Total is a leading multinational energy company with 96,387 employees and operations in more than 130 countries. Together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, Total is the fifth largest publicly-traded integrated international oil and gas company in the world.
Total engages in all aspects of the petroleum industry, including Upstream operations (oil and gas exploration, development and production, LNG) and Downstream operations (refining, marketing and the trading and shipping of crude oil and petroleum products). Total is also a major actor in chemicals (base and specialty chemicals). In addition, Total has interests in the coal mining and power generation sector and is developing complementary next generation energy activities (solar, biomass, nuclear).