CEO, Executive Director
Mr. Dennis Francis is Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Petroneft Resources PLC, since its formation in 2005. He has over 40 years experience in the petroleum industry and was with Marathon for 30 years. From 1990, Mr. Francis was the USSRFSU task force manager, responsible for developing new opportunities for Marathon in Russia. Marathon and its partners ultimately won the first Russian competitive tender, which was to develop the Sakhalin II Project offshore Sakhalin Island
Age: 64 CEO Since 2005Francis was instrumental in the formation of Sakhalin Energy Investment Company and was a director in that company. He is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and Society of Exploration Geophysicists. He has a BSc degree in geophysical engineering and an MSc degree in geology, both from the Colorado School of Mines. He has also completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard University.