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05.09.2019

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Sasol Announces Beneficial Operation at Lake Charles Ethane Cracker Unit

Sasol’s Lake Charles Chemicals Project (LCCP) Ethane Cracker facility in Louisiana, USA has achieved beneficial operation. With this move, the company aims to improve the quality of ethylene and also ramp up the unit.

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15.07.2019

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Sasol Launches New Alkoxylation Plant

The new facility is expected to expand Sasol’s current alkoxylation capability to approximately 150 kilo tonnes per annum which will more than double its capacity in the Asian region. It is also the firm’s largest expansion project in China.

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23.05.2019

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Sasol Reviews Plan for Lake Charles Chemicals Project

Sasol has recently shared an update on the Lake Charles Chemicals Project (LCCP), which is situated in Louisiana, USA. According to the new plan, the cost estimate for the project has been revised to a range of 12.6 – 12.9 billion dollars which includes a contingency of 300 milli...

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29.04.2019

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Sasol Achieves Beneficial Operation of Alkoxylation Production Plant

Situated in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province in China, the new alkoxylation plant is expected to be Sasol’s largest expansion project in the region with a capacity of approximately 150 kilo tonnes per annum.

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15.02.2018

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Sasol Chemicals Completes Capacity Expansion at Alumina Plant

Sasol Chemicals’ Inorganics and Catalyst division announced the completion of its alumina capacity expansion at Sasol’s Brunsbüttel site in Germany.

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12.02.2018

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Sasol Completes FT Wax Expansion Project

Sasol has completed its $ 1.1 billion FT Wax Expansion Project (FTWEP). Phase 2 began beneficial operation in March 2017, while phase 1 was commissioned in 2015.

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19.10.2017

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Jacobs JV to Provide Project Management Services for Sasol

Jacobs Engineering, through its South African joint venture Jacobs Matasis, has been awarded a two-year agreement with Sasol Group Technology for project management services and specialized resources.

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14.06.2017

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Sasol to Construct Alkoxylation Facility in China

South Africa's integrated chemicals and energy company, Sasol, began construction of its new alkoxylation plant in Nanjing, China.

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25.11.2016

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Sasol Announces Major Investment

Sasol has completed another major capital investment in South Africa as part of its dual-regional, multi-asset hub growth strategy in Southern Africa and North America.

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30.08.2016

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Soaring Costs for Lake Charles Chemicals Project

Sasol announced the preliminary findings of the detailed review of the Lake Charles Chemical Project (LCCP). The review confirmed that t total capital costs for this project have increased by $ 2.1 billion.

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09.06.2016

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Sasol Expects Costs for LCCP Project to Increase up to $ 11 Billion

A preliminary finding from the ongoing detailed LCCP review is that the expected total capital expenditure for the project could increase up to US$ 11 billion, including site infrastructure and utility improvements.

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03.11.2015

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Sasol to Develop Oil and Gas Reserves in Mozambique

Sasol has been granted licenses in two on- and offshore fields in Mozambique, which the company will devlop in a partnership with the country’s state oil company Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH).

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05.06.2015

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Sasol Brings Expanded Fischer-Tropsch Based Wax Facility On–Stream

Sasol has succesfully started–up Phase I of its Fischer-Tropsch Wax Expansion Project (FTWEP) at Sasolburg, South Africa. Pahe 2 is already underway.

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16.02.2015

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Sasol Might Postpone its Louisiana GTL Plant Project

With oil prices remaining low, Sasol reconsiders global investment projects: The South African company delays the final decision for building a large scale GTL plant in Louisiana.

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09.01.2015

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US$4 Billion Credit Facility for Ethane Cracker and Derivatives Complex

Sasol secured a credit facility, backed by 18 international banks and institutions, for the extension of their Lake Charles complex.

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17.12.2014

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Sasol Pilots Alternative Waste Handling Solution

Sasol is piloting a project that will see it beneficiate sludge from its waste streams into environmentally friendly compost that has the potential to be used to rehabilitate old mine dumps, farmlands, and ash heaps.

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15.12.2014

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Construction Begin for Polyethylene Joint Venture in Texas

Construction begun for Ineos' and Sasol's joint venture high-density polyethylene (HDPE) manufacturing plant in in La Porte, Texas. The 470.000 tons/year production plant at the premises of Ineos' Battleground Manufacturing Complex will use the company's Innovene process technolo...

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28.10.2014

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Megaproject in USA: A Defining Moment in Sasol’s History

Sasol has announced the final approval of an US$ 8.1 billion ethane cracker and derivatives complex at its existing site in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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14.01.2014

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New Sasol Plant to Boost Polyethylene Production

Sasol has inaugurated its new ethylene purification unit, known as the Ethylene Purification Unit 5 (EPU5), in Sasolburg/South Africa. Located at the Sasol Polymers Plant in Sasolburg, the R1.9 billion ethylene purification unit aims to address the growing demand for polyethylene...

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17.07.2013

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Fluor Secures FEED Contract for Sasol’s New Chemicals Complex

Fluor Corporation has secured a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for Sasol’s world-scale ethane cracker and associated derivative chemicals facility at its Lake Charles Chemical Complex in Louisiana, USA.

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06.12.2012

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Sasol Commences Front-End Engineering and Design Phase for Integrated Complex

South African-based energy and chemicals company, Sasol, will proceed with front-end engineering and design (FEED) phase for an integrated, 96,000 bbl/d gas-to-liquids (GTL) facility and a world-scale ethane cracker with downstream derivatives, at its Lake Charles site in southwe...

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08.12.2011

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Sasol Plans Ethylene Production in the US

There's life in the old dog ethylene yet: Despite current low demands and margins, South African Sasol plans a new ethylene production at its site Lake Charles, Louisiana, in the US.

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