With operations in more than 130 countries, Total is a top-tier international oil company and a world-class natural gas operator, refiner and petrochemical producer. Its 97,000 employees leverage their acknowledged expertise to prospect, produce, refine and convert oil and gas to provide products and services for customers worldwide. Total is also broadening its offering by developing energies that can partner with oil and gas: today, solar energy, where Total has asserted itself as a leading player, and tomorrow, biomass. As a responsible corporate citizen, Total focuses on ensuring that its operations consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.