Our Founders

Edward G. Kriebel
Co-Founder of Kriebel

Ed Kriebel is co-founder of Kriebel with his son, Jim.

In the early 1950’s, Ed and an associate combined their savings to purchase a coal processing plant. The company grew quickly, and by 1969, it was the largest surface mining company in Pennsylvania. Read More

James Kriebel
President and CEO of KriebelJim Kriebel currently serves as president and chief executive officer.

He and his father, Edward G. Kriebel, founded Kriebel in 1972 when they acquired a company that drilled, operated and owned natural gas wells. Today, Jim and his brothers, Gary and Greg serve as managing general partners of Kriebel Wells partnerships, made up of 1,600 natural gas wells in 14 Western Pennsylvania counties. Read More

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