Who is Rodney Lewis?
He is a Texas, US-based billionaire active in oil and gas drilling. He was born in 1954. He is married to Kimberly. He has one daughter (Amanda).
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$13,000. Together with his father, a US Air Force Pilot, he started Lewis Petro Properties.
Nowadays Lewis Energy Group is the leading producer of natural gas in South Texas. They are currently operating more than 1400 wells. And international operations include large plays in Colombia and a Multi-Service contract with Pemex in Mexico.
Lewis was actually the first US wildcatter allowed to drill for natural gas in Mexico. A wildcatter is a person who drills wells in locations which are not known to be oil or gas fields.
In Mexico, Lewis is paid to drill, but he does not own the gas himself. In 2010 Lewis made a US$ 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 US$ 1.3 billion.