60th anniversary of Total in Ethiopia
Thursday November 25, 2010, the French ambassador attended the celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of the establishment of Total in Ethiopia.
The event held within the prestigious Sheraton building and in the presence of about a thousand guests, offered Messrs Champeaux and Tournand, Director of Africa Total - East Means, and director of Total Ethiopia respectively, the chance to be pleased with the successes of the company and to trace the prospects for development ,in particular in the area of health and security, as well as clean energies.
Leader on the Ethiopian market, Total’s fifth largest market in Africa, Total Ethiopia boasts of 186 stations and 950 million liters of fuel sold in 2009, thus asserting itself as one of the pillars of the French economic presence in Ethiopia
The plans to invest heavily in a future oil terminal to be built near Addis-Abeba, starting from 2011-2012.