Luis Santos

Midstream VP

Mr. Santos joined CGC as Midstream VP in 2015, after working for 35 years in the energy industry. He worked in YPF and Gas del Estado and served as Gas Transport Manager. He is currently a professor of thermodynamics and the author of various works related to the subject.

He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional and a degree on Petroleum Engineering from the Universidad de Buenos Aires.


Daniel Kokogian

Mr. Kokogian has been a director since December 2013. He has also served as exploration geologist at YPF, as senior geologist and exploration and development manager at Occidental Petroleum Corporation, as vice president of exploration, development and new businesses at Pioneer Natural Resources S.A., as general and country manager at Petroandina Resources Argentina S.A., and as chairman of the exploration and development committee of the Argentine Oil and Gas Institute. He holds a degree in geological sciences from the Universidad de Buenos Aires.


Dante Ruben Patritti

Mr. Patritti joined CGC in 2015 as advisor in the oil industry and is currently a member of the Board of Directors. He has over 40 years of experience in the industry, occupying decision-making positions such as General Director for the Americas at Repsol YPF, President of Andina Corp in Bolivia, President of Apex Petroleum Corp. in USA, member of the Board of YPF and General Manager of ASTRA Compañía de Petróleo, where he began his carrier in 1968. 

Mr. Patritti holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Cuyo University and a Master in Business & Acquisitions from MIT

Fernando Pelaez

Fernando Victor Peláez

Mr. Peláez joined CGC in 2015 and served as our operations manager through October 2017. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors. He has over 20 years of experience in senior management positions in energy and infrastructure arrangements. Prior to joining CGC, he was the chief executive officer of Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A., Unitec Bio S.A., Puerta del Sur S.A. and Aeropuertos Neuquén S.A. He holds a degree in civil engineering from the Universidad de Buenos Aires.


Alain Petitjean

Mr Petitjean has more than 25 years of international experience in the Oil & Gas industry. He held numerous senior positions such as Financial Controller of Elf Enterprise in Scotland, Head of the Elf Group Consolidation and Reporting division in Paris, CFO of Total Austral in Buenos Aires, Executive Vice President of Dolphin Energy in Abu Dhabi and finally Head of Total Group´s Southern Cone Gas & Power division as well as Group Representative for Argentina and Chile. He also served as CEO of Gasoducto GasAndes and was a board member of both TGN and TGM.

Mr Petitjean graduated from Rheims Business School in France and he also holds a British B.A (Hons) in European Business Administration.