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Marie-Agnès Paran

Deep Offshore


Marie-Agnès Paran, Flow Assurance Senior Specialist

Marie-Agnès graduated as an engineer at HEI (Hautes Etudes Industrielles), followed by a Master in Development and Exploitation of Oilfields at ENSPM (Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs) in 2000.

After a first experience at Doris Engineering, she participated in several projects as Flow Assurance Manager. In particular, she has worked for many years on PAZFLOR and has developed its innovative operating procedures, related to subsea separation, a world first (Subsea Separation Units).

In 2011, she participated in setting up the Specialty within Total to capitalize and transmit expertise in the field.

She joined Total in October 2016 as Flow Assurance Senior Specialist. She is now in charge of the animation of the Specialty, in support of development studies and operations. She also works on R&D actions in this area, such as the development of the LedaFlow tool or the apprehension of new problems such as complex fluids.


  • Marie-Agnès participates in the group of experts for the drafting of an ISO technical report
  • She is a member of LedaFlow's Technical Advisory Group (TAG)


Unequal split of liquid content in parallel flowlines
BHRG 18th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology 2017
RJ. Belt, FX. Clément, MA. Paran, D. Larrey, Total FRANCE; F. Papot, Total ANGOLA; G. Lacaille, Total USA

Deep Offshore

Flow Assurance: a Sensitive Issue for Any Oil Project