Tom Kastner


Tom Kastner joined Arena Energy in 2015. He is responsible for generating and evaluating exploration and development opportunities throughout the Gulf of Mexico Shelf. Mr. Kastner worked for Noble Energy as a Prospect Generator in the deep water Gulf of Mexico where he utilized proprietary depth imaging extensively to identify opportunities from 2008 to 2015. Prior to that, he worked for ConocoPhillips from 2007 to 2008 and Anadarko Petroleum from 2001 through 2006 where he worked primarily on deep water sub-salt exploration projects throughout the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Kastner earned his BS in Geology in 1998 from Southern Illinois University and his Master’s in Organic Geochemistry from the University of South Carolina in 2001.