Sasol Form 20-F for the year ended 30 June 2021 - Book - Page 65
Our interests in facilities in Qatar
Chemicals – Plants and facilities
ORYX GTL is a gas-to-liquids plant, located
at Ras Laffan Industrial City, situated along the
northeast coast of Qatar.
Our facilities in South Africa
Our main manufacturing facilities are located
in Secunda and Sasolburg. The size of Sasol’s total
Secunda property is approximately 79 km2 with
operating plants accounting for 8 km2. Within the
Secunda property, a portion of the explosives assets are
owned and operated by Enaex Africa in association
with Sasol from the 1 July 2020. The size of the
Sasolburg property is approximately 51 km2.
The following table provides details of the
production capacity and location of the main jointly
held plants where our Fuels segment has an interest.
ORYX GTL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Natref . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Ras Laffan Industrial
City in Qatar
Sasolburg, South Africa
32 400 bpd (nominal)
108 000 bpd (nominal)
Our facilities in the United States
Nameplate capacity represents the total saleable production capacity. Due to
the integrated nature of these facilities, the requirement for regular statutory
maintenance shutdowns and market conditions, actual saleable volumes will
be less than the nameplate.
Our operation in Lake Charles, Louisiana is
our single biggest site in the US with a full size of
approximately 6 km2. Within the Lake Charles site, the
ethylene cracker on the west side, the linear low-density
polyethylene (LLDPE) and the LDPE plants are owned
and operated by our 50% owned LIP JV.
Refer to “Item 4.D—Property, plants and
equipment—Energy Business—Mining” for details on
our mining properties and coal exploration techniques
used during the estimation of synthetic oil reserves.
Further operation sites in the United States are
located in Winnie and Greens Bayou in Texas, Oil City
in Pennsylvania and Tucson, Arizona.
The size of Sasol’s total Secunda property is
approximately 79 km2 with operating plants accounting
for 8 km2. This forms the base for the main
manufacturing facilities for our Energy and African
On 31 December 2020, the divestment closed
of our 50% interest in the Gemini high-density
polyethylene (HDPE) joint venture to INEOS Gemini
Refer to “Item 3.D—Risk factors” and
“Item 5.B—Liquidity and capital resources” for further
detail on the LCCP.
The following table sets forth a summary of
the synthetic oil equivalent average sales price and
related production costs for the year shown.
Our facilities in Eurasia
Average sales price per
barrel (rand per unit) .
Average production cost
per barrel (rand per
unit) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Production (millions of
barrels) . . . . . . . . . . . .
Our German operations are based at three
locations, namely Brunsbüttel (site size approximately
2 million m2; plant size 500 000 m2), Marl (site size
approximately 160 000 m2; plant size 75 000 m2) and
the wax facility based in Hamburg (site size
approximately 160 000 m2; plant size 100 000 m2).
The operations in Italy are based at three
locations. The primary facilities are at Augusta (site
size approximately 1,36 million m2; plant size 510 000
m2) on the island of Sicily and Terranova (site size
approximately 330 000 m2; plant size 160 000 m2) with
a smaller site at Sarroch on the island of Sardinia.
Supplemental oil and gas information
Supplemental oil and gas information: See
“Item 18—Financial Statements—Supplemental Oil
and Gas Information” for supplemental information
relating to synthetic oil producing activities.
The operations in China are based at two
locations in Nanjing (Fangshui site size approximately