Committed to better energy, over 98,000 employees help throughout the world to provide the Group’s customers with products and services that are safer, more affordable, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to the greatest number of people.
Total puts Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the heart of its activities and conducts its operations according to the following principles of:
- protecting the safety and security of people and its facilities;
- limiting its environmental footprint;
- ensuring that its Code of Conduct is applied in its sphere of operations;
- incorporating the challenges of sustainable development in the exercise of its activities;
- increasing its local operations by placing dialogue with its stakeholders at the heart of its policy and contributing to the economic and social development of the regions where the Group has operations with the objective of creating shared value;
- promoting equal opportunities and fostering diversity and cultural mix among its personnel.
A profile of CNOOC Limited
Total and CNOOC Limited partnering for oil development in Uganda
About Tullow Oil plc
Tullow is a leading independent oil & gas, exploration and production group, quoted on the London, Irish and Ghanaian stock exchanges (symbol: TLW). The Group has interests in over 130 exploration and production licences across 22 countries which are managed as three regional business units: West & North Africa, South & East Africa and Europe, South America and Asia.
Total partnering with Tullow to develop Uganda’s oil resources
In 2011, Tullow farmed-down to Total E&P Uganda and CNOOC Ltd in an agreement that saw each of the three partners acquiring equal stakes of 33.3% interest in the Lake Albert Exploration Areas 1, 1A-Lyec, 2 and 3-Kingfisher. According to the decision of the Government of Uganda, Total E&P Uganda became the operator of Block 1, Tullow the operator of Block 2 and CNOOC operator of the Block 3A. Together, the partners have concluded all the exploration activities and will soon move into the Development phase of Uganda’s oil resources.
About the Uganda National Oil Company
Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) was established under Section 42 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act and Section 7 of the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream Storage) Act, both of 2013. UNOC was incorporated under the Company’s Act of 2012 as a limited liability company wholly owned by the Government of Uganda. Its overall function is to handle the State’s Commercial interests in the petroleum sector and to ensure that the resource is exploited in a sustainable manner.