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Solstad Wins AHTS Charter Deals from Total

Sep 26, 2019

French oil giant Total has awarded contracts to Norwegian shipping company Solstad Farstad for two large anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels.The offshore service and supply ship shipping company announced that the contracts were awarded…

Total Extends Pacific Santa Ana Gig

Aug 14, 2019

Offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling has been awarded a one-well extension for its drillship working for French oil major Total in Offshore Mauritania.Pacific Santa Ana is expected to run from this month to September, said offshore ultra-deepwater drilling company…

Qatar Petroleum Enters Three Blocks Off Kenya

Jul 23, 2019

Eni, Total and Qatar Petroleum have signed an agreement that will see the Qatari national oil company acquire stakes in three deepwater exploration blocks in the Lamu basin offshore Kenya.The L11A, L11B and L12 blocks are situated in what is…

Total Fined for North Sea Chemical Discharge

Jul 09, 2019

Denmark has fined French oil and gas major Total 500,000 Danish crowns ($75,145) for the discharge of chemicals in the North Sea by a company it bought in 2017, Danish broadcaster DR said on Tuesday.Maersk Oil, the former oil unit of shipping giant A…

Total Cuts 200 Jobs in Denmark

Jun 20, 2019

French oil major Total SA said on Thursday it would cut 200 jobs in Denmark as part of the redevelopment of the Tyra gas fields in the North Sea.Total, which bought A.P. Moller-Maersk's oil and gas business in 2017, will shut production at the…

Total Starts Culzean Production

Jun 11, 2019

French energy company Total announced it has started up production from the Culzean gas condensate field located on Block 22/25a, 230 kilometers off the coast of Aberdeen, in the UK.With a plateau production of 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d)…

Culzean Startup Expected Within Days

Jun 04, 2019

French energy group Total will start up the Culzean field in the British North Sea within days, the group's UK Exploration and Production Chief Jean-Luc Guiziou said on Tuesday, shortening the timeline for the project.Culzean, part of Total's acquisition of Maersk's oil and gas portfolio…

Total, ENI Awarded Blocks off Ivory Coast

May 24, 2019

Ivory Coast has awarded four new offshore oil and gas blocks, two to France's Total and two to Italy's ENI, government spokesman Sidi Toure said on Wednesday.Ivory Coast, the world's top cocoa producer, is seeking to develop it long-neglected oil sector…

Total Profits Take a Hit

Apr 26, 2019

French energy major Total said its net profit for the first three months of the year fell 4 percent to $2.8 billion compared with a year ago due to volatile oil prices and debt costs, despite record oil and gas output.The firm kept its investments…

Total Moves into Offshore Wind

Feb 18, 2019

French energy major Total is partnering with Denmark's Orsted and renewable energy producer Elicio to submit a joint bid for the 600 megawatt capacity Dunkirk offshore wind project in France, the company said on Monday.The bid is the oil and…

Total CFO to Retire this Year

Jan 25, 2019

Total Chief Financial Officer Patrick de La Chevardiere is to retire by the end of this year, a spokesperson for the French oil and gas major said on Friday.De la Chevardiere has been Total CFO for the last 11 years and has been with the firm for 37 years…

Total Starts Production at Egina Oilfield

Jan 02, 2019

Total SA said on Wednesday it had started production from the Egina oilfield off Nigeria's coast, part of a shift by the French energy firm towards deepwater oil and gas projects to its drive cashflow.Output from Egina, which is located in waters about 1…

Total in Talks to Sell North Sea Assets

Dec 21, 2018

French energy giant Total is in advanced talks with privately owned firms Albion Energy and First Alpha Energy Capital on the sale of some of its British North Sea assets, two industry sources said.In July, four banking sources told Reuters…

Total Ramps Up Mauritania Offshore Assets

Dec 13, 2018

French supermajor Total SA has been awarded two new blocks covering 14,175 square kilometers, offshore Mauritania by the natural resource-rich country's Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines hence boosting the integrated oil and gas company's…

Total Wins Contracts for Two Blocks Off Mauritania

Dec 12, 2018

French energy company Total has strengthened its position in Mauritania by winning contracts for two new exploration blocks.'Total and the Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines of Mauritania have signed an agreement awarding Total two new…

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