Quicksilver Resources, Inc. is an independent oil and gas company, which is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of onshore oil and gas in North America. The company focuses on the development of unconventional natural gas and oil reservoirs found in fractured shales and coalbeds. Its core developments are located in the Barnett shale in the Fort Worth Basin in North Texas, the shales of the Horn River Basin in the Canadian province of British Columbia, and the coals in the Canadian province of Alberta. The company operates its business through two segments: Exploration & production and Midstream. Quicksilver Resources was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.