The Energy Forum, LLC. (TEF) and Haldeman Research Services, a TEF Dba, are US-owned and family-operated businesses headquartered in Cypress, Texas. Established in 2002 TEF focused on the Energy market, primarily the Oil and Gas industry. TEF produced over 100 conferences, roundtables and workshops in Texas, California, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma and Canada as well as managed conferences for government, trade associations and corporations.
Neil Staley and Helen Haldeman Daglas weathered several oil and gas market crashes. Helen had been TEF’s primary researcher and with the last market crash she moved full time into Forensic Genealogy after many years of genealogical research.
Forensic Genealogy Services
As a forensic genealogist Helen researches cases that have legal implications.
Identifying and locating missing/unknown heirs
Due diligence affidavits
Documented reports and charts
Adoption and unknown parentage both record research and DNA
Genealogical and historical research for authors
Confirm relationships in DNA testing
Local research / record retrieval in Harris and surrounding counties Cases involving probate, real estate, title, trust, unclaimed property, mineral rights, right of way
Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogists (CAFG) – President 2017-2020, board member 2016-current, Forensic Genealogy Institute Coordinator 2015-2018
Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), Past board member, Past President of the Virtual Chapter
National Genealogical Society (NGS)
Former member of Society of Petroleum Engineers, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Forensic Genealogy Column - The Forum, Quarterly publication of the Federation for Genealogical Societies
The APG Quarterly, The Association of Professional Genealogists