, Jan. 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Energy, Inc. (NYSE: VTLE) ("Vital" or the "Company") today announced the completion of the Company’s rebranding and on Monday, January 9, 2023, will begin trading under the ticker "VTLE" on