Total S.A. 6-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
February 17, 2012
Commission File Number 001-10888
(Translation of registrants name into English)
2, place Jean Millier
La Défense 6
(Address of principal executive offices)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F þ Form 40-F ¨
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ¨
Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted solely to provide an attached annual report to security holders.
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): ¨
Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted to furnish a report or other document that the registrant foreign private issuer must furnish and make public under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the registrant is incorporated, domiciled or legally organized (the registrants home country), or under the rules of the home country exchange on which the registrants securities are traded, as long as the report or other document is not a press release, is not required to be and has not been distributed to the registrants security holders, and, if discussing a material event, has already been the subject of a Form 6-K submission or other Commission filing on EDGAR.
Indicate by check mark whether by furnishing the information contained in this Form, the registrant is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Yes ¨ No þ
(If Yes is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82- .)
THIS REPORT ON FORM 6-K SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE IN THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM F-3 (NOS. 333-159335, 333-159335-01, 333-159335-02 AND 333-159335-03) OF TOTAL S.A., TOTAL CAPITAL, TOTAL CAPITAL CANADA LTD. AND TOTAL CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL AND TO BE PART THEREOF FROM THE DATE ON WHICH THIS REPORT IS FURNISHED, TO THE EXTENT NOT SUPERSEDED BY DOCUMENTS OR REPORTS SUBSEQUENTLY FILED OR FURNISHED.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
EX-4.1: Officers Certificate of Total Capital International
EX-5.1: Opinion of Peter Herbel, General Counsel of Total S.A.
EX-5.2: Opinion of Jonathan E. Marsh, Group U.S. Counsel of Total S.A.
TOTAL S.A. is providing on this Form 6-K (i) the Officers Certificate pursuant to Sections 102 and 301 of the Indenture dated as of February 17, 2012, among Total Capital International, TOTAL S.A. and The Bank of New York Mellon, as Trustee (the Indenture), (ii) the Opinion of Peter Herbel, General Counsel of TOTAL S.A., as to the validity of the Notes and the Guarantees issued on February 17, 2012, pursuant to the Indenture, as to certain matters of French law and (iii) the Opinion of Jonathan E. Marsh, Group U.S. Counsel of TOTAL S.A., as to the validity of the Notes and the Guarantees issued on February 17, 2012, pursuant to the Indenture, as to certain matters of United States law.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.