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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 10-Q
(Mark One)
xQUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the quarterly period ended March 31, 2024
OR
oTRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the transition period from ______ to ______
Commission file number 001-04321
TXO Partners, L.P.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware32-0368858
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
400 West 7th Street, Fort Worth, Texas
76102
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
(817) 334-7800
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common UnitsTXONew York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant: (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports); and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes x No o
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate web site, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files). Yes x No o
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer” and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):
Large accelerated fileroAccelerated filerx
Non-accelerated fileroSmaller reporting companyo
Emerging growth companyx
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Act). Yes o No x
The registrant had outstanding 30,938,332 common units as of May 7, 2024.


TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Part I - Financial Information
Item 1. Financial Statements
TXO PARTNERS, L.P.
Consolidated Balance Sheets
(in thousands)
March 31,
2024
December 31,
2023
(Unaudited)
ASSETS
Current Assets:
Cash and cash equivalents$4,570 $4,505 
Accounts receivable, net30,721 32,226 
Derivative fair value5,167 6,052 
Other13,469 12,406 
Total Current Assets53,927 55,189 
Property and Equipment, at cost – successful efforts method:
Proved properties1,544,870 1,540,105 
Unproved properties18,516 18,479 
Other83,997 83,854 
Total Property and Equipment1,647,383 1,642,438 
Accumulated depreciation, depletion and amortization(1,023,632)(1,013,115)
Net Property and Equipment623,751 629,323 
Other Assets:
Note receivable from related party7,131 7,131 
Other3,394 3,970 
Total Other Assets10,525 11,101 
TOTAL ASSETS$688,203 $695,613 
LIABILITIES AND PARTNERS’ CAPITAL
Current Liabilities:
Accounts payable$7,659 $8,598 
Accrued liabilities25,143 23,362 
Derivative fair value3,818 4,045 
Asset retirement obligation, current portion1,750 1,750 
Other current liabilities1,354 1,361 
Total Current Liabilities39,724 39,116 
Long-term Debt26,100 28,100 
Other Liabilities:
Asset retirement obligation154,803 152,222 
Other liabilities1,845 2,377 
Total Other Liabilities156,648 154,599 
Commitments and Contingencies
Partners’ Capital:
Partners’ capital465,731 473,798 
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND PARTNERS’ CAPITAL$688,203 $695,613 
See accompanying notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements
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TXO PARTNERS, L.P.
Consolidated Statements of Operations (Unaudited)
(in thousands)
Three months ended March 31,
20242023
REVENUES
Oil and condensate$38,034 $49,621 
Natural gas liquids6,502 9,123 
Natural gas22,903 99,655 
Total Revenues67,439 158,399 
EXPENSES
Production33,083 35,324 
Exploration123 67 
Taxes, transportation and other15,573 28,903 
Depreciation, depletion and amortization10,517 10,938 
Accretion of discount in asset retirement obligation2,784 2,118 
General and administrative2,654 2,222 
Total Expenses64,734 79,572 
OPERATING INCOME2,705 78,827 
OTHER INCOME (EXPENSE)
Other income8,413 6,314 
Interest income125 107 
Interest expense(976)(1,439)
Total Other Income7,562 4,982 
NET INCOME $10,267 $83,809 
NET INCOME PER COMMON UNIT
Basic$0.33$2.91
Diluted$0.33$2.86
WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON UNITS OUTSTANDING
Basic30,800 28,783 
Diluted31,425 29,328 
See accompanying notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements
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TXO PARTNERS, L.P.
Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (Unaudited)
(in thousands)
Three months ended
March 31,
20242023
OPERATING ACTIVITIES
Net income$10,267 $83,809 
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:
Depreciation, depletion and amortization10,517 10,938 
Accretion of discount in asset retirement obligation2,784 2,118 
Derivative fair value (gain) loss1,054 (15,056)
Net cash paid to counterparties(396)(80,438)
Non-cash incentive compensation1,141 639 
Other non-cash items241 180 
Changes in operating assets and liabilities (a)
(411)14,959 
Cash Provided by Operating Activities25,197 17,149 
INVESTING ACTIVITIES
Proved property acquisitions (232)
Development costs(2,835)(11,278)
Unproved property acquisitions(37)(53)
Other property and asset additions(143)(818)
Cash Used by Investing Activities(3,015)(12,381)
FINANCING ACTIVITIES
Proceeds from long-term debt10,000 37,000 
Payments on long-term debt(12,000)(150,000)
Net proceeds from initial public offering 106,277 
Proceeds from sale of units to cover withholding taxes187  
Withholding taxes paid on vesting of restricted units(851) 
Debt issuance costs(2)(1)
Distributions(19,451) 
Cash Used by Financing Activities(22,117)(6,724)
INCREASE (DECREASE) IN CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS65 (1,956)
Cash and Cash Equivalents, beginning of period4,505 9,204 
Cash and Cash Equivalents, end of period$4,570 $7,248 
(a) Changes in Operating Assets and Liabilities
Accounts receivable$2,100 $20,527 
Other current assets(1,071)(2,948)
Current liabilities(1,087)(2,313)
Other operating liabilities(353)(307)
$(411)$14,959 
See accompanying notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements
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TXO PARTNERS, L.P.
Consolidated Statements of Members’ Equity (Unaudited)
(in thousands)

Series 5
Preferred
CommonTotal
Balances, December 31, 2023$ $473,798 $473,798 
Net income— 10,267 10,267 
Expensing of unit awards— 1,141 1,141 
Proceeds from sale of units to cover withholding taxes— 827 827 
Withholding taxes paid on vesting of restricted units— (851)(851)
Distributions to unitholders— (19,451)(19,451)
Balances, March 31, 2024$ $465,731 $465,731 


Series 5
Preferred
CommonTotal
Balances, December 31, 2022$206,074 $315,463 $521,537 
Net income— 83,809 83,809 
Net proceeds from initial public offering— 102,540 102,540 
Expensing of unit awards— 639 639 
Conversion of Series 5 preferred to Common equity(206,074)206,074  
Balances, March 31, 2023$ $708,525 $708,525 



See accompanying notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements
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TXO PARTNERS, L.P.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements (Unaudited)
1.Organization and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies
TXO Partners, L.P. (TXO Partners or the Partnership) is an independent oil and gas company that was formed as a Delaware limited partnership in January 2012 (with an effective inception of operations at January 18, 2012). The operations of TXO Partners are governed by the provisions of the partnership agreement, as amended, executed by the general partner, TXO Partners GP, LLC (the General Partner) and the limited partners. The General Partner is the manager and operator of TXO Partners. The General Partner is managed by the board of directors and executive officers of our General Partner. The members of the board of directors of our General Partner are appointed by MorningStar Oil & Gas, LLC (“MSOG”), as the sole member of our General Partner. TXO Partners will remain in existence unless and until dissolved in accordance with the terms of the partnership agreement.
TXO Partners’ assets include its investment in an unincorporated joint venture, Cross Timbers Energy, LLC (“Cross Timbers Energy”). TXO Partners owns 50% of Cross Timbers Energy, and TXO Partners is the manager of Cross Timbers Energy. Cross Timbers Energy is governed by a Member Management Committee (MMC) and is comprised of six representatives, three from each group, with each group having one voting member. All matters that come before the MMC require the unanimous consent of the voting members. On the last day of each calendar quarter, Cross Timbers Energy distributes all excess cash to the members based on their ownership percentage of 50% each, except for earnings from the note receivable which is owned 5% by TXO Partners. Cross Timbers Energy’s properties are located primarily in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico and Colorado and the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico.
TXO Partners also has a wholly-owned subsidiary, MorningStar Operating LLC which owns oil and gas assets primarily in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico and Colorado and the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico.
2.Basis of Presentation and Significant Accounting Policies
The condensed consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“US GAAP”) and on the same basis as our audited financial statements as of December 31, 2023 included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023. The consolidated balance sheet as of March 31, 2024 and the consolidated statements of operations and cash flows for the periods presented herein are not audited but reflect all adjustments that are of a normal recurring nature and are necessary for a fair statement of results for the periods shown. Certain information and note disclosures normally included in annual financial statements have been omitted pursuant to the rules and regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Because the consolidated interim financial statements do not include all of the information and notes required by US GAAP for a complete set of financial statements, they should be read in conjunction with the audited consolidated financial statements referred to above. The results and trends in these interim financial statements may not be indicative of results for the full year.
Significant Accounting Policies
For a complete description of TXO Partners’ significant accounting policies, see our annual audited consolidated financial statements included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023.
3.Related Party Transactions
We earned management fees from Cross Timbers Energy of $1.1 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and $1.4 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023.
4.Debt
(in thousands)March 31,
2024
December 31,
2023
Credit Facility, 8.6% at March 31, 2024 and 8.6% at December 31, 2023
$19,000 $21,000 
September 2016 Loan, 8.7% at March 31, 2024 and 8.7% at December 31, 2023
$7,100 $7,100 
Total Long-term Debt$26,100 $28,100 
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November 2021 Credit Facility
On November 1, 2021, we entered into a four-year, $165 million senior secured credit facility (the “Credit Facility”) with certain commercial banks, as lenders, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent. The Credit Facility has a maturity date of November 1, 2025. We use the Credit Facility for general corporate purposes. In connection with the Credit Facility, we had financing fees and expenses of approximately $3.0 million as of March 31, 2024 and $3.0 million as of December 31, 2023 before accumulated amortization of $1.7 million as of March 31, 2024 and $1.5 million as of December 31, 2023. These costs are being amortized over the life of the credit facility. Such amortized expenses are recorded as interest expense on the statements of operations.

