Since our first office opened in Seoul in 1985, Total stand as a key energy and chemical player in Korea with three subsidiaries, two large-scale joint ventures, two mega size oil and gas exploration and production projects, and more than 1,900 employees.

An Energy Partner for Korea

Total is a key supplier of oil and gas to Korea  through highly valued cooperation with leading Korean refineries and gas companies from our worldwide portfolio. In particular, we have built a strong relationship with Kogas, supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Korea and partnership in LNG projects. Total is also leader in Korean lubricants market . We are the largest supplier of marine lubricants to Korean shipping companies and S-Oil Total Lubricants joint venture is second largest player of automotive and industrial lubricants in Korea with market share 14%.

Synergies in Chemicals

Hanwha Total Petrochemical joint venture, a modern world class petrochemical complex, is a remarkable success story in our investment in Korea with excellent operation  and strategic location for Chinese market. In Seoul and throughout the country — Eumsung — Hutchinson is recognized as significant suppliers by their Korean customers.

Offshore Oil and Gas Projects facilities and LNG carriers Made in Korea

Korea's heavy industry is also a long-established partner for our E&P projects, with most of Total’s offshore oil and gas project facilities like Platforms, FPSOs (Floating Production Storage Offloading) and LNG carriers built or under construction at the shipyards of Samsung Heavy Industries and Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engeering in Geoje Island.

Key Figures

  • 1985
    Total opens its 1st office in Korea
  • $5.5Billion
    Export Perfomance in the Hanwha Total in 2016
  • 14%
    S-oil Total's market share in Lubricants
  • 33million tons
    of LNG supply contracted to Kogas for 2014-2032

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