South African chemical company Sasol Ltd. has given final approval to move forward with an $8.1 billion ethane cracker and derivatives complex at its existing Lake Charles manufacturing ... to create 5,000 construction jobs at peak times and 1,200.
Sasol, a South African-based energy and chemical company, will host a job readiness forum at the Lake Charles Civic Center from 11 a.m ... and resource-based organizations to learn about job opportunities, according to an issued statement from the company.
“The majority of those jobs are in South Africa, and there have been no layoffs in the United States at all,” Sasol spokeswoman Kim Cusimano said. In fact, construction on Sasol’s ethane cracker and derivatives complex in the Lake Charles area is.
HOUSTON – Sasol, the South African ... of plastics and chemicals – near Lake Charles. These headcount reductions come after the world’s biggest oil field service companies have announced more than 40,000 job cuts and oil producers have axed more.
Delivering a presentation under the theme ‘A new era for Sasol’, Constable said the group would pursue gas-based growth primarily in Southern Africa and North America, with two mega-projects being finalised for the Lake Charles complex in Louisiana.
Sasol said the construction of its Lake Charles Chemicals Project in North America, which has seen delays and is expected to cost $11 billion, is almost three quarters complete. Sasol said savings opportunities are being implemented at the Lake Charles.
There will be a SASOL Job Readiness Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at the Lake Charles Civic Center's Exhibition Hall. SASOL along with the Business and Career Solutions Center, and contractors are hosting the event. President Donald Trump plans to halt.
Low oil prices have prompted Sasol ... Lake Charles into an integrated multi-asset, multi-business hub, which will enable future growth for several decades to come.” The Economic Development Alliance said the cracker would create 5,000 construction jobs.
According to the press release, the planned investment includes 11 projects over a 10-year period between 2013 and 2022, which are projected to create over 45,000 jobs ... capital investments in Lake Charles, Louisiana by Sasol and by a joint venture.
Johannesburg-based Sasol will spend $8.1 billion to develop an ethane cracker and six petrochemical plants in Lake Charles, officials said in an Oct ... It’s expected to create 500 direct jobs, almost 2,400 indirect jobs and about 5,000 construction.