BUSINESS: Canadian driller fends off $17B takeover bid Published: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Canadian energy company Talisman Energy Inc. has rejected a takeover bid by French energy and utility company GDF Suez SA. Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.