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Since our first office opened in Seoul in 1985, Total has stood 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.
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 a leader in the Korean lubricants market. We are the largest supplier of marine lubricants to Korean shipping companies and the S-Oil Total Lubricants joint venture is the second largest player of automotive and industrial lubricants in Korea with a market share of 14%.
The 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 a strategic location for the Chinese market. In Seoul and throughout the country EumSeong | Hutchinson is recognized as significant suppliers by their Korean customers.
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.
Hanwha, established in 1952, is dedicated to growing together with partners and customers. Across the entire range of its businesses, Hanwha delivers energy to customers, partners, communities as well as generations to come in order to make our future more vibrant and sustainable.
Hanwha and Total jointly operate a large petrochemical complex consisting of 14 units in Daesan, South Chungcheong Province. Its output spans olefins and polyolefins (polypropylene, polyethylene, etc.), base petrochemicals (styrene monomer, etc.), fuels, solvents and other downstream petrochemicals used in everyday life.