EV Energy Partners, L.P. is engaged in the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas properties. The Company�s oil and natural gas properties were located in the Barnett Shale, the Appalachian Basin, the Mid Continent areas in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas and Louisiana, the Monroe Field in Northern Louisiana, Central and East Texas, the San Juan Basin, Michigan, and the Permian Basin. The Company�s assets are located in the Utica Shale area in Ohio. The Company has two segments: exploration and production, and midstream. The Company�s exploration and production segment is engaged in the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas properties. The Company�s midstream segment, which consists of its investments in Cardinal Gas Services, LLC (Cardinal) and Utica East Ohio Midstream LLC (UEO), is engaged in the construction and operation of natural gas processing and natural gas liquids fractionation.