Total in Romania
Concordia gets new concessions in Romania
WENGER contracts between Petrofina and the CFP
Total entrance on the LPG market
Creation of Total Lubrifin
The Brasov Lubricants Factory opens
Total started its activities in Romania in 1933.
1933, Petrofina, Concordia gets new concessions in Romania.
1936, May 5th, Petrofina and the PSC sign contracts with Romania for the supply of products, known as "Wenger Contracts", named according to the CEO of Petrofina, who is also a member of the PSC Board.
1940, Pierre Angot and René de Panafieu are expelled from Romania. Petrofina is forced to sell Concordia to the Germans. At first, on January 21st, 1940, its long-term purchase contracts in Romania are refused by the General Petroleum Commissariat just created.
1947, the conditions of the peace treaty with Romania prohibit practically any continuation of activity of the Western companies (Petrofina, Steaua) in this country.
1998, Elf signs a concession contract with Petromin on the Neptune license in the Black Sea.
2001, the Group acquires 4000 km of 2D seismic on the Offshore Block Neptune in the Black Sea.
2002, the interpretation of the 2D seismic acquired in 2001 demonstrates the absence of prospectivity of the block Neptune, the latter is left without additional work.
2005, the Group creates Total Lubrifin.
2007, Hutchinson commissions a new production site in Brasov.