GABRIEL VALENTIN COMANESCU

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Comanescu established Grup Servicii Petroliere in 2004 and has served as President of the Board ever since. He was appointed CEO in July 2012. Mr. Comanescu entered the Romanian Commercial Navy in 1988, as electrical officer. 1992 marks his involvement in the general trading business and 1995 the establishment of the first oil service trading company, involved in oilfield equipment and spare parts supply. He has held executive positions in various companies activating in the oil & gas industry. Since 2005, he serves as President of Upetrom Group, an integrated group of companies with activities in offshore drilling and construction, well intervention services, subsea services, hydro-technical construction, training, engineering, shipping, oilfield equipment production, as well as in the tourism sector. Mr. Comanescu has a degree in Naval Electromechanical Engineering from the “Mircea cel Batran” Naval Academy, Constanta. He is a Romanian citizen.