Sasol Limited (SOL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					           Sasol Limited (SOL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDGE1449FSA                                                                                                                           Publication Date: JAN 2014

       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 1
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Sasol Limited - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Sasol Limited - Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................... 6
       Sasol Limited - Key Employee Biographies ........................................................................................................................................ 7
       Sasol Limited - Key Operational Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 8
       Sasol Limited - Major Products and Services ..................................................................................................................................... 9
       Sasol Limited - Key Operational Summary ....................................................................................................................................... 10
       Sasol Limited - History...................................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Sasol Limited - Company Statement ................................................................................................................................................ 15
       Sasol Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries...................................................................................................................................... 18
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 18
          BusinessUnit ................................................................................................................................................................................. 19
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 21
       Sasol Limited - Business Description ............................................................................................................................................... 21
          Business Description - Chemical Cluster ...................................................................................................................................... 21
             Chemical Cluster - Overview ..................................................................................................................................................... 21
             Chemical Cluster - Production................................................................................................................................................... 22
             Chemical Cluster - Financials .................................................................................................................................................... 22
          Business Description - International Energy Cluster ..................................................................................................................... 22
             International Energy Cluster - Overview .................................................................................................................................... 22
             International Energy Cluster - Financials................................................................................................................................... 22
          Business Description - Other Business ......................................................................................................................................... 22
             Other Business - Overview........................................................................................................................................................ 22
             Other Business - Financials ...................................................................................................................................................... 23
          Business Description - South African Energy Cluster ................................................................................................................... 23
             South African Energy Cluster - Overview .................................................................................................................................. 23
             South African Energy Cluster - Production ................................................................................................................................ 23
             South African Energy Cluster - Financials ................................................................................................................................. 23
       Sasol Limited - Corporate Strategy .................................................................................................................................................. 24
       Sasol Limited - SWOT Analysis........................................................................................................................................................ 25
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 25
          Sasol Limited - Strengths .............................................................................................................................................................. 25
             Strength - Strong Technology Base .......................................................................................................................................... 25
             Strength - Integrated Business Operations ............................................................................................................................... 25
             Strength - Expanding Operating Margin .................................................................................................................................... 25
          Sasol Limited - Weaknesses......................................................................................................................................................... 26
             Weakness - Return on Capital Employed.................................................................................................................................. 26
          Sasol Limited - Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................ 26



Sasol Limited (SOL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis                                                                                                      Reference Code: GDGE1449FSA
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             Opportunity - Project Pipeline.................................................................................................................................................... 26
             Opportunity - Commercializing and Expanding Technologies ................................................................................................... 26
             Opportunity - Primary Energy Demand ..................................................................................................................................... 26
          Sasol Limited - Threats ................................................................................................................................................................. 26
             Threat - Stringent Environmental Regulations........................................................................................................................... 26
             Threat - Intense Competition ..................................................................................................................................................... 27
             Threat - Fluctuating Oil Market .................................................................................................................................................. 27
       Sasol Limited - Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................... 28
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 29
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 29
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 29
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 31
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 31
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 32
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 33
       Section 4 – Company’s Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances ........................................................................................ 34
          Sasol Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 ....................................................................................................... 34
          Sasol Limited, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 ......................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: 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. Highlights Sasol Limited (Sasol) is an energy and chemicals company. It carries out production and marketing of chemicals and liquid fuels. The company also conducts oil and gas exploration and productio
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