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Total fires up HPHT West Franklin project

Jan 15, 2015

Total has started gas and condensate production from the high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) West Franklin Phase 2 project in the Central Graben area of the UK North Sea. The project, tapping 85 MMboe, will supply 40,000 boe/d to the…

Total restructures E&P branch

Dec 09, 2014

Total is changing things up by restructuring its exploration and production branch into five geographical divisions, an exploration division and five functional divisions. Image from Total.   Changes…

Total sells interest in four fields

Oct 29, 2014

Total E&P Norge AS will sell an 8% interest in the Gina Krog field in Norway, together with its interests in the mature fields of Vilje (24.243%), Vale (24.243%) and Morvin (6%), to PGNiG Upstream International for US$317 million. The…

Total E&P awards CHC long-term North Sea contract

Oct 28, 2014

Total E&P UK is extending a decades-long relationship with CHC Helicopter in the North Sea, awarding CHC a long-term helicopter transportation contract to support Total’s offshore operations across the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS)…

Total appoints new CEO

Oct 22, 2014

Total’s board of directors has appointed a new CEO, following the death of its chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie (pictured right) in a plane crash in Moscow late on Monday night.  Patrick Pouyanné, Total’s President of Refining & Chemicals…

Total CEO killed in Moscow plane crash

Oct 21, 2014

Total's CEO Christophe de Margerie has died in a plane crash at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport just after 10pm (Paris time) last night (20 October). The 63-year-old was on a Dassauly Aviation SA Falcon business jet, which was bound for Paris…

FMC Technologies gets Total subsea Edradour, Glenlivet work

Oct 16, 2014

FMC Technologies, Inc. received an order from Total to supply subsea systems for its Edradour and Glenlivet fields offshore in the West of Shetland area. FMC Technologies' scope of supply consists of subsea equipment including manifolds and associated connections and controls equipment…

Total contracts Ocean Rig drillship

Jun 05, 2014

Ocean Rig UDW Inc., a subsidiary of Athens-based DryShips Inc., announced that it signed a six-year contract with Total E&P Angola for drilling operations in Block 32 offshore Angola, using the ultra-deepwater drillship  Ocean Rig Skyros…

Qatar buys into Total E&P Congo

Dec 27, 2013

Total announced that Qatar Petroleum International (QPI) is now a shareholder of Total E&P Congo, holding 15% of its capital. The news follows a framework agreement that was previously signed in May. The US$1.6 billion increase of Total E&P…

Total snaps up Valleys stakes

Dec 19, 2013

French oil major Total has agreed to acquire 65.625% in a central North Sea license through two separate deals announced today and yesterday.    Today, Norwegian Energy Company (UK) Ltd (Noreco), said it had agreed to sell 35% in license P2032…

Total sanctions field development in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Oct 24, 2013

Paris-based Total today announced that it has made the final investment decision to develop the Vega Pleyade field offshore Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Total, as operator with 37.5% working interest, will develop both natural gas and condensate…

Total launches Congo development

Mar 22, 2013

Total, operator of the Moho-Bilondo license, announced the final investment decision and EPC contract awards for the Moho Nord development, consisting of the Moho-Bilondo Phase 1bis and Moho Nord projects. First oil is expected in 2015, with output reaching 140…

Total acquires acreage off Cyprus

Feb 07, 2013

Total to begin seismic acquisition off CyprusCyprus map (Image: Total)Total entered two production sharing contracts with the Republic of Cyprus for Blocks 10 and 11, the company announced on 6 February 2013. The awards are a part of the country's second offshore exploration licensing round…

Total signs 20-year LNG export pact

Dec 18, 2012

Sabine Pass LNG2MPTA will be bought from Sabine LiquefactionCheniere Energy Partners announced that its subsidiary Sabine Pass Liquefaction has entered into a liquefied natural gas sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Total Gas & Power North America…

Total sells OML 138 stake to Sinopec

Nov 19, 2012

Total has finalized an agreement to sell its 20% contractor interest in OML 138 block to a wholly owned subsidiary of China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec), for approximately US$2.5 billion in cash, the company announced on 19 November 2012…

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