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Sinopec serves $5.5 bln arbitration notice to Repsol

MADRID, June 17 (Reuters) - China's Sinopec and its subsidiary Addax Petroleum UK Limited have served an arbitration notice to Talisman Energy Inc and Talisman Colombia, both owned by Spanish oil major Repsol, demanding pay back of its 2012 investment in Addax and Talisman joint venture TSEUK, Repsol said in a statement on Friday.

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Talisman Energy drills dry well in the North Sea

OSLO, May 20 (Reuters) - Canadian oil firm Talisman Energy , purchased by Spain's Repsol earlier this month, drilled a dry well north of the Varg field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Wednesday.

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Spain's Repsol expects to close Talisman acquisition on May 8

MADRID, April 30 (Reuters) - Spanish oil company Repsol expects to close the acquisition of Canadian oil producer Talisman Energy Inc on May 8, it said in a statement to the market regulator on Thursday.

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Canada's Talisman Energy to cut up to 15 pct of head office jobs

CALGARY, Alberta, March 18 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc , the Canadian oil and gas company being acquired Spain's Repsol SA, plans to cut as much as 15 percent of staff at its Calgary head office as a result of collapsing crude oil prices, a company spokesman said.

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Spain's Repsol working on hybrid bond issue for next week -source

MADRID, March 11 (Reuters) - Spanish oil major Repsol is working to issue a hybrid bond next week, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Wednesday, a move that had been flagged when the company bought Canadian firm Talisman Energy last year.

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UPDATE 1-Talisman Energy shareholders approve Repsol's $8.3 bln offer

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc common shareholders on Wednesday voted to approve an $8.3 billion offer for the Canadian oil and gas producer from Repsol SA, clearing the way for the Spanish company to acquire Talisman's worldwide operations.

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Talisman Energy shareholders approve Repsol's $8.3 bln offer

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc common shareholders on Wednesday voted to approve an $8.3 billion offer for the Canadian oil and gas producer from Repsol SA, clearing the way for the Spanish company to acquire Talisman's worldwide operations.

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UPDATE 1-Talisman Energy loss widens after $1.37 bln in charges

Feb 10 (Reuters) - Canada's Talisman Energy Inc , which in December agreed to be bought by Spanish peer Repsol, reported a bigger quarterly loss after it wrote down the value of some assets by about $1.37 billion amid a steep fall in crude prices.

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Talisman Energy posts bigger loss on impairment charges

Feb 10 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc , which in December agreed to be bought by Spanish peer Repsol , reported a bigger quarterly loss, mainly hurt by after-tax impairments of about $1.37 billion.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX jump led by 8 percent gain in energy stocks

TORONTO, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index extended its gains on Wednesday as resource stocks led the market sharply higher, bolstered in part by the $8.3 billion bid by Spain's Repsol to buy Talisman Energy Inc.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX surges as Talisman deal sparks jump in oil shares

TORONTO, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index surged on Wednesday as oil and gas shares wounded in the rout of oil prices regained some vitality on the $8.3 billion bid by Spain's Repsol to buy Talisman Energy Inc.

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UPDATE 7-Repsol to buy Talisman Energy for hefty premium

* Talisman board recommends shareholders accept offer (Recasts, adds Talisman CEO comments, updates share price)

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX boosted by Repsol purchase of Talisman

TORONTO, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended more than 1 percent higher on Tuesday, boosted by a 46 percent surge in Talisman Energy Inc shares after Spanish oil major Repsol said it would pay $13 billion for the independent producer.

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UPDATE 6-Repsol to buy Talisman Energy for $13 billion

* Talisman board recommends shareholders accept offer (Adds details, Talisman CEO comment, updates shares)

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UPDATE 1-Canada's TSX boosted by Repsol purchase of Talisman

TORONTO, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index jumped on Tuesday, with Talisman Energy Inc surging 46 percent after Spanish oil major Repsol agreed to buy the independent producer for $13 billion.

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TSX briefly turns positive as Talisman shares surge

Dec 16 (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index turned positive shortly after the open on Tuesday and was up 32 points, at 13735.50, as Talisman Energy surged 46 percent.

