Total awarded Global Contract with Thiess

Paris, November 20, 2017 – Total, the 4th largest international oil and gas company has been awarded a 3-year lubricant contract with Thiess pty ltd with an option to extend the contract for up to 7 years. Over the next few years, Total will be supplying over 100 million litres of lubricants to Thiess operations in 5 countries, namely Australia, Indonesia, Mongolia, Chile and Canada.

Dirk de Bruyn, Total’s General Manager for Global Industry, believes that “Total was selected as the preferred supplier due to Total’s ability to supply products and services that met the requirements across all sites. It was our experience in transitioning complex sites that was the deciding factor. In addition Total was also able to offer supply terms and conditions that are consistent across all 5 countries. This coupled with a robust contract management system will allow both parties to focus improving operational performance.”

Announcing the good news, Vice President, Specialties at Total Marketing & Services Asia Pacific and Middle East, Stephane Lagrue, shared that: “The contract has definitely marked a great start for Total to be working with the World’s largest mining services provider. This helps to foster a new partnership between Thiess and Total, as well as reinforcing Total’s presence in the global mining industry, especially in Asia. With this contract, Total Australia is committed to strengthen its supply chain by investing in 3 additional bulk storage sites to accompany its growth ambition on the Australian mining market.”

The partnership of Total and Thiess represents a focus on the future and on mutual performance.



About Total Lubrifiants

Total Lubrifiants is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of engine oils and lubricants. It has 41 production plants worldwide and more than 5,800 employees in 150 countries. Total Lubrifiants offers innovative, efficient and environmentally responsible products and services developed by more than 130 researchers at its R&D center. Total Lubrifiants is a partner of choice for the automotive, industrial and marine markets.

About the Marketing & Services division of Total

Total Marketing Services develops and markets products primarily derived from crude oil, along with all of the associated services. Its 31,000 employees are present in 110 countries and its products and services offers are sold in 150 countries. Every day, Total Marketing Services serves more than 8 million customers in its network of over 16,000 service stations in 65 countries. As the world’s fourth largest distributor of lubricants and the leading distributor of petroleum products in Africa, Total Marketing Services operates 50 production sites worldwide where it manufactures the lubricants, bitumen, additives, special fuels and fluids that sustain its growth.

About Total

Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and a major player in solar energy with SunPower and Total Solar. Our 98,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible. As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.