Category: TotalEnergies

Aramco and TotalEnergies to Build $11 Billion Saudi Petrochemicals Plant

PARIS—Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Aramco) and TotalEnergies will join forces to build a new petrochemicals complex in Saudi Arabia, the French energy group said on Thursday. The project involves investment of about $11 billion, of which $4 billion will be funded through equity by Aramco (62.5 percent) and TotalEnergies (37.5 percent), the statement said. The…


TotalEnergies, Shell Post Bumper Profits, LNG Business Diverges

LONDON/PARIS—Europe’s two largest energy companies Shell and TotalEnergies reported profits of more than $9 billion in the third quarter, though Shell’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) division struggled to capture the benefits of high fuel prices. The strong earnings were likely to intensify calls in Britain and the European Union for further windfall taxes on energy…


French Gasoline Stations Running Dry, 10 Percent in Paris Area Face Supply Problems

Gasoline stations in France are facing issues getting enough supplies to meet demand amid a strike announced by workers of energy giant TotalEnergies. “There are temporary problems regarding distribution,” French government spokesman Olivier Veran told RMC Radio and BFMTV. Although 15 percent of the country’s gas stations were experiencing such “temporary difficulties” overall, 90 percent…


Daimler Takes 33 Percent Stake in European Battery Cell Venture Automotive Cells Company (ACC)

BERLIN—Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz said on Friday that it will take a 33 percent stake in battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells Company (ACC) alongside the project’s original founders Stellantis and TotalEnergies. The purpose of the partnership is to develop cells and battery modules and “help ensure that Europe remains at the heart of the auto industry—even in…