Transport Minister Clement Buen on Thursday called for light to be shed on allegations against Total Energies after it was published that gas produced by one of its joint ventures was used for Russian fighter jets.
“This is a very serious matter, so it must be checked that there is no misuse of the energy produced by a French company or anything else, voluntarily or involuntarily”, said the French minister. 2.
According to the newspaper the worldIt is based on several documents and an investigation by the NGO Global Witness that the Russian gas field Termokarstovoy, under the company Terneftegaz – 49% co-owned by the French group with Russian Novatek (51%) – supplied gas condensate to a refinery near Omsk, where it was converted into fuel, which was then involved in the conflict in Ukraine until July. Sent to refuel Russian planes.
“No, TotalEnergies does not produce kerosene for the Russian military,” the group responded in a press release on Wednesday, rejecting “all baseless allegations made in this article” and condemning “mistakes, shortcuts and counter-truths.”
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