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Sasol Limited Financial Results for the Year Ended 30 June 2008

September 8, 2008

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ —

   - Operating profit up 32% to R34 billion    - Headline earnings per share up 50% to R38,09    - Final dividend up 58% to R9,35 per share    - Continued production volume growth    - Operational efficiency improvements at existing businesses    - Delivering on growth projects    - Improved safety performance    - R24 billion Sasol Inzalo BEE transaction implemented    - Oryx GTL production in Qatar ramps up    Overview  

“Our robust financial performance together with continued progress in our capital projects and a strong focus on operational performance will ensure sustainable future growth for all our stakeholders. The implementation of the Sasol Inzalo BEE deal which will contribute to sustainable skills development for Sasol and South Africa has been a major highlight for the year,” says chief executive Pat Davies.

Earnings attributable to shareholders for the year ended 30 June 2008 increased by 32% to R22,4 billion from R17,0 billion in the previous financial year, while earnings per share and headline earnings per share increased by 36% and 50%, respectively, over the same period, to R37,30 and R38,09, respectively.

Operating profit increased by 32% on the previous financial year to reach a record of R34 billion. Operating profit was boosted by higher crude oil prices (average dated Brent was US$95,51/barrel in 2008 compared to US$63,95/barrel in 2007) and higher product prices as well as a marginally weaker average exchange rate (R7,30/US$ in 2008 compared to R7,20/US$ in 2007), which were partially offset by softer refining margins. The operating profit included net hedging losses of R2,3 billion realised for the financial year due to the average crude oil price exceeding the hedge zero cost collar cap of US$76,75/barrel as well as a R1,4 billion share-based payment expense related to the Sasol Inzalo black economic empowerment (BEE) transaction.

“Higher product prices together with higher volumes and a focus on cost containment have enabled the company to deliver superior returns to our shareholders. Improved cash flows have sustained a healthy balance sheet positioning the company well for future growth amidst uncertain credit markets,” says chief financial officer Christine Ramon.

The increase in cash fixed costs has been contained within inflationary levels, excluding the effects of once-off costs and growth initiatives.

Cash of R34,7 billion generated by operating activities represents a 22% increase on the previous financial year.

   Existing businesses delivering record profits   South African energy cluster   Sasol Mining - higher coal prices and greater sales volumes  

Operating profit of R1 393 million was 19% higher than the previous year, primarily due to higher export coal prices, greater sales volumes at higher prices to Sasol Synfuels and improved coal quality. This increase was partially reduced by lower sales volumes to external domestic and international markets as well as increased production and export distribution costs.

Sasol Gas – increased sales volumes to new and existing customers

Operating profit decreased by 8% to R1 785 million compared to the previous year, due to the impact of once-off items. On a comparable basis however, operating profit increased by 14%, after taking into account the sale of the 25% of the Republic of Mozambique Pipeline Investments Company (Pty) Limited in the prior year and an impairment of a portion of a pipeline in the current year. Improved sales volumes to new and existing customers on the back of higher crude oil prices and foreign exchange gains contributed to the increase in operating profit.

Sasol Synfuels – delivered increased production volumes and benefiting from higher oil prices

Operating profit increased by 19% to R19 416 million compared to the prior year on the back of higher oil prices and a weaker rand/US dollar average exchange rate for the year. Production volumes were marginally higher due to increased production efficiency resulting from increased natural gas intake although this benefit was partially reduced by production instabilities, which have since been addressed. Synfuels’ operating profit included a net oil hedge loss of R2,2 billion for the year.

Sasol Oil – higher production and sales volumes with increased fuel prices

Operating profit increased by 128% to R5 507 million compared to the prior year benefiting from stronger product prices coupled with higher production volumes at the Natref refinery and higher sales volumes. Increased sales volumes were underpinned by the growth in the commercial business and the additional retail convenience centres which grew to 406 from 391 in the previous year.

