Vine Energy Inc. operates oil and gas fields with assets in Texas and Louisiana. Brix Operating and Harvest Royalties are affiliates of Vine. The company was founded in 2014 by Eric Marsh with funding from Blackstone and acquired Shell's Haynesville assets later that year. In March 2021, the company launched an initial public offering, raising $322 million. Chesapeake entered into an agreement to acquire Vine in an all-stock transaction in August 2021 with closing expected in the fourth quarter.