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Total SA is a French oil company, and one of the top four oil companies in the world (along with Shell, BP, and ExxonMobil). Total merged with the Belgian Petrofina, and after Total's takeover of Petrofina in 1999, it became known as Total Fina. Afterwards it also acquired the French Elf Aquitaine. First named TotalFinaElf after the merger in 2000, it was later renamed back to Total in 2003. The company is headquartered in Paris, France. It is part of the CAC 40 stock market index.
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