International energy cluster

Sasol Synfuels International (SSI) – Oryx GTL plant ramps up production, activities in China and India advance

Operating losses decreased by 19% to R621 million compared to the prior year largely due to the net positive contribution of the Oryx GTL plant. The operating loss also includes an impairment of the Escravos GTL (EGTL) project amounting to R362 million (net effect after tax of R112 million) relating to interest previously capitalised on the capital expenditure, and costs relating to increased project activities in China and India. We have decided to reduce our 37,5% interest in the EGTL project to 10%. We have classified the interest in EGTL as an asset held for sale in terms of IFRS5. Our remaining 10% interest will be classified appropriately upon conclusion of the agreements.

Sasol Petroleum International (SPI) – increased production from Gabon and Mozambique operations with benefits from higher crude oil and gas prices Operating profit increased by 235% to R1 004 million compared to the previous year, benefiting from higher crude oil and gas prices and increased sales volumes from our Gabon and Mozambique operations. SPI’s operating profit included a net oil hedge loss of R75 million for the year.

   Chemical cluster   Sasol Polymers - commissioning new capacity with increased margins  

Operating profit increased by 39% to R1 511 million, on the back of increases in margins, volumes and foreign exchange gains. Production increased mainly due to the commissioning of the polypropylene plant and the start up of the Arya Sasol ethane cracker in Iran. Overall production volumes were, however, lower than expected due to lower feedstock availability from the Selective Catalytic Cracker (SCC).

Sasol Solvents – strong margins drive performance

Operating profit increased by 115% to R2 382 million on the back of strong global demand resulting in improved margins which negated the impact of higher feedstock costs. Improved reliability in our plants contributed to increased total production volumes, although our German operations, comprising about 30% of turnover, reduced production due to market conditions.

Sasol Olefins & Surfactants – continued restructuring delivers benefits

Operating profit increased by 33% to R1 512 million compared to the previous year mainly as a result of some improvement in margins and initial benefits from the restructuring process which included the shutdown of the Baltimore and Porto Torres linear alkyl benzene plants as well as cost reductions in all remaining units. A 50% alcohols joint venture plant with a capacity of 60 000 tons per annum was successfully commissioned in Lianyangang, China.

Other chemical businesses – volume growth and improved product margins in our Nitro and Wax businesses

Operating profit increased by 25% to R1 200 million compared to the previous year due to improved product margins and volume growth in the other chemical businesses before taking into account once-off items. Once-off items totalling R229 million mainly relate to the foreign exchange loss of R557 million on an inter group loan, the profit on the sale of Paramelt RMC BV, the profit on the sale of Sasol Dyno Nobel (Pty) Limited and the reversal of the impairment of R94 million and other provisions previously recognised in respect of the Phalaborwa site due to a change in their business plan.

Delivering on sustainable growth

Sasol’s focus on safety and commitment to sustainable development has delivered results:

— The recordable case rate for employees and service providers, including injuries and illnesses, improved to 0,50 as at 30 June 2008 from 0,72 as at 30 June 2007.

— Our energy-efficiency initiatives continue to reduce our energy consumption and our environmental footprint. In South Africa, Sasol already generates a substantial amount of its own energy requirements.

— The Sasol Inzalo broad-based black economic empowerment (BEE) transaction has contributed to the economic well-being of the Republic of South Africa by facilitating the addition of over 300 000 historically disadvantaged individuals to our shareholder base.

Black economic empowerment advanced

— The Sasol Inzalo BEE transaction for a 10% equity ownership at Sasol Limited level, currently valued at R24 billion, was approved overwhelmingly by shareholders on 16 May 2008.

— The second phase of Sasol Mining’s empowerment transaction, valued at R1,9 billion, was announced in October 2007. This transaction will focus on developing relevant skills and building capacity amongst women in the mining industry.

— Procurement from BEE entities increased by 7% to R4,5 billion (representing 25% of our controllable spend) for the year ended 30 June 2008.