Redeterminations of the borrowing base under the Credit Facility, are based primarily on reserve reports that reflect commodity prices at such time, and occur semi-annually, in March and September, as well as upon request by the lenders at their sole discretion, no more than once per six-month period. We also have the right to request up to two additional borrowing base redeterminations each year at our discretion. Significant declines in commodity prices may result in a decrease in the borrowing base. These borrowing base declines can be offset by any commodity price hedges we enter. Our obligations under the credit facility are secured by substantially all assets of the Partnership, including, without limitation, (i) our interest in the joint venture, (ii) all our deposit accounts, securities accounts, and commodities accounts, (iii) any receivables owed to us by the joint venture and (iv) any oil and gas properties owned directly by TXO Partners or its wholly-owned subsidiaries. We are required to maintain (i) a current ratio greater than 1.0 to 1.0 and current assets shall include availability under the Credit Facility, but shall exclude the fair value of derivative instruments, and current liabilities shall exclude the fair value of derivative instruments and any advances under the Credit Facility and (ii) a ratio of total indebtedness-to-EBITDAX of not greater than 3.0 to 1.0. For purposes of the total net debt-to-EBITDAX ratio (“Leverage Ratio”), total net debt includes total debt for borrowed money (including capital leases and purchase money debt), minus unrestricted cash and cash equivalents on hand at such time (not exceeding $15.0 million in the aggregate), minus the unpaid balance of the FAM Loan. EBITDAX means sum of (i) net income plus interest expense; income taxes paid; depreciation, depletion and amortization; exploration expenses, including workover expenses; non-cash charges including unrealized losses on derivative instruments; and, any extraordinary or non-recurring charges, minus (ii) any extraordinary or non-recurring income and any non-cash income including unrealized gains on derivative instruments. Effective with the Second Amendment, our hedge requirements are based on availability under the Credit Facility and the Leverage Ratio. If the Leverage Ratio is greater than 0.75 to 1.00, we are required to hedge at least 50% of reasonably anticipated projected production of proved developed producing reserves for the 24 months following the end of the most recent quarter. If the Leverage Ratio is less than 0.75 to 1.00 and availability under the Credit Facility is greater than 20% of the then current borrowing base, the minimum required hedge volume would be 35% for the 12 months following the end of the most recent quarter. If the Leverage Ratio is less than 0.50 to 1.00 and availability under the Credit Facility is greater than 66.7% of the then current borrowing base, there would be no minimum required hedge volume.  Our Credit Facility prohibits us from hedging more than 90% of our reasonably projected production for any fiscal year. We expect to complete our spring redetermination in May 2024. Under the terms of the Credit Facility as amended by the Second Amendment, we were in compliance with all of our debt covenants as of December 31, 2023 and March 31, 2024. Additionally, we believe we have adequate liquidity to continue as a going concern for at least the next twelve months from the date of this report.
At our election, interest on borrowings under the credit facility is determined by reference to either the secured overnight financing rate (“SOFR”) plus an applicable margin between 3.00% and 4.00% per annum (depending on the then-current level of borrowings under the Credit Facility) or the alternate base rate (“ABR”) plus an applicable margin between 2.00% and 3.00% per annum (depending on the then-current level of borrowings under the Credit Facility). Interest is generally payable quarterly for loans bearing interest based on the ABR and at the end of the applicable interest period for loans bearing interest at SOFR. We are required to pay a commitment fee to the lenders under the Credit Facility, which accrues at a rate per annum of 0.5% on the average daily unused amount of the lesser of: (i) the maximum commitment amount of the lenders and (ii) the then-effective borrowing base.
September 2016 Loan
On September 30, 2016, TXO Partners entered into an unsecured loan agreement with Cross Timbers Energy (the “FAM Loan”). The proceeds for the loan were taken from the cash held by the offshore subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation and the loan was assigned to the offshore subsidiary (Note 5). The loan matures on January 31, 2026, but is automatically extended should the maturity date of the Credit Facility be extended. In all instances, this loan will mature ninety-one days after the maturity of the Credit Facility. Interest on the loan is the lesser of (a) London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”) plus three and one-quarter of one percent (3.25%) per annum, adjusted monthly or (b) the highest
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rate permitted by applicable law. Though the note is unsecured, we are required to stay in compliance with terms of the Credit Facility.
5.Note Receivable from Related Party
As of March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023, we, through our 5% ownership interest in investment assets at Cross Timbers Energy, had a note receivable totaling $7.1 million outstanding with a highly-rated, offshore subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation. Under the terms of the agreement, there is no stated maturity date and Cross Timbers Energy may demand repayment of all or any portion of the outstanding balance on two business days’ notice. Interest is earned based on the one-month SOFR rate and is paid monthly. Interest income totaled $0.1 million in the first three months of 2024 and $0.1 million in the first three months of 2023.
The note receivable is treated as a non-current asset, since Cross Timbers Energy does not have any intention of demanding repayment of all or any portion of the outstanding balance at this time. Repayment would require the approval of the Cross Timbers Energy MMC.
6.Asset Retirement Obligation
Our asset retirement obligation primarily represents the estimated present value of the amount we will incur to plug, abandon and remediate our proved producing properties at the end of their productive lives, in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. We determine our asset retirement obligation by calculating the present value of estimated cash flows related to the liability. The following is a summary of changes in TXO Partners’ asset retirement obligation activity for the three months ended March 31, 2024:
(in thousands)
Asset retirement obligation, January 1$153,972 
Liability settled upon plugging and abandoning wells(203)
Accretion of discount expense2,784 
Asset retirement obligation, March 31156,553 
Less current portion(1,750)
Asset retirement obligation, long term$154,803 
7.Commitments and Contingencies
From time to time, the Partnership is subject to various claims and legal actions arising in the ordinary course of business. In the opinion of management, the ultimate disposition of these matters will not have a material adverse effect on the Partnership.
To date, our expenditures to comply with environmental and occupational health and safety laws and regulations have not been significant and are not expected to be significant in the future. However, new regulations, enforcement policies, claims for damages or other events could result in significant future costs.
8.Fair Value
We periodically use commodity-based and financial derivative contracts to manage exposures to commodity price. We do not hold or issue derivative financial instruments for speculative or trading purposes. We periodically enter into futures contracts, costless collars, energy swaps, swaptions and basis swaps to hedge our exposure to price fluctuations on crude oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas sales (Note 9).
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Fair Value of Financial Instruments
Because of their short-term maturity, the fair value of cash and cash equivalents, accounts receivable and accounts payable approximates their carrying values at March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023. The following are estimated fair values and carrying values of our other financial instruments at each of these dates:
Asset (Liability)
March 31, 2024December 31, 2023
(in thousands)Carrying
Amount
Fair
Value
Carrying
Amount
Fair
Value
Note receivable from related party$7,131 $7,131 $7,131 $7,131 
Long-term debt$(26,100)$(26,100)$(28,100)$(28,100)
Derivative asset$5,167 $5,167 $6,052 $6,052 
Derivative liability$(3,818)$(3,818)$(4,045)$(4,045)
The fair value of our note receivable from related party approximates the carrying amount because the interest rate is based on current market interest rates and can be called upon two business days’ notice (Note 5). The fair value of our long-term debt approximates the carrying amount because the interest rate is reset periodically at then current market rates (Note 4).
The fair value of our note receivable from related party (Note 5), derivative asset/(liability) (Note 9) and our long-term debt (Note 4) is measured using Level II inputs, and are determined by either market prices on an active market for similar assets or other market-corroborated prices. Counterparty credit risk is considered when determining the fair value of our note receivable and net derivative asset (liability). Since our counterparty is highly rated, the fair value of our note receivable from related party does not require an adjustment to account for the risk of nonperformance by the counterparty, however, an adjustment for counterparty credit risk has been applied to the net derivative asset (liability).
The following table summarizes our fair value measurements and the level within the fair value hierarchy in which the fair value measurements fall.
Fair Value Measurements
March 31, 2024December 31, 2023
(in thousands)Significant
Other
Observable
Inputs
(Level 2)
Significant
Unobservable
Inputs
(Level 3)
Significant
Other
Observable
Inputs
(Level 2)
Significant
Unobservable
Inputs
(Level 3)
Note receivable from related party$7,131 $ $7,131 $ 
Long-term debt$(26,100)$ $(28,100)$ 
Derivative asset$5,167 $ $6,052 $ 
Derivative liability$(3,818)$ $(4,045)$ 
Assets and Liabilities Measured at Fair Value on a Nonrecurring Basis
Certain assets and liabilities are measured at fair value on a nonrecurring basis. These assets and liabilities are not measured at fair value on an ongoing basis, but are subject to fair value adjustments whenever events or circumstances indicate that the carrying value of those assets may not be recoverable and are based upon Level 3 inputs. These assets and liabilities can include assets and liabilities acquired in a business combination, proved and unproved natural gas properties, asset retirement obligations and other long-lived assets that are written down to fair value when they are impaired. Such fair value estimates require assumptions and judgments regarding the existence of liabilities, the amount and timing of cash outflows required to settle the liability, what constitutes adequate restoration, inflation factors, credit adjusted discount rates, and consideration of changes in legal, regulatory, environmental and political environments.
We periodically review our long-lived assets to be held and used, including proved oil and natural gas properties, whenever events or circumstances indicate that the carrying value of those assets may not be recoverable. We review our oil and natural gas properties by asset group. The estimated future net cash flows are based upon the underlying reserves and anticipated future pricing. An impairment loss is recognized if the sum of the expected undiscounted future net cash flows is less than the carrying amount of the assets. If the estimated undiscounted future net cash flows are less than the
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carrying amount of a particular asset, the Partnership recognizes an impairment loss for the amount by which the carrying amount of the asset exceeds the estimated fair value of such assets. The fair value of the proved properties is measured based on the income approach, which incorporates a number of assumptions involving expectations of future product prices, which the Partnership bases on the forward-price curves, estimates of oil and gas reserves, estimates of future expected operating and capital costs and a risk adjusted discount rate of 10%. These inputs are categorized as Level 3 in the fair value hierarchy.
Commodity Price Hedging Instruments
We periodically enter into futures contracts, energy swaps, swaptions, collars and basis swaps to hedge our exposure to price fluctuations on crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids sales. When actual commodity prices exceed the fixed price provided by these contracts we pay this excess to the counterparty, and when the commodity prices are below the contractually provided fixed price, we receive this difference from the counterparty. See Note 9.
The fair value of our derivatives contracts consists of the following:
Asset DerivativesLiability Derivatives
(in thousands)March 31,
2024
December 31,
2023
March 31,
2024
December 31,
2023
Derivatives not designated as hedging instruments:
Crude oil futures and differential swaps$ $ $(3,440)$(3,163)
Natural gas liquids futures$273 $477 $ $ 
Natural gas futures, collars and basis swaps$4,894 $5,575 $(378)$(882)
Total$5,167 $6,052 $(3,818)$(4,045)
Derivative fair value (gain) loss, included as part of the related revenue line on the consolidated income statements, comprises the following realized and unrealized components:
Three Months Ended
March 31,
(in thousands)20242023
Net cash paid to counterparties$396 $80,438 
Non-cash change in derivative fair value$658 $(95,494)
Derivative fair value (gain) loss$1,054 $(15,056)
Concentrations of Credit Risk
Our receivables are from a diverse group of companies including major energy companies, pipeline companies, marketing companies, local distribution companies and end-users in various industries. Letters of credit or other appropriate security are obtained as considered necessary to limit risk of loss from the other companies. Including the bank that issued the letter of credit, we currently have greater concentrations of credit with several investment-grade (BBB- or better) rated companies.
9.Commodity Sales Commitments
Our policy is to consider hedging a portion of our production at commodity prices the general partner deems attractive. While there is a risk we may not be able to realize the benefit of rising prices, the general partner may enter into hedging agreements because of the benefits of predictable, stable cash flows.
We periodically enter futures contracts, energy swaps, swaptions and basis swaps to hedge our exposure to price fluctuations on crude oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas sales. When actual commodity prices exceed the fixed price provided by these contracts we pay this excess to the counterparty, and when the commodity prices are below the contractually provided fixed price, we receive this difference from the counterparty. We also enter costless price collars, which set a ceiling and floor price to hedge our exposure to price fluctuations on natural gas sales. When actual commodity prices exceed the ceiling price provided by these contracts we pay this excess to the counterparty, and when the commodity prices are below the floor price, we receive this difference from the counterparty. If the actual commodity price falls in between the ceiling and floor price, there is no cash settlement.
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Crude Oil
We have entered into crude oil futures contracts and swap agreements that effectively fix prices for the production and periods shown below. Prices to be realized for hedged production may be less than these fixed prices because of location, quality and other adjustments. See Note 8.
Production PeriodBbls per DayWeighted Average
NYMEX
Price per Bbl
April 2024—June 20242,000$63.27 
Net settlements on oil futures and sell basis swap contracts decreased oil revenues by $2.5 million in the first three months of 2024 and $1.3 million in the first three months of 2023. An unrealized loss decreased oil revenues by $0.3 million in the first three months of 2024 and an unrealized gain increased oil revenues by $6.2 million in the first three months of 2023.
Natural Gas Liquids
We have entered into natural gas liquids futures contracts and swap agreements for ethane that effectively fix prices for the production and periods shown below. Prices to be realized for hedged production may be less than these fixed prices because of location, quality and other adjustments. See Note 8.
Production PeriodGallons per DayWeighted Average
NGL OPIS
Price per Gallon
Ethane
April 2024—June 202463,000$0.23 
Net settlements on NGL futures contracts increased NGL revenues by $0.2 million in the first three months of 2024 and $0.1 million in the first three months of 2023. An unrealized loss decreased NGL revenues by $0.2 million in the first three months of 2024 and an unrealized gain increased NGL revenues by $1.2 million in the first three months of 2023.
Natural Gas
We have entered into natural gas futures contracts and swap agreements that effectively fix prices for the production and periods shown below. Prices to be realized for hedged production may be less than these fixed prices because of location, quality and other adjustments. See Note 8.
Production PeriodMMBtu per DayWeighted Average
NYMEX
Price per MMBtu
April 2024—June 202430,000$3.26 
We have also entered into gas collars that set a ceiling and floor price for the production and periods shown below.
Weighted Average
NYMEX Price per MMBtu
Production PeriodMMBtu per DayFloorCeiling
April 2024—June 20245,000$3.75 $7.25 

