TOTAL E&P UK
TOTAL E&P UK Limited is an exploration and production subsidiary of the TOTAL Group, an international energy company operating in over 130 countries around the world. The Group’s operations cover the entire oil and gas chain – oil and gas exploration and production, trading and shipping, refining and marketing, as well as chemicals. It employs more than 92,000 people worldwide.
The UK upstream subsidiary, TOTAL E&P UK is headquartered in Aberdeen and is the fourth-largest operator in the UK sector of the North Sea in terms of production and reserves. As an international business, TOTAL E&P UK adds value through a mix of both local and expatriate staff.
TOTAL E&P UK owns and operates the Alwyn North, Dunbar, Ellon, Forvie, Grant and Nuggets fields in the Alwyn Area. In addition, it is operator of the Elgin and Franklin fields in the Central Graben Area and the Otter field in the Northern North Sea. In 2010, TOTAL E&P UK’s share of production from its operated and non-operated fields was 207,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day – approximately ten per cent of the UK’s production.
In March 2010, TOTAL E&P UK announced its new Laggan and Tormore gas field development in the offshore frontier region of West of Shetland; first gas scheduled for 2014.