Mark Danaczko MSc

Senior Advisor

Mark. Danaczko joined Exxon Production Research Company in 1978 and remained with Exxon and later ExxonMobil until his retirement in 2013. During this 35 year span, Mark Danaczko held key technical, management and executive-level leadership positions in ExxonMobil’s Upstream Organizations, primarily focused on Offshore Engineering and field development projects. He was ExxonMobil’s Senior Expert in Offshore Floating and Compliant Structures, including: Tension Leg Platforms (TLPs), Semisubmersible Floating Production Units (FPUs); Deep Draft Caisson Vessels (DDCV), Classic Spars / Truss Spars; Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels; Floating Storage, Regasification Units (FSRUs); and Deepwater Compliant Platforms (Guyed Towers and Compliant Piled Towers). Mr. Danaczko held key leadership positions on several high visibility offshore and shipping-related projects, including the Lena Guyed Tower, Anasuria FPSO (Shell Exploration & Production, UK), Genesis Spar (Chevron USA), Kizomba A & B TLPs, and the Q-Max LNG Carrier Development Project (Qatar Petroleum). Mr. Danaczko is a co-inventor on multiple U.S. and foreign patents related to Compliant Piled Towers (CPTs), novel Floating Production Systems and several LNG-related technologies.


Master of Science – Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering and Civil Engineering, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Michigan

Bachelor of Science – Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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