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UPDATE 5-Repsol to buy Talisman Energy for $13 billion

* Talisman board recommends shareholders accept offer (Adds more details, quotes)

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Repsol to buy Talisman Energy for $13 billion

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish oil company Repsol said on Tuesday it had reached a deal to buy Talisman Energy , Canada's fifth-largest independent oil producer, for $13 billion.

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REFILE-UPDATE 4-Repsol to buy Talisman Energy for $13 billion

(Refiles to remove extraneous word in fourth paragraph and adds dropped word in eighth paragraph)

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Spain's Repsol to buy Talisman Energy for $13 bln

MADRID, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Spanish oil firm Repsol on Tuesday said it would launch a takeover offer for 100 percent of Talisman Energy shares worth $8.3 billion.

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Europe Factors to Watch-Shares set to halt pull-back; Repsol eyed

PARIS, Dec 16 (Reuters) - European shares were set to rise on Tuesday, halting their week-long sell-off, with Repsol in focus after reports saying the Spanish oil major is close to buying Canada's Talisman Energy . However, downbeat macro data from China was seen limiting the rebound. The flash HSBC/Markit manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) fell to 49.5 in December, below the 50.0 reading forecast by analysts, signalling that activity in China's factory sector shrank for the firs

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REFILE-UPDATE 3-Repsol close to buying Talisman Energy - source

(Corrects paragraph 4 to say Talisman confirmed on Monday, not late on Monday)

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UPDATE 3-Repsol close to buying Talisman Energy - source

* Offer could be worth $12.4 billion - report (Adds Talisman comment)

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Repsol close to buying Talisman Energy: source

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish oil major Repsol is close to buying Canada's fifth-largest independent petroleum producer, Talisman Energy , a source with knowledge of the matter said on Monday.

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UPDATE 2-Repsol close to buying Talisman Energy - source

* Offer could be worth $12.4 billion - report (Adds confirmation, details)

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Spain's Repsol approves takeover offer for Talisman - source

MADRID, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The board of Spanish oil major Repsol gave its approval Monday to launch a full takeover offer for Canada's Talisman Energy, a source with knowledge of the matter said.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX unable to hold gains despite Talisman takeover surge

TORONTO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - A surge in shares of takeover target Talisman Energy Inc was not enough to keep Canada's main stock index in the black on Monday after falling more than 5 percent last...

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends lower as resource stocks fall

TORONTO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Monday, weakening further after a 5 percent-plus drop last week despite a surge in takeover target Talisman Energy Inc shares as the broader resource-extraction industries weighed.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX up on Talisman takeover surge

TORONTO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - A surge in shares of takeover target Talisman Energy Inc helped Canada's main stock index turn higher on Monday after falling more than 5 percent last week.

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UPDATE 1-Repsol to discuss bid for 100 pct of Talisman

MADRID, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Spanish oil major Repsol said it would discuss on Monday a takeover offer for 100 percent of Talisman Energy, which is also being circled by other potential bidders.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as Talisman shares jump

TORONTO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Monday as shares of Talisman Energy Inc rose 19 percent on news that the board of Spain's Repsol would meet to discuss a potential bid for the Canadian company.

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Board of Spain's Repsol to discuss bid for 100 percent of Talisman

MADRID (Reuters) - The board of Spanish oil major Repsol will on Monday discuss a potential bid for 100 percent of Talisman Energy , Repsol said in a statement to Spain's stock market regulator.

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Board of Spain's Repsol to discuss bid for 100 pct of Talisman

MADRID, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The board of Spanish oil major Repsol will on Monday discuss a potential bid for 100 percent of Talisman Energy, Repsol said in a statement to Spain's stock market regulator.

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Talisman says in talks with Repsol around a corporate transaction

TORONTO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc confirmed on Monday it is engaged in discussions with Spanish oil major Repsol regarding a potential corporate transaction.

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Board of Spain's Repsol to meet on Monday over Talisman bid - report

MADRID, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The board of Spanish oil major Repsol will hold an extraordinary meeting on Monday afternoon to approve a takeover bid for Canada's Talisman Energy , daily Expansion said...

