Total SA was incorporated in France on March 28, 1924. The Company is an integrated oil and gas company. The Company is engaged in every sector of the oil industry, including upstream (hydrocarbon exploration, development and production) and downstream (refining, petrochemicals, specialty chemicals, trading and shipping of crude oil and petroleum products and marketing). It also operates in the renewable energies and power generation sectors. Its business segment includes upstream, refining and chemicals, and marketing and services. Its upstream segment includes exploration and production of gas and power. The Company has exploration and production activities in more than fifty countries and produces oil and gas in approximately thirty countries. Gas and Power activities are conducted downstream from production related to natural gas and LNG. The refining and chemicals segment includes refining, petrochemicals, fertilizers and specialty chemicals businesses. The petrochemicals business includes base petrochemicals and polymer derivatives. The specialty chemicals business includes elastomer processing electroplating chemistry. Its geographical areas include Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Americas. The Company's marketing and services segment is engaged in selling of products produced from its refineries and other facilities. The Company is subject to stringent environmental, health and safety laws in different jurisdictions around the world.
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