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Sasol Limited (SOL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsSasol Limited (Sasol) is an integrated energy and chemical company. The company develops and commercializes technologies, and builds and operates facilities to produce a range of product streams, including liquid fuels, high-value chemicals and low-carbon electricity. It focuses in supplying low-cost feedstocks coal through Mining, to gas through Exploration and Production International. It has two broad groupings, Southern Africa Operations and International Operations. The group is into two upstream business units, three regional operating hubs, and four customer-facing strategic business units. It recognizes need for countries to secure supply of energy and chemicals. Sasol is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.Sasol Limited Key Recent DevelopmentsJun 13, 2016: Amec Foster Wheeler awarded contract by Sasol PetroleumJun 06, 2016: Sasol: Preliminary Findings Of The Lake Charles Chemicals Project ReviewMay 26, 2016: Sasol Commences Drilling Of Mozambique PSA LicenceApr 28, 2016: Falcon Oil & Gas Provides Technical & Operational Update - Beetaloo Drilling ProgrammeMar 09, 2016: Falcon Oil & Gas Provides Operational Update And Confirmation Of 2016 Beetaloo Drilling ProgrammeKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Sasol Limited - Key Facts 6Sasol Limited - Key Employees 7Sasol Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8Sasol Limited - Major Products and Services 9Sasol Limited - Key Operational Summary 10Sasol Limited - History 11Sasol Limited - Company Statement 17Sasol Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 19Head Office 19Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19Joint Venture 22Section 2 Company Analysis 23Sasol Limited - Business Description 23Sasol Limited - Corporate Strategy 24Sasol Limited - SWOT Analysis 25SWOT Analysis - Overview 25Sasol Limited - Strengths 25Strength - Increasing Cash Reserves 25Strength - ORYX GTL 25Strength - Vertically Integrated Operations 25Sasol Limited - Weaknesses 26Weakness - Declining Crude Oil, Condensate & Gas Proved Developed Reserves 26Sasol Limited - Opportunities 27Opportunity - New International Syngas Projects 27Opportunity - Short Term Oil Demand Forecast 27Opportunity - Initiatives to Counter Oil Price Drop 27Sasol Limited - Threats 28Threat - Exploration Production & Development Risks 28Threat - Declining Oil Prices 28Threat - Variation in Crude Slate Quality 28Sasol Limited - Key Competitors 29Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 31Performance Chart 33Financial Performance 33Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 34Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 35Section 4 Company's Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 36Sasol Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Sasol Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37Sasol Limited, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 38Sasol Limited, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 39Sasol Limited, Recent Deals Summary 40Section 5 Company's Recent Developments 41Jun 13, 2016: Amec Foster Wheeler awarded contract by Sasol Petroleum 41Jun 06, 2016: Sasol: Preliminary Findings Of The Lake Charles Chemicals Project Review 42May 26, 2016: Sasol Commences Drilling Of Mozambique PSA Licence 43Apr 28, 2016: Falcon Oil & Gas Provides Technical & Operational Update - Beetaloo Drilling Programme 44Mar 09, 2016: Falcon Oil & Gas Provides Operational Update And Confirmation Of 2016 Beetaloo Drilling Programme 46Mar 07, 2016: Sasol Earnings Resilient Despite Oil, Chemical Prices Decline 49Feb 23, 2016: SNC-Lavalin Awarded Four Contracts By Sasol 51Feb 01, 2016: Sasol wins approval for Mozambique field development plan 52Dec 11, 2015: Sasol To Appoint Joint-Chief Executive Officers With Effect From 1 July 2016 53Nov 18, 2015: Falcon Oil & Gas: Successful Drilling Of Amungee NW-1H Horizontal Well 54Section 6 Appendix 56Methodology 56Ratio Definitions 56About GlobalData 60Contact Us 60Disclaimer 60List of TablesSasol Limited, Key Facts 6Sasol Limited, Key Employees 7Sasol Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8Sasol Limited, Major Products and Services 9Sasol Limited, Key Operational Summary 10Sasol Limited, History 11Sasol Limited, Subsidiaries 19Sasol Limited, Joint Venture 22Sasol Limited, Key Competitors 29Sasol Limited, Ratios based on current share price 30Sasol Limited, Annual Ratios 31Sasol Limited, Interim Ratios 34Sasol Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Sasol Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37Sasol Limited, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 38Sasol Limited, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 39Sasol Limited, Recent Deals Summary 40Currency Codes 56Units 56Capital Market Ratios 56Equity Ratios 57Profitability Ratios 57Cost Ratios 58Liquidity Ratios 58Leverage Ratios 59Efficiency Ratios 59List of FiguresSasol Limited, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 33Sasol Limited, Ratio Charts 35Sasol Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Sasol Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37Sasol Limited, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 38Sasol Limited, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 39