Talos Energy a technically independent oil and gas company, with its regional headquarters in Houston, Texas has set off the ZAMA appraisal program. The company was founded January 1, 2012, and its founding members were John A. Parker, John L. Harrison, Stephen E. Heitzman, and Timothy S. Duncan. Before the establishment of Talos Energy in 2012, the founding team previously successfully built and sold two Gulf of Mexico oil and gas companies, gaining significant returns to its equity investors.
Based on employees’ survey Talos Energy has been recognized as the best place to work. With rapid growth, Talos Energy has been creating numerous career vacancies in exploration, production, and corporate disciplines. The company offers endless benefits including flexibility in work schedules so as to promote work and life balance, creates opportunities for improvement and much more. Talos Energy has received reorganization as the Top Workplace in the Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces list from 2013 to 2017.
Talos Energy announced that initial drilling for Zama-2 set the beginning of Zama appraisal discovery program, and is expected to have three reservoir penetration, which will be two wells and single sidetrack. Talos Energy expects the appraisal program to be over by mid-2019. The first well, Zama-2 will be drilled toward the north of Zama discovery and it will help to determine the contact of oil-water and provide information to enhance understanding the underground reservoir`s support. The second well, Zama-3 drilling will be toward the south, and it will aid in portraying reservoir continuity and quality and also give a better understanding of the reservoir geology.
Talos Energy will work with a team of experts to accomplish this project. Ensco 8503 rig will be contracted and utilized throughout the appraisal program while McDermott`s from Mexico City will provide professional engineers who will be assisting in the pre-FEED analysis of the potential development options even after the appraisal is over. Besides, it will also seek other companies support to satisfy other critical services which include shore-based support, anchor handling, and communication services. Talos Energy is pleased to partner with Mexican suppliers to provide workforce in Zama project as the project is expected to have an impact on the local Mexican economy.
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