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Oct 18, 2013
Technip has been awarded a contract by Sasol to supply its proprietary ethylene technology and the front-end engineering design for the company's ethylene cracker.
Sep 20, 2013
Sasol has secured investment incentives, collectively valued at an estimated $1-billion, from the state of Louisiana, to support its proposed development of the Lake Charles chemicals complex.
Sep 06, 2013
Four Sundyne LMV311 feed-pump skids, with spare parts, were delivered to South African energy and chemicals producer Sasol’s Secunda complex last month by manufacturer of centrifugal pumps and compressors for the oil, gas, petrochemicals, chemicals, power generation...
Jul 19, 2013
Fluor Corporation has been awarded the front-end engineering and design contract for Sasol’s ethane cracker at its Lake Charles chemicals complex.
Apr 12, 2013
Sasol has placed a purchase order for the main ethylene compressor trains for the ethane cracker.
Dec 07, 2012
The feasibility studies for the project should be completed this year.
Sep 28, 2012
Sasol is gearing up for a multiproject investment in North America, which will result in the development of a 6.5-million-ton-a-year Secunda-type complex.
Sep 21, 2012
South African energy and chemicals producer Sasol is gearing up for a $20-billion, multiproject investment into North America over the coming years, which could result in the development of a $14-billion Secunda-type complex in the southern US state of Louisiana. CEO...
Sep 10, 2012
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Oct 07, 2010
 
 
 
Aug 20, 2010
The project involves the construction of a petroleum pipeline, from Sasol's Synfuels factory in Secunda to the Natref refinery in Sasolburg.
Aug 06, 2010
The project involves the construction of an ethylene purification unit at Sasol's Polymers plant, which will yield an additional output of 48 000 t/y.
Jun 11, 2010
The project comprises the construction of an ethylene purification unit at Sasol's polymers plant, in Sasolburg.
Mar 08, 2010
Dec 04, 2009
At one stage, it was strictly taboo to talk about carbon emissions at coal-to-fuels giant Sasol. But the JSE-listed company is currently seized with the idea of a ‘carbon glasnost’ and is being far more forthright in disclosing both the size of the problem and how it...
Nov 20, 2009
JSE-listed energy and chemicals producer Sasol decreased its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 71,3-million tons in 2009 as compared with 73,6-million tons in 2008, the company revealed in its 2009 sustainable development report, which was released on...
Oct 23, 2009
Petrochemicals giant Sasol’s research and development (R&D) departments Setobane Mangena said that coal-to-liquids (CTL) had a role to play in powering the future and was at the centre of the Sasol growth strategy.
Nov 23, 2007
The world’s biggest synthetic fuels producer, Sasol, has approved plans to spend R2,5-billion to build a 280-MW gas-fired power station at its Secunda plant, it said recently.
Nov 16, 2007
State power utility Eskom has received all the necessary approvals, including an environmental record of decision, to proceed with a second multibillion rand pumped-storage scheme, dubbed 'Project Lima', this time in Limpopo province.
Nov 14, 2007
Key stakeholders in the petroleum pipeline sector made representations to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) on Wednesday in a bid to influence its proposed framework for tariff setting, having already made their written submissions by the October...
 
 
 
 
Nov 08, 2007
The world’s biggest synthetic fuels producer, Sasol, has approved plans to spend R2,5-billion to build a 280-MW gas-fired power station at its Secunda plant, it said on Thursday.
Nov 05, 2007
South African power utility Eskom has received expressions of interests for more than 100 cogeneration projects, which, if implemented, could add 5 000 MW to South Africa's energy mix. It has also emerged that these proposed projects exclude discussions for a...
Oct 26, 2007
Some 5%, or 7 500 bbl/d, within a larger approximately 30 000-bl/d, or 20%, brownfield expansion planned for Sasol's Secunda complex, in Mpumalanga, is likely to arise from the deployment of a world-first technology able to convert coal fines into high-value liquid...
Oct 26, 2007
Some 5%, or 7 500 bbl/d, within a larger approximately 30 000bbl/d, or 20%, brownfield expansion planned for Sasol's Secunda complex, in Mpumalanga, is likely to arise from the deployment of a world-first technology able to convert coal fines into high-value liquid...
Oct 26, 2007
In the next ten years, the demand for oil from growing economies such as China and India is expected to rise to about 14-million barrels of oil a day, exceeding the production capability of Saudi Arabia, synfuel producer Sasol's CE Pat Davies said at the Pittsburgh...
Sep 10, 2007
JSE-listed Sasol was evaluating coal sites in the Free State and Waterberg, in Limpopo, to possibly build a greenfields coal-to-liquids (CTL) plant, executive director Benny Mokaba said.
Jul 27, 2007
Wetback Contracts, a fabrication and construction company specialising in pipework, pressure vessels and fired heaters, lists the granting of a five-star Nosa safety rating – which is valid until January 2008 – as one of its major achievements in the...
Oct 27, 2006
Sasol Synfuels is embarking on a strategy to grow its operation in Secunda by 20% by 2015.
Oct 20, 2006
Despite this year’s interest rate hikes, South Africa should add another 700 000 new vehicles to an already filled-to-the-brim road system – which would be an all-time high. Last year, in a spending boom, new-vehicle sales reached what was then a...
Jan 20, 2006
In order to improve the environmental performance of the Secunda complex, Sasol have undertaken to reduce H2S emissions in a phased approach from the current emission rate of about nine tons an hour.
 
 
 
 
May 21, 2004
Construction of a R520-million waste recycling facility (WRF) at Sasol’s synthetic fuels production facilities in Secunda, Mpumalanga, is well under way.
Feb 20, 2004
The gas-infrastructure plan which was developed by the Department of Minerals and Energy with the assistance of the Department of Trade and Industry and a Malaysian oil and natural-gas group is now before Cabinet and will be released for comment soon, says Deputy...
Jan 31, 2003
Detergent alcohols have become a key product for South Africa’s Sasol, particularly since its acquisition of Condea of Germany, which is now trading as Sasol Chemie.
Sep 20, 2002
Having had a dominant role in automation in the hydrocarbon process market for over twenty years, Honeywell Southern Africa’s expertise continues to be recognised by South Africa’s leading players in this sector.
Jul 13, 2001
New technology options are being investigated by South African indigenous coal-to-fuel producer, Sasol, to ensure that lucrative hexene and octene can be obtained from other olefin streams that are currently being utilised as fuel, Engineering News can report.
Jun 27, 2001
Although the arrival of natural gas on-stream at Sasol Synthetic Fuel’s Secunda complex is set for 2004, this is not expected to diminish the quantity of coal used by the valuable petrochemicals site in the foreseeable future.
May 28, 1999
THE key to what could be a sizeable portion of Sasol’s future chemical beneficiation and product development over the next few years lies in Oxo process technology, report senior process-technology specialists at Sasol Technology in Johannesburg. Currently...
Mar 19, 1999
A contract for the R40-million revamp of the delayed coker plant in Secunda is under way at present. Awarded in October last year, Lummus-EMS, in conjunction with Sastech, is the contracting party, providing project management, project controls, procurement and...
 
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