Nighthawk Energy plc is a United Kingdom-based independent exploration and production company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is focused principally on the development of oil exploration and production assets located in and around Lincoln County, Colorado, United States. The Company's primary business activity is the exploration for, development and sale of, hydrocarbons. The Company's two primary projects, Smoky Hill and Jolly Ranch, comprise more than 300,000 gross acres within the southeast flank of the Denver-Julesburg Basin. Its subsidiaries include Nighthawk Royalties LLC, Nighthawk Production LLC and OilQuest USA LLC.