Total in Chile

09/18/2017
Chili Chili

We are active in Chile through the marketing of petroleum products. We are also co-developing the world’s largest merchant solar power project in the country, the PV Salvador solar power plant.
In addition, we lead community outreach initiatives in Chile, with a focus on training and renewable energies.

Figures

2005
creation of Total Chile
25
the approximate size of our workforce in the country
205 GWh/year
the production capacity of the PV Salvador solar power plant

Our businesses in Chile

  • Gas & Power
    Gas & Power
    Gas and Power
  • Marketing & Services
    Marketing & Services
    Marketing & Services
  • New energies
    New energies
    Renewables Energies

We sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to E-CL, Engie's Chilean affiliate operating in the generation, transportation and distribution of electricity and gas, as part of two long-term sales contracts for the delivery of 0.5 million metric tons per year to the Mejillones terminal until 2026 and 2032.

We market petroleum products and related services in Chile, including:
- Lubricants for land and marine applications
- Special fluids

Our affiliate SunPower (56.26%) has a 20% interest in the PV Salvador solar power plant, built in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. PV Salvador is one of the world's largest solar power plants to operate using the "merchant" model, meaning that the power generated is sold ion the spot market, or over the counter, for a price that fluctuates based on electricity rates in Chile. It has a capacity of 70 megawatts-peak and supplies the equivalent of around 70,000 Chilean homes with power. 

  • Refining & Chemicals
    Refining & Chemicals
    Refining & Chemicals

As part of our petrochemicals business, our former affiliate, which was sold to the management team in 2005, continues to use third-party agents to market polymers (polyethylene, polystyrene and styrene monomer).

  • Gas & Power
    Gas & Power
    Gas and Power
  • Marketing & Services
    Marketing & Services
    Marketing & Services

We sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to E-CL, Engie's Chilean affiliate operating in the generation, transportation and distribution of electricity and gas, as part of two long-term sales contracts for the delivery of 0.5 million metric tons per year to the Mejillones terminal until 2026 and 2032.

We market petroleum products and related services in Chile, including:
- Lubricants for land and marine applications
- Special fluids

  • New energies
    New energies
    Renewables Energies
  • Refining & Chemicals
    Refining & Chemicals
    Refining & Chemicals

Our affiliate SunPower (56.26%) has a 20% interest in the PV Salvador solar power plant, built in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. PV Salvador is one of the world's largest solar power plants to operate using the "merchant" model, meaning that the power generated is sold ion the spot market, or over the counter, for a price that fluctuates based on electricity rates in Chile. It has a capacity of 70 megawatts-peak and supplies the equivalent of around 70,000 Chilean homes with power. 

As part of our petrochemicals business, our former affiliate, which was sold to the management team in 2005, continues to use third-party agents to market polymers (polyethylene, polystyrene and styrene monomer).