Delivering on growth projects

Cash spent on capital projects amounted to R11 billion. Major projects advanced including:

— With the majority of teething problems behind us, the ramp up of the Oryx GTL plant in Qatar met our expectations during the year. During June 2008, the plant operated at an average of above 22 000 barrels per day. The superior quality GTL products produced at the Oryx GTL plant have been well accepted in the market, with GTL diesel commanding premiums over crude-derived diesel products.

— The SCC at Sasol Synfuels in South Africa commenced beneficial operation in January 2008. The SCC is operating stably but is yielding lower than design volumes at present and will undergo additional remedial engineering work in March 2009 during its first statutory scheduled maintenance shutdown.

— The cracker in the Arya Sasol Polymer complex in Iran was commissioned in November 2007 and has produced more than 200 000 tons of ethylene so far, which was mostly exported. The low density polyethylene plant started up in May 2007 and is expected to reach beneficial operation in the fourth quarter of this calendar year, while the medium and high density plant started up in August 2008 and is on a similar schedule for beneficial operation.

— The Octene 3 plant in South Africa, which produces high quality 1-Octene as a co-monomer for the polyethylene market, achieved beneficial operation in June 2008. This new plant has the capacity to produce 100 000 tons per annum. It is anticipated that, by the middle of the 2009 calendar year, our production capacity for 1-Octene and 1-Hexene will reach 356 000 tons per annum.

— The development of the EGTL plant in Nigeria is advancing, but the project is experiencing significantly higher than expected capital cost increases. Capital costs are currently estimated to be US$6 billion with a completion date of 2011. In order to mitigate this risk, Sasol has in principle agreed with Chevron to reduce its interest in the EGTL project to 10%, while still providing full technical and manpower support to the project.

— In China, our feasibility study into CTL opportunities has been rescoped to comprise a single CTL plant of 80 000 barrels per day located in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

— In South Africa, we continue our feasibility study into expanding capacity at Secunda, as well as our pre-feasibility study into a new CTL plant of 80 000 barrels per day (Project Mafutha).

Gearing – improved cashflows from operations and positive Sasol Inzalo BEE transaction impact

Gearing has decreased from 22,0% at 30 June 2007 to 20,5% at 30 June 2008, primarily due to improved cash flows from operations and the cash inflows from the Sasol Inzalo BEE transaction.

During the year, the company repurchased a total of 22 173 525 Sasol ordinary shares at an average price of R329,23 per share. Total shares repurchased since the inception of the programme in March 2007 represents about 5,88% of the issued share capital at the approval date of the share repurchase programme and 5,86% of the issued share capital at 30 June 2008, excluding the shares issued in terms of the Sasol Inzalo share transaction.

Profit outlook – increased production, higher crude oil prices expected to benefit earnings for 2009

Production at the Arya Sasol Polymer plant, the Oryx GTL facility and the Octene 3 plant will be ramping up further during 2009. We also expect to increase production at our Sasol Synfuels operation.

Based on overall improved production volumes, a modest increase in the average crude oil price, marginally weaker exchange rate and softer refined product price and chemical price assumptions relative to 2008, the earnings for 2009 are expected to reflect robust growth on 2008. The effects of our BEE transactions, which are expected to have material non-cash accounting effects, have not been taken into account in this profit outlook. We expect our dividend policy to remain within the target range of 2,5 times to 3,5 times earnings cover before taking into account the non-cash IFRS2 accounting effects of the Sasol Inzalo BEE transaction.

Acquisitions and disposals of businesses

On 10 July 2007, Sasol Wax disposed of its investment in Paramelt RMC BV, operating in the Netherlands, realising a profit of R129 million.

In August 2007, Sasol Investment Company (Pty) Limited disposed of its investment in FFS Refiners (Pty) Limited in South Africa, realising a profit of R108 million.

On 17 September 2007, Sasol Nitro disposed of 50% of its investment in Sasol Dyno Nobel (Pty) Limited in South Africa and realised a profit of R114 million.

