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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”

April 18, 2012
Total Views: 50

Thursday, April 5, 2012
Total and Wild Well Control Crews Complete First Foray Onto Elgin Platform

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

April 5, 2012
Total Views: 2

Sunday, April 1, 2012
Putin Promises “Favorable” Tax Conditions For Barents Sea Field Development

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

April 1, 2012
Total Views: 35

Friday, March 30, 2012
Shell Ocana

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

March 30, 2012
Total Views: 8

Rowan Gorilla V

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

March 30, 2012
Total Views: 111

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

March 29, 2012
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
transocean rig workers

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

March 27, 2012
Total Views: 4

Elgin platform total

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

March 27, 2012
Total Views: 66

Sunday, March 25, 2012
elgin franklin gas condensate field offshore total

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

March 25, 2012
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
nns thunder

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

March 21, 2012
Total Views: 186

Sunday, March 18, 2012
mozambique offshore

Better Late than Never, Total Goes for Gas Play Offshore Mozambique

BEIJING (Dow Jones)–French oil and gas major Total AS (TOT) plans to drill its first offshore East Africa exploration well early next year, hoping to

March 18, 2012
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Pacific Scirocco Drilling Drillship

Pacific Scirocco Drillship Commences Operations Off Nigeria

Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) (NOTC: PDSA) announced today that its ultra-deepwater drillship the Pacific Scirocco commenced operations

February 1, 2012
Total Views: 35

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
McDermott NO102 subsea installation vessel

McDermott Awarded Their Largest-Ever Subsea Contract Offshore Australia

McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR) announced today that has been awarded a US$2 billion contract to develop the subsea infrastructure required for the

January 25, 2012
Total Views: 97

Friday, January 13, 2012
Total and Inpex Launch $34 Billion Ichthys LNG Project Offshore Northwestern Australia
Engineering News

Total and Inpex Launch $34 Billion Ichthys LNG Project Offshore Northwestern Australia

Total and its joint venture partner INPEX Corporation today announced that they have taken the final investment decision for the Ichthys liquefied natural gas

January 13, 2012
Total Views: 90

Thursday, December 15, 2011
Eliza VLCC supertanker crude carrier

Oil Majors Book Supertankers to Ship North Sea Crude To Asia

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Total SA (FP.FR) has booked a supertanker to ship North Sea Forties crude oil–the main component of global benchmark

December 15, 2011
Total Views: 28

Thursday, November 24, 2011
pazflor subsea architecture total angola

A West African Giant – Total’s Pazflor FPSO is Inaugurated

Launched by Total in December 2007, Pazflor is one of the largest offshore oil production projects in the world, and a major development for Angola.  This

November 24, 2011
Total Views: 755


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