The team nurtures the Group’s ambition in terms of environmental performance by conducting in-depth research on water treatment, environmental impact measures and soil and groundwater treatment.
The PERL is internationally renowned for its scientific expertise in three crucial areas for the Total group: management of the environmental impacts of its industrial activities, gas separation – including CO2 capture – and the physical-chemistry of interactions between hydrocarbons, water and solids.
The platform has three complementary sites, giving it the facilities required to perform research work from the laboratory right up to large-scale testing:
The PERL leverages its multi-scale resources and cross-disciplinary know-how on behalf of numerous R&D programs targeting innovations for subsurface and surface applications, making it the spearhead of the Group in the search for innovative solutions to fight climate change and protect the environment.
General Manager of the PERL