On 13 November 2007, Sasol Chemical Industries Limited disposed of its joint venture investment in African Amines (Pty) Limited in South Africa and realised a loss of R3 million.

With effect from 1 January 2008, Sasol Wax GmbH acquired the remaining 50% of Merkur Vaseline GmbH & Co. KG in Germany.

With effect from 1 January 2008, Sasol Chemical Industries Limited acquired the remaining 40% of Peroxide Chemicals (Pty) Limited in South Africa for a purchase consideration of R5 million.

On 24 January 2008, Sasol Solvents, a division of Sasol Chemical Industries Limited acquired the remaining 50% interest in Sasol Dia Acrylates after Sasol Solvents and Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation decided to dissolve their acrylates joint venture. The purchase consideration amounted to US$29,25 million.

With effect from 14 March 2008, Sasol Wax USA Corp. acquired the remaining 50% of Lux International Corporation in the United States.

With effect from 31 March 2008, Sasol Oil (Pty) Limited acquired the remaining 30% of Tosas Holdings (Pty) Limited in South Africa for a purchase consideration of R104 million.

On 30 April 2008, Chemcity (Pty) Limited disposed of its Cirebelle business in South Africa, realising a profit of R1,8 million.

Subsequent events

On 9 July 2008, the black public funded and cash invitations of the Sasol Inzalo BEE transaction closed. The cash invitation was oversubscribed by 13% and the funded invitation was more than 300% subscribed. The share-based payment expense of R2,4 billion relating to the issue of these shares will be recognised in 2009.

Effective 1 August 2008, Sasol entered into crude oil hedges for approximately 30% (16,4 million barrels) of its Sasol Synfuels production for the remainder of the 2009 financial year. This was achieved by entering into zero cost collar contracts in terms of which the group is protected, on the 16,4 million barrels, against crude oil prices below US$90/b but will benefit from crude oil prices up to US$228/b. A similar crude oil hedge has been entered into for 550 000 barrels of oil from Sasol Petroleum International’s West African output for a range between US$90/b and US$240/b.

On 3 September 2008, Sasol entered into an Heads of Agreement with Chevron wherein the parties agreed to the reduction of Sasol’s 37,5% interest in the EGTL project to 10%. The definitive agreements would be finalised in due course and will be subject to the relevant regulatory approvals.

Sasol Oil acquired the remaining 50,1% of Exelem Aviation (Pty) Limited for a purchase consideration of US$1,7 million.

Declaration of cash dividend number 58

A final cash dividend of South African R9,35 per share (2007: R5,90 per share) has been declared.

   The salient dates for holders of ordinary shares are:   Last day for trading to qualify for and    participate in the final dividend    (cum dividend)                                   Friday, 3 October 2008   Trading ex dividend commences                     Monday, 6 October 2008   Record date                                      Friday, 10 October 2008   Dividend payment date                            Monday, 13 October 2008    Holders of American Depositary Receipts are:   Ex dividend on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)  Wednesday, 8 October 2008   Record date                                      Friday, 10 October 2008   Approximate date for currency conversion        Tuesday, 14 October 2008   Approximate dividend payment date              Thursday, 23 October 2008    

On Monday, 13 October 2008, dividends due to certificated shareholders on the South African registry will either be electronically transferred to shareholders’ bank accounts or, in the absence of suitable mandates, dividend cheques will be posted to such shareholders. Shareholders who have dematerialised their share certificates will have their accounts credited on Monday, 13 October 2008.

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or re-materialised between Monday, 6 October 2008 and Friday, 10 October 2008, both days inclusive.

