Jeffery Hildebrand was bornon 1959 in Houston, Texas, United States. Jeffery Hildebrand is #626 in List Billionaires People In The World. Jeffrey Hildebrand cofounded Hilcorp in 1990; he later bought out his partner for $500 million. Former Exxon geologist has specialized in reinvigorating old oil and gas fields like in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska. He has built Hilcorp into America's biggest privately owned oil company (by production volumes). In 2015 Hildebrand gave each of his 1,400 employees a $100,000 bonus after they doubled the size of his company in five years.
In November 2017, HIldebrand donated $25 million to the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin
In December 2015, his company gave all 1,380 employees a $100,000 Christmas bonus
His company has been ranked on Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For list in 2013, 2014 and 2015
Jeffery Hildebrand received a bachelor's degree in Geology in 1981 and a master's degree in petroleum engineering in 1985, both from the University of Texas at Austin
Jeffery Hildebrand (born 1959) is an American businessman, who is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer (CEO) of Hilcorp Energy Company