AN26: Talisman Energy Inc.: Talisman Responds to Media Reports

  AN26: Talisman Energy Inc.: Talisman Responds to Media Reports

UK Regulatory Announcement


                      Talisman Responds to Media Reports

CALGARY, Alberta – July 23, 2014 – Talisman Energy Inc. (TSX:TLM) (NYSE:TLM).

Talisman is issuing this press release at the request of Market Surveillance
at IIROC on behalf of the Toronto Stock Exchange. Talisman acknowledges that
it has been approached by Repsol with regards to various transactions. There
is no assurance that any transaction will be agreed. Until such time as it is
appropriate to make a public announcement on any potential transaction,
Talisman does not intend to make any further comment on this matter.


Talisman Energy Inc. is a global upstream oil and gas company, headquartered
in Canada. Talisman has two core operating areas: the Americas (North America
and Colombia) and Asia-Pacific. Talisman is committed to conducting business
safely, in a socially and environmentally responsible manner, and is included
in the Dow Jones Sustainability (North America) Index. Talisman is listed on
the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol TLM. Please visit
our website at

For further information, please contact:

Media and General Inquiries:      Shareholder and Investor Inquiries:
Simon Scott                        Lyle McLeod
Head of Corporate Communications   Vice-President, Investor Relations
Phone: 403-693-8493                Phone: 403-767-5732
Email:     Email:



Talisman Energy Inc.
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