Talos Energy: Taking Oil and Gas Drilling to the Next Level

Talos Energy is one of the companies operating in the natural resources industry. The company deals in the exploration and the production of natural gas and oil. It utilizes innovation in recovering resources that were previously considered unreachable. Every year since 2013, Talos Energy has been receiving the Top Workplace Award, that is offered to companies that have exhibited an exemplary appreciation for their employees. Top Workplace Award honors companies that offer their workers a conducive environment and appreciates their efforts through good salaries and growth opportunities.

The company appreciates its employees for their input in helping it to succeed. They are valuable resources, which is the reason the company offers them proper treatment. Their roles in the company are dependent on their area of knowledge and expertise. Talos Energy supports the efforts of its workers by providing them with the latest technologies, the best equipment, and data, which are useful in improving the employees’ productivity.

On the 3rd of October, Talos Energy announced that the drilling of Zama-2 appraisal well had commenced. It marked the start of the company’s Zama discovery appraisal that is made up of two wells and a single sidetrack. The drilling of the Zama-2 is meant to provide information on oil-water contact so that the company can better understand the aquifer support.

Zama-3 is the company’s second appraisal whose drilling will occur on the southern side of the original discovery. Its purpose will be to assist in delineating the reservoir continuity. It shall also portray the reservoir quality to the south of the oil field that is expected to be cored to provide more insight about the geology of the reservoir.

The company is expecting to complete this appraisal program by June next year. Talos Energy has contracted Ensco 8503 rig which it is expecting to utilize throughout the appraisal program. It has also sought Mexican suppliers that have been offering services such as casing supply, helicopters, shore base support, to mention few. It has also outsourced additional manpower to assist in Pre-Feed analysis and establish the possible development options after the appraisal. The budget for this program is approximated at $250 million without considering the contingencies

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