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Talisman Energy Inc. is a global, diversified, upstream oil and gas company, headquartered in Calgary with three main operating areas: North America, the North Sea and Southeast Asia. In North America, Talisman has significant unconventional natural gas potential. In the North Sea, the Company operates more than 40 oilfields and has extensive exploration acreage in Norway. In Southeast Asia, Talisman has substantial long-life natural gas reserves and highly prospective exploration acreage.

Talisman Energy is listed on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TLM. Talisman is also part of the S&P/TSX 60 index. At year end, the Company's enterprise value was over $16 billion.

Talisman Energy is committed to conducting its business safely, in an ethically, socially and environmentally responsible manner. The Company is a participant in the United Nations Global Compact and is also included in the Dow Jones Sustainability (North America) Index. Talisman is the first Canadian company to join the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights Plenary Group.


Talisman employs more than 2,900 people globally in many professions and fields. In addition to our global scope and career opportunities, we offer employees the change to work in a high-performance culture rooted in our values of safety, passion, results, respect, excellence, teamwork and honest communication. We take our values seriously, and our goal is to make sure that everyone employees, contractors and the communities where we operate benefits from our work.

Talisman has a robust process for community consultation in the places where we operate and we value our relationships with the community, landowners, governments, regulators and other stakeholders.

We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package that recognizes the performance and contributions o f our people to achieving our business success. While the type and design of plans varies by country, they are developed in consideration of overall total compensation, market competitiveness and increasing shareholder value.

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Training and Development: New to Oil and Gas? No problem! Talisman offers many internal courses for new employees such as:
- Introduction to the Oil & Gas Industry
- Computer Training (software, technical programs, etc.)
- Personal Development (Interpersonal Communications, Presentation Skills, Negotiating Skills among others!)
- Petroleum Industry Basics Lunch and Learns (twice weekly)

- Learn from experienced industry professionals
- Objectives are set from the get-go
- Feedback is offered regularly
- Student performance is tracked from term-to-term

Opportunity Knocks!
- New Grad permanent hires often previous Talisman students
Education Assistance
- Talisman supports career development for employees and believes it to be important to attract and retain talent
- Shared accountability between the employee and the organization to meet the current and future business needs of Talisman

Relocation Support
- Talisman Energy endeavors to make the transition to Talisman employee as smooth as possible, starting with a competitive relocation packages for students and permanent employees