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The price we receive for our gas production is generally less than the NYMEX price because of adjustments for delivery location (“basis”), relative quality and other factors. We have entered sell basis swap agreements that effectively fix the basis adjustment for the San Juan Basin delivery location for the production and periods shown below.
Production PeriodMMBtu per DayWeighted Average
Sell Basis
Price per MMBtu(a)
April 2024—December 202420,000$0.25 
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(a)Reductions to NYMEX gas price for delivery location
Net settlements on gas futures and sell basis swap contracts increased gas revenues by $1.9 million in the first three months of 2024 and decreased gas revenues by $79.2 million in the first three months of 2023. An unrealized loss to record the fair value of derivative contracts decreased gas revenues by $0.2 million in the first three months of 2024 and an unrealized gain increased gas revenues by $88.0 million in the first three months of 2023.

10. Earnings per Unit

The following represents basic and diluted earnings per Common Unit for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023:

(in thousands, except per unit data)Net incomeUnitsIncome per Unit
2024
Basic$10,267 30,800 $0.33
Dilutive effect of phantom units 625 
Diluted$10,267 31,425 $0.33
2023
Basic$83,809 28,783 $2.91
Dilutive effect of phantom units 545 
Diluted$83,809 29,328 $2.86

11. Partners’ Capital
On May 7, 2024, the board of directors of our general partner declared a cash distribution of $0.65 per common unit for the quarter ended March 31, 2024. The distribution will be paid on May 29, 2024, to unitholders of record on May 20, 2024.
Our fourth quarter distribution of $0.58 per unit with respect to cash available for distribution for the three months ended December 31, 2023, was declared on March 5, 2024 and was paid on March 28, 2024 to unitholders of record on March 15, 2024.

