Total wins Newcrest Lihir Gold Mine mining contract
Paris, September 13, 2018 – Total, the 4th largest international energy company has been awarded a 4-year contract with Newcrest’s Lihir Gold Mine in Papua New-Guinea (PNG), following a competitive tender process that began last November.
During the term of the contract, Total will be supplying 14 million litres of lubricants to the 6th largest gold mine in the world with a production of more than 900,000 Oz of gold per annum.
Premium lubricants and greases as well as personalized services linked to the bulk facilities, the onsite management of lubricants and the oil analysis management were offered.
Andrew Morton, Total PNG’s General Manager said “This contract with one of the largest gold mines in PNG helps to reaffirm Total’s position as the leading lubricant supplier to the mining industry in PNG. It is also a recognition for the team’s work and their mind-set to continue to drive long-term client value”.
Jean Lescure, Total Mining Director Asia Pacific and Middle East declares: “This contract strengthens Total’s existing global working relationship with Newcrest. We believe our local presence in PNG and our track record of transitioning complex sites in remote environments were key in Newcrest’s decision of awarding this business to Total”.
Total has been in PNG since 2012 and has a large portfolio of businesses that includes upstream activities, retail and lubricants.
About Total Lubrifiants
Total Lubrifiants is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of engine oils and lubricants. It has 41 production plants worldwide and more than 5,800 employees in 150 countries. Total Lubrifiants offers innovative, efficient and environmentally responsible products and services developed by more than 130 researchers at its R&D center. Total Lubrifiants is a partner of choice for the automotive, industrial and marine markets.
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The Marketing & Services division of Total develops and markets products primarily derived from crude oil, along with all of the associated services. Its 31,000 employees are present in 110 countries and its products and services offers are sold in 150 countries. Every day, Total Marketing Services serves more than 8 million customers in its network of over 16,000 service stations in 65 countries. As the world’s fourth largest distributor of lubricants and the leading distributor of petroleum products in Africa, Total Marketing Services operates 50 production sites worldwide where it manufactures the lubricants, bitumen, additives, special fuels and fluids that sustain its growth.
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