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Total in Qatar


TOTAL, a French energy major, has been present in Qatar since 1936, and is active in all areas of Qatar’s oil and gas sector– from exploration and production to refining, petrochemicals, and marketing of lubricants.

Long-Term Commitment

Total is the shareholder and sole operator of Al Khalij offshore oilfield. In 2016, Total won the bid for Al Shaheen offshore oilfield, resulting in North Oil Company, established as a partnership between Total and Qatar Petroleum (QP). Total is also a founding partner of Qatargas, a founding member and leading partner of Dolphin Energy, and a partner of Muntajat. Total also owns prominent shares in QAPCO and Qatofin, and has a stake in the two Laffan Condensate Refineries operated by Qatargas.

Total Marketing Qatar has a prominent market share for lubricants in Qatar for automotive, construction, industrial and marine customers.

The Total Research Center Qatar at QSTP has leading edge and innovative research projects related to sustainable development, marine biodiversity, biofuels, and solar energy. Our commitment to sharing our expertise is fueled by our aim is to develop home-grown solutions to our local operational challenges, thus supporting and contribution to Qatar’s vision of developing a knowledge-based economy. TRC-Q also acts as a bridge between industry and academia to bring innovative solutions to our operations.

In 2020, Total and its partners have entered into agreements for the development of Qatar’s first large-scale solar power plant - Al Kharsaah Solar PV IPP Project, a 800 megawatt-peak (MWp) solar plant that will be located 80 kilometers west of Doha, Qatar. The project was awarded to a consortium of Total (49%)  and Marubeni (51%) as the result of the country’s first solar tender.


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