Founders Message

Jeffery D. Hildebrand

With world-class employees, legacy assets and a strong balance sheet, Hilcorp has established itself as one of the best private E&P companies in the country. I am proud of what we have created and believe there is no limit to what we can achieve as a company.

We focus on what we do well — our core competencies: Engineering & Geological expertise and Operational excellence.

We have a Vision: To be the premier private energy company in America, and support our Mission: Entrepreneurs unlocking energy for the betterment of our employees and our communities.


We maintain a unique culture because we have:

• Leaders who set a clear, compelling direction
• Engaged employees who work like owners
• Open and honest communication
• Programs that recognize high performance
• One-of-a-kind employee benefits

I am proud of our Company and the people that have brought us to where we are today, and I am excited about where we are going tomorrow.

Jeffery D. Hildebrand
Founder and Executive Chairman