Eagle Ford Billionaires | Jeff Hildebrand Leads the Pack – Net Worth of $5.5 Billion

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Jeff Hildebrand - Hilcorp

Jeff Hildebrand – Hilcorp

This week, Forbes released its rankings of the richest people on the planet, and the list included some oil and gas industry billionaires that have made their fortune in the Eagle Ford Shale.

In 2013, EagleFordShale.com released its own Eagle Ford billionaires list, which was led by Jeff Hildebrand and Dan Harrison. 

Hilcorp CEO, Jeff Hildebrand, still leads the pack in his ranking of Eagle Ford billionaires this year. His net worth is unchanged at $5.5 billion.

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Eagle Ford Billionaires List | Led by Harrison & Hildebrand

Harrison & Hildebrand Pocketed Billions In The Eagle Ford
Jeff Hildebrand - Hilcorp

Jeff Hildebrand – Hilcorp | Net worth $5.5 billion – $2.5 billion made in the Eagle Ford

The economic impact of the Eagle Ford Shale was more than $61 billion in 2012, but the play has also put billions in the hands of a few land owners and investors.

EagleFordShale.com’s Eagle Ford billionaires list is topped by the founder of Hilcorp Resources and a land owner who controlled a 100,000+ acre ranch. One sold acreage worth billions and one leased acreage for more than one billion dollars in lease bonus money.

Jeff Hildebrand and Dan Harrison are estimated to have made $2.5 billion and $1 billion, respectively, from direct holdings in the Eagle Ford. Other members of the list either manage or have ownership in companies active in the Eagle Ford.

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