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Repsol finalizing bid for Talisman: source

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish oil major Repsol SA is finalising a bid to acquire Canada's Talisman Energy Inc and has sent executives to Calgary to step up talks, a source with knowledge of the matter...

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Repsol finalising bid for Talisman - source

MADRID, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Spanish oil major Repsol SA is finalising a bid to acquire Canada's Talisman Energy Inc and has sent executives to Calgary to step up talks, a source with knowledge of the...

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Talisman says Repsol, others approach for deal

(Reuters) - Canadian oil producer Talisman Energy Inc said it has been approached by a number of parties, including Spain's Repsol SA , for various transactions.

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UPDATE 1-Talisman says Repsol, others approach for deal

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Canadian oil producer Talisman Energy Inc said it has been approached by a number of parties, including Spain's Repsol SA, for various transactions.

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Repsol and Talisman revive talks: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Repsol SA and Talisman Energy Inc have revived talks and are in the process of discussing options that could include sale of a selection of assets or the entire company, Bloomberg...

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Repsol and Talisman revive talks -Bloomberg

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Repsol SA and Talisman Energy Inc have revived talks and are in the process of discussing options that could include sale of a selection of assets or the entire company, Bloomberg reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.

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UPDATE 2-Talisman Energy says asset sale plan on track

(New throughout, adds details, comment, updates share price; U.S. dollars unless noted)

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Talisman Energy says expects to meet $2 billion property sale target

CALGARY Alberta (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc said on Tuesday it remains on track to sell as much as $2 billion in assets over by 2015.

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Talisman Energy says expects to meet $2 bln property sale target

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc said on Tuesday it remains on track to sell as much as $2 billion in assets over by 2015.

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UPDATE 1-Talisman Energy profit beats estimates on lower expenses

Nov 4 (Reuters) - Canadian oil producer Talisman Energy Inc reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit as tight cost controls helped offset lower oil and gas prices.

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Talisman Energy swings to third quarter profit

Nov 4 (Reuters) - Canadian oil producer Talisman Energy Inc swung to a third-quarter profit from a loss a year earlier, helped by gains on commodity derivatives.

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Repsol's talks to buy Canada's Talisman stall - sources

MADRID/NEW YORK, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Spanish energy company Repsol SA's talks to buy Canadian producer Talisman Energy Inc are in difficulty, three sources familiar with the matter said, with Talisman's North Sea assets the stumbling block.

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Repsol talks to buy Talisman assets stall: WSJ

CALGARY Alberta (Reuters) - Spanish energy company Repsol SA's talks to buy oil and gas assets belonging to Canadian producer Talisman Energy Inc have stalled, The Wall Street Journal reported on...

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Repsol talks to buy Talisman assets stall -WSJ

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Spanish energy company Repsol SA's talks to buy oil and gas assets belonging to Canadian producer Talisman Energy Inc have stalled, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing several people familiar with the matter.

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Talisman to proceed with Kurdistan sale despite big oil find

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc , Canada's No.5 independent oil producer, said Friday it still plans to sell its oil properties in Iraq's Kurdistan region, even after its partner announced a massive oil discovery on its properties.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Talisman Energy readying Iraqi Kurdistan assets for sale

(Corrects tenth paragraph to show TAQA suspended operations, reduced staff in Atrush block)

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UPDATE 1-Talisman Energy: readying Iraqi Kurdistan assets for sale

(Adds detail and comment from third paragraph; updates shares.)

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REFILE--Talisman Energy says readying Iraqi Kurdistan assets for sale

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc , Canada's No. 5 independent oil and gas producer, said on Tuesday it still plans to sell all or a portion of its exploration properties in...

