Houston-based Talos Energy Inc. has unearthed oil and natural gas at two U.S. prospects in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM). 

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The Lime Rock and Venice prospects “both successfully discovered commercial quantities” during sequential drilling operations in the final three months of last year, management said. 

Talos holds a 60% working interest in the two discoveries, both of which are near the company’s 100% owned and operated Ram Powell platform, where future production would flow via subsea tiebacks.

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“These two discoveries...