Charlie Matter

Founder & CEO


John Doumany

Partner & CLO


Mr. Matter is an oil and gas entrepreneur who has founded and successfully operated multiple mineral and royalty partnerships. He is the Founder & CEO for Case Energy Partners, LLC and its affiliates. He has extensive familiarity with the land and acquisition aspects of the oil and gas business with an emphasis on mineral and royalty interests. At Case, he is directly involved with the evaluation, acquisition, and management of oil and gas properties and reports to an advisory team with extensive experience. Through Case, he was worked with Meredith Land & Minerals, Cascade Energy, Rosewood Resources, Dale Operating, and numerous family offices. He is a Registered Professional Landman (RPL), Certified Mineral Manager (CMM), and received a Bachelor of Arts from Centenary College and Master of Arts from John Brown University. He has also completed continuing education at Colorado School of the Mines and through the Entrepreneurs' Organization. 

He is an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Dallas Petroleum Club, Dallas, and Fort Worth Wildcatters, American Association of Petroleum Landmen (AAPL), Young Professionals in Energy (YPE – Dallas Chapter), and National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO).


Mr. Doumany is an attorney who has engaged in extensive and exclusive representation of major exploration and production companies and landowners in the field of oil and gas and land-related issues. He has extensive familiarity with all aspects of an oil and gas transactional practice with an emphasis on title examination. At Case he coordinates all legal and corporate matters, including title review and mineral and lease purchase matters.  He received his B.A. in 2004 from the University of Texas and his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 2007. 

Blake Harris
Partner & COO


Blake Harris, COO of Case Energy Partners LLC / CEP Minerals LLC began his career in the oil and gas industry as a lease operator for Laredo Petroleum in the Permian Basin. In wanting to learn more about the business side of the industry, he decided to go work as an independent landman performing title research and lease acquisitions in the Eaglebine Shale. Since joining Case in 2015, Blake has played a pivotal role in the company successfully deploying over $100MM into mineral assets across 14 states, and now primarily focuses on the continuous integration of the major functions of the company. Blake served in the United States Marine Corps before and while attending Texas A&M University. 

He is an active member of the American Association of Professional Landmen and of the Young Professionals in Energy organization. He is also a board member of the veteran's non-profit, Cowtown Warriors.

Trafford Lamar

Technical Director



Mr. Lamar joined Case Energy Partners in August 2015. He serves as a technical director overseeing all mineral and royalty valuations, as well as a geological review of non-producing properties and prospect development. Prior to Case, Mr. Lamar spent two summers working for Denbury Resources where he supported DNR’s North Region and Reservoir Technology Group. Mr. Lamar received a B.S. in Geology from Texas A&M University and an M.S. in Finance from The Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. He is a member of AAPG and the Dallas Geological Society.

Lindsay Abbe

VP Business Admin & IR


Lindsay Abbe is head of the Business Administration and Investor Relations departments at Case.  She manages the Company’s mineral and royalty interests and facilitates the closings of mineral and royalty acquisitions and divestments. Before joining Case, Lindsay worked as an independent landman in south and east Texas where she gained valuable experience in title due diligence. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi and is a Registered Landman (RL). She is also an active member of American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) and Young Professionals in Energy (YPE).


Jeff Doumany 

Senior Advisor

Mr. Doumany serves as the Senior Advisor to Case Energy Partners. He is a Petroleum Landman, with 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wilco Properties, Inc. since 2002. Mr. Doumany is also a principal or member of the board of directors in several other privately held oil and gas companies. He has been actively engaged in the acquisition and management of mineral and royalty interest since 1979.




4849 Greenville Ave, Suite 1265

Dallas, Texas 75206

P.O. Box 600111

Dallas, Texas 75360

P: (214) 247-7327

F: (972) 346-6886


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