   On behalf of the board    Pieter Cox          Pat Davies              Christine Ramon   Chairman            Chief executive         Chief financial officer    Sasol Limited   8 September 2008    

Registered office: Sasol Limited, 1 Sturdee Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg 2196, PO Box 5486, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa

Share registrars: Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Limited, 70 Marshall Street, Johannesburg 2001 PO Box 61051, Marshalltown 2107, South Africa, Tel: +27 11 370-7700 Fax: +27 11 370-5271/2

Directors (non-executive): PV Cox (Chairman), E le R Bradley*, BP Connellan*, HG Dijkgraaf (Dutch)*, MSV Gantsho*, A Jain (Indian), IN Mkhize*, TH Nyasulu, JE Schrempp (German)*, TA Wixley* (executive): LPA Davies (Chief executive), KC Ramon(Chief financial officer), VN Fakude, AM Mokaba *Independent

Company secretary: NL Joubert

Company registration number: 1979/003231/06, incorporated in the Republic of South Africa

                           JSE                     NYSE   Share code:             SOL                     SSL   ISIN code:              ZAE000006896            US8038663006     American depositary receipts (ADR) program:   Cusip number 803866300   ADR to ordinary share 1:1    

Depositary: The Bank of New York Mellon, 22nd floor, 101 Barclay Street, New York, NY 10286, USA

Forward-looking statements: In this report we make certain statements that are not historical facts and relate to analyses and other information based on forecasts of future results not yet determinable, relating, amongst other things, to exchange rate fluctuations, volume growth, increases in market share, total shareholder return and cost reductions. These are forward-looking statements as defined in the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “believe”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “seek”, “will”, “plan”, “could”, “may”, “endeavour” and “project” and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements, but are not the exclusive means of identifying such statements. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties and, if one or more of these risks materialise, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may be very different from those anticipated. The factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements are discussed more fully in our most recent annual report under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 on Form 20-F filed on 21 November 2007 and in other filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements apply only as of the date on which they are made, and Sasol does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any of them, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

