Upstream Oil and Gas
Midstream and Refinery Environmental Issues
Ph.D., Geology - The University of Texas at Austin
M.A., Geology - The University of Texas at Austin
B.A., History and Science - Harvard University
Dr. Hiebert is a registered Professional Geologist in Texas with over twenty-five years in environmental assessment, remediation, and risk management. Dr. Hiebert has broad experience in environmental science, policy, state government, and technology development. He is recognized as a thought-leader in environmental strategy and actions that embrace principles of sustainable development.
Dr. Hiebert is currently a Principal Geologist for Roux. Prior to Joining Roux in 2019, Dr. Hiebert was the Director of Oil and Gas for Cocolevio (data analytics and machine learning), Principal with Zephyr Environmental, Senior Partner with Environmental Resources Management (ERM), and Senior Consulting Scientist with RMT.
For the State of Texas, Dr. Hiebert served three terms as Chairman of the Texas On-site Waste Water Treatment Research Council (appointed by Govs. George W. Bush and Rick Perry). He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Directors of the Environmental Science Institute of the University of Texas, and The Devils River Conservancy.
Hiebert, F.K., and Bennett, P. C., (1992) Microbial control of silicate weathering in organic-rich ground water. Science, 258, p. 278-281.
Bennett, P. C., Hiebert, F. K., and Choi, W.J. (1996) “Rates of Microbial Weathering of Silicates in Ground Water.” Chemical Geology, 132, p. 45-53.
Bennett, P. C., Hiebert, F. K., Rogers, J.A. (2000) Microbial control of mineral-groundwater equilibria: Macroscale to microscale. Hydrogeology Journal, 8, p. 47-62.