By Nick Kostov

PARIS--French oil company Total SA Friday said it has been awarded the rights to lead a project to build a liquefied natural gas re-gasification terminal in Ivory Coast.

Total will operate the project with a 34% interest and the terminal is expected to become operational by mid 2018.

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(END) Dow Jones Newswires

November 25, 2016 03:18 ET (08:18 GMT)

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