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Total, Aramco Sign Deal to Start Jubail Petrochem Engineering Works

Oct 08, 2018

French energy group Total and Saudi Aramco signed an agreement on Monday to start engineering studies for the $5 billion construction of a petrochemical complex at the Jubail Satorp refinery on the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia.Start-up of the complex…

Total, Sonatrach Strengthen Cooperation in Natural Gas

Oct 07, 2018

French energy group Total and Algerian state-owned firm Sonatrach have signed new agreements, including a contract to develop the Erg Issouane gas field and plans to create a joint venture.The new concession contract to jointly develop the Erg Issouane gas field located on the TFT Sud permit…

Total Oil Workers in N. Sea Accept Pay Offer, Cancel Future Strikes

Sep 26, 2018

* The UK's largest union Unite the Union said that offshore oil workers at three of Total's North Sea platforms had accepted a pay offer from the company* The workers have called off future strikes, a union statement said* The workers went on a series of 12 and 24-hour strikes in July and August…

Total Buys out Chevron Denmark

Sep 25, 2018

French oil and gas major Total has agreed to take all of Chevron’s share capital in the Danish Underground Consortium (DUC), which will increase its stake in the project and expand its North Sea presence.'Total has agreed to purchase from Chevron all the share capital of Chevron Denmark Inc…

Total Sees Cash Flow, Output Boost from Deepwater Projects

Sep 25, 2018

Oil and gas major Total said on Tuesday it expected deepwater oil and gas operations to make a strong contribution to its output and cash flow thanks to major developments in the West Africa's Gulf of Guinea region, Brazil and U.S. Gulf area…

Total Buys Chevron's Interest in Danish Underground Consortium

Sep 25, 2018

French oil and gas major Total said it has agreed to take all of Chevron's share capital in the Danish Underground Consortium (DUC), which will increase its stake in the project and expand its North Sea presence.The acquisition comes a day after…

Total Makes Major Offshore UK Gas Discovery

Sep 24, 2018

French oil and energy group Total said on Monday it had made a major gas discovery on the Glendronach prospect, located off the coast of the Shetland islands in the North Sea.Total said preliminary tests on the new gas discovery confirmed good reservoir quality…

Total, Singapore's Pavilion Energy Sign LNG Ship Fuel Supply Chain Deal

Jun 26, 2018

Total and Singapore's Pavilion Energy have signed a non-binding deal through their subsidiaries to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker supply chain in the port of Singapore, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions…

Total to get 10 pct in Russia's Arctic LNG-2 Project

May 24, 2018

French energy major Total will get a 10 percent stake in the future Arctic LNG-2 project led by Novatek, Novatek Chief Executive Leonid Mikhelson said on Thursday. The entire project has been valued at $25.5 billion, Mikhelson told reporters…

Libya's NOC Withholding Total's Share of Waha Crude

May 03, 2018

Libya's National Oil Corp (NOC) is withholding Total's share of crude from the Waha concession as a dispute drags on over the French oil major's purchase of Marathon's stake in the concession two months ago, Libyan oil and industry sources said…

Total announces first gas from Timimoun field, Algeria

Mar 31, 2018

Total announces first gas from the Timimoun field in southwestern Algeria. The production complex with a capacity of around 5 million cubic meters of natural gas per day at plateau (around 30,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d)), is jointly operated by Sonatrach (51%)…

Total Renewables Unit Targets Africa's Power-Starved Mining Sector

Mar 19, 2018

Total's renewable energy unit said on Monday it had opened the world's largest solar-thermal hybrid plant in Burkina Faso, the first of what it hopes will be many projects supplying the African mining industry's growing need for power.Total…

Sale of Maersk Oil to Total Complete

Mar 09, 2018

A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S [A.P. Moller - Maersk] has received all regulatory approvals and has today completed the sale of Mærsk Olie og Gas A/S [Maersk Oil] to Total S.A. [Total], which was announced on 21 August 2017. A.P. Moller - Maersk…

PDVSA Refineries to Run at 43 pct Capacity in March

Feb 28, 2018

Venezuelan PDVSA's refineries will operate at 43 percent of their total capacity in March due to a lack of spare parts, light crude and feedstock, according to an internal document from the state-run firm seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The company's domestic refining network…

Total Lubmarine debuts Environmentally Lubricant

Feb 24, 2018

Total Lubmarine has announced the introduction of a new grease product: BIO OG PLUS – an innovative addition to an already comprehensive Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant (EAL) range. Specifically formulated for sensitive applications such as open gears and chains under high load…

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