Colby Hauser appointed MD & CEO of Talon Energy

Colby Hauser appointed MD & CEO of Talon Energy

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Talon Energy Ltd announced that experienced energy executive, Mr Colby Hauser, has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Talon Energy Ltd effective 8 March 2022.

Mr Hauser brings to Talon a broad range of experience in senior corporate, commercial, and business development roles in the Energy Sector, and most recently held the position of General Manager, Commercial at Strike Energy Limited (Strike).

Strike is the operator of EP447, which contains the highly prospective Walyering gas project.

Talon holds a 45% participating interest in EP447 and participated in the successful Walyering-5 appraisal well drilled at the end of 2021, with flow testing of Walyering-5 scheduled to commence in the coming weeks.

In his roles in the Energy Sector, Mr Hauser has developed a specialised skill set including corporate strategy, gas sales and marketing, joint venture representation, project development, as well as investor and government/stakeholder relations.

Mr Hauser has significant long-term experience in the Perth Basin and is well known in the Perth energy community where he was formerly the President and is now a Life Member of the Energy Club of WA (formerly Petroleum Club of WA).

Talon’s Non-Executive Chairman, Doug Jendry said: “On behalf of the Board, we are very pleased to welcome Colby Hauser to the Talon team as Managing Director and CEO.

Colby’s broad commercial and corporate experience, coupled with a strong and successful recent focus on the Perth Basin area is an excellent fit for Talon as the Company looks to transition from explorer to producer in this exciting exploration province.

The coming months will be an exciting period for Talon with flow testing of the Walyering-5 gas discovery, and our maiden drilling and testing campaign at the Gurvantes XXXV coal bed methane project in Mongolia, both due to commence in the very near term.”

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