Our Research Activities in India


TotalEnergies is at the forefront of chemical and digital innovation in India. A team of more than 40 researchers and technicians is working to develop lubricants, special fluids and fuel additives in Mumbai. And our digital innovation center in Pune, set up in partnership with Tata Consultancy Services, is helping to drive our Company’s digital transformation. Find out more about our research and development activities in the sixth episode of our travel diary, illustrated by Christian Cailleaux.

Christian Cailleaux, an Illustrator and Comic Book Writer With a Passion for India

Christian Cailleaux is an illustrator for children’s publications, the general-interest press and travel magazines. He has traveled throughout Africa, holding drawing workshops in some 15 countries. This experience provided the material for his first professionally published comic book. Other works inspired by his trips, encounters and missions followed. In 2007, for example, he released Tchai Massala through publishing house Treize Etrange, telling the story of his stay in India. Here, he shares his impressions of the country’s atmosphere and colors.