Talos Energy is an independent oil and gas company that is full of strong leadership, guiding principles, and plenty of assets. An independent energy company has the ability to remain agile and to make quick decisions based on real-time data. This is only effective, however, when the company’s leadership is knowledgeable and has the right experience to make the correct choices.Talos Energy is headed up by one of its co-founders Tim Duncan who has been seen as an oil man with a natural talent for working in the oil industry. He attended Mississippi State University where he studied petroleum engineering and was named a Distinguished Fellow of the College of Engineering in 2012. He decided to finish off his education by taking part in the Bauer Executive Program at the University of Houston where he earned his MBA.
Before working with Talos Energy, he served the Phoenix Exploration Company as its Senior Vice President of Business Development and helped to grow the company by twofold. Stephen Heitzman serves Talos Energy as its executive vice president and chief operating officer and looks over the day-to-day operations of the company. He has worked in the energy industry for more than 40 years, and he earned his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering while studying at Texas Tech University. John A. Parker is also a co-founder of Talos Energy, and he is the company’s executive vice president of exploration.
He received a Master of Science in earth science while attending the University of New Orleans and also studied at Louisiana State University. He started out working with Shell Oil Company as an exploration geologist and has helped former companies to discover many valuable assets. The team at Talos Energy has many years of experience in the operations, marketing, and asset acquisition aspects of the energy business. The combined talents of all of its executive members and other team members has made it the success it is today. The company is continuing to push forward and discover new valuable assets, which will surely improve its value and expects to improve all of its operations over the following years.