Swift Energy Co was founded in 1979. The Company is engaged in developing, exploring, acquiring, and operating oil and natural gas properties, with a focus on oil and natural gas reserves in Texas as well as onshore and in the inland waters of Louisiana. The Company is engaged in the development and exploration of three core areas: South Texas; Southeast Louisiana; and Central Louisiana/East Texas. In South Texas, the Company approximately drilled 20 wells in its AWP Eagle Ford field, three horizontal Olmos wells & 14 operated wells in the Artesia Wells Eagle Ford area, five operated wells in the Fasken Eagle Ford area. In Southeast Louisiana, it owned drilling and production rights in 16,697 net acres in the Lake Washington field located in Southeast Louisiana near shore waters within Plaquemines Parish & also owned drilling and production rights in approximately 14,254 net acres in the Bay de Chene field. In Central Louisiana, the Company has 98,671 net acres in the Burr Ferry field, owned drilling and production rights in 50,057 net acres in the Masters Creek field, owned drilling and production rights in 7,327 net acres in South Bearhead Creek field. It also had approximately 59,201 net acres leased in the Four Corners area of southwest Colorado. The Company's exploration, production, and marketing operations are subject to complex and stringent federal, state, and local laws and regulations.