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Aramco, Total start testing Jubail refinery

Saudi Aramco and France's Total have started testing their new refinery at Jubail, three sources with knowledge of the project said, raising the prospect of full operation of the $14 billion facility ahead of a scheduled start-up in the third quarter of 2013.

September 5, 2012 5:37

Iraq warns Total over Kurdistan deals

Total should not sign oil deals with the Kurdistan region without Iraq's approval, Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussain al-Shahristani said on Sunday, warning the French major would bear the "full consequences" if it did.

February 13, 2012 12:03

Total latest oil group to shift Iraq focus to Kurdistan

French oil major Total SA has become the latest big oil company to shift the focus of its Iraq ambitions toward the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region, and away from the much larger but economically challenging contracts offered by Baghdad.

February 11, 2012 6:11

Total expects to see pre-war Libya oil output

Total execs in Tripoli as part of French delegation; Trade Minister says expects health sector contracts; Hopeful on revived Airbus orders

December 21, 2011 8:54

Syria stops paying Total for oil output

Syrian oil exports at a standstill; Syrian oil makes up less than 1 percent of daily global output

November 19, 2011 1:38

Saudi Aramco, Total venture to raise $1B sukuk

Sukuk to finance Jubail refinery; Final pricing expected Sept. 28; Sukuk open only to Saudi investors

September 14, 2011 12:12

Total acquires 25 pct stake in Qatari exploration block

France's Total has acquired a 25 percent stake in Qatar's Block BC offshore exploration license, state-owned Qatar Petroleum said in a statement on Sunday.

May 29, 2011 3:45

S. Korea secures Abu Dhabi Oil in huge deal

Ensures S.Korea's stakeholding in over 1 bln bbls reserves; MOU worth $97.7 bln on oil prices now -presidential office; Also agrees to develop 3 oil areas with 570 mln bbls; S.Korea to store 6 mln bbls of Abu Dhabi crude "for free"; S.Korea oil self-sufficiency rate eventually to be 15 per cent

March 13, 2011 2:50
Masdar’s mega solar deal

Masdar’s mega solar deal

Total and Abengoa to partner up on world’s largest concentrated solar project.

June 9, 2010 3:18

Aramco, Total raise $6bn to finance refinery

Energy giants secure banks loans to construct $12bn Jubail Export Refinery in Saudi Arabia.

January 30, 2010 9:51