Total South Africa provides clean, high performing fuel (both petroleum and diesel), liquid petroleum gas, greases, kerosene and lubricants for any application.   Total’s commercial and specialist portfolio offers an extensive range of products and services to core-sectors, namely construction & cement, agricultural, transport, food industries, commercial and mining markets.


The company’s Code of Ethics offers detailed conduct guidelines which are implemented throughout every level of the company and in every aspect of Total South Africa’s operations.  Safety in regards to operations, human health, respect for the environment and customer satisfaction will always remain a paramount priority.


Established in 1954, Total South Africa is 50.1% owned by France-based multinational Total. Total South Africa is an integral part of, and plays a significant role in, the international, world-class Total. This means that our company is able to benefit from shared access to internationally acclaimed best practices, technological expertise and top-flight business innovations.


Total South Africa enjoys a 36.6% share in the Natref Refinery and has wholly-owned subsidiaries in Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland.  A retail service station network of 547 service stations are located throughout South Africa.  Total’s South Africa’s head office is located in Johannesburg, there are 19 strategically placed depots countrywide and two regional sales offices located in Cape Town and Durban.


As part of its commitment to developing South Africa, Total South Africa was one of the first oil companies to introduce service stations in previously disadvantaged areas during the 1960s.  Total also took the initiative to appoint black service station owners.


Considered to be a pioneer in local employment, Total South Africa has been recognised for a substantial number of firsts when it comes to progressive transformation. Notably, it was the first multinational oil company in South Africa to appoint a female executive.


Within the South African context, corporate social investment has a pivotal role to play in bringing about meaningful transformation for the benefit of all.  It is against this backdrop and guided by key social development needs highlighted by the Government, that Total South Africa has selected is various corporate social investments projects – environment, social development, education and heritage.


With operations in more than 130 countries, Total’s 98,000 employees worldwide discover, produce, process, sell and market energy in a variety of forms, all the way to end-customers.  As the world’s fourth-largest oil and gas company Total is also a major integrated player in the global solar industry. Backed by nearly a century of history Total discovers, produces, transforms, markets and distributes energy in a variety of forms, to serve the end customer.


Total is committed to being a respected, innovative and responsible leader in the petroleum, energy and oil industry.  We are committed to energy that is affordable, reliable and clean, in compliance with the highest safety and environmental standards.


Every day, Total is helping to satisfy the growing global demand for energy, one of the key challenges of the 21st century. To meet this demand, excellence, people and innovation are the key success factors in creating a different and better energy future.