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  • Rank
    10
  • Previous Rank
    11
  • CEO
    Christophe de Margerie
  • Employees
    97,126
  • Website
    www.total.com

French oil company Total SA saw profits rise during the finals months of 2012, thanks to high oil prices and better refining margins. Profits edged up to $3.2 billion, full year fell 13% from a year earlier. The company suffered losses in its shale gas venture with Barnett Shale in the U.S. Total was also hampered with the costs of plugging a gas leak in a field in the North Sea.

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Key Financials

$ Millions% change
Revenues234,277.51.2
Profits13,743.2-19.5
Assets226,504.9-