Quicksilver Resources Inc. is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of onshore oil and natural gas in North America and is based in Fort Worth, Texas. The company focuses primarily on unconventional reservoirs where hydrocarbons may be found in challenging geological conditions, such as fractured shales and coalbeds. Quicksilver's producing oil and natural gas properties in the United States are principally located in Texas and in Canada in Alberta and British Columbia. The company had total proved reserves of approximately 1.3 Tcfe at December 31, 2013. Quicksilver's three core development areas include the Barnett Shale, Horn River and Horseshoe Canyon. In addition, the company has an oil exploration opportunity in the Delaware basin in western Texas. Quicksilver actively studies these basins and other basins in North America, which may result in future oil and natural gas acquisitions.
The company's common stock trades under the ticker symbol "KWK" on the New York Stock Exchange.