Sasol announced that it had completed repairs on a fuel blending station damaged after a fire at its Secunda coal-to-fuel plant. Sasol closed the blending station on March 13 after a fire killed a worker and injured two others.
A chemical solvents tanker caught fire in the plant's loading bay. One person was injured and the cause of the explosion is being investigated. Sasol reports the blast was quickly contained and extinguished within 30-40 minutes.
The European Commission fined nine petrochemical companies a total of EUR676 million for forming a paraffin cartel to fix prices and carve up markets for paraffin wax.
Sasol Limited announced that its Chairman, Mr. Pieter Cox, intended to resign. Mrs. Hixonia Nyasulu was appointed Chairwoman of the Board.
Synfuel sales expected to increase 4% year over year in 2008
Closed a deal with the Tata Group in India to build a coal-to-liquids plan in India. This plant is the first of its kind in India and gives Sasol and entry point to the country (which has the 4th largest coal reserves in the world).