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Sasol Confirms Incident At Lake Charles Chemicals Project Low-Density Polyethylene Unit


Tuesday, 14 Jan 2020 

Jan 14 (Reuters) - Sasol Ltd ::JSE: SOLBE1 - SOL - SASOL CONFIRMS INCIDENT AT LAKE CHARLES CHEMICALS PROJECT (LCCP) LOW-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE UNIT.SASOL - ON MONDAY JAN 13, CO EXPERIENCED EXPLOSION AND FIRE AT ITS LCCP LOW-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE (LDPE) UNIT.SASOL LTD - LDPE UNIT AT LCCP HAS BEEN SHUT DOWN AND AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY TO DETERMINE CAUSE OF INCIDENT.SASOL - REMAINING 3 DOWNSTREAM UNITS UNDER CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLETE INTEGRATED LCCP SITE UNAFFECTED BY FIRE.SASOL - ALL OTHER LAKE CHARLES UNITS AND PREVIOUSLY COMMISSIONED LCCP UNITS UNAFFECTED BY FIRE & OPERATING TO PLAN.SASOL - FIRE AT LCCP LDPE UNIT WAS EXTINGUISHED AND ALL EMPLOYEES AND CONTRACTORS ARE SAFE AND ACCOUNTED FOR.