Dominion E&P Names Marino Head of Canadian Operations

October 21, 2002

HOUSTON - Anthony W. Marino, 42, has been named senior vice president and general manager, Canadian operations, for Dominion Exploration and Production, Inc., the natural gas and oil exploration and production subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D). The announcement was made by Duane C. Radtke, president and chief executive officer of Dominion E&P.

Marino, previously Dominion E&P's vice president-engineering, replaces Wayne K. Foo, who is leaving Dominion to pursue other interests. Foo has been the head of Dominion Canadian operations since April 1998 when the company purchased Archer Resources, Ltd.

Marino will be responsible for Dominion's exploration and production activities in Canada. Those operations are headquartered in Calgary and include primarily natural gas facilities in Alberta and primarily oil facilities in British Columbia.

Nearly 15 percent of Dominion's reserves are in Canada, where the company produces about 160 million cubic feet of natural gas equivalent per day.

Marino joined Dominion in January 2002. Previously, he was with AEC Oil and Gas (USA) Inc., Santa Fe Snyder Corp. and Atlantic Richfield in a variety of technical and management assignments.

Marino is a registered professional engineer and holds the chartered financial analyst designation. He is a member of the board of directors of the Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States. Marino received a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering from University of Kansas and a master of business administration degree from California State University.

Dominion has a diversified and integrated energy portfolio consisting of nearly 24,000-megawatts of generation, 5.7 trillion cubic feet equivalent of natural gas reserves, 7,600 miles of natural gas transmission pipeline and the nation's largest underground natural gas storage system with more than 950 billion cubic feet of storage capacity. Dominion also serves 3.9 million franchise natural gas and electric customers in five states and nearly one million unregulated retail customers in eight states. For more information about Dominion, visit the company's web site at

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