12. Revenue from Contracts with Customers
The Partnership recognizes sales of oil, natural gas, and NGLs when it satisfies a performance obligation by transferring control of the product to a customer, in an amount that reflects the consideration to which the Partnership expects to be entitled in exchange for the product.
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As discussed in Note 9, the Partnership recognizes the impact of derivative gains and losses as a component of revenue. See table below for the reconciliation of revenue from contracts with customers and derivative gains and losses.
For the Three Months Ended
March 31, 2024
Oil and
condensate
Natural gas
liquids
Natural gasTotal
Revenues
(in thousands)
Revenue from customers$40,804 $6,470 $21,219 $68,493 
Unrealized gain (loss) on derivatives(277)(204)(177)(658)
Realized gain (loss) on derivatives(2,493)236 1,861 (396)
Total revenues$38,034 $6,502 $22,903 $67,439 
For the Three Months Ended
March 31, 2023
Oil and
condensate
Natural gas
liquids
Natural gasTotal
Revenues
(in thousands)
Revenue from customers$44,699 $7,815 $90,829 $143,343 
Unrealized gain (loss) on derivatives6,238 1,222 88,034 95,494 
Realized gain (loss) on derivatives(1,316)86 (79,208)(80,438)
Total Revenues$49,621 $9,123 $99,655 $158,399 
Natural Gas and NGL Sales
Under our natural gas processing contracts, we deliver natural gas to a midstream processing entity at the wellhead or at the inlet of a facility. The midstream provider gathers and processes the product and both the residue gas and the resulting natural gas liquids are sold at the tailgate of the plant. The Partnership’s natural gas production is primarily sold under market-sensitive contracts that are typically priced at a differential to the published natural gas index price for the producing area due to the natural gas quality and the proximity to the market. We evaluated these arrangements and determined that control of the products transfers at the tailgate of the plant, meaning that the Partnership is the principal and the third-party purchaser is its customer. As such, we present the gas and NGL sales on a gross basis and the related gathering and processing costs as a component of taxes, transportation, and other on the statement of operations.
Oil and Condensate Sales
Oil production is sold at the wellhead under market-sensitive contracts at an index price, net of pricing differentials. The Partnership recognizes revenue when control transfers to the purchaser at the wellhead at the net price received from the customer. This treatment after the adoption of ASC 606 is consistent with the treatment under ASC 605 and has no impact on revenues or expenses on the statement of operations.
Production imbalances
The Partnership uses the sales method to account for production imbalances. If the Partnership’s sales volumes for a well exceed the Partnership’s proportionate share of production from the well, a liability is recognized to the extent that the Partnership’s share of estimated remaining recoverable reserves from the well is insufficient to satisfy the imbalance. No receivables are recorded for those wells on which the Partnership has taken less than its proportionate share of production.
Contract Balances
Under the Partnership’s product sales contracts, its customers are invoiced once the Partnership’s performance obligations have been satisfied, at which point payment is unconditional. Accordingly, the Partnership’s product sales contracts do not give rise to contract assets or contract liabilities.
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Performance Obligations
The majority of the Partnership’s sales are short-term in nature with a contract term of one year or less. For those contracts, the Partnership has utilized the practical expedient in ASC 606-10-50-14 exempting the Partnership from disclosures of the transaction price allocated to remaining performance obligations if the performance obligation is part of a contract that has an original duration of one year or less.
For the Partnership’s product sales that have a contract term greater than one year, the Partnership has utilized the practical expedient in ASC 606-10-50-14(a), which states the Partnership is not required to disclose the transaction price allocated to remaining performance obligations if the variable consideration is allocated entirely to a wholly unsatisfied performance obligation. Under these contracts, each unit of product generally represents a separate performance obligation; therefore, future volumes are wholly unsatisfied and disclosure of the transaction price allocated to remaining performance obligation is not required.
13. Employee Benefit Plans

In January 2024, the compensation committee approved grants of 208,875 time-vesting phantom units with distribution equivalent rights to the non-employee directors, officers and certain key employees. These phantom units will vest ratably over a three-year period for the officers and key employees and will fully vest on the one-year anniversary of the grant for the non-employee directors. The phantom units will be settled in common units and distribution equivalents will be paid to holders of outstanding phantom units, including unvested phantom units.

Additionally, in January 2024, the compensation committee approved grants of 159,475 performance-vesting phantom units to the officers and certain key employees. These performance-based phantom units will be earned based on the Company’s performance during the 2024 calendar year according to certain performance objectives and will vest in one-half increments on January 31, 2026 and January 31, 2027. Prior to determination of the achievement of the performance objectives, distribution equivalent rights will be paid according to the target number of phantom units grants; following determination of the number of earned phantom units based on achievement of the performance objectives, distribution equivalent rights will be paid according to the number of earned phantom units. The phantom units will be settled in common units and distribution equivalents will be paid to holders of outstanding phantom units, including unvested phantom units.

We recognized compensation expense related to these grants of $1.1 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and $0.6 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023. As of March 31, 2024, we had total deferred compensation expense of $10.0 million. For these non-vested unit awards, we estimate that compensation expense for service periods after March 31, 2024 will be $3.7 million in 2024, $4.7 million in 2025, $1.5 million in 2026 and $0.1 million in 2027. The weighted average remaining vesting period is 2.2 years.
14.Accrued Liabilities
Accrued liabilities consist of the following at March 31, 2024 and December 31, 2023:
March 31,
2024
December 31,
2023
Accrued production expenses$17,476 $17,443 
Accrued severance taxes$2,538 $2,828 
Accrued ad valorem taxes$1,237 $2,177 
Accrued capital expenditures$2,606 $676 
Other accrued liabilities$1,286 $238 
       Total accrued liabilities$25,143 $23,362 
15.Supplemental Cash Flow Information
Interest payments totaled $0.8 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and $1.3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023. State income tax payments on behalf of our unitholders were $1.5 million during the three months ended March 31, 2024 and $0.1 million during the three months ended March 31, 2023.
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16.Subsequent Events
We have evaluated subsequent events through the date the financial statements were available to be issued. See Note 11.
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Item 2. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
The following discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with our unaudited consolidated financial statements and notes thereto presented in Item 1 of this Quarterly Report. Additionally, the following discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with our audited consolidated financial statements and notes thereto and the related “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations,” included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023.

Unless otherwise stated or the context indicates otherwise, references in this Quarterly Report to “our general partner” refers to TXO Partners GP, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, and the terms “partnership,” the “Company,” “we,” “our,” “us” or similar terms refer to TXO Partners, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (“TXO Partners”) and its subsidiaries. Unless otherwise indicated, throughout this discussion the term “MBoe” refers to thousands of barrels of oil equivalent quantities produced for the indicated period, with natural gas and NGL quantities converted to Bbl on an energy equivalent ratio of six Mcf to one barrel of oil.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Some of the information in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q may contain “forward-looking statements.” All statements, other than statements of historical fact included in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, regarding our strategy, future operations, financial position, estimated revenues and losses, projected costs, prospects, plans and objectives of management are forward-looking statements. When used in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, words such as “may,” “assume,” “forecast,” “could,” “should,” “will,” “plan,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “estimate,” “expect,” “project,” “budget” and similar expressions are used to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain such identifying words. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s current belief, based on currently available information, as to the outcome and timing of future events at the time such statement was made. When considering forward-looking statements, you should keep in mind the risk factors and other cautionary statements described under the heading “Risk Factors” included in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.

We caution you that these forward-looking statements are subject to all of the risks and uncertainties, most of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond our control, incident to the exploration for and development and production of oil, natural gas and NGL. We disclose important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from our expectations as discussed under “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” and elsewhere in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from the results contemplated by such forward-looking statement include:

commodity price volatility;

the impact of epidemics, outbreaks or other public health events, and the related effects on financial markets, worldwide economic activity and our operations;
uncertainties about our estimated oil, natural gas and NGL reserves, including the impact of commodity price declines on the economic producibility of such reserves, and in projecting future rates of production;

the concentration of our operations in the Permian Basin and the San Juan Basin;

difficult and adverse conditions in the domestic and global capital and credit markets;

lack of transportation and storage capacity as a result of oversupply, government regulations or other factors;

lack of availability of drilling and production equipment and services;

potential financial losses or earnings reductions resulting from our commodity price risk management program or any inability to manage our commodity risks;

failure to realize expected value creation from property acquisitions and trades;

access to capital and the timing of development expenditures;

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environmental, weather, drilling and other operating risks;

regulatory changes, including potential shut-ins or production curtailments mandated by the Railroad Commission of Texas;

competition in the oil and natural gas industry;

loss of production and leasehold rights due to mechanical failure or depletion of wells and our inability to re-establish their production;

our ability to service our indebtedness;

cost inflation;

political and economic conditions and events in foreign oil and natural gas producing countries, including embargoes, the Israel-Hamas war, attacks in the Red Sea and other continued hostilities in the Middle East and other sustained military campaigns, the armed conflict in Ukraine and associated economic sanctions on Russia, conditions in South America, Central America, China and Russia, and acts of terrorism or sabotage;

evolving cybersecurity risks such as those involving unauthorized access, denial-of-service attacks, malicious software, data privacy breaches by employees, insider or other with authorized access, cyber or phishing-attacks, ransomware, social engineering, physical breaches or other actions; and

risks related to our ability to expand our business, including through the recruitment and retention of qualified personnel.

Reserve engineering is a process of estimating underground accumulations of oil and natural gas that cannot be measured in an exact way. The accuracy of any reserve estimate depends on the quality of available data, the interpretation of such data and price and cost assumptions made by reservoir engineers. In addition, the results of drilling, testing and production activities may justify revisions of estimates that were made previously. If significant, such revisions would change the schedule of any further production and development drilling. Accordingly, our reserve and PV-10 estimates may differ significantly from the quantities of oil, natural gas and NGLs that are ultimately recovered.

Should one or more of the risks or uncertainties described in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q occur, or should underlying assumptions prove to be incorrect, our actual results and plans could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements.

All forward-looking statements, expressed or implied, included in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. This cautionary statement should also be considered in connection with any subsequent written or oral forward-looking statements that we or persons acting on our behalf may issue.

Except as otherwise required by applicable law, we disclaim any duty to update any forward-looking statements, all of which are expressly qualified by the statements in this section, to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.
Overview
We are an independent oil and natural gas company focused on the acquisition, development, optimization and exploitation of conventional oil, natural gas and natural gas liquid reserves in North America. Our properties are predominately located in the Permian Basin of New Mexico and Texas and the San Juan Basin of New Mexico and Colorado.

