CCUS Featured Speakers
An exciting line-up of industry speakers and experts will drive the discussions on current CCUS developments and the future of energy.
CCUS Speakers Committee
Tim Duncan is the President and CEO and a co-founder of Talos Energy Inc. (NYSE: TALO). Headquartered in Houston, Texas and founded in 2012, Talos Energy is a leading offshore energy company focused on offshore oil and gas exploration and production as well as the development of future carbon capture and storage opportunities in the U.S. Gulf Coast, Gulf of Mexico and offshore Mexico. Talos became a public company in May 2018 following its merger with Stone Energy, transitioning from a private company initially funded with $600 million of capital commitments by two leading global investment firms. Talos is the third company that Duncan has built with partners over the last twenty years, following the success of Gryphon Exploration and Phoenix Exploration. Since inception, Talos has grown from 5 original employees to over 550 employees and is today one of the largest independent producers in the basin. Talos has been named a Houston Chronicle Top Workplace for the last ten consecutive years.
Mr. Duncan is the past Chairman (2021-2022) and a past Vice Chair (2020-2021) of the National Offshore Industries Association (NOIA) and serves on their board of directors. He is a member of the board of directors of Chesapeake Energy Corporation and of the American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer. He also serves on various academically focused boards including the College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council and the Foundation Board at Mississippi State University. Mr. Duncan holds a BS in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University and an MBA from the Bauer Executive Program at the University of Houston.
CCUS Speakers Committee
A Principal Analyst in the Energy Transition Practice, Peter joined Wood Mackenzie in 2021 to help grow the firm’s understanding of CCUS economics and to develop specific expertise on North American projects. Peter has extensive experience with major energy infrastructure project conception and development, including major North American CCUS and hydrogen project development and transactions.
Starting his career as a fluid dynamics engineer at Pratt & Whitney, Peter then joined at strategy and management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, working for six years primarily with supermajors, NOCs, large corporates and major investment funds in the oil, gas, and power sectors. He then led the Financial Modelling and Decisions practice at PwC in Western Canada including a one-year secondment in London, UK, before working as a Vice-President at EY Parthenon and as a Partner with Criterium Group, where he conducted commercial due diligence engagements for energy transactions and projects.
Peter has been affiliated since 2015 with the Oxford Institute Energy Studies, focusing on Canadian oil and gas, a subject on which he has authored several peer-reviewed papers and spoken at the OPEC meetings and other international conferences.
Peter is a mechanical engineering graduate of the University of Alberta and later earned an MSc. degree in Computational Fluid Dynamics of Turbine Engines from McGill University and an MBA degree in Finance from ESSEC, Warwick and Mannheim Business Schools in Europe.
Peter speaks fluent French, is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Alberta, and is a member of the Society of Decision Professionals.