Total Chairman and CEO Met Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi
06/09/2012| 05:12am US/Eastern
By Geraldine Amiel
French oil major Total SA's (TOT) Chairman and Chief Executive Christophe de Margerie Saturday met in Myanmar with the political dissident Aung San Suu Kyi, he said in a tweet.
"I am pleased to see Aung San Suu Kyi free again!," Mr. de Margerie said in his tweet. "I'm delighted our discussions will continue, he added.
Mr. de Margerie had been traveling to Kuala Lumpur Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to attend the World Gas Conference and said in an interview with Dow Jones Newswires/The Wall Street Journal Thursday that he had many visits planned later in Myanmar.
Speaking about his trip, he had said then that he had no plans to discuss potential additional gas extraction project in Myanmar, but also said the group, which has had gas production business there since 1992, would be happy to get more projects.
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