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Talos and Stone Energy merge in the Gulf of Mexico



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Report summary

On 21 November 2017, Talos Energy, LLC and Stone Energy announced that they will merge to create Talos Energy, Inc. (TALO). The new company will focus on offshore exploration and development in the US Gulf of Mexico and offshore Mexico. Talos' existing shareholders (mostly Apollo and Riverstone) will own 63% of the new company and Stone Energy will own 37%. Board positions will be split in a similar ratio. TALO is expected to start trading on the New York Stock Exchange during the ...

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Transaction details
    • Talos' portfolio
    • Stone Energy's portfolio
  • Deal analysis
    • Deepwater GoM M&A
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions

Tables and charts

This report includes 9 images and tables including:


  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 1
  • Oil & gas pricing and assumptions: Table 2
  • Upstream assets: Table 1
  • Upstream assets: Table 2


  • Stone Energy and Talos US GoM positions
  • Talos Mexico blocks
  • Stone and Talos combined deepwater production
  • 2016 shelf production by company
  • Deepwater US GoM private-equity backed companies

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