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Market Outlook
The oil and natural gas industry is cyclical and commodity prices are highly volatile. For example, during the period from January 1, 2023 through March 31, 2024, NYMEX prices for crude oil and natural gas reached a high of $93.68 per Bbl and $4.17 per MMBtu, respectively, and a low of $66.74 per Bbl and $1.58 per MMBtu, respectively. Oil prices were relatively stable over the first half of 2023 before initially increasing in the second half of 2023 as a result of expected supply constraints and hostilities in the Middle East. Since these concerns did not materialize, oil prices declined in the last month of 2023 but continuing hostilities and higher global consumption have pushed prices higher in the first quarter of 2024. WTI crude oil prices have been volatile reaching a high of $93.68 per Bbl in September 2023 before declining to $86.91 per Bbl as of April 5, 2024. Natural gas prices reached a high of $4.17 per MMbtu on January 1, 2023 before declining to $1.79 per MMbtu as of April 5, 2024.
We expect the crude oil and natural gas markets will continue to be volatile in the future. Our revenue, profitability and future growth are highly dependent on the prices we receive for our oil and natural gas production. Please see “Risk Factors--Risks Related to the Natural Gas, NGL and Oil Industry and Our Business--Commodity prices are volatile--A sustained decline in commodity prices may adversely affect our business, financial condition or results of operations and our ability to meet our capital expenditure obligations and financial commitments.”

With our anticipated cash flows from our long-lived property base, we intend to provide dynamic allocation of funds to prudently meet our goals. These goals include the highest projected economic returns on our capital budget, acquisition opportunities that fulfill our strategy, and cash distributions for the life of our legacy assets. From time to time, we may choose to amortize repayment of debt incurred in modest acquisitions to support the longer-term financial stewardship of our business. At other times, given fluctuations in industry costs and commodity prices, we may modify our capital budget or cash balances to shift funds towards cash distributions. We will use all of these tools to support our underlying strategy as a “production and distribution” enterprise.

Concerns over global economic conditions, energy costs, supply chain disruptions, increased demand, labor shortages associated with a fully employed U.S. labor force, geopolitical issues, inflation, the availability and cost of credit and the United States financial market and other factors have contributed to increased economic uncertainty and diminished expectations for the global economy. During the year ended December 31, 2022, the U.S. economy experienced the highest rate of inflation in the past 40 years. Rising inflation has been pervasive since 2022, increasing the cost of salaries, wages, supplies, material, freight, and energy. We expect relatively higher inflation to continue in 2024 resulting in higher costs. Though we incorporated inflationary factors into our 2024 business plan, inflation may outpace those assumptions. We continue to undertake actions and implement plans to strengthen our supply chain to address these pressures and protect the requisite access to commodities and services. Nevertheless, we expect for the foreseeable future to experience supply chain constraints and inflationary pressure on our cost structure. Principally, commodity costs for steel and chemicals required for drilling, higher transportation and fuel costs and wage increases have increased our operating costs. While prices appear to have stopped increasing as rapidly, we do not expect these cost increases to reverse in the short term. Typically, as prices for oil and natural gas increase, so do associated costs. Conversely, in a period of declining prices, associated cost declines are likely to lag and may not adjust downward in proportion to prices. We cannot predict the future inflation rate but to the extent these higher costs do not begin to reverse or start to increase again, we may experience a higher cost environment going forward. If we are unable to recover higher costs through higher commodity prices, our current revenue stream, estimates of future reserves, borrowing base calculations, impairment assessments of oil and natural gas properties, and values of properties in purchase and sale transactions would all be significantly impacted.

We are taking actions to mitigate inflationary pressures. We are working closely with other suppliers and contractors to ensure availability of supplies on site, especially fuel, steel and chemical supplies which are critical to many of our operations. However, these mitigation efforts may not succeed or be insufficient.
How We Evaluate Our Operations
We use a variety of financial and operational metrics to assess the performance of our operations, including:
production volumes;
realized prices on the sale of oil, NGLs and natural gas;
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production expenses;
acquisition and development expenditures;
Adjusted EBITDAX; and
Cash Available for Distribution.
Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Adjusted EBITDAX

We include in this Quarterly Report the non-GAAP financial measure Adjusted EBITDAX and provide our calculation of Adjusted EBITDAX and a reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDAX to net income (loss), our most directly comparable financial measures calculated and presented in accordance with GAAP. We define Adjusted EBITDAX as net income (loss) before (1) interest income, (2) interest expense, (3) depreciation, depletion and amortization, (4) impairment expenses, (5) accretion of discount on asset retirement obligations, (6) exploration expenses, (7) unrealized (gains) losses on commodity derivative contracts, (8) non-cash incentive compensation, (9) non-cash (gain) loss on forgiveness of debt and (10) certain other non-cash expenses.

Adjusted EBITDAX is used as a supplemental financial measure by our management and by external users of our financial statements, such as industry analysts, investors, lenders, rating agencies and others, to more effectively evaluate our operating performance and our results of operation from period to period and against our peers without regard to financing methods, capital structure or historical cost basis. We exclude the items listed above from net income (loss) in arriving at Adjusted EBITDAX because these amounts can vary substantially from company to company within our industry depending upon accounting methods and book values of assets, capital structures and the method by which the assets were acquired. Adjusted EBITDAX is not a measurement of our financial performance under GAAP and should not be considered as an alternative to, or more meaningful than, net income (loss) as determined in accordance with GAAP or as indicators of our operating performance. Certain items excluded from Adjusted EBITDAX are significant components in understanding and assessing a company’s financial performance, such as a company’s cost of capital and tax burden, as well as the historic costs of depreciable assets, none of which are reflected in Adjusted EBITDAX. Our presentation of Adjusted EBITDAX should not be construed as an inference that our results will be unaffected by unusual or non-recurring items. Our computations of Adjusted EBITDAX may not be identical to other similarly titled measures of other companies.
Cash Available for Distribution

Cash available for distribution is not a measure of net income or net cash flow provided by or used in operating activities as determined by GAAP. Cash available for distribution is a supplemental non-GAAP financial measure used by our management and by external users of our financial statements, such as investors, lenders and others (including industry analysts and rating agencies who will be using such measure), to assess our ability to internally fund our exploration and development activities, pay distributions, and to service or incur additional debt. We define cash available for distribution as Adjusted EBITDAX less net cash interest expense, exploration expense, non-recurring (gain) / loss and development costs. Development costs include all of our capital expenditures made for oil and gas properties, other than acquisitions. Cash available for distribution will not reflect changes in working capital balances. Cash available for distribution is not a measurement of our financial performance or liquidity under GAAP and should not be considered as an alternative to, or more meaningful than, net income (loss) or net cash provided by or used in operating activities as determined in accordance with GAAP or as indicators of our financial performance and liquidity. The GAAP measures most directly comparable to cash available for distribution are net income and net cash provided by operating activities. Cash available for distribution should not be considered as an alternative to, or more meaningful than, net income or net cash provided by operating activities.

You should not infer from our presentation of Adjusted EBITDAX that its results will be unaffected by unusual or non-recurring items. You should not consider Adjusted EBITDAX or cash available for distribution in isolation or as a substitute for analysis of our results as reported under GAAP. Additionally, because Adjusted EBITDAX and cash available for distribution may be defined differently by other companies in our industry, our definition of Adjusted EBITDAX and cash available for distribution may not be comparable to similarly titled measures of other companies, thereby diminishing their utility.
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Reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDAX and Cash Available for Distribution to GAAP Financial Measures
Three Months Ended March 31,
20242023
(in thousands)
Net income (loss)$10,267 $83,809 
Interest expense976 1,439 
Interest income(125)(107)
Depreciation, depletion and amortization10,517 10,938 
Accretion of discount in asset retirement obligation2,784 2,118 
Exploration expense123 67 
Non-cash derivative (gain)/loss658 (95,494)
Non-cash incentive compensation1,141 639 
Non-recurring (gain)/loss$45 $— 
Adjusted EBITDAX$26,386 $3,409 
Cash Interest expense(780)(1,259)
Cash Interest income125 107 
Exploration expense(123)(67)
Development costs(2,835)(11,278)
Cash Available for Distribution$22,773 $(9,088)
Net cash provided by operating activities$25,197 $17,149 
Changes in operating assets and liabilities411 (14,959)
Development costs(2,835)(11,278)
Cash Available for Distribution$22,773 $(9,088)


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Results of Operations

Three months ended March 31, 2024 Compared to the Three months ended March 31, 2023
Three months ended March 31,
20242023
(in thousands)
REVENUES
Oil and condensate$38,034 $49,621 
Natural gas liquids6,502 9,123 
Natural gas22,903 99,655 
Total Revenues67,439 158,399 
EXPENSES
Production33,083 35,324 
Exploration123 67 
Taxes, transportation and other15,573 28,903 
Depreciation, depletion and amortization10,517 10,938 
Accretion of discount in asset retirement obligation2,784 2,118 
General and administrative2,654 2,222 
Total Expenses64,734 79,572 
OPERATING INCOME2,705 78,827 
OTHER INCOME (EXPENSE)
Other income8,413 6,314 
Interest income125 107 
Interest expense(976)(1,439)
Total Other Income7,562 4,982 
NET INCOME $10,267 $83,809 












