HOUSTON, December 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Talos Energy Inc. (NYSE: TALO) (“Talos” or the “Company”) today announced that the two representatives of Apollo Global Management (“Apollo“) and one of the two representatives of Riverstone Holdings (” Riverstone “) have resigned from the Board of Directors of the Company. Olivia C. Wassenaar and Christine Men, the representatives of Apollo, resigned on December 8, 2021, effective immediately. Apollo therefore no longer has representatives on Talos’ board of directors. Rajen mahagaokar, a representative of Riverstone, resigned on December 9, 2021, effective immediately. Robert M. Tichio continues to represent Riverstone on the company’s board of directors. Following these changes, private equity employees represent one of the current seven directors. These resignations are not due to specific Talos issues or concerns. of Apollo Board members resign following Apollo reduced ownership of funds following recent sales of shares of long-term funds holding their Talos shares.

President of Talos and CEO Timothy S. Duncan commented, “These changes to our board of directors reflect the company’s evolution into a more mature publicly traded company compared to the original five-member team formed almost a decade ago. Apollo has been a great partner and provided valuable advice and growth capital throughout the process. We appreciate the many contributions of Olivia, Christine and Raj over the years, and we look forward to continuing our experience in responsible capital management, growth and creating shareholder value as we move forward in the future. both our hydrocarbon activity and our carbon capture activity. “

Talos Chairman of the Board of Directors Neal P. Goldman commented: “We thank Apollo for the important contributions they have made in helping Talos become the successful company it is today. With these departures, Talos’ board of directors intends to review the composition of the board to ensure that Talos remains positioned to create substantial shareholder value. “

Robert M. Tichio, Talos Board Member and Riverstone Partner, said: “We look forward to continuing our successful partnership with Talos, which includes significantly increasing our stake in the company less than 20 years ago. 24 months through our sale of ILX Holdings. We have high expectations for the Company and we look forward to continuing as a constructive and supportive shareholder. “


Talos Energy (NYSE: TALO) is an independent exploration and production company technically focused on the safe and efficient maximization of long-term value through its operations, currently in United States and off Mexico, both upstream through oil and gas exploration and production and downstream through the development of future carbon capture and storage opportunities. As one of the Gulf of Mexico Largest independent public producers, we leverage decades of offshore technical and operational expertise to acquire, explore and develop assets in key geological trends that are present in many offshore basins around the world. With a focus on environmental stewardship, we also use our expertise to explore opportunities to reduce industrial emissions through our carbon capture and storage initiatives along the US Gulf Coast and Gulf of Mexico. For more information visit www.talosenergy.com.


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