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Total Looking to Sell Stake in North Sea Pipeline

Jul 15, 2020

French energy company Total is seeking to sell its 25.7% stake in the Shearwater Elgin Area Line (SEAL) natural gas pipeline in the British North Sea, industry sources said.The sale could raise about $200 million, one of the sources said.Total…

Report: Total Secures $15.8B for Mozambique Gas Project

Jul 09, 2020

French oil major Total has secured $15.8 billion in funding for its massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in northern Mozambique, according to South African lender FirstRand's local unit, FNB Mozambique. Total declined to comment.In a press release published on Wednesday…

French Oil Major Total Buys 51% in Giant Offshore Wind Project in Scotland

Jun 03, 2020

French oil and gas major Total will buy a 51% stake in SSE Renewables' giant Seagreen 1 offshore wind farm project for an upfront payment at closing of 70 million pounds and earn-outs up to 60 million pounds in aggregate subject to performance conditions…

RMB Confirms Total's $15B Funding for Mozambique LNG Project

May 28, 2020

South Africa's Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) confirmed on Thursday that it is part of a consortium of banks providing $15 billion funding for French energy major Total's Mozambique liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.Sources told Reuters last week that Total had secured $14…

Total Secures $14.4 Bln Funding for Mozambique LNG

May 20, 2020

French energy major Total has secured $14.4 billion funding for its Mozambique liquefied natural gas project in Mozambique, two sources said on Wednesday.A source with knowledge of the matter said Total has reached a financing agreement with…

NEO Energy, Total Revise Terms of UK North Sea Deal

May 20, 2020

HitecVision's NEO Energy company has renegotiated the terms of the acquisition of Total's UK North Sea assets, first announced in July 2019.The original agreement stipulated that Petrogas NEO, a joint venture between Petrogas, the exploration…

COVID-19 Delays Total's South Africa Offshore Drilling Plans

May 19, 2020

French oil major Total has agreed with Odfjell Drilling to keep the Deepsea Stavanger offshore drilling rig idle for a while due to the COVID-19 situation.Odfjell Drilling's semi-submersible drilling unit has a contract with Total to drill this year in South Africa…

Total Backs Out of Oxy's Ghana Assets Acquisition

May 18, 2020

French oil major Total is pulling out of the agreed acquisition of Occidental Petroleum's Ghana assets.The two companies in 2019 signed a deal whereby Total was to acquire all of the assets of Anadarko in Africa for about $8.8 billion, following the completion of Oxy's takeover of Anadarko…

Total Keeps Dividend Steady in 'Exceptional Circumstances'

May 05, 2020

French energy major Total promised to pay a steady cash dividend and said it can break even with low oil prices after the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and a collapse in fuel demand led to a 35% first-quarter profit fall.It also raised its climate ambitions…

Total Sells Brunei, Sierra Leone, and Liberia Assets for $400M+

Apr 07, 2020

French oil firm Total has said it has sold assets in Brunei, Liberia, and Sierra Leone for more than $400 million, as part of its plan to divest $5B worth of assets in 2019-2020 period.The divestments announced Tuesday include non-core assets…

Total Buys 80% Stake in Floating Wind Project

Mar 19, 2020

French energy major Total said on Thursday that it had reached an agreement with renewables energy developer Simply Blue Energy to acquire 80% of the Erebus floating wind project in the Celtic Sea.Total, which did not disclose the value of the deal…

Worley Bags Mozambique LNG Work with Total

Feb 21, 2020

French oil company Total has awarded oilfield services firm Worley two master service agreements (MSAs) for services at the Mozambique LNG Project.The Mozambique LNG project, previously operated by Anadarko, will be Mozambique’s first onshore LNG development…

Total CEO Dismisses Tullow Takeover Idea

Feb 11, 2020

Total Chief Patrick Pouyanne dismissed the idea it might buy its partner in East Africa and Guyana, Tullow Oil, whose share price slumped to 19-year lows in December over a string of bad news, stoking takeover speculation.Total is a partner…

Total CEO: Governments Not Oil Firms Must Drive Carbon Curbs

Feb 11, 2020

It is up to governments to drive decarbonisation and consumers will have to pay more to achieve carbon neutrality, Total's chief executive said, adding the French firm has no intention of moving away from oil and gas production.Oil firms should…

Total Picks PBS for UKCS Maintenance

Jan 31, 2020

Total's UK subsidiary has selected PBS, a recently formed consortium in Aberdeen, to provide general maintenance of all its operated oil and gas assets in the UK.'This new contract will bring together previous separate contracts for Total E&P UK’s sites…

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