Our company was founded with the wildcatter spirit. Today, we’re proud of our reputation for drilling quality wells—and taking care of the land.
THEN Rod Lewis was a wildcatter from the beginning. In 1982, our founder took out a loan and bought his first South Texas well for $13,000.
The seller planned to plug the well, but Rod was determined to have it produce again, and thus, Lewis Petro Properties, Inc. was born.
A drilling company on the rise.
One year later, Rod Lewis drilled his first well. His parents put up their ranch for collateral to help him raise the money. In 1988, Stan Jumper signed on as head geologist, and the company continued to grow.
South Texas to the
In 2001, Lewis Energy Group expanded
their operations to Colombia, acquiring
an interest in the Cara Cara block.
In 2004, the company signed a Multiple
Services Contract with PEMEX, becoming
the first American company since 1938
to operate its own wells in Mexico.
Lewis Energy Group:
a vertically integrated company.
Lewis Energy Group is a vertically
integrated company- we are competitive
and determined to be the most economical
company in South Texas. We control our
own destiny—by owning our own rigs,
completions, and continually expanding
Now, South Texas is our home and
we’re known for being a good neighbor.
Our founder is from a ranching family of
many generations….we have a deep respect for the land, that means
taking care of our mineral interest owners, and the land we drill on.
NOW In South Texas, we’re known for being a good neighbor. That means taking care of our mineral
interest owners, as well as the land we drill on.
You see, our founder is a rancher and landowner, too. So, we have a deep respect for the land.
Our roots run deep in South Texas.
Our founder, Rod Lewis, was born and raised in this neck of the mesquite woods, as were many of our company’s team members. Our field office headquarters have been in Encinal for nearly 30 years and are there to stay. More than that, we’re involved in the community giving financial and volunteer support to the community and local schools.
What sets us apart are outstanding people.
Lewis Energy team members are among the brightest and most talented in the industry. More importantly, these highly trained professional are tenacious people who love a challenge. Our outstanding dedication has made us the market leader in operations