Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> March 5, 2012

Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. – Stephen C. Taylor

Taylor, Stephen C.
Stephen C. Taylor, 61, has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc., since January 2005. He was elected as a director of Natural Gas Services Group at the annual meeting of shareholders in June 2005. Effective January 1, 2006, Mr. Taylor was appointed Chairman of the board of directors. Immediately prior to joining Natural Gas Services Group, Mr. Taylor held the position of General Manager – U.S. Operations for Trican Production Services, Inc., from 2002 through 2004. Mr. Taylor joined Halliburton Resource Management in 1976, becoming its Vice President − Operations in 1989. Beginning in 1993, he held multiple senior-level management positions with Halliburton Energy Services until 2000 when he was elected Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of Enventure Global Technology, LLC, a joint-venture deep-water drilling technology company owned by Halliburton Company and Shell Oil Company. Mr. Taylor elected early retirement from Halliburton Company in 2002 to join Trican Production Services, Inc. Mr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Texas Tech University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Taylor’s senior management experience in the natural resources industry provides the board and the company with significant insight into the business. Mr. Taylor’s engineering and advanced business training — MBA — uniquely suits him to provide leadership, technical expertise and financial acumen to the board and to the operations of the company in connection with his position as Chief Executive Officer. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch of Natural Gas Services Group and a picture of the company's operations at the present time?

Mr. Taylor: The company was founded in 1998 as a small