Total Petrochemicals USA is a worldwide producer of polypropylene, polyethylene, styrenics, base chemicals and transportation fuels. The company, with a location in Port Arthur, Texas, operates production facilities in Louisiana and other parts of Texas. Its products are used in consumer and industrial markets, including packaging, construction and automotive. Total Petrochemicals USA employs more than 1,500 people and is a chemical branch of Total, an integrated oil and gas company. Total provides various services, such as oil and gas exploration, refining, marketing, and shipping of crude oil and petroleum products. The company also offers services to the coal mining and power generation sectors. It develops renewable energies that include wind, solar and photovoltaic power and alternative fuels.