- BS Geological Engineering 1979
Hilary graduated from Michigan Tech with a B.S. in Geological Engineering in 1979. She immediately joined Tenneco Oil Company in Denver as a petrophysicist. After four years, she moved to Union Pacific Resources in Denver, where she worked as an exploration coordinator and as a team leader for offshore development, and eventually became general manager of their western region for all exploration, production, and transportation.
In 1999 she moved to Tom Brown Inc, as Vice President of Exploration, where she was responsible for company growth during a time that the budget for exploration quadrupled in one year. Two years later, she accepted an offer to travel and see the world, in the form of Gabon, Africa, where she was the Technical manager for Shell Gabon. In 2003, Shell moved her to their corporate offices in the Hague, the Netherlands, where she is now the Sr. Project manager for new business development – Russia.
From 2004 Induction to the Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences Academy