Maurice Dukes

Co-Founder & CEO


Mr. Dukes co-founded PetroFunders in 2020. He previously held corporate reservoir engineering positions for a private equity-backed E&P in the Piceance Basin. During this time, he was instrumental in maintaining and increasing the enterprise value exceeding $1 billion. He has expert technical and A&D experience with oil & gas assets across Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah. He has shown expertise in bringing forth material high value projects that meet or exceed acceptable market hurdle rates. He has previously held various asset level reservoir engineering roles at QEP Resources, during which time he launched an industry leading refrac program in the Haynesville and oversaw a $35 million non-operated budget. He holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from University of Oklahoma.


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