Where are Total's dead zones and what are its golden tickets for Patrick Pouyanné?
There is little chance Total will be tucking into projects of any significance in Congo-B or Gabon in the near future and its Angolan is continuing to fall, pushing the French major to be far more risk-taking in new territories. [...]
Total and Trident Energy victims of pro-Marathon/Exxon political networks
The drawn-out talks between Total and the Libyan state over the French major's purchase of Marathon Oil's shares in the Waha concession and the interminable negotiations between ExxonMobil and Trident Energy over Zafiro show just how much sway certain political [. [...]