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Total cuts oil output growth target

French oil giant Total has reacted to the sector’s low prices by trimming its ambitious output growth targets, as well as cutting its capital and

French oil giant Total has reacted to the sector’s low prices by trimming its ambitious output growth targets, as well as cutting its capital and

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Oil giants BP and Total defy price drop to contain profits

A fall in profits but a resilient business. That’s the message from oil giant BP’s data for the three months to the end of March. Underlying profit

A fall in profits but a resilient business. That’s the message from oil giant BP’s data for the three months to the end of March. Underlying profit

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Total cuts investment and employees to counter weaker oil prices

France’s Total is the latest energy firm to say it is cutting investment and the number of people working for it because of weak oil prices. The

France’s Total is the latest energy firm to say it is cutting investment and the number of people working for it because of weak oil prices. The

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Cheaper oil causes industry to pare drilling, lay off workers

Plunging crude prices have prompt a pullback in oil drilling. French energy firm Total said is to cut spending on ageing North Sea fields and on

Plunging crude prices have prompt a pullback in oil drilling. French energy firm Total said is to cut spending on ageing North Sea fields and on

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Hollande among guests at funeral for Total CEO

The funeral has been held for Christophe de Margerie, the CEO of French oil giant Total, who died in a plane crash in Russia last week. French

The funeral has been held for Christophe de Margerie, the CEO of French oil giant Total, who died in a plane crash in Russia last week. French

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Total boss death: five held by police, airport chiefs quit

Five Moscow airport workers are being held by Russian police over the plane crash that killed Total CEO Christophe de Margerie and three other

Five Moscow airport workers are being held by Russian police over the plane crash that killed Total CEO Christophe de Margerie and three other

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Plane crash that killed Total CEO blamed on negligence

The plane crash in Moscow on Tuesday October 21 which killed Total CEO Christophe de Margerie involved “a criminal connivance of officials who

The plane crash in Moscow on Tuesday October 21 which killed Total CEO Christophe de Margerie involved “a criminal connivance of officials who

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Total employees hold minute's silence for Christophe de Margerie

Employees of French oil company Total held a minute’s silence at the company’s headquarters in Paris after CEO Christophe de Margerie was killed in a

Employees of French oil company Total held a minute’s silence at the company’s headquarters in Paris after CEO Christophe de Margerie was killed in a

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Russia: Total boss died in the country he loved the most

The late boss of Total Christophe de Margerie had a reputation for straight talking. If there was oil, his company would go after it. In France

The late boss of Total Christophe de Margerie had a reputation for straight talking. If there was oil, his company would go after it. In France

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Big questions for successor to Total's de Margerie

Shares in French oil and gas giant Total were up three percent by the end of Tuesday following the untimely death of its boss Christophe de

Shares in French oil and gas giant Total were up three percent by the end of Tuesday following the untimely death of its boss Christophe de

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Christophe de Margerie hard act to follow at Total

The late boss of Total, Christophe de Margerie, was the grandson of Champagne baron Pierre Taittinger and a company man at one of the jewels in the

The late boss of Total, Christophe de Margerie, was the grandson of Champagne baron Pierre Taittinger and a company man at one of the jewels in the

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Total boss dies in Moscow air crash

The chief executive of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie has died in an air crash in Moscow. The private plane he was traveling on

The chief executive of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie has died in an air crash in Moscow. The private plane he was traveling on

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French court acquits Total of corruption charges

Energy giant Total has been acquitted by a Paris court of corruption charges, in connection to the United Nations oil-for-food programme in

Energy giant Total has been acquitted by a Paris court of corruption charges, in connection to the United Nations oil-for-food programme in

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Oil giant Total is fined 307 million euros over bribes in Iran

French oil giant Total has been fined 307 million euros to settle charges of bribery brought by the US government. It is alleged the company paid

French oil giant Total has been fined 307 million euros to settle charges of bribery brought by the US government. It is alleged the company paid

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Victims' lawyer praises French court decision on Erika

It is being hailed as a “victory for environmental law” by the legal team that convinced France’s highest court to uphold the Erika conviction

It is being hailed as a “victory for environmental law” by the legal team that convinced France’s highest court to uphold the Erika conviction

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Erika, the globalised tanker disaster

The Erika oil tanker disaster had globalisation written all over it. The ship was registered in Malta. It had been certified as seaworthy by the

The Erika oil tanker disaster had globalisation written all over it. The ship was registered in Malta. It had been certified as seaworthy by the

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French court upholds Erika disaster guilty verdict

France’s highest court has upheld the conviction of oil giant Total in the Erika disaster, which left Brittany’s beaches covered with oil, and

France’s highest court has upheld the conviction of oil giant Total in the Erika disaster, which left Brittany’s beaches covered with oil, and

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French court upholds Erika verdict

France’s highest court has upheld the conviction of oil giant Total in the Erika disaster, which left Brittany’s beaches covered with oil, and

France’s highest court has upheld the conviction of oil giant Total in the Erika disaster, which left Brittany’s beaches covered with oil, and

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French legal ruling may lead to maritime chaos

The Erika environmental disaster in 1999, when a Maltese-flagged tanker sank off the coast of Brittany, ruining 400 kilometres of pristine beaches

The Erika environmental disaster in 1999, when a Maltese-flagged tanker sank off the coast of Brittany, ruining 400 kilometres of pristine beaches

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Total market pleaser

Europe’s third-largest oil company was the second biggest winner on a downward Cac40 in Paris. Total’s share price was up 0.8 per cent. The

Europe’s third-largest oil company was the second biggest winner on a downward Cac40 in Paris. Total’s share price was up 0.8 per cent. The

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Toulouse factory blast: French director jailed for manslaughter

The former director of a French fertiliser factory where an explosion killed 31 people has been sentenced to a year in jail for manslaughter. More

The former director of a French fertiliser factory where an explosion killed 31 people has been sentenced to a year in jail for manslaughter. More

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German watchdog launches probe into petrol pricing

Germany’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into five major oil companies after complaints alleging they were driving independent

Germany’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into five major oil companies after complaints alleging they were driving independent

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Greenpeace test for pollution near Total gas leak

Potential environmental hazards following the Total gas leak in the North Sea are being highlighted by Greenpeace, who have been testing air and

Potential environmental hazards following the Total gas leak in the North Sea are being highlighted by Greenpeace, who have been testing air and

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Greenpeace warns of oil around Elgin gas leak platform

Environmental group Greenpeace says there is a lot of oil around Total’s stricken Elgin platform in the North Sea. Activists sailed up to the

Environmental group Greenpeace says there is a lot of oil around Total’s stricken Elgin platform in the North Sea. Activists sailed up to the