Dale Operating Company conducts oil and gas operations in Texas. The company is a part of Dale Resources, which specializes in urban development projects. Founded in 1981, the parent company has drilled more than 365 wells in Texas. It is a privately held company that has leased over 35,000 acres of land acquired from various mineral owners, such as the city of Richmond Hills in Texas, Tarrant Regional Water District, Fort Worth Independent School District and Texas Industries. Dale Resources provides supervision services for drilling operations 24 hours a day. The parent company also purchases royalty interests. It operates Dale Property Services, which is one of the leading urban leasing companies in Barnett Shale in Texas.