Sasol reports drop in fuel production due to reduced overall equipment availability and operational instability

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  • In their latest production and sales metrics report leading up to 31st March 2024, South Africa’s petro-chemicals giant, Sasol, has reported a drop in fuel production due to reduced overall equipment availability and operational instability.
  • Sasol is one of the worlds biggest air polluters and were recently granted permission by the South African government who are one of their major shareholders, to bypass minimum emmission standards at their Secunda plant. Read more

The company that manufactures fuel from coal saw production volumes at its Secunda hub in the three months through March drop 9% from the previous quarter. The reports that this is  “due to reduced overall equipment availability and operational instability.” Volumes for the financial year are expected at between 6.9 and 7.1 million tons, missing guidance of 7-7.3 million tons.

The company is not specific on their operational instability. Link to their full production and sales metrics report HERE: 2024-04-23 Production and sales metrics for the nine months ended 31 March 2024_0  

Sasol share price has plunged 13.2% in the last 5 days.

Author: Bryan Groenendaal


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  1. Open up % in shares to the public as little as 0.1 present redirect it to the poor and needy get people of sassa grand sasol do not have to close there doors invest in our country instead of buying into the high corporations internationally I want to buy in 2%

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