Approach Resources, Inc. engages in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of oil and gas properties. It focuses on oil and natural gas reserves in oil shale and tight sands located in the Permian Basin in West Texas. It holds interests in the East Texas Basin and the Chama Basin in Northern New Mexico. The firm operates in one business segment, the exploration and production of oil, NGLs and natural gas. The company was founded by J. Ross Craft in September 2002 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.