   Please note: A billion is defined as one thousand million.        The provisional financial statements are presented on a summarised     consolidated basis.      SASOL LIMITED GROUP     STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION     at 30 June                                                      2008              2007                                                       Rm                Rm      ASSETS     Property, plant and equipment                 66 273            50 611     Assets under construction                     11 693            24 611     Goodwill                                         874               586     Other intangible assets                          964               629     Post-retirement benefit assets                   571               363     Deferred tax assets                            1 453               845     Other long-term assets                         3 461             3 045     Non-current assets                            85 289            80 690      Assets held for sale                           3 833               334     Inventories                                   20 088            14 399     Trade and other receivables                   25 323            16 987     Short-term financial assets                      330                22     Cash restricted for use                          814               646     Cash                                           4 435             5 987     Current assets                                54 823            38 375     Total assets                                 140 112           119 065      EQUITY AND LIABILITIES     Shareholders' equity                          76 474            61 617     Minority interest                              2 521             1 652     Total equity                                  78 995            63 269      Long-term debt                                15 682            13 359     Long-term financial liability                     37                53     Long-term provisions                           4 491             3 668     Post-retirement benefit obligations            4 578             3 781     Long-term deferred income                        376             2 765     Deferred tax liabilities                       8 446             8 304     Non-current liabilities                       33 610            31 930      Liabilities in disposal group held      for sale                                        142                35     Short-term debt                                3 496             5 621     Short-term financial liabilities                  67               383     Other current liabilities                     22 888            17 282     Bank overdraft                                   914               545     Current liabilities                           27 507            23 866     Total equity and liabilities                 140 112           119 065       SASOL LIMITED GROUP    INCOME STATEMENT    for the year ended June                                                      2008               2007                                                       Rm                 Rm     Turnover                                      129 943             98 127    Cost of sales and services rendered           (74 634)           (59 997)    Gross profit                                   55 309             38 130    Non-trading income                                635                639    Marketing and distribution expenditure         (6 931)            (5 818)    Administrative expenditure                     (6 697)            (6 094)    Other operating expenditure(1)                 (8 500)            (1 236)    Other expenditure                              (8 800)            (1 004)    Translation losses                                300               (232)     Operating profit                               33 816             25 621    Finance income                                    735                825    Finance expenses                               (1 148)            (1 148)    Share of profits of associates (net of tax)       254                405    Profit before tax                              33 657             25 703    Taxation                                      (10 129)            (8 153)    Profit for the year                            23 528             17 550     Attributable to    Owners of Sasol Limited                        22 417             17 030    Minority interests in subsidiaries              1 111                520                                                   23 528             17 550     Earnings per share                               Rand               Rand      Basic earnings per share                      37,30              27,35      Diluted earnings per share(2)                 36,78              27,02     (1) Included in other  operating expenditure is a realised loss of R2 428        million (2007 - unrealised fair value loss of R197 million) that        relates to the crude oil hedge, share-based payment expenditure of R1        782 million (2007 - R190 million), and remeasurement items of R698        million (2007 - R1 140  million positive).    (2) Diluted earnings per share is calculated taking the Sasol Share        Incentive Scheme and Sasol Inzalo Employee Trusts into account.        SASOL LIMITED GROUP     STATEMENT OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME     for the year ended 30 June                                                      2008              2007                                                       Rm                Rm      Profit for the year                           23 528            17 550      Other comprehensive income     Effect of translation of foreign operations    3 452              (258)     Effect of cash flow hedges                       261                 -     Available-for-sale financial assets               (1)                -     Tax on other comprehensive income                (60)                -      Other comprehensive income for the      year, net of tax                              3 652              (258)      Total comprehensive income for the year       27 180            17 292      Attributable to     Owners of Sasol Limited                       26 062            16 772     Minority interests in subsidiaries             1 118               520                                                   27 180            17 292        SASOL LIMITED GROUP     STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN EQUITY     for the year ended 30 June                                                       2008              2007                                                        Rm                Rm      Opening balance                                63 269            52 984     Shares issued during year                         387               332     Repurchase of shares                           (7 300)           (3 669)     Share-based payment expense                     1 574               186     Acquisition of businesses                        (100)                -     Change in shareholding of subsidiaries            306             1,165     Total comprehensive income for the year        27 180            17 292     Dividends paid                                 (5 766)           (4 613)     Dividends paid to minority shareholders          (555)             (408)     Closing balance                                78 995            63 269      Comprising     Share capital                                  20 176             3 628     Share repurchase programme                    (10 969)           (3 669)     Sasol Inzalo share transaction                (16 161)                -     Retained earnings                              77 660            61 109     Share-based payment reserve                     2 540               966     Foreign currency translation reserve            3 006              (443)     Investment fair value reserve                       1                 2     Cash flow hedge accounting reserve                221                24     Shareholders' equity                           76 474            61 617     Minority interest                               2 521             1 652     Total equity                                   78 995            63 269        SASOL LIMITED GROUP     STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS     for the year ended 30 June                                                      2008              2007                                                       Rm                Rm      Cash receipts from customers                 123 452            97 339     Cash paid to suppliers and employees         (88 712)          (68 907)     Cash generated by operating activities        34 740            28 432     Finance income                                   957             1 059     Finance expenses paid                         (2 405)           (1 816)     Tax paid                                      (9 572)           (7 251)     Dividends paid                                (5 766)           (4 613)     Cash retained