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Total plans $5 billion of asset sales to future-proof business

25 Jul 2019

PARIS French energy giant Total will sell about $5 billion (£4.01 billion) of assets, mostly from its exploration and production business as it sharpens its focus on low-breakeven projects that can weather weak oil prices, it said on Thursday.

Total plans $5 billion in asset sales, Q2 net profit falls

25 Jul 2019

PARIS, July 25 French energy giant Total said on Thursday it will sell assets worth around $5 billion mostly from its upstream exploration and production business as it seeks to focus on low breakeven projects that can withstand low oil prices.

TechnipFMC has record orders, backlog in second-quarter amid new LNG projects

24 Jul 2019

PARIS Franco-American oil services company TechnipFMC received a record volume of orders in the second quarter, pushing its backlog of projects to a peak thanks to new liquefied natural gas projects, it said on Wednesday.

TechnipFMC wins $7.6 billion contract for Arctic LNG-2 project

24 Jul 2019

PARIS Oil services company TechnipFMC won a $7.6 billion contract with Russia's Novatek and its partners for the Arctic 2 liquefied natural gas project in western Siberia, pushing TechnipFMC's shares higher.

UPDATE 1-TechnipFMC wins $7.6 billion contract for Arctic LNG-2 project

24 Jul 2019

* Awarded $7.6 bln contract by Novatek and partners (Adds share price reaction and analyst comment)

Latest hot spell set to deepen drought pain in France

17 Jul 2019

PARIS Hot weather in France next week is expected to prolong drought conditions that have impacted several sectors including nuclear power generation and farming, and led to restrictions on water use in 61 administrative regions.

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical

15 Jul 2019

DUBAI/PARIS Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday. | Video

French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade

14 Jul 2019

PARIS French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had reviewed the traditional Bastille Day military parade alongside other European leaders.

French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade

14 Jul 2019

PARIS French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had reviewed the traditional Bastille Day military parade alongside other European leaders.

French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade

14 Jul 2019

PARIS French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had reviewed the traditional Bastille Day military parade alongside other European leaders.

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