Phil was recently invited by Dr. Shaffiq Jaffer, VP – Corporate Science and Technology Projects at Total, to give a research presentation at the Total Research Meeting in Montreal On April 25th. This meeting is an annual gathering of Total sponsored students, researchers, and scientists to discuss Total sponsored research projects.

Phil is one of ~55-60 Total sponsored students and postdocs and spoke on catalyst design for CO2 conversion to renewable fuels and feedstocks.

Total S.A. is a French multinational integrated oil and gas company and one of the seven “Supermajor” oil companies in the world. Its businesses cover the entire oil and gas chain, from crude oil and natural gas exploration and production to power generation, transportation, refining, petroleum product marketing, and international crude oil and product trading.

Total is also a large scale chemicals manufacturer. Total is a major player in low-carbon energies.