from operating activities       17 954            15 811      Additions to non-current assets              (10 855)          (12 045)     Acquisition of businesses                       (431)             (285)     Disposal of businesses                           693             2 200     (Cash)/bank overdraft disposed of      on disposal of businesses                       (31)               33     Other net cash flows from investing      activities                                     (220)             (448)     Cash utilised in investing activities        (10 844)          (10 545)      Share capital issued                             387               332     Share repurchase programme                    (7 300)           (3 669)     Contributions from minority shareholders         185                 -     Dividends paid to minority shareholders         (555)             (408)     Decrease in long-term debt                      (782)              (13)     (Decrease) / increase in short-term debt        (350)              865     Cash effect of financing activities           (8 415)           (2 893)     Translation effects on cash and      cash equivalents of foreign operations          324               (24)     Movement in cash and cash equivalents           (981)            2 349     Cash and cash equivalents at      beginning of year                             6 088             3 244     Net reclassification (to)/from held for sale    (772)              495     Cash and cash equivalents at end of year       4 335             6 088      SASOL LIMITED GROUP   SEGMENT REPORT   for the year ended 30 June         Turnover                                            Operating profit        R million            Business unit analysis            R million      2007       2008                                        2008     2007     77 019   104 790     South African energy cluster     28 048   21 775     6 042     7 479     Mining                            1 393    1 171     3 702     4 697     Gas                               1 785    1 936    29 084    39 616     Synfuels                         19 416   16 251    38 191    52 998     Oil                               5 507    2 417         -         -     Other                               (53)       -      1 465     3 764     International energy cluster        383     (463)        65     1 793     Synfuels International             (621)    (763)     1 400     1 971     Petroleum International           1 004      300     58 881    73 696     Chemical cluster                  6 605    4 292     9 410    11 304     Polymers                          1 511    1 089    13 766    17 182     Solvents                          2 382    1 104    22 582    28 780     Olefins & Surfactants             1 512    1 140    13 123    16 430     Other chemical businesses         1 200      959      2 843     4 273     Other businesses*                (1 220)      17   140 208   186 523                                      33 816   25 621   (42 081)  (56 580)    Intercompany turnover    98 127   129 943    * Includes share-based payment expense related to the Sasol Inzalo share     transaction.      SASOL LIMITED GROUP   SALIENT FEATURES (1)   for the year ended 30 June                                                            2008     2007   Selected ratios    Return on equity                         %              32,5     29,8   Return on total assets                   %              26,9     24,2   Operating margin                         %              26,0     26,1   Finance expense cover                    times          14,5     14,8   Dividend cover                           times           2,8      3,0     Share statistics    Total shares in issue                    million       676,7    627,7   Treasury shares (share    repurchase programme)                   million        37,1     14,9   Weighted average number    of shares                               million       601,0    622,6   Diluted weighted average    number of shares                        million       609,5    630,3   Share price (closing)                    Rand         461,00   266,00   Market capitalisation                    Rm          311 959  166 968   Net asset value per share                Rand         122,65   100,55   Dividend per share                       Rand          13,00     9,00     - interim                              Rand           3,65     3,10     - final                                Rand           9,35     5,90     Other financial information    Total debt (including bank overdraft)     - interest bearing                     Rm           19 455   18 925     - non-interest bearing                 Rm              637      600    Finance expense capitalised              Rm            1 586      989    Capital commitments                      Rm           25 048   18 575     - authorised and contracted            Rm           24 457   28 416     - authorised, not yet contracted       Rm           17 722   11 720     - less expenditure to date             Rm          (17 131) (21 561)    Guarantees and contingent liabilities     - total amount                         Rm           37 381   35,147     - liability included on the       statement of financial position      Rm           10 730   13,888    Significant items in operating profit     - employee costs                       Rm           14 443   11 695     - depreciation and amortisation of       non-current assets                   Rm            5 212    4 022     - operating lease charges              Rm              887      707     - share-based payment expenses         Rm            1 782      190    Directors' remuneration                  Rm               65       45   Share options granted to    directors - cumulative                  '000          1 011    1 124   Share appreciation rights granted    to directors - cumulative               '000             72        -   Sasol Inzalo share rights granted    to directors - cumulative               '000             75        -    Effective tax rate                       %              30,1     31,7   Number of employees                      number       33 928   31 860    Average crude oil price - dated Brent    US$/barrel    95,51    63,95   Average rand / US$ exchange rate         1US$ = Rand    7,30     7,20   Closing rand / US$ exchange rate         1US$ = Rand    7,83     7,04       SASOL LIMITED GROUP    SALIENT FEATURES (2)    for the year ended 30 June                                                      2008              2007    Reconciliation of headline earnings                Rm                Rm     Profit for the year                            23 528            17 550    Less minority interest                         (1 111)             (520)      Effect of remeasurement items                   698            (1 140)        Impairment of assets                          821               208        Reversal of fair value write-down of         disposal group held for sale                   -              (803)        Reversal of impairment                       (381)                -        Profit on disposal of assets                 (440)             (749)        Loss on repurchase of participation         rights in GTL venture                         34                 -        Loss on realisation of foreign         currency translation reserve                 557                 -        Scrapping of non-current assets               107               204      Tax effects and minority interest              (225)              (93)    Headline earnings                              22 890            15 797     Remeasurement items per above    Mining                                              7                13    Gas                                               104              (370)    Synfuels                                           25                64    Oil                                               (20)                2    Synfuels International                            396                 -    Petroleum International                           (27)                -    Polymers                                          (12)                9    Solvents                                          104               146    Olefins & Surfactants                             (27)             (707)    Other chemical businesses                         229                14      Nitro                                          (199)                -      Wax                                             426                (4)      Other                                             2                18    Other businesses                                  (81)             (311)    Remeasurement items                               698             (1140)     Headline earnings per share           Rand      38,09             25,37    Diluted headline earnings     per share                            Rand      37,56             25,06     The reader is referred to the definitions contained in the 2007 Sasol    Limited annual financial statements.     Basis of preparation and accounting policies  

