Talisman Energy declines comment on potential Repsol deal

CALGARY, Alberta, July 29 Tue Jul 29, 2014 3:27pm EDT

CALGARY, Alberta, July 29 (Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc , Canada's No.5 independent oil company, will not offer further comment on a potential transaction with Spain's Repsol SA, it said on Tuesday.

Speaking on a conference call discussing the company's second-quarter earnings, Hal Kvisle, the company's chief executive, confirmed a press release that said the two companies were talking about a potential transaction but said he could offer no further detail on the negotiations. (Reporting by Scott Haggett; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)

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