Talisman Energy is a global, upstream oil and gas company with the purpose of safe, profitable growth.
Talisman has a diversified, global portfolio of oil and natural gas assets. The company produced 425,000 boe/d in 2009, approximately 50% oil and liquids and 50% natural gas. The three main elements of the company's business strategy are to establish safe, long-term profitable growth , reposition the international exploration portfolio for renewal and focus the portfolio to generate cash for reinvestment.
Talisman has three main operating areas: North America, the North Sea and Southeast Asia, and pursues high-impact international exploration opportunities. Each area has a defined role in Talisman's strategy.
Talisman 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 (UNGC) 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.