Total appoints Stéphane Michel new renewables chief to lead its huge green energy push

WORLD – French oil and gas giant Total, has appointed Stéphane Michel the president of Gas, Renewables  and Power (GRP) and a Total Executive Committee member, a position previously held by Philippe Sauquet, who has retired, the company has said in a statement. Before this latest appointment, Stéphane Michel was Senior Vice President. Middle East and North Africa, Exploration and production, a position he has held since January 2014. “The Gas, Renewables & Power segment has a key role to play in the growth, value creation, and transformation of Total…

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Oil giant Total rebrands to Total Energies as it seeks expansion of its renewable energy presence

GLOBAL – French oil giant Total has announced that it would change its name to Total Energies as it seeks to expand its renewable energy presence and reduce the share of sales it derives from oil products over the next decade. This was disclosed by the President/Director-General of the company, Patrick Pouyannes via a video shared on its site. “The new identity/name voices the dynamic we have collectively and resolutely launched as well as the enthusiasm that inspired us to take this course. It is based on our values and…

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