Statutory auditor’s report (Article L. 225-235 of the French Commercial Code)

This is a free translation into English of a report issued in French and it is provided solely for the convenience of English-speaking users. This report should be read in conjunction with, and construed in accordance with, French law and professional standards applicable in France.

Year ended December 31, 2014

Statutory auditors’ report, prepared in accordance with Article L. 225-235 of the French commercial code (Code de commerce), on the report prepared by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of TOTAL S.A.

To the Shareholders,

In our capacity as statutory auditors of TOTAL S.A., and in accordance with Article L. 225-235 of the French commercial code (Code de commerce), we hereby report on the report prepared by the Chairman of your company in accordance with Article L. 225-37 of the French commercial code (Code de commerce) for the year ended December 31, 2014.

It is the Chairman’s responsibility to prepare and submit for the Board of Directors’ approval a report on the internal control and risk management procedures implemented by the company and to provide the other information required by Article L. 225-37 of the French commercial code (Code de commerce) relating to matters such as Corporate Governance.

Our role is to:

  • report on any matters as to the information contained in the Chairman’s report in respect of the internal control and risk management procedures relating to the preparation and processing of the accounting and financial information, and
  • attest that the report also includes the other information required by Article L. 225-37 of the French commercial code (Code de commerce). It should be noted that our role is not to verify the fairness of this other information.

We conducted our work in accordance with professional standards applicable in France.

Information on the internal control and risk management procedures relating to the preparation and processing of accounting and financial information

The professional standards require that we perform the necessary procedures to assess the fairness of the information provided in the Chairman’s report in respect of the internal control and risk management procedures relating to the preparation and processing of the accounting and financial information. These procedures consist mainly in:

  • obtaining an understanding of the internal control and risk management procedures relating to the preparation and processing of the accounting and financial information on which the information presented in the Chairman’s report is based and of the existing documentation;
  • obtaining an understanding of the work involved in the preparation of this information and of the existing documentation;
  • obtaining an understanding of the evaluation process implemented and assessing the quality and adequacy of the documentation in respect of the information relating to the evaluation of the internal control and risk management procedures;
  • determining if any significant weaknesses in the internal control procedures relating to the preparation and processing of the accounting and financial information that we would have noted in the course of our work are properly disclosed in the Chairman’s report.

On the basis of our work, we have no matters to report on the information relating to the Company’s internal control and risk management procedures relating to the preparation and processing of the accounting and financial information contained in the report prepared by the Chairman of the Board of Directors in accordance with Article L. 225-37 of the French commercial code (Code de commerce).

Other information

We confirm that the report prepared by the Chairman of the Board of Directors also contains the other information required by Article L. 225-37 of the French commercial code (Code de commerce).

Paris-La Défense, March 2, 2015

The statutory auditors

French original signed by

KPMG Audit
Département de KPMG S.A.
Michel Piette
Valérie Besson

ERNST & YOUNG Audit
Yvon Salaün
Laurent Miannay