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2010-03-18 10:21:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Gregory Arthur (Greg) Lewin as a non-executive director of the Company with immediate effect. Between 2003 and 2009, Mr Lewin held the position of President, Shell Global Solutions and served as an Executive Vice President on Shell's Downstream Leadership team with activities in more than 100 countries. He previously served in various countries as, amongst other positions, Vice President:...

2010-02-24 10:34:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI): CMAI's Chemical Company Analysis (CCA) on Sasol, the fifth company report of the 2009 Edition, is now available. The report features comprehensive overviews of the chemical businesses of Sasol, including strategic direction and corporate structure; global chemical operations, and business positions of Sasol and its competitors within major product markets; manufacturing site flowcharts and descriptions; as well as...

2010-02-15 09:43:00

AMSTERDAM, February 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS, the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, announced today that it will take the role of Principle Consultant for a sustainable jet fuel plant to be developed by Solena Group in partnership with British Airways - the first of its kind in Europe. ARCADIS will advise on and manage the delivery of the project, from managing the site selection for the self-contained plant to ensuring...

2010-02-12 03:59:00

JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In a trading statement released on 3 December 2009, Sasol (NYSE: SSL) advised shareholders that earnings per share ("EPS") and headline earnings per share ("HEPS") of the group for the six months ended 31 December 2009 were expected to decrease by at least 45% compared to the prior comparable period. As previously stated, HEPS for the first half of the 2009 financial year were at a record high. It was reported that the expected decrease in earnings...

2009-12-03 07:26:00

JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) has published a newsletter from its CFO - Christine Ramon - aimed at the investment community, on its website at: http://www.sasol.com/sasol_internet/frontend/navigation.jsp?navid=5600002&rootid=3 The newsletter includes a brief project update to the market following on the trading statement issued this afternoon. For more information, please contact the Sasol Investor Relations team. The Sasol Investor...

2009-12-03 07:13:00

JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 1. Introduction Sasol's (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) financial results for the year ended 30 June 2009 were characterised by the dramatic decline and volatility in oil and commodity prices. Headline earnings per share for the first half of the 2009 financial year were at a record high of R21,92 while the second six months realised only R3,50. Oil prices and commodity prices experienced in the 2010 financial year to date are much lower than the peak...

2009-11-24 05:00:00

PRETORIA, South Africa, November 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sasol and Gassnova SF, the Norwegian state-owned enterprise responsible for managing governmental interests related to Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Union Buildings in Pretoria that will enable Sasol to explore the possibility of becoming a participant in the European CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) currently under construction in Norway. The signing of the MoU by...

2009-11-20 07:13:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) released its annual Sustainable Development Report ("The report") today, Friday, 20 November 2009. The report focuses on Sasol's economic, environmental and social sustainable development performance for the year 2009. The report is published on Sasol's website at www.sasol.com/SDR2009. Sasol Investor Relations Tel.: +27 11 441 3113 / 3745 / 3321 investor.relations@sasol.com About Sasol:...

2009-11-11 17:41:05

It is currently estimated that natural gas resources will be exhausted in 130 years; however, those reserves where extraction is cost-effective will only flow for another 60 years or so. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research and at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces might be helping to make it worthwhile to tap into previously unused resources. They have developed a catalyst that converts methane to methanol in a simple and efficient process. Methanol can...

2009-10-14 08:28:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) announced today that Dr Benny Mokaba has resigned as director of Sasol Limited with effect from 14 October and will leave the employment of the company on 1 January 2010. However, Dr Mokaba has agreed to make some of his time available in 2010 to render consultancy services to Sasol on selected projects. The Sasol chief executive, Pat Davies said, "I would like to thank Benny for his contribution...


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