We are very proud that Qatar has again chosen TotalEnergies, this time as the first partner for its new major phase of LNG expansion.” The comments from TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanné as the French major became the first partner at Qatar’s massive NFE LNG expansion project (MEES, 17 June) elicited flashbacks to January 2015 when Total became the first firm to partner Adnoc at its revamped Adnoc Onshore concession (MEES, 30 January 2015).

“Total is honored to be the first International Oil Company to be chosen by the government of Abu Dhabi and Adnoc to participate in this new onshore concession and to be entrusted with the mission of technical leader on two major groups of fields,” said Mr Pouyanné upon being selected to partner Adnoc at its largest concession seven years ago. (CONTINUED - 1426 WORDS)