Total has participation and interests in joint ventures in oil, gas, electricity, fertilizers and renewable energy sectors. In addition it is present through its blending plant Total Marketing Middle East, as well as its trading branch TOTSA.

Since its establishment in the region 75 years ago (in 1939), Total has forged ahead in applying the latest technology and innovation to enhance production while maintaining its emphasis on safety and environment.

Committed to the UAE

Committed to the host country, Total has carried out many actions and activities to develop local Research and Development, support human capacity building and contribute to sustainable development in the UAE.

Total UAE is currently engaged in a collaborative research projects, between Khalifa University of Science and Technology (a recent merger of Khalifa University, Petroleum Institute and Masdar Institute) and ADNOC. Total took part in setting up a new PVT Laboratory (PVT = Pressure-Volume-Temperature) at the ADNOC Research and Innovation Center (ADRIC). With the support of Total’s Research and Development headquarter teams’ expertise, various projects are under preparation aiming at helping the UAE to reach the target of 70% oil recovery.

In addition and with strong focus on educational development, Total has signed up with leading local universities to provide educational support in select subjects related to the industry as well as scholarships for young Emiratis to study in France.

As a responsible citizen, Total in the UAE is involved in 23 initiatives associating with 13 key partnerships extending to all the 7 emirates of the UAE.

Diverse Activities in the UAE

Total is the only international oil company working with the majority of Abu Dhabi’s oil and gas Operating Companies and other Energy Companies: ADCO, ADMA-OPCO, ADGAS, GASCO, FERTIL, Taweelah A1, Shams 1 and Dolphin Energy in addition to its flagship company Total Abu Al Bukhoosh.

Total’s activities in the UAE have evolved over time to include upstream oil and gas, LNG, co-generation and solar power, fertilizers and lubricants. In the upstream sector, through ongoing investments in technology and by applying its regional and worldwide expertise, the Group is contributing to Abu Dhabi’s endeavor of increasing crude oil output from 2.5 million to 3.5 million barrels per day (Mb/d) by 2018.

Key Figures

  • 1939
    Presence in the UAE since 1939
  • 9
    Oil & Gas Operatership or Partnership Associations
  • 292kboe/d
    In 2016, Total’s oil and gas production in the UAE
  • 750+
    Total UAE prioritizes human capital development

Total in the United Arab Emirates FACTS & FIGURES. Information as of January 15th, 2017.

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