Tagged With Total
Oil sands get their boom back
6 January 2011
Suncor-Total deal heralds renewed emphasis on scale; cost worries beginning to surface again
China shale gas could be disruptive for Central Asia
14 October 2010
Large-scale deposits of unconventional gas in China could affect the development of traditional oil and gas projects in Central Asia, speakers at the KazEnergy Eurasian Forum in Astana said last week
Angola: Total launches Clov development
1 September 2010
Total will go ahead with its deep-water Cravo-Lírio-Orquídea-Violéta (Clov) development, in Block 17, it said last month
The next wave of M&A activity: North American shale gas
4 August 2010
The shale-gas revolution that started with the drillers is entering the boardrooms. Expect the North American natural gas scene to look very different in coming years
France has real potential for shale gas development
4 August 2010
... but only if the industry can co-exist with the legions of tourists who help prop up the country's economy
Total moves again for UTS's Fort Hills oil-sands stake
29 July 2010
French major Total looks to have succeeded in its attempt to buy UTS Energy, 18 months after its first effort
Aramco, Total sign Jubail refinery financing
15 July 2010
The Jubail export refinery has attracted the Middle East's biggest-ever project financing, reflecting the robust appetite among international banks for Saudi Arabian energy projects, Miles Lang reports
Refinery sales to re-shape UK business
2 June 2010
Four of the UK's remaining eight oil refineries are up for sale as the major companies rush for the exit, Martin Quinlan writes
Downstream depression
6 April 2010
Downstream depression
25 March 2010
The downstream industry's weakness is a compelling piece of evidence that oil is overpriced
European oil refinery closures get serious
16 March 2010
With European oil refining capacity in surplus and demand falling, Total is closing a refinery in France and other majors are likely to follow
UK offers tax incentive for natural gas frontier
10 February 2010
A UK tax break for natural gas developments west of Shetland could unlock a fifth or more of the country's reserves
The next wave of M&A activity: North American shale gas
1 February 2010
The shale-gas revolution that started with the drillers is entering the boardrooms. Expect the North American natural gas scene to look very different in coming years, writes Derek Brower
The Shtokman delay – and Russia's new weakness
23 July 2009
The Shtokman gas project epitomised the power of the resource holding nations, such as Russia, over the Western majors that had over the decades before commanded control of the world's energy sector
UK: Prosecutions following Buncefield terminal explosion
5 January 2009
Criminal charges against five companies are brought forward for the fire at the Buncefield oil storage terminal
Iran: Gas-export hopes fade, as home supply grows
1 September 2008
Iran's strategy to become a significant gas exporter has been left in disarray by its political isolation. But the domestic supply picture is looking brighter. With new production coming on stream, Iran may avert another winter gas crisis, writes Alex Forbes
Refining capacity-expansion plans feel the heat
1 September 2008
As refining projects across much of the Middle East come under threat from cost inflation, Saudi Arabia seems determined to push ahead with large capacity additions, writes James Gavin