About Talos Energy
Based in Houston, Texas, Talos Energy is an independent company that specializes in the production and exploration of oil and gas. The company was founded on January 1, 2012, by three members know known as John Parker, Stephen Heitzman, and Timothy Duncan. The three leaders of Talos energy have accumulated three decades of experience in the oil and gas exploration industry. What’s more, the company’s central area of expertise is in the obtaining of operated shelf and advanced deep-water assets based at the Gulf of Mexico before exploiting them while applying the cutting-edge seismic and innovative technology.
About Talos Energy’s Leadership by Timothy Duncan
The Talos Energy Organization is headed by Timothy Duncan. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University where he studied Petroleum Engineering besides receiving honors as the Distinguished Fellow in the institution. Duncan also has an MBA from the University of Houston under the Bauer Executive Program. Moreover, after his university studies, Duncan worked at the Phoenix Exploration Company and served as senior vice president where he was very resourceful in the growth of the company before exploring the Talos project.
Talos Energy’s other Co-Founder, Stephen Heitzman
Stephen Heitzman serves at the Talos Energy as the COO and executive vice president. He has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry where he has worked for more than 40 years. He is an alumnus of the Texas Tech University from where he received his Medical Engineering Degree and was awarded as the Distinguished Engineer of the institution in 2015. Further, the highlight of his career in the industry was when he was involved in the formation of the Gryphon Exploration, an oil and gas company that was later purchased by Woodside USA.
The Third Co-Founder of Talos Energy, John Parker
John Parker serves at the Talos Energy as the executive vice president of exploration. He earned his MS in Earth Science from the University of New Orleans and the Louisiana State University. John Parker previously worked with Gryphon where he served as the manager of the team and was very productive as he helped the company to discover and explore 72% of the oil reserves it holds. Parker has further worked at the Shell Oil Company as an exploration geologist and was stationed at the Gulf Coast Onshore before joining Heitzman and Duncan to establish Phoenix Exploration Company.