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12:57 PM MDT | April 12, 2010

1999-2000 Total merges with the Belgian company PetroFina and later with the French oil company Elf Aquitaine, creating one of the leading international oil majors, TotalFinaElf. The chemical branch is from then on named ATOFINA. Phototheque Total Petrochemicals. 2003 January—ATOFINA acquires a polystyrene plant at Foshan, Guangdong Province, its first petrochemical facility in China. May—TotalFinaElf changes its name to Total. The group unveils its new identity and logo. August—ATOFINA and Samsung create a 50-50 joint venture that will produce...

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