The provisional summarised consolidated financial results for the year ended 30 June 2008 have been prepared in compliance with the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (in particular International Accounting Standard 34 Interim Financial Reporting) and the South African Companies Act, 1973, as amended.

The accounting policies applied in the presentation of the provisional financial results are consistent with those applied for the year ended 30 June 2007, except as follows:

— Sasol Limited has revised the format of its provisional summarised consolidated financial results in line with the amendments to IAS 34, Interim Financial Reporting. IAS 34 has been amended as a result of IAS 1, Presentation of Financial Statements (as revised 2007). Sasol Limited has early adopted these amendments.

— Sasol Limited has early adopted the following standards, which did not have a significant impact on the financial results:

– IFRIC 14 – IAS 19, The Limit on a Defined Benefit Asset, Minimum Funding Requirements and their Interaction;

– IFRS2 (Amendment), Share-based Payment (Vesting Conditions and Cancellations); and

– IFRIC12, Service Concession Arrangements.

These provisional summarised consolidated financial results have been prepared in accordance with the historic cost convention except that certain items, including derivatives and available-for-sale financial assets, are stated at fair value.

The provisional summarised consolidated financial results are presented in rand, which is Sasol Limited’s functional and presentation currency.

Related party transactions

The group, in the ordinary course of business, entered into various sale and purchase transactions on an arm’s length basis at market rates with related parties.

Significant changes in contingent liabilities since 30 June 2007

In January 2008, Yellow Rock was awarded damages in the amount of US$9,2 million, plus interest against Sasol North America LLC, who will be appealing the decision. A liability for the damages amounting to R87 million (US$11 million) has been recognised at 30 June 2008. Further, Sasol North America LLC has reached a settlement for an amount of R39 million (US$5 million) with their insurance company as regards this claim. A receivable has been recognised in respect of this amount at 30 June 2008. This matter has subsequently been settled.

Independent audit report

The provisional summarised consolidated statement of financial position at 30 June 2008 and the related provisional summarised consolidated income statement, statements of comprehensive income, changes in equity and cash flows for the year then ended have been audited by KPMG Inc. Their unqualified audit report is available for inspection at the registered office of the company.

Sasol Investor Relations, +27-11-441-3113/3563/3321, investor.relations@sasol.com

Sasol Limited

CONTACT: Sasol Investor Relations, +27-11-441-3113/3563/3321,investor.relations@sasol.com

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