Total S.A. is a French multinational integrated oil and gas company and one of the seven "Supermajor" oil companies in the world. Its businesses cover the entire oil and gas chain, from crude oil and natural gas exploration and production to power generation, transportation, refining, petroleum product marketing, and international crude oil and product trading.
Total is also a large scale chemicals manufacturer. Total is a major player in solar energy with SunPower and Total Solar.
Total has its head office in the Tour Total in La Défense district in Courbevoie, west of Paris. The company is a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index.
Since September 2016, Total has set up a new organization to achieve its “One Total” company ambition to become a responsible energy major. It is composed by the following segments:
- Exploration & Production
- Gas, Renewables & Power
- Refining & Chemicals
- Trading & Shipping
- Marketing & Services
- Total Global Services
Total has also announced the creation of two new Corporate divisions:
- People & Social Responsibility: Human Resources; Health, Safety & Environment; the Security Division; and a new Civil Society Engagement Division.
- Strategy & Innovation: Strategy & Climate Division, responsible for ensuring that Total’s strategy incorporates the 2 °C global warming scenario, Public Affairs, Audit, Research & Development, the Chief Digital Officer and the Senior Vice President Technology.