Local content still major source of tension between Total, ENI, ExxonMobil and state
The oil majors, Total, ENI and ExxonMobil, are continuing to exert pressure on the state to avoid having to meet strong local content requirements. The Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy is to take advice from a consulting company on the subject. [...]
Total, Société Générale, TechnipFMC... French groups reign supreme in LNG
Total's arrival in Mozambique in September 2019, which marked a high point in France's efforts to establish its presence in the southern African country, was only the cherry on the cake of a wider-ranging campaign in which French banks and companies were already heavily involved. [...]
Total brings in former military man to head LNG plant 'security unit'
Total is deeply concerned about the problems posed by the increasing number of terrorist actions in the province of Cabo Delgado. The French major has called in a former military officer to take charge of security at its sites there. [...]