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The following table provides a summary of our sales volumes, average prices (both including and excluding the effects of derivatives) and operating expenses on a per Boe basis for the periods indicated:
Three months ended March 31,
20242023
Sales:
Oil and condensate sales (MBbls)
541603
Natural gas liquids sales (MBbls)
283269
Natural gas sales (MMcf)
7,3346,903
Total (MBoe)
2,0462,023
Total (MBoe/d)
2222
Average sales prices:
Oil and condensate excluding the effects of derivatives (per Bbl)
$75.42 $74.07 
Oil and condensate (per Bbl) (1)
$70.30 $82.22 
Natural gas liquids excluding the effects of derivatives (per Bbl)
$22.83 $29.09 
Natural gas liquids (per Bbl) (2)
$22.94 $33.96 
Natural gas excluding the effects of derivatives (per Mcf)
$2.89 $13.16 
Natural gas (per Mcf) (3)
$3.12 $14.44 
Expense per Boe:
Production
$16.17 $17.47 
Taxes, transportation and other
$7.61 $14.29 
Depreciation, depletion and amortization
$5.14 $5.41 
General and administrative expenses
$1.30 $1.10 
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(1)Oil and condensate prices include both realized losses and unrealized gains and losses from derivatives. The unrealized losses were $0.3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and the unrealized gains were $6.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023. The realized losses were $2.5 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and $1.3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023.
(2)Natural gas liquids prices include both realized and unrealized gains and losses from derivatives. The unrealized losses were $0.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and the unrealized gains were $1.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023. The realized gains were $0.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and $0.1 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023.
(3)Natural gas prices include both realized losses and unrealized gains and losses from derivatives. The unrealized losses were $0.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and the unrealized gains were $88.0 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023. The realized gains were $1.9 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and the realized losses were $79.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023.
Revenues
Revenues decreased $91.0 million, or 57%, from $158.4 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023 to $67.4 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024. The decrease was primarily attributable to a 78% decrease in the average selling price of natural gas, excluding the effects of derivatives, resulting in a decrease in revenue of $70.9 million and a decrease in the average selling price on NGLs of 22%, excluding the effects of derivatives, resulting in a decrease in revenue of $1.7 million. Additionally, net losses on our hedging activity of $16.1 million, of which $96.2 million were unrealized losses partially offset by $80.0 million of realized gains. Finally, revenue decreased $3.1 million in spite of an increase in production of 23 MBoe primarily as a result of declines in Permian Basin oil production being offset by increases in San Juan Basin NGL and natural gas production. These decreases were partially offset by an increase in the average selling price, excluding the effects of derivatives, on oil of 2% resulting in an increase in revenue of $0.8 million.
Production expenses
Production expenses decreased $2.2 million, or 6%, from $35.3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023 to $33.1 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024. This decrease is primarily due to decreased maintenance and CO2 costs.
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On a per unit basis, production expenses decreased from $17.47 per Boe sold for the three months ended March 31, 2023 to $16.17 per Boe sold for the three months ended March 31, 2024. The decrease is primarily related to lower maintenance and CO2 costs.
Taxes, transportation, and other
Taxes, transportation, and other decreased $13.3 million, or 46%, from $28.9 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023 to $15.6 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024. The decrease is primarily attributable to the decrease in natural gas and NGLs prices and oil production partially offset by increased oil prices and natural gas and NGLs production.
On a per unit basis, taxes, transportation, and other decreased from $14.29 per Boe sold for the three months ended March 31, 2023 to $7.61 per Boe sold for the three months ended March 31, 2024. The decrease is primarily related to the lower natural gas prices and change in production mix.
Depreciation, depletion, and amortization
Depreciation, depletion, and amortization decreased $0.4 million, or 4%, from $10.9 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023 to $10.5 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024. The decrease is primarily attributable to changes in production mix.
On a per unit basis, depreciation, depletion, and amortization decreased from $5.41 per Boe sold for the three months ended March 31, 2023 to $5.14 per Boe sold for the three months ended March 31, 2024. The decrease is primarily related to changes in production mix.
General and administrative
General and administrative (“G&A”) expenses increased $0.4 million, or 19%, from $2.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023 to $2.7 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024. The increase is primarily attributable to higher personnel costs of $0.8 million due in part to amortization of unit awards.
On a per unit basis, G&A expense increased from $1.10 per Boe sold for the three months ended March 31, 2023 to $1.30 per Boe sold for the three months ended March 31, 2024. The increase is primarily related to increased personnel costs.
Other income
Other income increased $2.1 million, or 33%, from $6.3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023 to $8.4 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024. The increase is primarily attributable to a $1.6 million bonus payment on a term assignment and a $0.9 million increase in marketing income partially offset by lower CO2 and plant income of $0.3 million. The CO2 and plant income is ancillary to the operations of the gas processing plant in the Permian Basin in New Mexico and CO2 assets in Colorado.
Interest expense
Interest expense decreased $0.5 million, or 32%, from $1.4 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023 to $1.0 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024. The decrease is primarily attributable to the decreased borrowings due in part to the January 2023 initial public offering partially offset by a higher interest rate.
Liquidity and Capital Resources
Our primary sources of liquidity and capital will be cash flows generated by operating activities and borrowings under our Credit Facility. Outstanding borrowings under our Credit Facility were $19.0 million at March 31, 2024 and $21.0 million at December 31, 2023, and the remaining availability under our Credit Facility was $146.0 million at March 31, 2024 and $144.0 million at December 31, 2023. Additionally, we had positive net working capital (including cash and excluding the effects of derivative instruments) of $12.9 million at March 31, 2024 and $14.1 million at December 31, 2023.
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Our partnership agreement requires that we distribute all of our available cash (as defined in the partnership agreement) to our unitholders. Our quarterly cash distributions may vary from quarter to quarter as a direct result of variations in the performance of our business, including those caused by fluctuations in the prices of oil and natural gas. Such variations may be significant and quarterly distributions paid to our unitholders may be zero. The first quarter distribution of $0.65 per unit with respect to cash available for distribution for the three months ended March 31, 2024, was declared on May 7, 2024 and will be paid May 29, 2024 to unitholders of record on May 20, 2024.
Our acquisition and development expenditures consist of acquisitions of proved, unproved and other property and development expenditures. Our capital expenditures including acquisitions were $3.0 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 and $12.4 million for the three months ended March 31, 2023.

In order to mitigate volatility in oil and natural gas prices, we have entered into commodity derivative contracts. See “Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk—Commodity Price Risk.”
We incurred costs of approximately $4.8 million for drilling, completion and recompletion activities and facilities costs in the three months ended March 31, 2024 and we have budgeted approximately $20.0 - $28.0 million for such costs in 2024.
The amount and timing of these capital expenditures is substantially within our control and subject to management’s discretion. We retain the flexibility to defer a portion of these planned capital expenditures depending on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to the prevailing and anticipated prices for oil, NGLs and natural gas, the availability of necessary equipment, infrastructure and capital, seasonal conditions and drilling and acquisition costs. Any postponement or elimination of our development program could result in a reduction of proved reserve volumes, production and cash flow, including distributions to unitholders.
Based on current commodity prices and our drilling success rate to date, we expect to be able to fund our distributions, meet our debt obligations and fund our 2024 capital development programs from cash flow from operations and borrowings under our Credit Facility.
If cash flow from operations does not meet our expectations, we may reduce our expected level of capital expenditures and/or distributions to unitholders. Alternatively, we may fund these expenditures using borrowings under our Credit Facility, issuances of debt and equity securities or from other sources, such as asset sales. We cannot assure you that necessary capital will be available on acceptable terms or at all. Our ability to raise funds through the incurrence of additional indebtedness could be limited by covenants in our debt arrangements. If we are unable to obtain funds when needed or on acceptable terms, we may not be able to complete acquisitions that may be favorable to us, finance the capital expenditures necessary to maintain our production or proved reserves, or make distributions to unitholders.
Cash flows
The following table summarizes our cash flows for the periods indicated (in thousands):
Three months ended
March 31,
20242023
Net cash provided by operating activities
$25,197 $17,149 
Net cash used by investing activities
(3,015)(12,381)
Net cash used by financing activities
(22,117)(6,724)

