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François Perrodo Biography

François Perrodo is a French businessman and the CEO of Perenco, his father’s oil and gas company with operations in 16 countries. After his father died in a climbing accident near Courchevel in 2006, he became the president of the independent Franco-British oil company Perenco, which he has run since 2007.

François Perrodo Age | Birthday

How old is Perrodo? He is 45 years old as of 14 February 2022. He was born in 1977 in Singapore, the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday every 14th of February.

François Perrodo Education

He earned an MBA from INSEAD in Singapore in 2002 after graduating from the École Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs (ENSPM), currently known as the IFP School (French Institute of Petroleum).

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François Perrodo Nationality

The famous businessman is an American national and citizen by birth, he was born in Singapore, United State of America and he is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.

François Perrodo Family | Parents

He is the son of Hubert Perrodo, the founder of the independent oil business Perenco, and Carrie Perrodo. He has been heading the family business since his father died in a climbing accident near Courchevel in 2006. He earned a physics degree from St Peter’s College, Oxford, and captained the University polo team in 1999. He is now a member of the Guards Polo Club.

François Perrodo Married | Wife

Perrodo has not gone public with his relationship. It is not known whether he is married, engaged, divorced, or single.

François Perrodo Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $10 billion.

François Perrodo Career |Campany

Perrodo is a motorsports fanatic who began racing historic cars in 2010. He participates in the FIA World Endurance Championship in the LMP2 class, now with the French racing team TDS Racing, after previously competing in the GTE Am class from 2013 to 2016. He has competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the V de V Series, the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, the European Le Mans Series (ELMS), the United SportsCar Championship, and the 24 Hours of Sebring.

Perenco, the world’s leading independent oil and gas company, is pleased to announce the strengthening of its position in Gabon with the acquisition of Marathon Oil Corporation’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Marathon Oil Gabon Limited, which holds a 56.25 percent working interest in three offshore production fields. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2009, with the effective date of the transaction being 1 January 2009. Perenco’s purchase of Marathon’s holdings in the Tchatamba Marin, Tchatamba South, and Tchatamba West fields will add 15,000 bopd of gross output to Perenco’s present 50,000 bopd of operated production in Gabon.

Perenco will now be the operator of these fields, with production processed in Tchatamba Marin’s single plant and processed oil delivered by pipeline to a non-operated onshore facility. The Tchatamba Marin Field, located 15 miles offshore and about 100 miles southeast of Port Gentil, was discovered in 1995 and commenced production in early 1998. Tchatamba South and West were discovered in 1997 and began production in 1999 and 2000, respectively. Gabon has long been a priority for Perenco, and the acquisition of Marathon Oil’s share in these vital fields has only strengthened our position in the country. We are excited to continue developing these industries with our current workers and to remain a committed partner to Gabon.

Perrodo’s garage is stocked with some of the world’s most exotic automobiles, including a street-legal McLaren F1 GTR race car. It’s the racing version of McLaren’s legendary F1 supercar, which debuted in 1995 and competed until 2005. Perrodo owns a No. 61 Lark-McLaren that competed in the 1996 GT500 racing series. The race car, piloted by John Nielsen and David Brabham, went on to overcome the No. 60 sister car and win the championship. The power was reduced to 600hp to meet with racing regulations, despite the fact that it employed the same BMW 6.1-liter normally aspirated V12 engine as the road vehicle.