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Talisman Energy says readying Iraqi Kurdistan assets for sale

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc , Canada's No. 5 independent oil and gas producer, said on Wednesday it still plans to sell all or a portion of its exploration properties in Iraq's Kurdistan region despite the conflict in the area and expects to begin a sale process in the next several weeks.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX steady as geopolitical fears offset Talisman, WestJet gains

* TSX up 1.33 points, or 0.01 percent, and 15,446.55 * Seven of the 10 main index sectors advance * WestJet jumps 3.9 percent after quarterly report By John Tilak TORONTO, July 29 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended little changed on Tuesday as concerns about geopolitical tensions helped offset gains in Talisman Energy Inc and WestJet Airlines Ltd after the companies reported quarterly results. Investors digested news of a fresh wave of violence in the Middle East, a

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX closes little changed, geopolitical tensions weigh

TORONTO, July 29 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended little changed on Tuesday as concerns about increasing geopolitical tensions helped offset gains in Talisman Energy Inc and WestJet Airlines Ltd after the companies reported quarterly results. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 1.33 points, or 0.01 percent, and 15,446.55. Seven of the 10 main sectors on the index were higher. (Reporting by John Tilak; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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Talisman Energy declines comment on potential Repsol deal

CALGARY, Alberta, July 29 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc , Canada's No.5 independent oil company, will not offer further comment on a potential transaction with Spain's Repsol SA, it said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Talisman Energy posts surprise loss

July 29 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc, Canada's fifth-largest independent petroleum producer, reported a surprise loss, hurt by lower gas prices in North America and higher royalty payments on production.

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Talisman Energy's revenue rises on increased N.American drilling

July 29 (Reuters) - Canada's Talisman Energy Inc, which has been approached by Spain's Repsol SA for talks over a potential deal, reported a 4 percent rise in second-quarter revenue, helped by an increase in North American drilling.

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Talisman founding CEO cheers prospect of Repsol takeover

CALGARY Alberta (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc's founding chief executive said on Friday he hopes Repsol SA successfully acquires the Canadian company he built into an international oil player...

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Talisman, boosted by Repsol talk, may be worth more in pieces

CALGARY/TORONTO, July 24 (Reuters) - Canadian oil and gas producer Talisman Energy, approached by Spain's Repsol for talks over a potential deal, may find that its appeal lies more in its individual assets than as a candidate for a complete takeover.

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UPDATE 3-Talisman Energy says approached by Spain's Repsol about deal

(Adds details on assets and closing share price, paragraphs 7-10)

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX jumps as BCE, Talisman fuel takeover action

* TSX ends up 79.25 points, or 0.52 pct, at 15,394.38 * Shares of Bell Aliant, Talisman lead the way (Adds strategist's comment, details, updates prices to close) By Alastair Sharp TORONTO, July 23 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday with oil company Talisman Energy Inc soaring on an approach from Spain's Repsol about a possible deal, while telecom BCE Inc said it wants to buy all the shares in regional affiliate Bell Aliant Inc that it doesn't already own.

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UPDATE 2-Talisman Energy says approached by Spain's Repsol about deal

CALGARY/VANCOUVER, July 23 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc shares rose more than 12 percent on Wednesday as it confirmed it has been approached by Spain's Repsol SA about potential deals, raising the prospect that one of Canada's largest independent oil companies will sell off major assets or be taken over.

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UPDATE 1-Talisman says approached by Spain's Repsol about deal

CALGARY, Alberta, July 23 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc said on Wednesday it has been approached by Repsol , a day after a report that the Spanish oil producer was considering a bid for Canada's...

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Repsol says Talisman among potential buy targets, no decision

MADRID, July 23 (Reuters) - Spanish oil company Repsol said on Wednesday it has been studying different acquisition deals to boost its upstream business, including a Canada's Talisman Energy Inc, but that it has not made any firm decision on the matter.

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Talisman confirms talks with Spain's Repsol

CALGARY Alberta (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc , confirmed on Wednesday it has been approached by Repsol , a day after media reports that the Spanish oil producer was considering a bid for Canada's...

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UPDATE 1-Spain's Repsol considering a bid for Talisman Energy -Bloomberg

July 22 (Reuters) - Spanish oil company Repsol SA is considering a bid for Canada-based Talisman Energy Inc , Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Spain's Repsol considering a bid for Talisman Energy -Bloomberg

July 22 (Reuters) - Spanish oil company Repsol SA is considering a bid for Canada-based Talisman Energy Inc , Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Talisman Energy to sell stakes in two Australian oilfields

CALGARY, Alberta, June 25 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc said on Wednesday it plans to sell its stakes in two oilfields in the Timor Sea off the coast of Australia as Canada's No.5 independent oil producer continues to restructure its global petroleum properties.

