EV Energy Partners, L.P. is engaged in the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas properties and all of its operations are located in the United States. The Company's oil and natural gas properties are located in the Barnett Shale; the Appalachian Basin, which includes the Utica Shale; the San Juan Basin; Michigan; Central Texas, which includes the Austin Chalk area; the Mid-Continent areas in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas and Louisiana; the Monroe Field in Northern Louisiana, and the Permian Basin. The Company's Barnett Shale properties are located in Denton, Montague, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties in Northern Texas. The Company's activities are concentrated in the Ohio and West Virginia areas of the Appalachian Basin. The Company's properties are located in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico and La Plata County in Colorado. The Company's properties are located in the Antrim Shale reservoir in Otsego and Montmorency counties in northern Michigan.