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Three Months Ended March 31, 2024 Compared to Three Months Ended March 31, 2023
Net cash provided by operating activities
Net cash provided by operating activities increased $8.0 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 compared to the three months ended March 31, 2023 due to a reversal of the effects of derivatives and decreased costs partially offset by a decline in operating results, excluding the effects of derivatives, primarily due to lower natural gas realizations.
Net cash used by investing activities
Net cash used by investing activities decreased $9.4 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 compared to the three months ended March 31, 2023 due to a decrease in development costs of $8.4 million, proved property acquisitions of $0.2 million and other asset additions of $0.7 million.
Net cash used by financing activities
Three months ended
March 31,
20242023
(in thousands)
Proceeds from long-term debt$10,000 $37,000 
Payments on long-term debt(12,000)(150,000)
Net proceeds from initial public offering— 106,277 
Proceeds from sale of units to cover withholding taxes187 — 
Withholding taxes paid on vesting of restricted units(851)— 
Debt issuance costs(2)(1)
Distributions(19,451)— 
Net cash used in financing activities
$(22,117)$(6,724)
Net cash used in financing activities increased $15.4 million for the three months ended March 31, 2024 compared to the three months ended March 31, 2023 due to the absence of proceeds from the initial public offering of $106.3 million, increased distributions of $19.5 million and net withholding tax payments on vesting of restricted units of $0.7 million partially offset by a decrease in net repayments under our credit facility of $111.0 million.
Revolving credit agreement
On November 1, 2021, we entered into a four-year, $165 million senior secured credit facility with certain commercial banks, as lenders, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent. The facility has a maturity date of November 1, 2025 and as of October 25, 2023, the last date of redetermination, our borrowing base was $165 million.
Our Credit Facility contains certain customary representations, warranties and covenants, including but not limited to, limitations on incurring debt and liens, limitations on merging or consolidating with another company, limitations on making certain restricted payments, limitations on investments, limitations on paying distributions on, redeeming, or repurchasing common units, limitations on entering into transactions with affiliates, and limitations on asset sales. The Credit Facility also contains customary events of default, including non-payment, breach of covenants, materially incorrect representations, cross-default, bankruptcy and change of control. If an event of default occurs and is continuing, the lenders may declare all amounts outstanding under the Credit Facility to be immediately due and payable.
At our election, interest on borrowings under the credit facility is determined by reference to either the secured overnight financing rate (“SOFR”) plus an applicable margin between 3.00% and 4.00% per annum (depending on the then-current level of borrowings under the Credit Facility) or the alternate base rate (“ABR”) plus an applicable margin between 2.00% and 3.00% per annum (depending on the then-current level of borrowings under the Credit Facility). The weighted average interest rate on Credit Facility borrowings was 8.6% in the three months ended March 31, 2024.
We are required to maintain (i) a current ratio (the ratio of current assets to current liabilities) greater than 1.0 to 1.0, which for purposes of this definition includes availability under the Credit Facility but excludes the fair value of derivative
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instruments, and (ii) a ratio of total net debt-to-EBITDAX of not greater than 3.0 to 1.0. For purposes of the total net debt-to-EBITDAX ratio, total net debt is total debt for borrowed money (including capital leases and purchase money debt) minus unrestricted cash and cash equivalents on hand at such time (not exceeding $15.0 million in the aggregate), minus the unpaid balance of the FAM Loan. EBITDAX means the sum of (i) net income plus interest expense; income taxes paid; depreciation, depletion and amortization; exploration expenses, including workover expenses; non-cash charges including unrealized losses on derivative instruments; and, any extraordinary or non-recurring charges, minus (ii) any extraordinary or non-recurring income and any non-cash income including unrealized gains on derivative instruments.
We had $19.0 million debt outstanding and $146.0 million available under our Credit Facility as of March 31, 2024.
Contractual obligations and commitments
We have not guaranteed the debt or obligations of any other party, nor do we have any other arrangements or relationships with other entities that could potentially result in consolidated debt or losses.
Derivative contracts
We have entered into derivative instruments to hedge our exposure to commodity price fluctuations. If market prices are higher than the contract prices when the cash settlement amount is calculated, we are required to pay the contract counterparties. As of March 31, 2024, the current liability related to such contracts was $3.8 million. Such payments will generally be funded by higher prices received from the sale of oil, NGLs and natural gas. For further information on derivative contracts, see Note 9 in the financial statements included elsewhere in this Quarterly Report.
Asset Retirement Obligation
At March 31, 2024, we had asset retirement obligations of $156.6 million inclusive of a current portion of $1.8 million. For further information on asset retirement obligations, see Note 6 in the financial statements included elsewhere in this Quarterly Report.

Critical Accounting Policies

There has been no change in our critical accounting policies from those disclosed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 5, 2024.
Item 3. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk
We are exposed to market risk, including the effects of adverse changes in commodity prices and interest rates as described below. The primary objective of the following information is to provide quantitative and qualitative information about our potential exposure to market risks. The term “market risk” refers to the risk of loss arising from adverse changes in commodity prices and interest rates. The disclosures are not meant to be precise indicators of expected future losses, but rather indicators of reasonably possible losses. All of our market risk sensitive instruments were entered into for purposes other than speculative trading. Also, gains and losses on these instruments are generally offset by losses and gains on the offsetting expenses.
Commodity price risk
Our major market risk exposure is in the pricing that we receive for our oil, NGL and natural gas production. Pricing for oil, NGLs, and natural gas has been volatile and unpredictable for several years, and this volatility is expected to continue in the future. The prices we receive for our oil, NGL, and natural gas production depend on many factors outside of our control, such as the strength of the global economy and global supply and demand for the commodities we produce.
To reduce the impact of fluctuations in oil, NGL and natural gas prices on our revenues, we periodically enter into commodity derivative contracts with respect to certain of our oil, NGL and natural gas production through various transactions that limit the risks of fluctuations of future prices. We plan to continue our practice of entering into such transactions to reduce the impact of commodity price volatility on our cash flow from operations. Future transactions may include price swaps whereby we will receive a fixed price for our production and pay a variable market price to the contract counterparty. Additionally, we may enter into collars, whereby we receive the excess, if any, of the fixed floor
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over the floating rate or pay the excess, if any, of the floating rate over the fixed ceiling. These hedging activities are intended to limit our exposure to product price volatility and to maintain stable cash flows.
As of March 31, 2024, the fair market value of our oil, NGL and natural gas derivative contracts was a net asset of $1.3 million. Based upon our open commodity derivative positions at March 31, 2024, a hypothetical 10% change in the NYMEX WTI and Henry Hub prices, OPIS prices and basis prices would change our net oil, NGL and natural gas derivative liability by approximately $2.0 million.
(in thousands)Fair Value at
March 31,
2024
Hypothetical
Price Increase
or Decrease
of
10%
Derivative asset (liability) – Crude Oil
$(3,440)$1,495 
Derivative asset (liability) – Natural Gas Liquids
$273 $107 
Derivative asset (liability) – Natural Gas
$4,516 $441 
Net cash used in financing activities
$1,349 $2,043 
The hypothetical change in fair value could be a gain or loss depending on whether prices increase or decrease.
Counterparty and customer credit risk
Our cash and cash equivalents are exposed to concentrations of credit risk. We manage and control this risk by investing these funds in major financial institutions. We often have balances in excess of the federally insured limits.
We sell oil, NGL and natural gas production to various types of customers. Credit is extended based on an evaluation of the customer’s financial condition and historical payment record. The future availability of a ready market for our production depends on numerous factors outside of our control, none of which can be predicted with certainty. For the years ended December 31, 2023 and December 31, 2022, we had two and two customers, respectively, that each accounted for more than 10% of total revenues. We do not believe the loss of any single purchaser would materially impact our operating results because oil, NGLs and natural gas are fungible products with well-established markets and numerous purchasers.
At March 31, 2024, we had commodity derivative contracts with counterparties. We are currently not required to provide collateral or other security to counterparties to support derivative instruments; however, to minimize the credit risk in derivative instruments, it is our policy to enter into derivative contracts only with counterparties that are creditworthy financial institutions deemed by management as competent and competitive market makers. Additionally, we use master netting arrangements to minimize credit risk exposure. The creditworthiness of our counterparties is subject to periodic review.
Interest rate risk
At March 31, 2024, we had $19.0 million of variable rate debt outstanding. Based on this and expected borrowing levels in 2024, a change in interest rates would be de minimis. See “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations—Liquidity and Capital Resources—Revolving credit agreement.”
Item 4. Controls and Procedures
Evaluation of Disclosure Controls and Procedures
Under the supervision and with the participation of our management, including our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, we conducted an evaluation of the effectiveness of the design and operation of our disclosure controls and procedures, as defined in Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e) under the Exchange Act as of March 31, 2024. Based on this evaluation, our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer concluded that as of March 31, 2024, our disclosure controls and procedures were effective to provide reasonable assurance that information required to be disclosed in the reports we file and submit under the Exchange Act is recorded, processed, summarized, and reported as and when required, and that such information is accumulated and communicated to our management, including our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, to allow timely decisions regarding its required disclosure. Based on the evaluation of
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our disclosure controls and procedures as of March 31, 2024, our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer have concluded that, as of such date, our disclosure controls and procedures were effective at the reasonable assurance level.

