Who is Rodney Lewis?
Rodney Lewis is a Texas, US-based billionaire active in oil and gas drilling. He was born in 1954. He is married to Kimberly Lewis. He has one daughter (Amanda Lewis).
Lewis Energie Group
He is the CEO of the Lewis Energy Group. Which he founded in the early 1980s. When he purchased an oil well for US$13,000. Together with his father, a US Air Force Pilot, he started Lewis Petro Properties.
Nowadays Lewis Energy Group is the leading producer of natural gas in South Texas. They are currently operating more than 1400 wells. And international operations include large plays in Colombia and a Multi-Service contract with Pemex in Mexico.
Lewis was actually the first US wildcatter allowed to drill for natural gas in Mexico. A wildcatter is a person who drills wells in locations that are not known to be oil or gas fields.
In Mexico, Lewis is paid to drill, but he does not own the gas himself. In 2010 Lewis made a US$ 320 million deal with BP. Which allowed BP to drill on 80,000 acres of land owned by Lewis.
Lewis Air Legends
Lewis is a collector of classic WWII airplanes. His Lewis Air Legends owns 30 planes, including bombers, fighters, and trainers.
Rodney Lewis Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at $1.3 billion.
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Rodney Lewis House
Lewis lives with his wife Kim in a large house in San Antonio, Texas
Lewis Yacht M5
He is the owns of a Dassault Falcon 7X private jet. The aircraft has registration N747RL. A Dassault Falcon 7X has a list price of US$ 55 million.
The jet can accommodate 18 passengers. She was built in 2011 and is registered to LEWIS AERONAUTICAL LLC.
Lewis actually owns a fleet of private jets. Including a Cessna 750 (N747RX) and a Cessna 525 (N754RL). He also owns a few helicopters including a Eurocopter EC135 (N947R) and and a Bell 429 (N429RL).