Robert C. Leibrock

Robert Leibrock

B.S.M.E., 1970;  M.B.A., 1972
General Partner, Amerind Oil Company

Robert (“Bob”) Leibrock earned both his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and his M.B.A. degree from The University of Texas at Austin. His career has focused primarily on oil and gas exploration and production, although he began as a construction engineer in the downstream part of the business. As general partner of Amerind Oil Company, Ltd., Bob planned and managed exploration and production operations in numerous fields in the Permian Basin and in other areas. He directed a major extension of the Northeast Lovington oil field, which resulted in Amerind ranking among the top 25 oil producers in New Mexico for several years.

Bob is actively involved in oil and gas investments in several areas, including Australia. He is a director of Ortloff Engineers, Ltd., which provides technology and consulting engineering services to the oil and gas processing industry.

Bob has maintained a deep connection to the Cockrell School of Engineering and has supported the Cockrell School in a variety of capacities, including as a member of the Mechanical Engineering External Advisory Committee beginning in 1996 and the Engineering Advisory Board in 1999.  He is a Friend of Alec Legacy Donor and a contributor to the Department of Mechanical Engineering’s T-Room renovation. He was awarded the honor of distinguished mechanical engineer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

He has served in board positions and other leadership roles for many professional and civic organizations, including the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Permian Basin Petroleum Pioneers, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists, Abell-Hanger Foundation (at the time of its 1998 grant to the Biomedical Engineering Department), Midland Men's Community Bible Study, and the Texas Interscholastic League Foundation where he contributed the Leibrock Family Scholarship

Bob is married to the former Pamela Branson of Midland, and they have two daughters.

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