Mr. Prentice is the Chairman and CEO of Meridian Energy Group, Inc., and is directing its design, construction and operation of a high-conversion crude oil refinery in North Dakota. Mr. Prentice began his career as an engineer for Fluor Corporation, where he participated in major refinery, petrochemicals and other energy projects worldwide. Mr. Prentice has served in management positions at a range of firms including Askew, Kabala & Co., Competisys, Mesquite Lake, Western Power Group, Inc. and Ultrasystems, Inc., where he either headed up major divisions of firms designing, building, owning and/or operating major energy facilities or where he was the founder and CEO of such firms. He holds a Master’s Degree from UC Irvine, Graduate School of Management, and two B.S. Degrees in engineering from Arizona State University….