Sasol writes down O&S value pre-sale
- Sasol sale of olefins and surfactants unit likely. Lazell, Mark // ICIS Chemical Business;3/13/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 10, p12
This article reports on the optimism of Sasol on the sale of its Germany-based olefins and surfactants (O&S) chemicals unit in September, as of March 2006. Several interested buyers have expressed an interest in the division. Sasol announced last August that it was considering the sale of its...
- Out of Africa. Swindells, Steve; Odriscoll, Cath // European Chemical News;11/15/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2124, p20
Focuses on the business plans of South African chemicals and fuels firm Sasol to become a profitable global company despite losses in its European olefins and surfactants (O&S) operations. Total losses of the company in 2003; Hopes of Trevor Munday, executive director of Sasol, on its O&S...
- ...alpha orphans. // Chemical Week;11/1/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 16, p30
Reports on the success of the commercial-scale marketing of Sasol's alpha-olefins exports to Europe as of June 1995. Factors behind oversupply of prices for some fractions of alpha-olefins.
- Sasol halts sale of olefins/surfactants. Bains, Elizabeth // ICIS Chemical Business;4/9/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 61, p7
This article reports on the plan of Sasol, the South African oil and petrochemicals producer, to withdraw from the sale of its olefins and surfactants business after failing to find a suitable buyer. According to chief executive officer (CEO) Pat Davies, they are disappointed not to have the...
- Sasol to sell olefins and surfactants. Robinson, Simon // European Chemical News;12/19/2005, Vol. 83 Issue 2175, p6
The article reports on the plan of Sasol to sell its olefins and surfactants business in the second half of 2006. The business combined the RWE-DEA plants bought in 2001 in Germany, Italy and the U.S. with Sasol detergent alcohols plant in South Africa. According to Sasol, the business is...
- Sasol to Sell Former Condea Business. Westervelt, Robert // Chemical Week;8/10/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 26, p8
Reports on the plan of Sasol to sell most of its olefins and surfactants unit, excluding alpha olefins activities in South Africa, as of August 2005. Products of the business unit; Reason for the sale of the unit; Joint venture being planned by the unit with Wilmar for production of...
- Keen to mix and match. // Asian Chemical News;9/19/2005 Supplement, p10
This article highlights the benefits of Germany's Marl Chemical Park for Sasol, a producer of surfactants and surfactant intermediates. As a producer, site manager Walter Heidtmann says that the major advantage of Marl has to be physical feedstock integration. Sasol makes a whole range of...
- Elementis buys Sasol Servo. Beacham, Will // European Chemical News;4/26/2004, Vol. 80 Issue 2097, p6
Reports on the non-core Dutch specialty chemicals unit Sasol Servo sold by energy and chemicals firm Sasol to Elementis. Core business areas of Servo; Earnings of Servo before interest, depreciation and amortization in the year ended June 30, 2003; Benefit of Servo to Elementis.
- Crompton to Sell Surfactants. Walsh, Kerri; Wood, Andrew // Chemical Week;6/7/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 22, p9
Focuses on the plan of Crompton to sell its industrial specialties business. Businesses retained by the company; Details on the surfactants produced by the company; How the company intends to use the proceeds.