Total takes two permits off Australia

Total has acquired 100% of two exploration permits off northwest Australia.

Offshore staff

PARIS –Total has acquired 100% of two exploration permits off northwest Australia.

The blocks, WA-402P and WA-403P, cover 5,150 sq km (1,988 sq mi) and 5,685 sq km (2,195 sq mi) respectively some 200 km (124 mi) offshore in 100 m (328 ft) of wataer.

Total says exploration is scheduled to begin in 2008.

08/01/2007

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