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Chevron Pledges to Work With US to Remain in Venezuela
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Chevron pledges to work closely with the US to remain in Venezuela despite a spiraling crisis.

KBR Wins Saudi Arabia Debottlenecking Contract
Monday, February 04, 2019 Saudi Aramco-Total JV awards contract to debottleneck Train 2 of its refinery in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

Venezuela Sanctions Likely to Hit Some US Refiners
Thursday, January 24, 2019 Refiners in Texas and Louisiana would be hard hit by sanctions on Venezuelan crude under consideration at the White House.

Saudi Aramco and Total JV to Hire SMBC to Advise on Funding
Thursday, January 17, 2019 Satorp, the joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Total, hired Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. and Riyad Bank to help raise funds.

Deepwater Nigeria Field Starts Production
Wednesday, January 02, 2019 Total reported Wednesday that it has achieved first oil from the deepwater Egina Field.

Total Spuds Well Offshore South Africa
Thursday, December 27, 2018 Drilling has commenced on the Brulpadda re-entry well offshore South Africa.

Total to Start Crude Exports From New Field Offshore Nigeria
Thursday, December 20, 2018 Total is poised to start exports of crude from a major new offshore field in Nigeria.

Papua LNG Partners Take Step Toward Investment Decision
Monday, November 19, 2018 The MoU that Total, ExxonMobil and Oil Search signed with the PNG government defines key terms of the project's gas agreement.

Total May Source LNG from Louisiana and Baja Projects
Monday, November 05, 2018 Sempra and Total have signed an MOU that could boost the companies' North American LNG collaboration.

Gasoline Retailers Face Supply Shortage Due to Mexico Fuel Theft
Thursday, November 01, 2018 BP Plc and Total SA are among international gasoline retailers that are facing a supply shortage in Mexico.

Why Majors Will Take a Bigger Role in US Shale
Monday, October 29, 2018 As plays mature, expect major oil companies to play a growing and critical role in its future development.

Total Finds Congo Pleasant Surprise
Friday, October 26, 2018 Total's oil production in the Republic of Congo has exceeded expectations, a company official said.

Total's Pouyanne Steps Into the Eye of Saudi Storm
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Total boss Patrick Pouyanne proved once again that he'll go where other business leaders fear to tread.

Oil CEOs Jostle for Global Natgas Crown Under Putin's Gaze
Thursday, October 04, 2018 Two oil company bosses shared a stage with one of the most powerful men in the market, and all they wanted to do was brag about natural gas.

Uganda Expects to Miss Target for First Oil
Monday, September 24, 2018 Uganda said it expects to miss its 2020 target for the East African nation's first crude production.

Total Joins Tullow-operated Block Offshore Guyana
Thursday, September 13, 2018 Total has exercised its option to acquire a 25% working interest in the Orinduik Block offshore Guyana.

Total Rules Out Investing In US Shale Oil After BP-BHP Deal
Monday, August 27, 2018 Total is not looking at investing in the US shale oil industry.

Big Oil's Exit Turns into Revival for Norway
Monday, August 27, 2018 The turnaround shows how the changing make-up of Norway's oil industry is putting assets in the hands of new companies willing to invest billions of dollars.

Equinor, Partners to Develop Next Phase of Johan Sverdrup
Monday, August 27, 2018 Equinor and partners submit the development plan for the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup project.

Total Chief Exec Drives An Electric Car, But Only On Weekends
Monday, August 27, 2018 The chief executive of Total says that he and his wife drive an electric car - but when it comes to business, he relies on fossil fuels.

Total Targets UK Offshore Workers Individually After Union Talks Break Down
Friday, August 24, 2018 Total plans to start individual consultations with workers at three of its UK North Sea offshore platforms.

Talks Between Total, North Sea Oil Workers Collapse, Strikes To Go Ahead
Thursday, August 23, 2018 Talks between Total and workers on three of its North Sea oil and gas platforms broke down on Thursday

One-day Strike at Total's North Sea Oil, Gas Platforms Ended -Union
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Workers at three of French oil company Total's UK North Sea oil and gas platforms ended a 24-hour strike at 0500 GMT on Tuesday as scheduled, the Unite union said.

Iran Tells EU to Speed Up Efforts to Save Nuclear Deal
Monday, August 20, 2018 Iran urged Europe to speed up efforts to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers that US President Donald Trump abandoned in May.

Workers To Strike At Three Total North Sea Oil And Gas Platforms On Aug. 20
Thursday, August 16, 2018 Workers at three of Total's North Sea oil and gas platforms will go ahead with a 24-hour strike on Monday despite holding talks with the company.

