Tagged With Total
Security risks from militants loom large in West Africa
26 March 2013
Increasing attacks on oil and gas firms in West Africa have forced governments and firms to take precautions
Dips in output and prices dent majors’ results
19 February 2013
Improved refining margins prove a silver lining as big players unveil disappointing full-year figures
Challenges for Total E&P UK on the North Atlantic frontier
4 January 2013
Energy companies are now tackling the UK's last known North Sea oil and gas province, to the west of the Shetland Islands. Jeremy Cutler of Total E&P UK explains how his company and its partners are meeting the challenges
Breathing new life into Total's ABK mature field
4 January 2013
As Abu Al Bukhoosh (ABK), one of Abu Dhabi’s producing fields, moves into its mature phase, selecting the right technology and employing the right people locally is proving key to its success, says Amer Al Shaikh Ali, general manager of Total Abu Al Bukhoosh
Big oil sees profits slump
8 November 2012
Major oil players saw lower oil and gas prices, coupled with lower production, eat into third-quarter profits
Total makes move on Aussie shale
6 November 2012
French major Total is poised to enter Australia’s shale-gas sector after striking a deal worth up to $190 million with Central Petroleum
Total signs Papua New Guinea LNG deal
11 October 2012
PNG is emerging as a strong LNG player following big discoveries in the area
Suu Kyi calls for Moge snub in licensing round
29 June 2012
Myanmar's hopes of attracting more Western interest in its upcoming licensing round have been dealt a blow after opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi urged nations to bar their companies from forming joint ventures with her country’s state-owned oil and gas company until it improves its business practices
Total CEO makes case for oil-linked LNG price
8 June 2012
Christophe de Margerie noted the pressure that will be on LNG producers to insist on oil-linked gas contracts to safeguard long-term returns
Total keen on Kurdistan oil and gas industry – but not yet
21 February 2012
Total said in mid-February that it would like to invest in Kurdistan’s oil and gas industry, indicating that the Iraqi government’s fourth-round licensing terms were not very attractive
LNG boom or bust for Australia as Ichthys moves forward
17 January 2012
Inpex and Total are pushing ahead with Ichthys LNG. But can the country – and the market – sustain such ambitious development plans?
Teck Cominco bulks up on oil sands
10 January 2012
Canada’s largest integrated miner, Teck Cominco, has upped its oil-sands ante with the acquisition of junior partner SilverBirch Energy for C$485 million ($475 million)
US shale drillers laughing to the bank
6 January 2012
Two huge deals, amounting to over $5 billion, show the US shale-gas revolution is not over yet
Massive LNG supply deal for South Korea
17 August 2011
South Korea has agreed a large long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply deal with Shell and Total
Total's Laggan-Tormore gas development on track
29 July 2011
The largest development on the UKCS is on schedule for first gas in 2014, but Total’s future investment may be influenced by the UK’s new tax regime
Total chief bullish on oil-sands future
26 May 2011
Christophe de Margerie claims the resource is a factor in world prices
Total joins Polish shale hunt
18 May 2011
Poland pre-empts EU shale-drilling ban, as Total enters the play
Pazflor’s world-first for subsea separation
4 May 2011
Total is mooring its new floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel over the Pazflor field, in readiness for start-up of the field using the world’s first field-lifetime subsea-separation facilities
Jakarta hands out CBM bounty
7 April 2011
Blocks in Kalimantan awarded to BP and Total
Shale gas tops China agenda
4 April 2011
Executives expect measures to encourage further unconventional development
Majors open their wallets for upstream spending
31 March 2011
Upstream capital expenditure (capex) among big international oil companies (IOCs) is gathering momentum on the back of high oil prices and growing demand. The question is whether the attractive returns on offer will outweigh the increasingly high cost of uncovering fresh reserves
Russian LNG projects prepare to battle
31 March 2011
Yamal LNG to challenge Gazprom's Shtokman plans; Total-Novatek deal follows Shell's Sakhalin-2 talks
Madagascar heavy-oil project stalled
10 February 2011
Madagascar Oil shares suspended on London’s Aim; development of 1bn-barrel Tsimiroro field under threat