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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 Launches New Supercomputer

Jun 18, 2019

Energy major Total said its new supercomputer - which has propelled it to a world ranking as the most powerful computer in the sector - will enable its geologists to find oil faster, cheaper and with a better success rate.The Pangea III computer…

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…

Occidental Agrees to Sell Anadarko Assets to Total

May 06, 2019

Texas-headquartered Occidental Petroleum has reached an agreement to sell Anadarko Petroleum's oil and gas assets in Africa to French oil major Total for $8.8 billion.The binding agreement with Occidental to acquire Anadarko’s assets in Africa (Algeria…

Oxy Would Sell Anadarko’s Africa Assets to Total

May 05, 2019

France's Total SA said on Sunday it has agreed with Occidental Petroleum Corp to acquire the African assets of Anadarko Petroleum Corp for $8.8 billion, should the two U.S. oil and gas companies clinch a deal to combine.The agreement with Total…

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's Kaombo Sul FPSO Starts Production

Apr 02, 2019

Total announced Tuesday it has started producing from Kaombo Sul, the second floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit of the Kaombo project, located on Block 32, 260 kilometers off the coast of Angola's capital Luanda, in water depths ranging from 1…

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 Scores in Second Try Offshore S.Africa

Feb 07, 2019

Four years after French major Total SA suspended the search for natural gas off the Southern coast of South Africa, it was good news this week for the company's shareholders and partners when the exploration and production giant announced the successful drilling of its Brulpadda well…

Total Makes Discovery Off South Africa

Feb 07, 2019

French oil and gas major Total said it had made a significant gas condensate discovery after drilling its Brulpadda prospects on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin, offshore South Africa.Total said the Brulpadda well encountered 57 meters of net gas condensate pay in Lower Cretaceous reservoirs…

Total Plans Biggest Exploration Drive in Years

Jan 29, 2019

Total is launching its biggest exploration campaign for years in 2019 as part of a turnaround plan that is ditching the company's focus on risky long-shots in favor of areas known to contain commercial levels of oil or gas.The French major aims to drill 23 wells this year…

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…

Analyzing the Petrobras & Total Strategic Alliance

Jan 23, 2019

Total is an acknowledged subsea and deepwater exploration and production (E&P) pioneer, having begun to explore subsea technology in the late 1960s, and being one of the early players in the deepwater scene with the Girassol field located in Block 17…

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