EXCO Resources, Inc. (EXCO Resources) is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the exploration, exploitation, development and production of onshore the United States oil and natural gas properties with a focus on shale resource plays. Its operations are conducted in the United States oil and natural gas areas, including East Texas, North Louisiana, Appalachia and the Permian Basin in West Texas. In addition to its oil and natural gas producing operations, it owns 50% interests in two midstream joint ventures located in East Texas/North Louisiana and Appalachia. In July 2013, EXCO Resources Inc closed its previously announced acquisition of producing and undeveloped oil and gas assets in the Haynesville shale formation (Haynesville) from subsidiaries of Chesapeake Energy Corporation. In July 2013, the Company acquired Eagle Ford.