Friday, March 1, 2013
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Revised Chartering Contracts May Lead to More Efficient LNG Shipping Says Total

New chartering contracts for LNG are key to improving fuel efficiency in the sector, according to an official from French energy company Total. “The current system looks unbalanced” stated Jacque...

March 1, 2013
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Monday, January 28, 2013

Total Says Buying Iranian Crude Via Korean JV Complies With Law

By Geraldine Amiel PARIS–French integrated oil and gas major Total SA (TOT, FP.FR) Monday confirmed that Samsung Total Petrochemicals, its joint venture with South Korea’s Samsung Group, has resumed buying...

January 28, 2013
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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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Total Signs 20-Year Contract with Cheniere to Buy American LNG

Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQP) reached an 20-year deal under which Total SA (TOT, FP.FR), the France-based energy major, has agreed to purchase nearly half the volume of a fifth...

December 18, 2012
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Subsea 7 Wins $800 Million North Sea Contract

Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo Børs:SUBC) said Thursday that they have been awarded an $800 million subsea, umbilical, riser and flowline (SURF) contract from Total E&P Norge AS for the development...

November 15, 2012
Total Views: 60

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

More Than a Decade Later, Total Loses Battle Over MV Erika Oil Spill

(Bloomberg) — Total SA lost its bid to overturn a ruling holding it responsible for the 1999 oil spill following the sinking of a tanker it had hired. France’s highest appeals court upheld...

September 25, 2012
Total Views: 129

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Atlantic Offshore Wins Four Year Deal for New Emergency Response Vessel

Norway’s Atlantic Offshore said Wednesday that it has been awarded a four-year service contract with French energy major Total for the use of a new Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel...

June 27, 2012
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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Gas Leak Finally Halted at Total’s Elgin Platform

French oil major Total, announced that their well intervention efforts at the North Sea Elgin complex were successful in finally halting the flow of gas from the leaking G4 well....

May 16, 2012
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Friday, May 11, 2012

Ocean Rig Olympia Gains $652 Million Contract Extension with Total E&P Angola

Ocean Rig’s ultra deepwater drillship OCEAN RIG OLYMPIA Nicosia, Cyprus – Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ:ORIG) a global deepwater drilling contractor, announced yesterday that it has signed definitive documentation, following...

May 11, 2012
Total Views: 16

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Total: “Top Kill” at Elgin Could Happen Today

PARIS (Dow Jones)–Total SA (TOT) Friday said it has everything ready to “kill” a leaking gas well in the North Sea. “We could carry out the operation as early as today...

May 11, 2012
Total Views: 1

Monday, April 30, 2012
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Nigerian Crude Cargos Delayed from Total’s USAN FPSO

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Two cargoes of Nigerian Usan crude have been delayed from May to June, traders told Dow Jones Newswires Monday. The Total SA (TOT)-operated Usan field came on-stream in February and...

April 30, 2012
Total Views: 32

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Well Control Experts Land on Elgin, SEDCO 714 Spuds In

At 1153 GMT, Total announced via Twitter that a team of 11 engineers had descended upon the stricken Elgin platform to commence “well kill” operations.  At the same time, the...

April 18, 2012
Total Views: 17

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Total and Wild Well Control Crews Complete First Foray Onto Elgin Platform

PARIS–Total SA (TOT, FP.FR) said Thursday a specialized crew on a reconnaissance mission to the Elgin platform in the North Sea returned safely, armed with key information that the company...

April 5, 2012
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Sunday, April 1, 2012

Putin Promises “Favorable” Tax Conditions For Barents Sea Field Development

MOSCOW -(Dow Jones)- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has reassured the chief executives of France’s Total SA (TOT) and Norway’s Statoil ASA (STO) that favorable tax conditions will be created for the giant Shtokman...

April 1, 2012
Total Views: 20

Friday, March 30, 2012
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Forties Crude Cargos Dropped Due to North Sea Field Shutdown

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Two more cargoes of North Sea Forties crude have been dropped from the April loading program and one delayed by several days as Total SA‘s (TOT) Elgin and Franklin...

March 30, 2012
Total Views: 3

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Mobilized by Total: Transocean’s Sedco 714 and the Rowan Gorilla 5

LONDON ( Dow Jones ) – Efforts to drill a relief well to plug the leak seen since Sunday on a platform of Total (FP.FR) in the UK North Sea began with...

March 30, 2012
Total Views: 31

Thursday, March 29, 2012
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Total Prepares Rigs to Drill Relief Well at Elgin

LONDON (Dow Jones)–French oil company Total SA (TOT) is mobilizing two rigs to drill a relief well that could eventually halt a gas leak from the Elgin platform in the North Sea,...

March 29, 2012
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Tuesday, March 27, 2012
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Will it be Transocean to the Rescue, or Perhaps Rowan? Total Considers Options at Elgin

(Dow Jones) French oil major Total SA (TOT, FP.FR) may hire Transocean Ltd. (RIG, RIGN.VX) and Rowan Cos. (RDC) to drill relief wells to end an ongoing gas leak at its Elgin platform in...

March 27, 2012
Total Views: 1

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Total Considers Drilling a Relief Well at the Elgin Platform, Gas Leak Continues

PARIS (Dow Jones)–Total SA (TOT) is studying all options, including drilling a relief well, to end an ongoing gas leak at its Elgin platform in the North Sea, a spokesman for...

March 27, 2012
Total Views: 30

Sunday, March 25, 2012
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Production Halted on Total’s Elgin Gas Platform After Gas Leak

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Total SA (TOT, FP.PR) has been forced to halt production from a platform in the Elgin gas and condensate field in the U.K. North Sea after a gas leak...

March 25, 2012
Total Views: 29

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
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Nigerian Navy Collides with Total-Owned Vessel

One person is still missing after a Nigerian warship, NNS Thunder, collided with a Total-owned vessel on Nigeria’s Bonny River.  According to local Nigerian news Oyibosonline, the incident happened at 3PM...

March 21, 2012
Total Views: 108