Total Posts Drop In Q1 Refining Margin
Total SA (NYSE: TOT) reported a drop in its refining margin in the first quarter versus with the first quarter of the previous year.
Total's refining margin fell to $20.9 per metric ton, from $24.6 per ton in the year-ago quarter and versus $15.1 per ton in the fourth quarter of 2011.
Total's gas price in the quarter climbed to $7.16 per million of British thermal units, versus $6.79 in the fourth quarter 2011 and versus $6.19 in the year-ago quarter.
Total's shares closed at $47.77 on Friday.
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