Top 10 Companies in Europe 2015

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4 TOTAL S.A.


Industry Served: Oil and Gas

Founded in: 1924

Head-quartered in: Paris, France

Area served: Globally

CEO: Patrick Pouyanne

Specialized in: oil and gas explorations, Natural gas and LNG trading, Chemicals and Oil Refining


Key Insights:

  • One of the six “Super Majors” Oil and Gas giants of the world
  • Its scale of operation covers entire oil and gas chain starting from crude oil explorations to transportation, refining, international oil and petrochemicals trading
  • It was established in the time of world war one in order to found a completely French oil and gas company and to reject the idea to form a collaboration with Royal Dutch Shell
  • It is the first company to acquire exploration right of Shell gas in UK
  • In order to assure safe, consistent financial performance of the group, from April, 2015 a Group Performance Management Committee is in Place.
  • It is also operating in Kashagan, the largest Oil Rig Discovery since 1968
  • It has announced to shrink its scale of operation in UK to cope up with recent Final-quarter loss- by job cuts, reducing refinery capacity etc.


REVENUE

212.01 BILLION EURO

PROFIT

4.244 BILLION EURO

MARKET CAP

114.13 BILLION USD

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

100307