Changes in Internal Control over Financial Reporting

There were no changes in our internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the quarter ended March 31, 2024 that materially affected, or are reasonably likely to materially affect, our internal control over financial reporting.
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Part II - Other Information
Item 1. Legal Proceedings
We are party to lawsuits arising in the ordinary course of our business. We cannot predict the outcome of any such lawsuits with certainty, but management believes it is remote that pending or threatened legal matters will have a material adverse impact on our financial condition. Due to the nature of our business, we are, from time to time, involved in other routine litigation or subject to disputes or claims related to our business activities, including workers’ compensation claims and employment-related disputes. In the opinion of our management, none of these other pending litigation matters, disputes or claims against us, if decided adversely, will have a material adverse effect on our financial condition, cash flows or results of operations.
Item 1A. Risk Factors
There have been no material changes in the risk factors disclosed under Part I, Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023.
Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds
None.
Item 3. Defaults Upon Senior Securities
None.
Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures
None.
Item 5. Other Information

During the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2024, there were no adoptions, modifications or terminations by directors or officers of Rule 10b5-1 trading arrangements or non-Rule 10b5-1 trading arrangements, each as defined in Item 408 of Regulation S-K.
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Item 6. Exhibits
Exhibit
Number
Description
3.1
Amended and Restated Certificate of Limited Partnership of TXO Partners, L.P. (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed on May 9, 2023)
3.2
Amended and Restated Certificate of Formation of TXO Partners, GP, LLC (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.2 to Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed on May 9, 2023)
3.3
Seventh Amended and Restated Agreement of Limited Partnership of TXO Partners, L.P. (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.2 to Current Report on Form 8-K filed on January 31, 2023)
3.4
Amendment No. 1 to the Seventh Amended and Restated Agreement of Limited Partnership of TXO Partners, L.P. (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.3 to Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed on May 9, 2023)
3.5
Amended and Restated Limited Liability Company Agreement of TXO Partners GP, LLC (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.4 to Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on March 31, 2023)
3.6
Amendment No. 1 to the Amended and Restated Limited Liability Company Agreement of TXO Partners GP, LLC (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.4 to Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed on May 9, 2023)
31.1*
31.2*
32.1*
32.2*
101.INSInline XBRL Instance Document. (the instance document does not appear in the Interactive Data File because its XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document).
101.SCHInline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document.
101.CALInline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document.
101.DEFInline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document.
101.LABInline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document.
101.PREInline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document.
104.0Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)
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*    Filed herewith

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SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
TXO Partners, L.P.
By:TXO Partners GP, LLC, its general partner
By:/s/ Brent W. Clum
Name: Brent W. Clum
Title: President of Business Operations, Chief Financial Officer and Duly Authorized Officer

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I, Bob R. Simpson, certify that:

1.     I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of TXO Partners, L.P.;
2.     Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report;
3.     Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;
4.     The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and have:
(a) Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;
(b) Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;
(c) Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and
(d) Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and
5.     The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):
(a) All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and
(b) Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date: May 7, 2024                        

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s/ Bob R. Simpson            
Chief Executive Officer
TXO Partners GP, LLC, its general partner

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I, Brent W. Clum, certify that:

1.     I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of TXO Partners, L.P.;
2.     Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report;
3.     Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;
4.     The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and have:
(a) Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;
(b) Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;
(c) Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and
(d) Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and
5.     The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):
(a) All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and
(b) Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

Date: May 7, 2024            

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s/ Brent W. Clum                    
President of Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer
TXO Partners GP, LLC, its general partner

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Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1350, as created by Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the undersigned officer of TXO Partners, L.P. (the “Partnership”) hereby certifies, to such officer’s knowledge, that:

    (i)    the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of the Partnership for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2024 (the “Report”) fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or Section 15(d), as applicable, of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and

    (ii)    the information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Partnership.


Dated: May 7, 2024            s/ Bob R. Simpson                 
Bob R. Simpson
Chief Executive Officer
TXO Partners GP, LLC, its general partner

The foregoing certification is being furnished solely to accompany the Report pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1350, and is not being filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and is not to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Partnership, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.

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Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1350, as created by Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the undersigned officer of TXO Partners, L.P. (the “Partnership”) hereby certifies, to such officer’s knowledge, that:

    (i)    the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of the Partnership for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2024 (the “Report”) fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or Section 15(d), as applicable, of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and

    (ii)    the information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Partnership.


Dated: May 7, 2024            s/ Brent W. Clum                 
Brent W. Clum
President of Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer
TXO Partners GP, LLC, its general partner

The foregoing certification is being furnished solely to accompany the Report pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1350, and is not being filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and is not to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Partnership, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.

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Cover - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2024
May 07, 2024
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2024  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-04321  
Entity Registrant Name TXO Partners, L.P.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 32-0368858  
Entity Address, Address Line One 400 West 7th Street  
Entity Address, City or Town Fort Worth  
Entity Address, State or Province TX  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 76102  
City Area Code 817  
Local Phone Number 334-7800  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Units  
Trading Symbol TXO  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   30,938,332
Entity Central Index Key 0001559432  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2024  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
v3.24.1.u1
Consolidated Balance Sheets - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
Mar. 31, 2024
Dec. 31, 2023
Current Assets:    
Cash and cash equivalents $ 4,570 $ 4,505
Accounts receivable, net 30,721 32,226
Derivative fair value 5,167 6,052
Other 13,469 12,406
Total Current Assets 53,927 55,189
Property and Equipment, at cost – successful efforts method:    
Proved properties 1,544,870 1,540,105
Unproved properties 18,516 18,479
Other 83,997 83,854
Total Property and Equipment 1,647,383 1,642,438
Accumulated depreciation, depletion and amortization (1,023,632) (1,013,115)
Net Property and Equipment 623,751 629,323
Other Assets:    
Note receivable from related party 7,131 7,131
Other 3,394 3,970
Total Other Assets 10,525 11,101
TOTAL ASSETS 688,203 695,613
Current Liabilities:    
Accounts payable 7,659 8,598
Accrued liabilities 25,143 23,362
Derivative fair value 3,818 4,045
Asset retirement obligation, current portion 1,750 1,750
Other current liabilities 1,354 1,361
Total Current Liabilities 39,724 39,116
Long-term Debt 26,100 28,100
Other Liabilities:    
Asset retirement obligation 154,803 152,222
Other liabilities 1,845 2,377
Total Other Liabilities 156,648 154,599
Commitments and Contingencies
Partners’ Capital:    
Partners’ capital 465,731 473,798
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND PARTNERS’ CAPITAL $ 688,203 $ 695,613
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Consolidated Statements of Operations (Unaudited) - USD ($)
shares in Thousands, $ in Thousands
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2024
Mar. 31, 2023
Total Revenues $ 67,439 $ 158,399
EXPENSES    
Production 33,083 35,324
Exploration 123 67
Taxes, transportation and other 15,573 28,903
Depreciation, depletion and amortization 10,517 10,938
Accretion of discount in asset retirement obligation 2,784 2,118
General and administrative 2,654 2,222
Total Expenses 64,734 79,572
OPERATING INCOME 2,705 78,827
OTHER INCOME (EXPENSE)    
Other income 8,413 6,314
Interest income 125 107
Interest expense (976) (1,439)
Total Other Income 7,562 4,982
NET INCOME $ 10,267 $ 83,809
NET INCOME PER COMMON UNIT    
Basic (in dollars per share) $ 0.33 $ 2.91
Diluted (in dollars per share) $ 0.33 $ 2.86
WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON UNITS OUTSTANDING    
Basic (in shares) 30,800 28,783
Diluted (in shares) 31,425 29,328
Oil and condensate    
Total Revenues $ 38,034 $ 49,621
Natural gas liquids    
Total Revenues 6,502 9,123
Natural gas    
Total Revenues $ 22,903 $ 99,655
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Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (Unaudited) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2024
Mar. 31, 2023
OPERATING ACTIVITIES    
Net income $ 10,267 $ 83,809
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:    
Depreciation, depletion and amortization 10,517 10,938
Accretion of discount in asset retirement obligation 2,784 2,118
Derivative fair value (gain) loss 1,054 (15,056)
Net cash paid to counterparties (396) (80,438)
Non-cash incentive compensation 1,141 639
Other non-cash items 241 180
Changes in operating assets and liabilities (411) 14,959
Cash Provided by Operating Activities 25,197 17,149
INVESTING ACTIVITIES    
Proved property acquisitions 0 (232)
Development costs (2,835) (11,278)
Unproved property acquisitions (37) (53)
Other property and asset additions (143) (818)
Cash Used by Investing Activities (3,015) (12,381)
FINANCING ACTIVITIES    
Proceeds from long-term debt 10,000 37,000
Payments on long-term debt (12,000) (150,000)
Net proceeds from initial public offering 0 106,277
Proceeds from sale of units to cover withholding taxes 187 0
Withholding taxes paid on vesting of restricted units (851) 0
Debt issuance costs (2) (1)
Distributions (19,451) 0
Cash Used by Financing Activities (22,117) (6,724)
INCREASE (DECREASE) IN CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS 65 (1,956)
Cash and Cash Equivalents, beginning of period 4,505 9,204
Cash and Cash Equivalents, end of period 4,570 7,248
Changes in Operating Assets and Liabilities    
Accounts receivable 2,100 20,527
Other current assets (1,071) (2,948)
Current liabilities (1,087) (2,313)
Other operating liabilities (353) (307)
Changes in Operating Assets and Liabilities $ 411 $ (14,959)