SM Energy Company

Sustainably growing value for all of our stakeholders as a premier operator of top-tier assets.

SM Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a long-standing, principled approach to doing business ethically and sustainably.

Our Purpose

To make people’s lives better by responsibly producing energy supplies, contributing to domestic energy security and prosperity, and having a positive impact in the communities where we live and work.

Our Vision

To sustainably grow value for all of our stakeholders by maintaining and optimizing our high-quality asset portfolio, generating cash flows, and maintaining a strong balance sheet.

Our Strategy

To be a premier operator of top-tier oil and gas assets. Our team executes this strategy by prioritizing safety, technological innovation, and stewardship of natural resources, all of which are integral to our corporate culture.


Our current operations in the Midland Basin and South Texas are powered by technology and innovation and guided by a commitment to safety and environmental stewardship.

See How We Operate

Midland Basin

~ 111,000


South Texas

~ 155,000



Protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment, and giving back to our communities shapes every decision we make.

Learn How We Set The Bar

"SM Energy managers wanted to get to know me as a person, not just as a worker. They wanted to know who I was and where I wanted to get to in my career."

Systems Analyst

“SM Energy has an extremely collaborative work environment. Everyone is willing to help or support whenever it's needed. Most of our work is done in teams across multiple disciplines, and even geographical locations, and the end product is always high quality, because of the culture of collaboration and recognition.”

Reservoir Engineer

”SM Energy truly has something unique, the people. I cannot stress how much I enjoy working with my managers, my coworkers, and people from previous teams.”

Systems Analyst

”I would recommend SM Energy to potential employees who are self-motivated and who want to work on meaningful projects. As an employee at SM Energy, you will be given a high level of autonomy and will be given opportunities and tools to grow further in your career."


”I choose to stay at SM because of the positive company culture. At SM Energy, I can be myself with no judgement and I feel valued and recognized.”