Arctic LNG Terminal Doubles Capacity
Thursday, August 09, 2018 The second, 5.5-mtpa train increases Yamal LNG's liquefaction capacity to 11 mtpa.

Union: Strike At Total's North Sea Oilfields Ended At Midnight
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 A 12-hour strike by 45 workers that shut down production at three of Total's British offshore oil platforms ended as planned at midnight.

South Sudan Terminates Petroleum License Talks With Total
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 South Sudan has called off talks with Total about developing two oil blocks, the petroleum ministry says.

Total's North Sea Oil Platforms Hit By 24-Hour Strike
Monday, July 23, 2018 About 40 rig workers started a 24-hour strike on the Alwyn, Elgin and Dunbar platforms in the British North Sea.

Saipem-led JV Wins Contract for LNG Project in Nigeria
Friday, July 13, 2018 Nigeria LNG is a venture including Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and oil majors Royal Dutch Shell, Total and Eni.

EDF Sells 65% Stake In Dunkirk LNG Terminal To Fluxys, IPM
Friday, June 29, 2018 EDF says it had agreed to sell its 65.01% in the Dunkirk LNG terminal to two groups of investors.

Gabon Oil Workers Threaten 15-Day Strike At Total Facilities
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Gabon's oil workers' union ONEP plans to start a 15-day strike at the facilities of French oil firm Total on Sunday.

Total's North Sea Oilfield Workers Hold Strike Ballot
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Britain's biggest labour union is balloting rig workers at three of Total's North Sea oil platforms over a potential strike.

Total To Start Uganda Oil Production In 2021 At The Earliest
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Total says it expects to start producing oil in Uganda in 2021 at the earliest.

Iran Says South Pars Not Affected By US Actions, Upgrading Oilfields
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 The possible withdrawal of Total from South Pars gas field has not slowed down the project, a senior Iranian official says.

Total Signs Deal to Extend TFT Gas Field License in Algeria
Monday, June 11, 2018 French oil and gas major Total said that it had signed a new concession agreement with Algeria's Sonatrach, Repsol and Alnaft for a 25-year extension of their Tin Fouyé Tabankort (TFT) gas and condensate field license.

Total-Borealis-Nova JV Breaks Ground on Texas Ethane Cracker
Monday, June 04, 2018 The $1.7 billion project should create more than 1,500 jobs.

Total Keeps Biorefinery Launch On Track Despite Farmer Blockade Threat
Friday, June 01, 2018 Total is continuing talks with farmers opposed to its planned La Mede biodiesel refinery.

French Farmers Threaten To Block Refineries Over Palm Oil Imports
Thursday, May 31, 2018 France's largest farmers' union calls for French oil refineries to be blocked.

China's Cnooc Sees Likely Start of Uganda Oil Field in 2021
Thursday, May 24, 2018 Cnooc says production at Kingfisher field will probably start in 2021.

France's Total Takes Stake In Russia's Arctic Gas Project
Thursday, May 24, 2018 Total will buy a 10% stake in a Russian Arctic gas project under a deal struck during Emmanuel Macron's visit to Russia.

Total Stops Iran Gas Project as Risk From Sanctions Too High
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Total says it will not risk investing in Iran following the return of US sanctions, unless it can secure a waiver.

An Upstream Comeback with Less Splash but More Cash?
Friday, May 11, 2018 Capital spending with free cash flow, rather than debt, is a hallmark of the 'new normal.'

Total at Risk of Losing Gas Field Stake to CNPC If It Quits Iran
Monday, May 07, 2018 Total, the only Western energy major investing in Iran, will lose its stake in the South Pars natural gas field to its Chinese partner if the Paris-based company withdraws from the country.

Total Output Hits Record High As Prices Buoy Profits
Thursday, April 26, 2018 Total reports record high quarterly oil and gas output while beating profit forecasts helped by higher prices.

Analysts: Utility Investment Will Become Increasingly Favored by Oil Majors
Thursday, April 26, 2018 Investment into the utility space will become an increasingly favored strategy by oil majors, according to analysts at BMI Research.

Total Says Libya's NOC Knew Of Plans To Buy Marathon's Business
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Total says it had informed Libya's authorities of plans to acquire Marathon Oil's stake in the Waha field.

Total, Google Cloud Team Up to Develop Oil, Gas AI Solutions
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Total and Google Cloud sign an agreement to jointly develop AI solutions.

Les Echos: Novatek CEO Says He Believes Total Will Join Arctic LNG 2
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Total could join Novatek's second large-scale LNG project called Arctic LNG 2 in Russia.

Oil Major Total's CEO Says Will Not Give Up on Venezuela
Friday, April 20, 2018 "Despite all the difficulties, Total remains in Venezuela," said CEO Patrick Pouyanne.