Natural gas and alternative energy resources will help meet the global energy, environment and climate change challenges of the future.
Total Gas & Power North America, Inc.'s natural gas activities include all trading, marketing and other commercial activities necessary to optimize market access for Total’s current and future natural gas production and reserves.
Natural gas accounts for approximately 24% of the total energy consumed in the United States. The U.S. natural gas transportation network includes over:
• 300,000 miles of interstate and intrastate transmission pipelines
• 5,000 receipt points
• 11,000 delivery points
• 1,400 interconnection points
There is an active spot (cash) and forward basis market for natural gas at each of nearly 40 major hubs or market centers throughout the United States. In sum, the U.S. natural gas market is the largest, most liquid and most complex natural gas market in the world.
Total Gas & Power North America, Inc. (TGPNA) has been engaged in natural gas physical and financial trading and marketing activities in the U.S. since 1990.
TGPNA owns 1.0 Bcf/day (10.0 Bcm/year) of regasification capacity at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Louisiana, purchases significant quantities of natural gas produced by Total in the Barnett Shale in Texas and has become a top-10 natural gas trading and marketing company in the U.S.A. Due to its size, geographically-balanced trading portfolio and trading expertise, TGPNA is able to optimize U.S. market access for Total’s natural gas production and for its LNG trading and marketing business.
TGPNA has an international and diverse team of more than 70 employees, all located at our state-of-the art trading office in Houston. Our financial and physical traders and analysts and our operations team lead TGPNA’s commercial activities. TGPNA’s internal control, credit and middle office teams provide rigorous controls for all business activities. Our back office, financial, human resources, IT and legal teams provide essential corporate services.
Our employees are responsible for our success. Our goal is to provide intellectual challenges, recognition, career opportunities and competitive compensation in exchange for exceptional performance in a high-pressure trading environment. We encourage open communications up and down the organization. We also encourage and respect a healthy balance between our employees’ work and personal lives.
You will find an array of highly talented individuals of different origins and backgrounds at Total Group. We all share the same drive, open-mindedness, boldness and commitment to teamwork. If you are interested in working in a fast and challenging environment, do not forget to check our available positions!