Active in more than 130 countries, our 100,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, more affordable, cleaner and accessible to as many people as possible.
Total operates along the entire energy value chain, from the exploration wells to the end client.
An essential resource, energy supports an ever-changing society. As a leading player in the sector, we have a key role to play to help meet the major challenges of the world today.
We are committed to supply clean, reliable and affordable energy to the largest number of people.
Becoming the leader in responsible energy also means committing to cleaner energy: energy which respects the local environment and which preserves the global equilibrium of our planet.
Whether private or professional clients, we're here to bring you tailor-made products and services, for your vehicle, your home, or your business. Digitalization, new consumer habits, innovative services... We've always got one eye on tomorrow's trends to best meet your needs.
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At Poincaré's behest, Col. Ernest Mercier with the support of ninety banks and companies founded Total on 28 March 1924, as the (CFP).
The company was engaged in exploration and production, primarily from the Middle East. Its first refinery began operating in Normandy.
A French colony began, with Algeria becoming a leading source of oil.
Total controlled 50% by CFP, bought the American refining & marketing assets of Vickers Petroleum as part of a sell-off by Esmark of energy holdings.
The company renamed itself Total CFP to build on the popularity of its gasoline brand.
Total Petroleum was operating 2,600 retail stores under the Vickers, Apco, Road Runner, and Total brands.
After Total's takeover of Petrofina of Belgium it became known as Total Fina. Afterwards it also acquired Elf Aquitaine.
First named TotalFinaElf after the merger in 2000, it was later renamed back to Total. During that rebranding, the current globe logo was unveiled.
Iraqi oil services contracts tender, a consortium led by CNPC (37.5%), which also included TOTAL (18.75%) and Petronas (18.75%) was awarded a production contract for the "Halfaya field" in the south of Iraq.
Total became the first major oil and gas firm to acquire exploration rights for shale gas in the UK after it bought a 40 percent interest in two licences in the Gainsborough Trough area of northern England for $48 million.
Total signed a deal for a total amount of $4.8b with Iran for the development and production of South Pars, the world's largest gas field.
The company announced that it is planning to cut 500 voluntary jobs in France.
President - Exploration & Production
President - Refining & Chemicals
President of Strategy - Innovation
Chief Financial Officer
Director, Audit Committee Member
President, People & Social Responsibility
Patrick de La Chevardière
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
President, Gas, Renewables & Power
Valérie Della Puppa Tibi
At Total, our ambition is to become the responsible energy major. We will only achieve this with the help of our employees and their commitment to better energy. We have always had the firm conviction that the women and men of Total are the energy that drives our Group forward. That’s why we strive to create the conditions for them to express and develop their potential. Our objective is to offer our employees working conditions that allow them to fulfill their individual aspirations by collectively rising to the challenges of a responsible energy future.
At Total, safety isn’t just a priority but a core value. We aspire to be recognized as a benchmark for safety in our industry. Based on this mindset, our overarching goal is to build a positive safety culture where everyone in the organization. From managers and employees to partner companies and local stakeholders follow safety as an integral part of our processes and this guides their everyday actions.