Total Demonstrates the Power of Full Integration in the USA
At Total, we do not just say that we are “committed to better energy” we actively practice our commitment by utilizing our own lubricants, fuels and solvents in daily operations at our petrochemical sites in the United States. As one of the largest energy companies in the world, operating in 130 countries, our continuous efforts towards better energy stays at the forefront of what we do, particularly at our Gulf Coast plants here in the United States.
Our single-site La Porte polypropylene facility is one of the largest in North America and allows us considerable operational synergy by using our specifically formulated lubricants.
Our continuous commitment to U.S. growth: New plant in Bayport, TX is set to produce high purity special fluids. This facility, run with the help of our lubricants, will produce a range of 40 different high purity special fluids.
The innovative, clean technology we will provide to our customers is the result of the collabortative effort of several Total global business activities including Refining & Chemicals and Marketing & Services with knowledge and expertise from our engineers
Engineers and executives from Refining & Chemicals tour a facility where through great synergy, Total lubricants and solvents are used to operate the plant.
Made in the USA: the rapid expansion of our Lubricant Division will allow us to extend our quality gear oils, compressor oils and turbine oils to Total’s North American plants.
The reactors on the HDA plant contain Total proprietary technology that turns our feedstocks into finished products which are clean enough to use in cosmetics and animal vaccines.
Our Lubricant and Petrochemical Operations are Growing
Due to trends in the industry, Total’s petrochemical operations in the U.S. are continuing to grow, which presents the opportunity to optimize the assets within our network. Our Polymers businesses; polypropylene and polystyrene, are among the top three in size in the U.S. and are considered in the industry as a leader. Our single-site polypropylene facility is one of the largest in North America and allows us considerable operational synergy.
Synergy Realized: The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts
In addition to using our specifically formulated - made in the USA - lubricants at our La Porte, TX plant in 2015, the rapid expansion of our lubricant division will allow us to extend our quality gear oils, compressor oils and turbine oils to Total’s newest North American plant, the HDA plant in Bayport, TX by Spring of 2016. By being both global and regional, we can distinctively understand and adapt to meet our operational needs in order to better serve our customers.
Mark Newstead, President and CEO of Total Specialties USA notes, “Synergy is realized when we provide our high quality products and exceptional technical support to our petrochemical facilities. This type of teamwork is at the heart of Total’s commitment to make things better.”