April 3

Talos Energy, A Great Place to Work

Talos Energy has been producing and exploring offshore hydrocarbons in and around the Gulf of Mexico area and offshore Mexico since 2012 when Riverstone Holdings partnered with Apollo Global Management to form the company. Talos Energy was originally formed to buy assets in the Gulf of Mexico and Gulf Coast regions emphasizing on exploitation, exploration and asset optimization in and around their assets.Talos also engages in business development endeavors including JV’s and farm-in’s where they utilize their 10.2 million acres of massive inventory for optimizing the economics of transactions. They previously backed Gryphon Exploration and Phoenix Exploration and have delivered their investors significant returns in each instance. Their management team has set a track record for enhancing mature fields utilizing innovative techniques for developing valuable investment opportunity portfolios resulting in significant production and exploration companies.

Talos Energy’s collaborative, dynamic and entrepreneurial culture was fueled by results driven, new ideas. At Talos, every employee is urged to contribute original and innovative ideas to continuously improve the company and create and grow shareholder value. Talos Energy is a great place to work, based on employee assessment surveys the Houston Chronicle has ranked Talos Energy in their Top Workplaces list for 5 straight years.Talos Energy offers a competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits to their employees. They offer a choice between two compatible Health Savings Account plans through Blue Cross Blue Shield with minimal costs for family plans. There plans include vision and dental coverage through Humana, also with minimal costs for family plans.Talos employees are also eligible for a Health Savings Account when they enroll in the company’s medical plan.

In addition, Talos makes an annual contribution to each employer’s Health Savings Account and employees have the option to make an additional pre-tax contribution, within the IRS’s guidelines.Talos offers a 401(K)-retirement plan and will match 50% of the employee’s contributions equal to 10% of employee earnings. And they provide company paid life insurance with an accidental death clause as well as dismemberment insurance. In addition, they provide short and long-term disability coverage without charge to the employee.Talos Energy offers a generous vacation package plan, the amount of vacation time is based on the years of experience the employee has in the industry. Talos offers flexible work schedules with several options to choose from; the employees can choose 4 ½ workweek, a ‘9/80’ schedule or the traditional 5-day.