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Laredo Morning Times
Lewis Energy gets workforce award
11/25/14

As a result of Lewis Energy Group's continued commitment to education and community outreach efforts, they were awarded as Texas Workforce Commission's 2014 Employer of the Year.  LEG was selected out of five exemplary finalists and 27 private-sector employers.

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San Antonio Express-News:
Lewis Energy wins Employer of the Year Honor
11/21/14

2014 was a great year for Lewis Energy Group. In addition to various milestones reached, LEG was a recipient of a prestigious award. 

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San Antonio Business Journal 
Shale plays are driving rail usage by oil companies
06/10/2013

Railways are playing a large role in the Eagle Ford Shale arena. Remaining competitive, Lewis Energy Group has joined the movement with its introduction of the La Salle Railway and Industrial Park. 

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Laredo Morning Times
New Encinal Park
06/07/2013


Lewis Energy Group is not only impacting its team members but the South Texas Community alike with its development of the La Salle Railway and Industrial Park.   

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Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership:
Project to Foster Growth in Latin America  
05/13/2013


Lewis Energy Group is not only creating jobs in our back yard, but abroad as well. In collaboration with the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership, Lewis Energy Group, through Lewis Energy Colombia, initiated new projects creating jobs and providing a sustainable workforce for the locals of Cartagena.    

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San Antonio Express-News:
U.S. Edge 'unbeatable in shale play  
09/25/2012


The U.S. Is no longer seen as an 'energy couch potato,' consuming without providing. And with the Eagle Ford Shale play emerging as one of the hottest plays in South Texas, Lewis Energy Group has the upper hand with a 300,000-acre stake in the region.

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San Antonio Business Journal:
International Pipeline
8/31/2012


Embarking on an ambitious educational project, Lewis Energy Group teams up with UTSA and surrounding South Texas scholastic institutions in order to incorporate various oil and gas programs into the curriculum. Lewis Energy Group is not only making strides in they way they do business, but also in the way they support education and train those students rooted in South Texas to be a part of this booming industry. 

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Laredo Morning Times:
Expanding energy
Company touts growth, collaboration
 
6/27/2012


Eagle Ford Shale and natural gas are changing the face of the energy industry and Lewis Energy Group is on a mission to prove its importance. Promoting education of Eagle Ford drilling, Lewis Energy Group invites South Texas Community leaders, including state Sen. Judith Zaffirini, to learn about the impact of hydraulic fracturing and the positive influence it is making.

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San Antonio Business Journal:
Workers on the Shale
 
4/6/2012


Lewis Energy Group’s oil and gas explorations in the Eagle Ford Shale generate jobs in both the field and the office to create a positive economic impact in our South Texas community. Meet some of the faces of our growing family and learn about the jobs this industry produces and supports.

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San Antonio Business Journal:
Lewis Energy to tap S.A. labor pool to fuel South Texas expansion
3/2/2012

With gas prices at an all-time low, Lewis Energy Group remains strong. Expanding facilities, acreage and job opportunities for its South Texas community, LEG is here for the long haul. 

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Laredo Morning Times:
New LCC arts center opens
2/28/2012

As a strong supporter of education and the economic growth in South Texas, Lewis Energy Group proudly celebrates the grand opening of the Lewis Energy Group Academic Center at Laredo Community College. Rod Lewis, a former student, donated $1million to help fund Phase I of the two-phase renovation and expansion plan for the school.

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San Antonio Business Journal:
Wildcatter strikes it rich under the radar
9/15/2011

Rod Lewis, CEO of Lewis Energy Group, maintains over 350,000 acres in the Eagle Ford Shale and has a serious ambition to succeed.  With over 30 years of hands-on experience drilling in his South Texas backyard, Lewis is here to stay.

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Laredo Morning Times:
$1 Million Donation
6/28/2011

Deeply rooted in South Texas, Lewis Energy Group impacts the local community and educational system with a $1 million donation to Laredo Community College.  LEG’s contribution is the largest of many donations that can be attributed to the success of horizontal drilling in the Eagle Ford Shale.

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The American Oil & Gas Reporter:
Operators Converge on Eagle Ford’s Oil And Liquids-Rich Gas
6/01/2011


Companies like Lewis Energy Group strive to implement more efficient strategies for drilling in the Eagle Ford. The addition of Lewis Energy Group’s own frac crew along with building its own drilling pads and facilities help conserve costs tremendously for the company.

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Oil and Gas Investor:
South Texas Freebird
5/24/2011


Rod Lewis’s vertically integrated business structure, paired with constant exploration and risk-taking, proves successful in South Texas, Mexico, and Colombia business ventures. Drilling techniques especially in the Eagle Ford demonstrate profitability and boost Lewis Energy Group’s production levels to a new high.

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Platts Oilgram News:

Colombia’s output growth
strains pipelines
6/29/2010


Independent companies are beginning to feel the effects of the growth in increased oil production in Colombia. The limited availability to transport and the increased production by the majors is proving to be more of a curse to the smaller companies who have no other means to transport their oil than by the pipelines owned by those major oil companies.

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Forbes:
BP Inks Gas Deal With
Texas Wildcatter Rod Lewis
3/2/2010


New focus is on Rod Lewis and his company after negotiating JV deal with BP to drill in the Eagle Ford play on his acreage in south Texas. This new partnership strikes curiosity as to how it will develop in the future.

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Forbes:
The Crossing
9/1/2008


While being one of the only U.S. wildcatters allowed to drill in Mexico, Lewis is confronted with many challenges on his journey to achieve success under new political restraints. The many obstacles and conflicts of interest lead to finding innovative ways to build rapport throughout the community and create a mutually beneficial partnership.

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Laredo Morning Times:
Deals help teach man
the oil, gas business
4/30/2007


A series of intelligent investments, risk-taking, and partnerships with experienced oil and gas men educates Lewis on the path to creating his own successful empire. Experiencing the ups and downs of the industry firsthand has lead to even more insight and opportunities for Lewis to make wise moves. 

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Laredo Morning Times:
Flying Wildcatter: South Texas
risk-taker builds successful
energy company from scratch
4/29/2007


Through a great deal of hard work and self-motivation, Rod Lewis goes from gauging wells to owning them, and creating a very successful business. While having to overcome some tough challenges and even life-threatening obstacles, nothing seems to hinder this president from being hands-on within the company he created and pursuing his other wide array of interests.

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