Dennis Grindinger

Executive Vice President

South America

As executive vice president of South America for Ferris Oil Company, Dennis Grindinger is responsible for several areas:

  • exploration operations in connection with the Wandari project in the Peruvian provinces of Manu and Tambopata, along the Camisea gas trend;
  • development and production of oil and gas from operations in the Camisea area of Peru including the associated transport of the crude oil and gas along the Transportadora de Gas del Peru; and
  • LNG operations at the 4.2 ton gas liquefaction plant, located 170 kilometers South of Lima at Pampa Melchorita, as well as the associated marine loading facilities and a 408-kilometer (254 mile) gas pipeline connecting the plant to the existing TGP pipeline.

Grindinger joined Ferris Oil Company on January 1, 2001, and for eight years served as its general counsel. For the next six years, Grindinger served as Ferris's chief financial officer. Prior to joining Ferris, Grindinger was a partner with Thompson & Knight, a leading Texas law firm.

He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration, specializing in finance, from the University of Notre Dame, and a juris doctor from Southern Methodist University.