Thailand

1990

Start of Petrofina activities in Thailand

1993

start of production of the Bongkot field

1996

Total signs several agreements in the lubricants or LPG distribution sector

2007

Gas discovery

2018

Total starts a bio-sourced and recyclable plastic plant

Total is present in Thailand since 1988.

 

1988 - 2019

  • 1988, Petrofina discovers oil in the Gulf of Thailand (Songklha).

  • 1989, Total obtains the role of operator in an offshore field (structure B) of which it holds 30%.

  • 1990, Total develops the Bongkot gas field.

  • 1991, Petrofina acquires new interests.

  • 1993, Total starts producing the Bongkot field.

  • 1993, Elf creates Atotech, world leader in electroplating and opens a subsidiary.

Inauguration of the Bongkot field
Inauguration of the Bongkot field
  • 1995, Petrofina decides to withdraw from Thailand where his research was disappointing.

  • 1996, Total acquires 33% in exploration blocks in the Andaman Sea. Total signs several agreements in the lubricants or LPG distribution sector in Thailand. Total also launches the construction of a plant.

  • 1998, Total completes the development of phase 3 of Bongkot. Total transfers the operator role to PTT-EP and increases its interest from 30 to 33.3%. Total starts gas deliveries.

  • 1999, TotalFina takes a stake in a combined cycle power plant. Commissioning of a PS compound unit.

  • In 2003, EPEC, of ​​which TOTAL holds 28%, commissioned in March and operates Bang Bo's combined cycle plant with a capacity of 350 MW.

  • 2007, Total discovers gas on blocks 15 and 16. The Thai authorities extend the ten-years concession period from 2013 to 2023.

  • 2008, Total launches the 3F development phase. Two positive exploration wells are drilled on Ton Sak and Ton Son structures.

  • 2018, Total starts a bio-sourced and recyclable plastic plant