Total (TOT +0.6%) hopes to restart the Elgin gas field in the North Sea "in the coming days or...

|By:, SA News Editor

Total (TOT +0.6%) hopes to restart the Elgin gas field in the North Sea "in the coming days or weeks," CEO Christophe de Margerie says. Production was halted last March after a major gas leak forced an evacuation. Before the incident, Elgin produced ~130K boe/day, and restoration of its output is crucial for TOT's production targets.