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Talisman reviewing Asian oil and gas assets for possible sale-sources

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, June 13 (Reuters) - Canada's Talisman Energy Inc is reviewing its Asian oil and gas portfolio, valued at about $4 billion, which could lead to a partial or full sale, people familiar with the matter said.

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UPDATE 1-Indonesia's Pertamina in talks over Talisman's Duvernay assets

CALGARY, Alberta, June 11 (Reuters) - Indonesia's state energy firm Pertamina is in talks with Canadian energy company Talisman Energy Inc about a potential partnership in Alberta's Duvernay shale play, Pertamina chairman Dr Sugiharto said on Wednesday.

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Indonesia's Pertamina looking at investing in Talisman's Duvernay assets

CALGARY, Alberta, June 11 (Reuters) - Indonesia's state energy firm Pertamina is in talks with Canadian energy company Talisman Energy Inc about a potential partnership in Alberta's Duvernay play,...

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UPDATE 1-Talisman Energy posts profit as N. America production soars

May 7 (Reuters) - Canada's No.5 independent oil and gas producer Talisman Energy Inc posted a first-quarter profit, compared with a year-earlier loss, as oil and natural gas liquids production in North America soared 45 percent.

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Canada's Talisman Energy posts profit on higher production

May 7 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc, Canada's No.5 independent oil and gas producer, posted a first-quarter profit and said production rose 6 percent.

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-Talisman Energy posts $1 bln loss; plans $2 bln asset sales

* Posts 4th-qtr loss on back of $826 mln impairment charge

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UPDATE 1-Talisman Energy posts $1 bln loss; plan $2 bln asset sales

* Posts 4th-qtr loss on back of $826 mln impairment charge

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Talisman Energy posts $1 bln loss on asset impairment charge

Feb 12 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc, Canada's No. 5 independent oil and gas producer, posted a $1 billion quarterly loss as it recorded a $826 million impairment charge.

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GDF looks to energy services, not big takeovers, for growth

PARIS (Reuters) - GDF Suez can achieve most of its planned growth without resorting to acquisitions, its chief executive said on Tuesday, after banking and industry sources said Talisman Energy had...

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Exclusive: GDF eyes deals of up to $20 billion after failed Talisman bid - sources

LONDON (Reuters) - French utility GDF Suez SA had takeover approaches for Canada-based Talisman Energy Inc rebuffed late last year as it seeks acquisitions worth as much as $10 to $20 billion...

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GDF Suez eyes buys of up to $20 bln after failed $17 bln Talisman bid-sources

LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) - French utility GDF Suez had takeover approaches for Canada-based Talisman Energy rebuffed late last year as it seeks acquisitions worth as much as $10 to $20 billion outside Europe, banking and industrial sources said.

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UPDATE 1-Talisman Energy sells Colombia pipeline stake for $595 mln

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Canadian oil producer Talisman Energy Inc said on Tuesday it has agreed to sell its stake in the 590,000-barrel-per-day Ocensa oil pipeline in Colombia to an...

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Talisman Energy sells Colombian pipeline stake for $595 mln

Dec 10 (Reuters) - Canadian oil producer Talisman Energy Inc said it had sold its stake in the Ocensa oil pipeline in Colombia to an investment group led by Advent International for about $595...

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UPDATE 2-Ecopetrol, Talisman announce large oil find in Colombia

BOGOTA, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Colombian state-owned oil company Ecopetrol and Canada's Talisman Energy Inc said on Monday they had discovered an estimated 1.3 billion barrels of oil in southeastern Colombia and that about a tenth of it was likely to be recoverable.

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UPDATE 1-Ecopetrol, Talisman announce large oil find in Colombia

BOGOTA, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Colombian state-owned oil company Ecopetrol and Canada's Talisman Energy said on Monday they had discovered an estimated 1.3 billion barrels of oil in southeastern Colombia and that about a tenth of it was likely to be recoverable.

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Ecopetrol, Talisman say Colombia oil area commercially viable

BOGOTA, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Colombia's state-owned oil company Ecopetrol and Canada's Talisman Energy say the Akacias CPO-09 onshore oil area in the southeastern province of Meta which they have been...

