Total is a leading multinational energy company with 111, 401 employees and operations in more than 130 countries. Together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, Total is the fourth largest publicly-traded oil and gas integrated company in the world. Its businesses cover the entire oil and gas chain, from crude oil and natural gas exploration and production to the gas downstream (including power generation), transportation, refining, petroleum product marketing, and international crude oil and product trading. Total is also a world-class chemicals manufacturer.
Total's global businesses are divided into three segments:
The Upstream encompasses our oil and natural gas Exploration and Production operations, along with our Gas and Power activities.
The Downstream covers Trading and Shipping, Refining and the Marketing of TOTAL and Elf brand petroleum products, automotive and other fuels, and specialties such as LPG, aviation fuel and lubricants, through both the retail network and other outlets worldwide.
Chemicals includes Petrochemicals, Specialties, Fertilizers and Elastomer processing and Arkema, a new entity including Vinyl Products, Industrial Chemicals and Performance Products.
In 2004, Total delivered remarkable operational and financial performances and was one of the world's fastest-growing, best-performing oil companies. Over a period of five years, the Group's hydrocarbon production has increased by 25%.
This growth is being supported by a clearly defined strategy and a determination to continuously improve performance while respecting our commitment to corporate social responsibility.
[...] Firm Infrastructure: TOTAL has an ethical committee which is composed by four chief executive officers and who take care of the respect of the group's Code of conduct, and who adapt his criteria for each place. Human resource management : The Human resource board ensures that the procedures are in place for the group employees to become thoroughly familiar with the code of conduct, understand its provisions and apply them. Technology development: TOTAL, develop new energy power such as solar energy, wind machine Procurement: TOTAL chooses his suppliers contingent on their respect of TOTAL Code of Conduct. [...]
[...] The respect of regulation is a way for Total to build a green image. As Thierry Desmarest, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer people expect a lot from us because of the industry we're in, our size, our financial clout and our geographic reach. We're asked about our work practices, our ethical principles, our industrial safety performance, our environmental stewardship, and our contribution to employment, research and local development”, Total has to open dialogue with their partners and with civil society. [...]
[...] It's why for the moment it is a good product for the environment, but TOTAL need to find a better one Oil/Gas oil For the future it is very important to develop a green fuel. And TOTAL has developed a new one for the bus which stays in the cities: the Aquazole. It also lowers emissions of particulate matter by 60%. Particulate matter, a well-known air contaminant, and NOx, a major cause of smog, are the two main targets of air quality regulators Renewable energy Hydrogen Fuel Cells The future for the fuel is to develop a new green product. [...]
[...] Total has strengthened its objectives for reducing in emissions from industrial sites it operates over operates over the period from 1990-2005: - In exploration and production, a 30% reduction of emissions per metric ton of crude produced. - In referring and marketing, a 20% reduction of emissions per metric ton of crude processed, while supplying automotive fuels that are more efficient and better for air quality. We have to notice other initiatives. Let us present one that is significant. Total and 17 other companies are helping to prepare the French system for voluntary emission reductions. [...]
[...] Facts about TOTAL Total is a leading multinational energy company with employees and operations in more than 130 countries. Together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, Total is the fourth largest publicly-traded oil and gas integrated company in the world. Its businesses cover the entire oil and gas chain, from crude oil and natural gas exploration and production to the gas downstream (including power generation), transportation, refining, petroleum product marketing, and international crude oil and product trading. Total is also a world-class chemicals manufacturer. [...]
using our reader.