Bob Abendschein

Board Member
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Bob Abendschein is theExecutive Vice President and Head of Operations for Talos Energy. Prior toTalos, Mr. Abendschein was the Chief Executive Officer of Venari Resources LLC,where he was appointed by a consortium of private equity investors to lead theadvancement of multiple globally recognized development projects and managedall stages of strategy, exploration, and operational leadership activities.


Before joining Venari,Mr. Abendschein spent 33 years at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, where he heldvarious corporate and executive divisional roles, including Vice President ofDeepwater and Vice President of Exploration and Production Services. His careerat Anadarko included progressive roles in Reservoir Engineering, Exploration,Production Services, Corporate Development and Worldwide Deepwater Operations.


Mr. Abendschein currentlyserves on the Board of Directors for The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion andthe Offshore Energy Center (OEC). Mr. Abendschein holds a Bachelor of Sciencein Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.