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PE firm Advent to buy Ocensa oil pipeline stake for $1.1 bln-WSJ

Nov 13 (Reuters) - U.S. private equity fund Advent International will buy a minority stake in Colombia's Ocensa oil pipeline for $1.1 billion from Canadian oil firm Talisman Energy Inc, France's Total SA and Madrid-based Cepsa, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX climbs on U.S. jobs data, records weekly gain

* TSX rises 84.13 points, or 0.63 percent, to 13,378.33 * Nine of the 10 main index sectors advance * Talisman climbs 1.6 percent on plans to sell assets By John Tilak TORONTO, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Friday after data showing a surprise acceleration in U.S. jobs growth fueled strong gains in financial and energy shares. The market was also supported by a jump in Talisman Energy Inc after the oil producer said it would sell a stake in its natural

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CANADA STOCKS-U.S. jobs data drives TSX gains; golds tumble

* TSX rises 44.20 points, or 0.33 percent, to 13,338.40 * Eight of 10 main index sectors advance * Talisman climbs 2.2 percent on plans to sell assets By John Tilak TORONTO, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index advanced on Friday after data showing a surprise acceleration in U.S. jobs growth boosted most of the index's major sectors, offsetting a drop in the price of bullion and in shares of gold producers. The market was also supported by a jump in Talisman Energy In

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Canada's Talisman Energy to sell part of Montney oil field for C$1.5 bln

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc said it agreed to sell a part of its Montney oil field in northeast British Columbia to Progress Energy Canada Ltd for C$1.5 billion ($1.44 billion) in cash.

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UPDATE 1-Talisman Energy says has no immediate plans to split in two

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc said it had no immediate plans to split itself in two despite pressure from activist shareholders looking to boost returns from the restructuring Canadian oil company.

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Talisman Energy seeks partner for Alberta's Duvernay shale field

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc said on Wednesday that it will look for a partner to help develop its properties in the emerging Duvernay shale field in Alberta as it...

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Talisman says splitting company would be challenging

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc said on Wednesday that it has been pressured by shareholders to split the company in two, but such a move would be challenging because of constraints involving its credit rating, obligations from a North Sea joint venture and other considerations.

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Canada's Talisman Energy posts smaller quarterly loss

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Canadian oil and gas producer Talisman Energy Inc reported a smaller quarterly net loss compared with the year-earlier quarter, when it took a $1.04 billion impairment charge.

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Activist shareholder Icahn ups stake in Talisman Energy

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn increased his stake in struggling Canadian oil producer Talisman Energy Inc to 6.96 percent on Monday, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

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UPDATE 1-Talisman exploration head returns to BP as Daly departs

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Mike Daly, the most senior BP exploration and production executive to survive the management clearout after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, will retire at the end of the year to be replaced by Talisman Energy's Richard Herbert.

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Russia veteran Herbert to replace Daly as head of BP exploration

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - International oil company BP Plc named Richard Herbert of smaller oil group Talisman Energy as its new head of exploration on Friday, replacing Mike Daly who it said had decided to retire at the end of 2013.

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Moody's revises Talisman Energy rating outlook to 'negative'

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Ratings agency Moody's revised Talisman Energy Inc's rating outlook to "negative" from "stable" on Thursday, citing uncertainty over the struggling Canadian oil producer's plans to slim down its portfolio of oil and gas assets.

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CANADA STOCKS-U.S. fiscal fears drag TSX to five-week low

* TSX falls 95.82 points, or 0.75 percent, to 12,692.41 * Nine of 10 main index sectors decline * Talisman in focus after Icahn stake * Manitoba Telecom drops after government rejects unit sale By John Tilak TORONTO, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index dropped on Tuesday to its lowest in five weeks as a political standoff in Washington highlighted the crisis over the U.S. debt limit and threatened to push the world's biggest economy into default. Talisman Energy

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Talisman shares drop as investors question Icahn effect

TORONTO/CALGARY (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc shares fell on Tuesday as investors raised doubts that activist investor Carl Icahn would be able to force dramatic changes on the struggling Canadian...