Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> December 3, 2002

Floyd Wilson – 3tec Energy Corporation (tten)

FLOYD C. WILSON is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of 3TEC Energy Corporation. He joined 3TEC Energy on August 27, 1999, concurrent with the investment by W/E LLC. Mr. Wilson founded W/E LLC in 1998. Mr. Wilson began his career in the energy business in Houston in 1970 as a completion engineer. He moved to Wichita in 1976 to start an oil and natural gas operating company, one of several private energy ventures which preceded the formation of W/E LLC. Mr. Wilson founded Hugoton Energy Corporation in 1987, and served as its Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. In 1994, Mr. Wilson took Hugoton public, and sold the company in 1998 to Chesapeake Corporation. Profile
TWST: Could you give us a brief overview of 3TEC Energy


Mr. Wilson: 3TEC Energy is three years old, founded in 1999. Our

strategy was to establish a platform and then layer