Jesse B. Kimball

Managing Partner

Mr. Kimball is the founding partner of 1859 Advisors and has led the firm to develop a diverse clientele of private equity firms, hedge funds and oil and gas operators. 1859 Advisors specializes in new play identification, technical analysis, full cycle economic modeling, lease acquisition strategy, and well development strategy in conventional and unconventional petroleum systems throughout North America. To obtain an updated list of 1859 Advisor clients, download it here.

Additionally, Mr. Kimball is a Principal at Windswept Royalties, a royalty and mineral acquisition firm that specializes in working with trust and estate attorneys, executors, trustees, private wealth managers, and family offices to assist in simplifying trusts and estates by valuing and acquiring their oil and gas assets. He is also a Managing Member of Nor'easter Energy, L.P., an oil and gas investment partnership aimed to provide investors a variety of oil and gas exploration and development drilling prospects and royalty acquisitions.

Previously, Mr. Kimball worked at Swift Energy Company in Houston, Texas, as the South Louisiana Operations Manager and in the South Texas Exploration and Unconventional Development Business Unit as an exploration geologist. He managed exploration geoscience ops for Swift and worked extensively with 3D seismic data in south Louisiana, both 2D and 3D seismic data in Texas, and subsurface and geochemical data.

Prior to Swift, Mr. Kimball worked for BP in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Production Business Unit. He specialized in re-evaluating reserves in mature fields, mapping salt deformed reservoirs, determining intervals for well recompletions, and developing well side-track possibilities through extensive geologic, economic and risk evaluation.

Mr. Kimball obtained his MBA from the Action School of Business, an intensive business school program developed by University of Texas at Austin professors using the Harvard case method. He also obtained a Masters in Petroleum Geology from the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Kimball was a Graduate Research Assistant for the Bureau of Economic Geology and worked for the Reservoir Characterization Research Laboratory on a project with PEMEX of Mexico in the Poza Rica Field in eastern Mexico. He graduated with a B.A in Geology and Environmental Science with concentration in Environmental Economics from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.